Academic calendars

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

Fall 2017

16-Week Regular Session (August 21 - December 15)

March 13 - 19
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 20 - August 20
Registration for fall classes

August 21
Classes begin

August 28
Last day to add or change a class from the 16-week session

September 4
Labor Day (college closed)

September 6
Last day to drop a class from the 16-week session and receive a tuition refund

October 26
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 16-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

October 30 - November 5
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 6 - January 7
Registration for spring classes

November 22
College closes at noon (no classes)

November 23 - 24
Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)

December 14
Tuition due for Spring 2018

December 15
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

December 18
Commencement

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 2017 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated August 16, 2017)

12-Week Session (September 11 - December 8)

March 13 - 19*
Priority registration for returning studentsfor fall classes

March 20 - September 10*
Registration for fall classes

September 4
Labor Day (college closed)

September 11
Classes begin

September 15
Last day to add or change a class from the 12-week session

September 25
Last day to drop a class from the 12-week session and receive a tuition refund

October 30
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 12-week session without academic penalty (See note)

November 22
College closes at noon (no classes)

November 23 - 24
Thanksgiving holiday (college closed)

December 8
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

December 18
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

For fall 2017 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated August 16, 2017)

First 8-Week Session (August 21 – October 16)

March 13 - 19*
Priority registration for returning studentsfor fall classes

March 20 - August 20*
Registration for fall classes

August 21
Classes begin

August 23
Last day to add or change a class from the 8-week session

August 29
Last day to drop a class from the 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

September 4
Labor Day (college closed)

September 25
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 8-week session without academic penalty (See note)

October 16
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

December 18
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

For fall 2017 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated August 16, 2017)

Second 8-Week Session (October 18 – December 15)

March 13 - 19*
Priority registration for returning students for fall classes

March 20 - October 16*
Registration for fall classes

October 18
Classes begin

October 19
Last day to add or change a class from the 8-week session

October 25
Last day to drop a class from the 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

November 20
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 8-week session without academic penalty (See note)

December 15
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

December 18
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

For fall 2017 MTE session dates, view the Academic Calendar PDF

(updated August 16, 2017)

Spring 2018

16-Week Regular Session (January 8 - May 7)

October 30 - November 5*
Priority registration for returning students

November 6 - January 7*
Registration for spring classes

December 14
Tuition due for spring 2018

January 8
Classes begin

January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 16
Last day to add or change a class from the 16-week session

January 24
Last day to drop a class from the 16-week session and receive a tuition refund

March 4 - 11
Spring Break (no classes-college open)

March 23
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 16-week session without academic penalty (See note)

May 7
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Date TBD
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

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

(updated March 29, 2017)

12-Week Session (February 5 - May 4)

October 30 - November 5*
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 6 - February 4*
Registration for spring classes

December 14
Tuition due for spring 2018

February 5
Classes begin

February 9
Last day to add or change a class from the 12-week session

February 16
Last day to drop a class from the 12-week session and receive a tuition refund

March 4 - 11
Spring Break (no classes – college open)

April 2
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 12-week session without academic penalty (See note)

May 4
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Date TBD
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

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

(updated March 29, 2017)

First 8-Week Session (January 8 – March 5)

October 30 - November 5*
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 6 - January 7*
Registration for spring classes

December 14
Tuition due for spring 2018

January 8
Classes begin

January 10
Last day to add or change a class from the first 8-week session

January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 16
Last day to drop a class from the first 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

February 12
Last day to withdraw from a class in the first 8-week session without academic penalty (See note)

March 5
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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

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

(updated February 13, 2017)

Second 8-Week Session (March 12 – May 4)

October 30 - November 5*
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 6 - March 5*
Registration for spring classes

December 14
Tuition due for spring 2018

March 12
Classes begin

March 14
Last day to add or change a class from the second 8-week session

March 19
Last day to drop a class from the second 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

April 12
Last day to withdraw from a class in the second 8-week session without academic penalty (See note)

May 4
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Date TBD
Commencement

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.

* Proposed dates; subject to change

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

(updated February 13, 2017)

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View 2017-18 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 Campus

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

Phone: 757-822-5117

Norfolk Campus

Andrews Building
315 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1205, -1210, or -1265

Portsmouth Campus

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

Phone: 757-822-2192 or -2193

Virginia Beach Campus

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

Phone: 757-822-7101