Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

Registration – Hancock August 5
Registration – Forrest County Center August 6 – 7
Faculty Return August 10
Professional Development August 10 – 12
Registration at All Locations August 13 & 14
Day and Night Classes Begin August 17
Last Day to Drop & Add Classes August 21
Labor Day Holiday (Night Classes DO meet) September 7
Short - term 1 Campuses Classes End October 6
Short - term 2 Campuses Classes Begin October 7
Progress Grades Due October 9
Columbus Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) October 12
Registration for Spring Begins November 2
Last Night for Night Classes November 9 – 12
Night Class Finals November 16 – 19
Thanksgiving Holiday November 23 – November 27
Last Day of T/R Classes December 3
Last Day of MWF & MW Class December 7
Day Class Final Exams December 8 – 11
Final Grades Due December 14 at 9 a.m.
Last Day for Staff/Christmas Holiday begins at 4p.m. December 16

Winter 2015

Classes Meet (Only one week , so classes must meet all day with a lunch break)
Mon, December 14 – Fri, December 18
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.; 10:15 – 12 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.; 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Final Exams Sat, December 19
Final Grades Due by Noon Mon, December 21

Spring 2016

Staff Return January 4
Faculty Return January 4
Professional Development January 5
Registration – Forrest County Center January 6
Registration – Hancock January 7
Registration – Poplarville January 8
Day & Night Classes Begin January 11
Last Day to Drop & Add Classes January 15
MLK Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) January 18
Mardi Gras Holiday (Night classes DO NOT meet) February 8 – 9
Short - term 1 Campuses Classes End March 4
Short - term 2 Campuses Classes Begin March 7
Progress Grades Due March 11
Spring Break March 14 – 18
Good Friday Holiday March 25
Begin Summer 2016 & Fall 2016 Registration April 4
Last Night for Night Classes April 18 – 21
Night Class Final Exams April 25 – 28
Last Day of TR Classes April 28
Last Day for MWF & MW Classes May 2
Final Exams May 3 – 6
Final Grades Due May 9 by 9 a.m.
Graduation May 13

Summer 2016

Registration for Summer Classes (All Locations) May 16 – 20
Summer Night Classes Begin May 23
Memorial Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) May 30
First Term Day Classes Begin June 6
Last Day to Add/Drop First Term Day Classes June 7
Registration for Second Term Day Classes June 6 – 30
Independence Day Holiday (Night classes DO meet) July 4
First Term Day Class Finals July 5
Second Term Day Classes Begin July 6
Last Day to Add/Drop Second Term Day Classes July 7
Second Term Day Class Finals August 3
Night Class Final Exams August 1 – 4
Final Grades Due August 5 by Noon