Academic calendars

The Academic Calendar includes deadlines, holidays and other important dates for the college's current and upcoming semesters.

Fall 2018

16-Week Session (August 20 - December 14)

March 12 - March 18
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 19 - August 19
Registration for fall classes

July 23
Tuition due

August 20
Classes begin

August 27
Last day to add or change classes for a 16-week course

September 3
Labor Day (college closed)

September 5
Last day to drop 16-week course and receive a tuition refund

October 25
Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without academic penalty (see note)

November 21
College closes at noon (Non-instruction day-no classes)

November 22 - 25
Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)

December 14
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For fall 2018 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

12-Week Session (September 17 - December 14)

March 12 - March 18
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 19 - September 16
Registration for fall classes

July 23
Tuition due

September 17
Classes begin

September 21
Last day to add or change classes for a 12-week course

October 1
Last day to drop 12-week course and receive a tuition refund

November 5
Last day to withdraw from a 12-week course without academic penalty (see note)

November 21
College closes at noon (Non-instruction day-no classes)

November 22 - 25
Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)

December 14
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For fall 2018 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

First 8-Week Session (August 20 - October 15)

March 12 - March 18
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 19 - August 19
Registration for fall classes

July 23
Tuition due

August 20
Classes begin

August 22
Last day to add or change classes for the first 8-week session

August 28
Last day to drop course from the first 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

September 3
Labor Day (college closed)

September 24
Last day to withdraw from course in the first 8-week session without academic penalty (see note)

October 15
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For fall 2018 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

Second 8-Week Session (October 17 - December 14)

March 12 - March 18
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 19 - October 16
Registration for fall classes

July 23
Tuition due

October 17
Classes begin

October 19
Last day to add or change classes for the second 8-week session

October 24
Last day to drop course from the second 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

November 19
Last day to withdraw from course from the second 8-week session without academic penalty (see note)

November 21
College closes at noon (Non-instruction day-no classes)

November 22 - 25
Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)

December 14
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For fall 2018 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

Spring 2019

16-Week Session (January 14 - May 13)

October 29 - November 4
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

December 17
Tuition due

January 14
Classes begin

January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 22
Last day to add or change classes for a 16-week course

January 30
Last day to drop 16-week course and receive a tuition refund

March 10 - 17
Spring Break (no classes, college open)

March 29
Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without academic penalty (see note)

May 13
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For spring 2019 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

12-Week Session (February 11 - May 11)

October 29 - November 4
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 5 - February 10
Registration for spring classes

December 17
Tuition due

February 11
Classes begin

February 15
Last day to add or change classes for a 12-week course

February 22
Last day to drop 12-week course and receive a tuition refund

March 10 - 17
Spring Break (no classes, college open)

April 8
Last day to withdraw from a 12-week course without academic penalty (see note)

May 11
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For spring 2019 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

First 8-Week Session (January 14 - March 11)

October 29 - November 4
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

December 17
Tuition due

January 14
Classes begin

January 16
Last day to add or change classes for the first 8-week session

January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 22
Last day to drop course from the first 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

February 18
Last day to withdraw from course in the first 8-week session without academic penalty (see note)

March 11*
Last day of instruction (including examinations)
*Classes meet on March 11 for this 8-week session only. No classes for other sessions, due to Spring Break.

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For spring 2019 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

Second 8-Week Session (March 18 - May 11)

October 29 - November 4
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

December 17
Tuition due

March 18
Classes begin

March 20
Last day to add or change classes for the second 8-week session

March 25
Last day to drop course from the second 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

April 19
Last day to withdraw from course in the second 8-week session without academic penalty (see note)

May 11
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

 

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

For spring 2019 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated 2/6/18)

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View 2018-19 Academic Calendar (PDF)
View 2019-20 Academic Calendar (PDF)
View 2020-21 Academic Calendar (PDF)
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Enrollment Services Offices

Regular office hours are:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Chesapeake

Pass Building, Room 175
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5117

Norfolk

Andrews Building
315 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1210

Portsmouth

Building A, Room A130
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2192

Virginia Beach

Building B (Bayside), Room B105
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7101