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Student Dates and Deadlines

Montgomery College is an open admission institution, and you can apply at any time. See below for important dates and deadlines related to admissions, registration, financial aid, payment, advising, and more. 

Important Student Dates and Deadlines by Month

December

Important student dates and deadlines for December 2022.

December 1

  • Spring form I-20 paperwork deadline for transfer students in the U.S.
  • Winter/spring priority admissions application deadline for students new to college
  • Priority advising/counseling for new students starting in spring 2023
  • Winter deadline to request disability support services
  • Spring deadline to request disability support services

December 2

  • Last Date to submit loan documents for fall only enrollment processing

December 9

  • Last aid disbursement for fall semester 2022

December 12–16

  • Fall 2022 final week of classes- exams

December 14

  • Winter senior citizen tuition waiver begins

December 18

  • Official end of fall semester

December 19

  • Official beginning of spring semester
  • Winter session online only classes begin

December 21

  • Fall final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m.

December 24–January 2

  • MC CLOSED; winter holidays
January

Important student dates and deadlines for January 2023.

January 1

  • 2022-23 and 2023-24 Free Application for For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online

January 4

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for spring 2023

January 6

  • Certification for tuition waiver forms are due for extended winter session 2023
  • Deadline to declare/update major for extended winter session 2023
  • Priority deadline for students to submit Maryland Dream Act paperwork to Office of Records & Registration

January 11

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for spring 2023

January 13

  • Last day to enroll in spring 2023 Auto Pay Credit 3‐Payment Plan

January 16

  • MC CLOSED; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 17

  • Faculty return for professional days

January 18

  • Classes dropped for non-payment 11:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Spring 2023
  • Senior citizen tuition waiver begins for spring 2023

January 20

  • Classes end for extended winter session 2023

January 23

  • Classes begin for spring 2023. Students must register for courses that have not started.

January 25

  • Final grades due from faculty for extended winter session 2023

January 26

  • Final grades available on MyMC for extended winter session 2023

January 24–31

  • Check My MC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines for refund or to add, drop without a W or change from audit/credit for spring 2023

January 28–29

  •  Spring 2023 semester weekend classes begin
February

Important student dates and deadlines for February 2023.

February 3

  • Deadline to declare/update major for spring 2023

February 6

  • 13-week classes begin

February 10

  • Deadline to submit disability waiver forms for spring 2023
  • Deadline to submit Dream Act affidavits for spring 2023
  • Deadline to submit Health Workforce Shortage and statewide forms for spring 2023
  • Last day to enroll in spring 2023 Auto Pay Credit 2-Payment Plan

February 15

  •  Graduation application deadline for spring 2023
March

Important student dates and deadlines for March 2023.

March 1

  • Health Sciences Application Deadline for fall 2023
  • Deadline to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify for Maryland state scholarships
  • Students requesting Foster Care Waivers must submit the FAFSA by this date
  • Financial aid priority deadline for fall 2023
  • Students requesting a disability waiver MUST submit FAFSA by this date

March 1–31

  • Financial aid academic plan appointments with counselors/departmental advisors for summer and fall appeals

March 6–12

  • Midterm exams held

March 13–19

  • Spring recess for faculty and students; no classes

March 17

  • MC CLOSED; spring break

March 20

  • Summer 2023 class schedule available for view only

March 27

  • 7-week classes begin
  • Spring 2023 midterm grades due by 11:59 pm 
April

Important student dates and deadlines for April 2023.

April 1

  • Check with MyMC class schedule for YOUR specific deadlines to drop with W for spring 2023
  • Nursing-health science application due for fall 2023
  • Deadline to submit college transcripts for summer 2023 evaluation
  • Deadline to submit FAFSA for summer 2023 for Disability Waivers
  • Priority deadline for students interested in changing status (B-1, B-2) to F1. Check with international coordinators for specific information.

April 1–29

  • Pre-registration academic advising continues for fall 2023. Review your academic plan in Starfish and/or schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor and/or a counselor. 

April 3

  • Registration begins for summer 2023

April 10

  • Fall 2023 class schedule available for view only

April 24

  • Priority registration begins for fall 2023

April 25

  • Priority admissions application deadline for Summer I
May

Important student dates and deadlines for May 2023.

May 1

  • Fall 2023 general registration begins
  • Deadline to request disability support services for Summer I

May 8–14

  • Final exams for spring 2023

May 12

  • Financial aid priority deadline for fall 2023

May 15–19

  • Non-instructional duty days for faculty

May 16

  • Priority admissions application deadline for midsummer

May 17

  • Final grades due from faculty for spring 2023

May 19

  • Senior citizen tuition waiver begins for summer I
  • Commencement
  • Admissions and Records, Counseling and Advising, Assessment Center and Financial Aid Open at 2 p.m.
  • Official end of spring semester and academic year

May 22

  • Official beginning of summer sessions

May 29

  • College closed for Memorial Day holiday

May 30

  • Summer I session classes begin
June

Important student dates and deadlines for June 2023.

June 16

  • Deadline to declare/update major for Summer I 2023

June 19

  • College closed for Juneteenth holiday

June 20

  • Midsummer session classes begin

June 30

  • Deadline to apply for DC grants and scholarships and MC Foundation scholarships for fall semester
July

Important student dates and deadlines for July 2023.

July 4

  • College closed for Independence Day holiday

July 10

  • Summer session II classes begin

July 12

  • Final grades due from faculty for summer I 2023

July 21

  • Deadline to declare/update major for summer II 2023
August

Important student dates and deadlines for August 2023.

August 18

  • Official end of summer sessions

August 23

  • Final grades due from faculty for summer II 2023

Credit Registration Dates for Upcoming Semesters

You must register for a class before it begins. Search the class schedules and register now

  • October 10:  Winter registration opens
  • December 19, 2022: Winter session classes begin
  • January 20, 2022: Winter session classes end
  • October 10: Course offerings published online
  • October 24: Priority registration opens
  • October 31: General registration opens
  • January 23, 2023: Spring classes begin
  • February 6, 2023:13-Week classes begin
  • March 27, 2023: 7-Week classes begin 
  • March 20: Summer class schedule available for view only
  • April 3: Summer registration opens
  • May 30: Summer classes begin
  • June 20: Midsummer session classes begin
  • July 10: Summer session II classes begin

Noncredit (WDCE) Registration Dates

Our noncredit Workforce Development and Continuing Education courses run year-round with classes starting weekly. 

See WDCE course offerings and dates

Important Dates

Fall 2022
  • August 29: Fall classes began
  • September 12: 13-week classes began
  • October 26: 7-week classes began
  • December 18: Fall classes end
Winter 2023
Spring 2023
  • Registration open now
  • January 23: Spring classes begin
  • February 6: 13-week classes begin
  • March 27: 7-week classes begin