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2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2016-17


 

Please make note of the deadlines listed in the Academic Calendar, since some dates fall on weekends or holidays. Students without home access to the Internet are encouraged to utilize DSCC computer resources or to contact the One Stop Center located on the Dyersburg Campus, the DSCC Gibson County Center or the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

 

Note: The Dyersburg State Academic Calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services, or orders by federal or state agencies (TBR Policy 2:04:00:01).

Fall Semester 2016

April 4 - August 23

Advising and Priority Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2016 Semesters - Open to Everyone

Students new to DSCC must attend an Open House: New Student Orientation event or complete online orientation before classes start.

June 7 Open House: New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
June 14 Open House: New Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (2:00  - 4:00 p.m.)
July 14 Open House: New Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (2:00  - 4:00 p.m.)
New Adult Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
July 19 New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Learning Resource Center- (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
July 21 Open House: New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - ( 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
August 1 Priority Date for Financial Aid Processing
August 9 Open House: New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - ( 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Adjunct Faculty Workshop - Dyersburg Campus - (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
August 10 Open House: New Student Orientation - Gibson County Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
August 11 Open House: New Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
  Adjunct Faculty Workshop - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
August 18 Application Deadline for Fall 2016 - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring or Summer 2016
August 19 Fall Update - (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for Faculty and Staff and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. for Faculty)
August 20 Dyersburg Campus One Stop Center Saturday hours - (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
August 21 Last Day to Receive a 100% Refund - Date may differ for TN eCampus
August 22 Classes Begin including DSCC Online and TN eCampus
August 23 Last Day to Register or Add Classes
  Financial Aid Census Date
September 4 End of 75% Refund Period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Last Day to Remove “I” Grade from Spring 2016 or Summer 2016
September 5 College Closed for Observance of Labor Day- No Day or Evening Classes
September 18 End of 25% Refund Period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
September 26 Early Warning Grade Submission Begins
October 4 Early Warning Grade Submission Ends
October 7 Fall Conference for Faculty & Staff - No Day or Evening Classes
October 8-11 Fall Break - No Day or Evening Classes
November 3 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with a “W”- Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Last Day to Change to Audit
  Deadline to File Intent to Graduate
November 7 - December 10 Advising and Registration for Spring Semester - Currently Enrolled Students
November 7 - January 18 Advising and Registration for Spring Semester - New and Readmitting Students
November 22 Day & Evening Classes Will Meet
November 23 College Open - Classes do not meet
November 24 - 27 College Closed for Observance of Thanksgiving - No Day or Evening Classes
December 5 Last Day of Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
December 6 -10 Final Exams - Dates may differ for TN eCampus
December 12 Fall Semester Grades Due at 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus
December 15 Priority Date for Spring Financial Aid Processing
December 24 - January 2 DSCC Closed
January 3 DSCC Reopens

Spring Semester 2017

November 7 - December 10 Advising and Registration for Spring 2017 - Currently Enrolled Students
November 7 - January 18 Advising and Registration for Spring 2017 - New and Readmitting Students
December 15 Priority Date for Financial Aid Processing
January 2 DSCC Closed in Observance of New Year’s Day
January 3 DSCC Reopens
Students new to DSCC must attend an Open House: New Students Orientation event or complete online orientation before classes start.
January 5 Open House: New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Adjunct Faculty Workshop - Dyersburg Campus (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
January 12 Application Deadline for Spring 2017 - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Fall 2016.
January 9 Open House: New Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
  Adjunct Faculty Workshop at DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
January 13 Spring Update for Faculty and Staff (1:00 - 4:30 p.m.)
January 16 College Closed for Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  Last Day to Receive a 100% Refund - Date may differ for TN eCampus
January 17 Classes begin including DSCC Online and TN eCampus
January 18 Last Day to Register or Add Classes
  Financial Aid Census Date
January 30 End of 75% Refund Period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Last Day to Remove “I” Grade from Fall 2016
February 12 End of 25% Refund Period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
February 20 Early Warning Grade Submission Begins
February 28 Early Warning Grade Submission Ends
March 6 - 12 Spring Break - No Day or Evening Classes
March 20 - May 6 Advising and Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2017 Semesters - Currently Enrolled Students
March 20 - August 27 Advising and Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2017 Semesters - New and Readmitting Students
March 30 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with a “W” - Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Last Day to Change to Audit
April 6 Advising and Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2017 Semesters - Open to Everyone
April 13 Spring Conference for Faculty and Staff - No Day or Evening Classes
April 14 -16 College Closed for Observance of Good Friday and Easter
May 1 Last Day of Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
May 2 - 6 Final Exams - Dates may differ for TN eCampus
May 6 Commencement - 2:00 p.m. (Dyer County High School Gymnasium, Newbern, Tennessee)
May 8 Grades due at 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May Semester - May 10 through May 26, 2017

