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Academic Calendar

  • Fall  2018 (201808)
       Session A
    8/20 - 12/20
    Session B
    8/20 - 11/8
    Session C
    11/12 - 12/20
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC   Apr 6 Apr 6  Apr 6 
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses  Apr 10 Apr 10 Apr 10
    **Registration Fees Due  Aug 10 Aug 10 Aug 10
    Classes Begin  Aug 20 Aug 20 Nov 12
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Aug 20 - 24 Aug 20 - 24 Nov 12 - 13
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Aug 20 - 24 Aug 20 - 24 Nov 12 - 13
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Aug 24 Aug 24 Nov 13
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.)  Aug 24 Aug 24  Nov 13 
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Aug 24  Aug 24  Nov 13 
    Midterm Oct 15  Sept 17  Nov 21 
    *Withdrawal Deadline Nov 16  Sept 24  Nov 29 
    Final Examinations Dec 17 - 20 Nov 7 - 8 Dec 17 - 20
    Term Ends Dec 20  Nov 8 Dec 20
    Grades available via Lighthouse Dec 22 Nov 9 Dec 22
    Graduation Application Deadline Nov 16 Nov 16 Nov 16

    Holidays

    Fall 2018 - College is closed for all students and employees Sept 1 - 3 Labor Day
      Nov 22 - 25  Thanksgiving break
      Dec 24 - Jan 1 Christmas break
    Student holidays Nov 22 - 25 Thanksgiving break
      Dec 21 - Jan 1 Christmas break
  • Spring  2019 (201901)
      Session A
    1/4 - 5/3
    Session B
    1/4 - 2/27
    Session C
    2/28 - 5/3
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC   Nov 12 Nov 12  Nov 12 
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Nov 13  Nov 13  Nov 13 
    **Registration Fees Due Jan 3  Jan 3  Jan 3 
    Classes Begin Jan 4  Jan 4  Feb 28 
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Jan 4 - 11 Jan 4 - 11 Feb 28 - Mar 4
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Jan 4 - 11  Jan 4 - 11  Feb 28 - Mar 4 
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Jan 11 Jan 11 Mar 4
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) Jan 11  Jan 11   Mar 4
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Jan 11  Jan 11  Mar 4 
    Midterm Feb 28  Feb 4  Apr 3 
    *Withdrawal Deadline Mar 7  Feb 11  Apr 10 
    Final Examinations Apr 26 - May 2  Feb 26 - 27  Apr 29 - May 2 
    Term Ends May 3  Feb 27  May 3 
    Grades available via Lighthouse May 7  Mar 4  May 7 
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Mar 11  Mar 11  Mar 11 
    Honors Convocation Apr 26     
    Graduation May 3     

    Holidays

    No classes for students  Jan 2 - 3  
    Spring 2019 - College is closed for all student and employees Jan 19 - 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 
      Mar 18 - 24  Spring break 
         
  • Summer 2019 (201905)
      Session A
    5/8 - 8/2
    Session B
    5/8 - 6/19
    Session C
    6/20 - 8/2
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC  Apr 5 Apr 5 Apr 5
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Apr 9 Apr 9 Apr 9
    **Registration Fees Due May 6 May 6 May 6
    Classes Begin May 8 May 8 Jun 20
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration  May 8 - 9 May 8 - 9 Jun 20 - 24
    Late Registration; Drop/Add May 8 - 9 May 8 - 9 Jun 20 - 24
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) May 9  May 9 Jun 24
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) May 9 May 9 Jun 24
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. May 9 May 9 Jun 24
    Midterm Jun 19 May 29 Jul 15
    *Withdrawal Deadline Jun 26 Jun 5 Jul 22
    Final Examinations Jul 31 - Aug 1 Jun 18 - 19 Jul 31 - Aug 1
    Term Ends Aug 2 Jun 19 Aug 2
    Grades available via Lighthouse Aug 6 Jun 24 Aug 6
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Jul 15 Jul 15 Jul 15

    Holidays

    Summer 2019 - College is closed for all students and employees May 25 - 27 Memorial Day
      Jul 4 Independence Day
    No classes for students Jul 5  

  *Withdrawal Deadline: "W" grade granted on or prior to withdrawal deadline; "F" grade issued after withdrawal deadline

 **After due date, fees are due at point of registration

 ***In order for Summer Graduates to participate in the Spring ceremony, they must submit their Summer Graduation application prior to the Spring application deadline (no exceptions)

 ****Web registration will be available when the college is closed except for scheduled maintenance windows.                                                             (Fall 2018: Apr 10 - Oct 16; Spring 2019: Nov 6 - Mar 4; Summer 2019: Apr 9 - Jun 24 beginning at 12:15 a.m.)

Gulf Coast State College reserves the right to change the college calendar, or to make other changes deemed necessary, giving     advance notice of change when possible.

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