b'Academic CalendarFall Semester 2020 April 1WednesdayFinancial aid priority deadline August 10-14Monday-FridayOpen Enrollment August 11TuesdayStaff Convocation August 14FridayNew Personnel Orientation August 17MondayFall Faculty Convocation August 18TuesdayCampus Workshops; Residence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm. August 19WednesdayAdvising/Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes, there will be no late registration period) August 20ThursdayFull term and 1st term HyFlex classes begin August 24MondayMSVCC Online full term classes begin September 7MondayLabor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 11th) September 15Tuesday2020-21 Mississippi State Aid application deadline (MTAG, MESG, etc.) September 30WednesdaySecond payment of total fees due in the Business Office October 1Thursday2021-22 Mississippi State Aid application opens (MTAG, MESG, etc.) October 12-13Monday-TuesdayColumbus Day holidays (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open) October 14-16Wednesday-FridayMidterm Exams for full term classes October 15-16Thursday-FridayFinal exams for first term classesOctober 19MondaySecond term HyFlex and MSVCC online classes begin.Midterm grades due for full term courses October 30FridayFinal payment of total fees due in the Business Office Fall 2020 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester School of Nursing and Health Professions application deadline (Physical Therapist November 1SundayAssistant, Health Care Assistant, Practical Nursing and Associates Degree Nursing Programs) Spring 2021 Gala Scholarship Application deadline November 2MondayPriority Registration begins for Spring 2021 November 3TuesdayResidence hall room-reclaim begins for Spring 2021 November 20FridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m. November 23-27Monday-FridayThanksgiving holidays November 29SundayResidence halls re-open 3:00 p.m. December 10-16Monday-FridayFinal examinations for full term courses and second term courses December 16WednesdayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m. December 18FridayBegin Christmas holidays; All offices close at 5:00 p.m.Fall Semester 2020 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule Last day to withdraw Termwith a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refund Last day for 90% refund Full TermOctober 30August 23September 8 1 st8 week termSeptember 28August 23August 31 2 nd8 week termNovember 20October 18October 26 MSVCC (online) Full TermNovember 6August 23September 7 MSVCC (online) August 8 week termOctober 2August 23August 31 MSVCC (online) October 8 week termNovember 27October 18October 26 MSVCC (online) August 4 week termSeptember 11August 23August 27 MSVCC (online) September 4 week term October 9September 20September 24 MSVCC (online) October 4 week termNovember 6October 18October 22 MSVCC (online) November 4 week term December 4November 15November 19 * MSVCC (online) dates subject to change 15'