March 20 - May 6 Advising and Registration for May Semester - Open to Everyone
May 4 Application Deadline for May Semester - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2016
May 9 Last Day to Register or Add May Semester Classes
  Last Day to Receive 100% Refund for May Semester-Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Students new to DSCC in the May Semester must complete the online orientation before classes start.
May 10 May Semester Classes Begin
May 11 End of 75% Refund Period for May Semester Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
May 13 End of 25% Refund Period for May Semester Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
May 20 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from May Semester Classes with a “W” or Change to Audit - Date may differ for TN eCampus
May 26 May Semester Classes End - Date may differ for TN eCampus
May 29 College Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
May 30 May Semester Grades Due by 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus
August 14 Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May and/or Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

Summer Semester 2017

Full Term - May 30 through August 4

March 20 - May 30 Advising and Registration for Full Summer Semester - Open to Everyone
May 26 Application Deadline for Full Term Summer Classes - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2017
May 30 Last Day to Receive 100% Refund for Full Term Summer Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
  Last Day to Register or Add Full Term Summer Classes
  Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the online orientation before classes start.
May 31 Full Term Summer Classes Begin
June 8 End of 75% Refund Period for Full Summer Term Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
June 15 End of 25% Refund Period for Full Summer Term Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus
July 4 College Closed for Observance of Independence Day
July 13 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from Full Term Classes with a “W” or Change to Audit
August 4 Full Term Summer Classes End - Date may differ for TN eCampus
August 7 Full Term Summer Grades due by 8:00 a.m.
August 14 Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May and/or Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

First Session - May 31 through July 5

March 20 - May 30 Advising and Registration for First Session Summer - Open to Everyone
May 26 Application Deadline for First Session Classes - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2017
May 30 Last Day to Receive 100% Refund for First Session Summer Classes
  Last Day to Register or Add First Session Summer Classes
  Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the online orientation before classes start.
May 31 First Session Summer Classes Begin
June 3 End of 75% Refund Period for First Session Summer Classes
June 7 End of 25% Refund Period for First Session Summer Classes
June 22 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from First Session Classes with a “W” or Change to Audit
July 3 First Session Summer Classes End
July 4 College Closed for Observance of Independence Day
July 5 First Session Summer Grades due by 8:00 a.m.
August 14 Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May and/or Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

Second Session - July 5 through August 5

Fees for Second Session classes are due at the start of the May semester or payable at time of registration
March 20 - July 4 Advising and Registration for Second Session Summer -Open to Everyone
June 30 Application Deadline for Second Session Summer Classes - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2017
July 4 College Closed for Observance of Independence Day
  Last Day to Receive 100% Refund for Second Summer Session Classes
  Last Day to Register or Add Second Session Summer Classes
  Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the online orientation before classes start.
July 5 Second Session Summer Classes Begin
July 8 End of 75% Refund Period for Second Session Summer Classes
July 13 End of 25% Refund Period for Second Session Summer Classes
July 26 Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from Second Session Summer Classes with a “W” or Change to Audit
August 7 Second Session Summer Classes End
August 8 Second Session Summer Grades due by 8:00 a.m.
August 14 Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May and/or Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

Note: The Dyersburg State Academic Calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services, or orders by federal or state agencies (TBR Policy 2:04:00:01).