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)

View Spring 2019 tuition deadlines

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

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

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 11/7/18)

12-Week Session (February 11 - May 11)

View Spring 2019 tuition deadlines

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

November 5 - February 10
Registration for spring classes

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 11/7/18)

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

View Spring 2019 tuition deadlines
 

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

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

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 11/7/18)

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

View Spring 2019 tuition deadlines
 

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

November 5 - January 13
Registration for spring classes

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 11/7/18)

Summer 2019

10 Week Session (May 20 - August 1)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

April 22, 2019
Tuition Due

May 20, 2019
First Day of Classes

May 23, 2019
Last day to add classes

May 27, 2019
Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)

May 30, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

July 2, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

July 4, 2019
Independence Day (college closed, no classes)

August 1, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

1st 8-Week Session (May 20 - July 18)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

April 22, 2019
Tuition Due

May 20, 2019
First Day of Classes

May 22, 2019
Last day to add classes

May 27, 2019
Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)

May 28, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

June 24, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

July 4, 2019
Independence Day (college closed, no classes)

July 18, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

2nd 8-Week Session (June 3 - August 1)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

April 22, 2019
Tuition Due

June 3, 2019
First Day of Classes

June 5, 2019
Last day to add classes

June 11, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

July 8, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

July 4, 2019
Independence Day (college closed, no classes)

August 1, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

1st 6-Week Session (May 20 - July 1)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

April 22, 2019
Tuition Due

May 20, 2019
First Day of Classes

May 22, 2019
Last day to add classes

May 27, 2019
Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)

May 28, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

June 14, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

August 15, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

2nd 6-week Session (July 5 - August 15)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

April 22, 2019
Tuition Due

July 5, 2019
First Day of Classes

July 8, 2019
Last day to add classes

July 10, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

July 29, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

August 15, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

Fall 2019

16-Week Session (August 19 - December 13)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

July 22, 2019
Tuition Due

August 19, 2019
First Day of Classes

August 26, 2019
Last day to add classes

September 2, 2019
Labor Day (college closed, no classes)

September 4, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

October 24, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Begin (college closed, no classes)

December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday End (college closed, no classes)

December 13, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

12-Week Session (September 16 - December 13)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

July 22, 2019
Tuition Due

September 16, 2019
First Day of Classes

September 20, 2019
Last day to add classes

September 30, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

November 4, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Begin (college closed, no classes)

December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday End (college closed, no classes)

December 13, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

1st 8-Week Session (August 19 - October 14)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

July 22, 2019
Tuition Due

August 19, 2019
First Day of Classes

August 21, 2019
Last day to add classes

September 2, 2019
Labor Day (college closed, no classes)

August 27, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

September 23, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

October 14, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

2nd 8-Week Session (October 16 - December 13)

March 18, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

March 25, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

July 22, 2019
Tuition Due

October 16, 2019
First Day of Classes

October 18, 2019
Last day to add classes

October 23, 2019
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

November 18, 2019
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday Begin (college closed, no classes)

December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday End (college closed, no classes)

December 13, 2019
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

Spring 2020

16-Week Session (January 13 - May 11)

October 28, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

November 4, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

December 16, 2019
Tuition Due

January 13, 2020
First Day of Classes

January 21, 2020
Last day to add classes

January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, no classes)

January 29, 2020
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

March 8, 2020
Spring Break Begin (college closed, no classes)

March 15, 2020
Spring Break End (college closed, no classes)

March 27, 2020
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

May 11, 2020
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

12-Week Session (February 10 - May 8)

October 28, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

November 4, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

December 16, 2019
Tuition Due

February 10, 2020
First Day of Classes

February 14, 2020
Last day to add classes

February 21, 2020
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

March 8, 2020
Spring Break Begin (college closed, no classes)

March 15, 2020
Spring Break End (college closed, no classes)

April 6, 2020
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

May 8, 2020
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

1st 8-Week Session (January 13 - March 9)

October 28, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

November 4, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

December 16, 2019
Tuition Due

January 13, 2020
First Day of Classes

January 15, 2020
Last day to add classes

January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, no classes)

January 21, 2020
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

February 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

March 9, 2020
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

2nd 8-Week Session (March 16 - May 8)

October 28, 2019
Priority registration for returning students

November 4, 2019
Open registration (new and returning students)

December 16, 2019
Tuition Due

March 16, 2020
First Day of Classes

March 18, 2020
Last day to add classes

March 23, 2020
Last day to drop classes (drop deadline)

April 16, 2020
Last day to withdraw (withdraw deadline)

May 8, 2020
Last day of classes (including examination)

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.

(updated 7/26/18)

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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