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  • Fall 2020 (202008)
       Session A
    8/17 - 12/11
    Session B
    8/17 - 10/9
    Session C
    10/12 - 12/11
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC   Apr 3 Apr 3 Apr 3
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses  Apr 6 Apr 6 Apr 6
    **Registration Fees Due  Aug 7 Aug 7 Aug 7
    Classes Begin  Aug 17 Aug 17 Oct 12
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Aug 17 - 21 Aug 17 - 21 Oct 12 - 13
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Aug 17 - 21 Aug 17 - 21 Oct 12 - 13
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Aug 21 Aug 21 Oct 13
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.)  Aug 21 Aug 21 Oct 13
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Aug 21 Aug 21 Oct 13
    Midterm Oct 9 Sept 14 Nov 9
    *Withdrawal Deadline Oct 16 Sept 21 Nov 16 
    Final Examinations Dec 4 - 10 Oct 7 - 9 Dec 7 - 10
    Term Ends Dec 11 Oct 9 Dec 11
    Grades available via Lighthouse Dec 15 Oct 14 Dec 15
    Graduation Application Deadline Sep 28 Sep 28 Sep 28

    Holidays

    *In-service Day Aug 12  
    No classes for students Sep 5 - 7 Labor Day
      Nov 11 Veteran's Day
      Nov 25 - 29


    Thanksgiving break

      Dec 11 - 
    Jan 3


    Christmas break / New Year

    Faculty Dec 14 - 
    Jan 3
    Christmas break
    College closed for all students and employees Sept 5 - 7 Labor Day
      Nov 11 Veteran's Day
      Nov 26 - 29 Thanksgiving break
      Dec 24 -
    Jan 3
    Christmas break
  • Spring 2021 (202101)
      Session A
    1/6 - 5/7
    Session B
    1/6 - 3/2
    Session C
    3/3 - 5/7
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC   Nov 6 Nov 6 Nov 6
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Nov 9 Nov 9 Nov 9
    **Registration Fees Due Jan 5  Jan 5 Jan 5
    Classes Begin Jan 6 Jan 6 Mar 3
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Jan 6 - 12 Jan 6 - 12 Mar 3 - 4
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Jan 6 - 12 Jan 6 - 12 Mar 3 - 4
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Jan 12 Jan 12 Mar 4
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) Jan 12 Jan 12  Mar 4
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Jan 12 Jan 12 Mar 4
    Midterm Mar 3 Feb 3 Apr 5
    *Withdrawal Deadline Mar 10 Feb 10 Apr 12
    Final Examinations Apr 30 - May 6 Mar 1 - 2 May 3 - 6
    Term Ends May 7 Mar 2 May 7
    Grades available via Lighthouse May 11 Mar 5 May 11
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Feb 15 Feb 15 Feb 15
    Honors Convocation Apr 30    
    Commencement May 7    

    Holidays

    No classes for students  Jan 4 - 5  
    College is closed for all student and employees Jan 16 - 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 
      Mar 13 - 19 Spring break 
  • Summer 2021 (202105)
      Session A
    5/12 - 8/6
    Session B
    5/12 - 6/23
    Session C
    6/24 - 8/6
    Session E
    6/7 - 7/16
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC  Apr 2 Apr 2 Apr 2 Apr 2
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Apr 5 Apr 5 Apr 5 Apr 5
    **Registration Fees Due May 11 May 11 May 11 May 11
    Classes Begin May 12  May 12  Jun 24 Jun 7
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration May 12 - 13 May 12 - 13 Jun 24 - 28 Jun 7 - 8
    Late Registration; Drop/Add May 12 - 13 May 12 - 13 Jun 24 - 28 Jun 7 - 8
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) May 13 May 13 Jun 28 Jun 8
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) May 13 May 13 Jun 28 Jun 8
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. May 13 May 13 Jun 28 Jun 8
    Midterm Jun 23 Jun 1 Jul 15 Jun 25
    *Withdrawal Deadline Jun 30 Jun 8 Jul 22 Jul 2
    Final Examinations Aug 4 - 5 Jun 22 - 23 Aug 4 - 5 Jul 14 - 15
    Term Ends Aug 6  Jun 23 Aug 6 Jul 16
    Grades available via Lighthouse Aug 10 Jun 25 Aug 10 Jul 20
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Jun 7 Jun 7 Jun 7 Jun 7

    Holidays

    College is closed for all students and employees May 29 - 31 Memorial Day
      Jul 3 - 5 Independence Day

*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.      

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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