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  • Fall 2021 (202108)
       Session A
    8/23 - 12/17
    Session B
    8/23 - 10/15
    Session C
    10/18 - 12/17
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC   May 14 May 14 May 14
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses  May 17 May 17 May 17
    **Registration Fees Due  Aug 13 Aug 13 Aug 13
    Classes Begin Aug 23 Aug 23 Oct 18
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Aug 23 - 27 Aug 23 - 27 Oct 18 - 19
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Aug 23 - 27 Aug 23 - 27 Oct 18 - 19
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Aug 27 Aug 27 Oct 19
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) Aug 27 Aug 27 Oct 19
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Aug 27 Aug 27 Oct 19
    Midterm Oct 15 Sept 20 Nov 15
    *Withdrawal Deadline Oct 22 Sept 27 Nov 22 
    Final Examinations Dec 10 - 16 Oct 13 - 15 Dec 13 - 16
    Term Ends Dec 17 Oct 15 Dec 17
    Grades available via Lighthouse Dec 18 Oct 19 Dec 18
    Graduation Application Deadline Oct 4 Oct 4 Oct 4

    Holidays

    *In-service Day Aug 18  
    No classes for students Sep 4 - 6 Labor Day
      Nov 11 Veteran's Day
      Nov 24 - 28


    Thanksgiving break

      Dec 17 - 
    Jan 2


    Christmas break / New Year

    Faculty Dec 20 - 
    Jan 2
    Christmas break
    College closed for all students and employees Sept 4 - 6 Labor Day
      Nov 11 Veteran's Day
      Nov 25 - 28 Thanksgiving break
      Dec 23 -
    Jan 2
    Christmas break
  • Spring 2022 (202201)
      Session A
    1/5 - 5/6
    Session B
    1/5 - 3/1
    Session C
    3/2 - 5/6
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC  Nov 5 Nov 5 Nov 5
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Nov 8 Nov 8 Nov 8
    **Registration Fees Due Jan 4  Jan 4 Jan 4
    Classes Begin Jan 5 Jan 5 Mar 2
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration Jan 5 - 11 Jan 5 - 11 Mar 2 - 3
    Late Registration; Drop/Add Jan 5 - 11 Jan 5 - 11 Mar 2 - 3
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) Jan 11 Jan 11 Mar 3
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) Jan 11 Jan 11 Mar 3
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. Jan 11 Jan 11 Mar 3
    Midterm Mar 1 Feb 2 Apr 6
    *Withdrawal Deadline Mar 8 Feb 9 Apr 13
    Final Examinations Apr 29 - May 5 Feb 28 - Mar 1 May 2 - 5
    Term Ends May 6 Mar 1 May 6
    Grades available via Lighthouse May 9 Mar 4 May 9
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Feb 14 Feb 14 Feb 14
    Honors Convocation Apr 29    
    Commencement May 6    

    Holidays

    *In-Service Day  Jan 18  
    No classes for students  Jan 3 - 4   
      Jan 15 - 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    College is closed for all student and employees Jan 15 - 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      Mar 12 - 18 Spring break
  • Summer 2022 (202205)
      Session A
    5/11 - 8/5
    Session B
    5/11 - 6/22
    Session C
    6/23 - 8/5
    Early Registration for Students Receiving Veteran Benefits from GCSC  Apr 8 Apr 8 Apr 8
    ****Open Registration for all Campuses Apr 11 Apr 11 Apr 11
    **Registration Fees Due May 10 May 10 May 10
    Classes Begin May 11  May 11  Jun 23
    State Employee Fee Waiver Registration May 11 - 12 May 11 - 12 Jun 23 - 27
    Late Registration; Drop/Add May 11 - 12 May 11 - 12 Jun 23 - 27
    Last day to submit residency fee waiver documentation (by 4:00 p.m.) May 12 May 12 Jun 27
    Last day to cancel registration/drop courses and receive a refund (by 11:59 p.m.) May 12 May 12 Jun 27
    Last day to change major and credit to audit. May 12 May 12 Jun 27
    Midterm Jun 22 Jun 1 Jul 14
    *Withdrawal Deadline Jun 29 Jun 8 Jul 21
    Final Examinations Aug 3 - 4 Jun 21 - 22 Aug 3 - 4
    Term Ends Aug 5  Jun 22 Aug 5
    Grades available via Lighthouse Aug 9 Jun 24 Aug 9
    ***Graduation Application Deadline Jun 6 Jun 6 Jun 6

    Holidays

    College is closed for all students and employees May 28 - 30 Memorial Day
      Jul 2 -4 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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