Apr 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook

Academic Calendar 2019-2020


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, at the DSCC Gibson County Center, or at 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 2019

March 11 -
April 29                     
Advising and Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2019 Semesters - Currently enrolled students
March 11 -
August 25
Advising and Registration for May, Summer and Fall 2019 Semesters - New and returning Students
Students new to DSCC must attend a New Student Orientation or complete Online Orientation before classes start.

April 16

New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (4:00 - 6:00 p.m.)

May 21

New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Learning Resource Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

May 23

New Adult Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County Learning Resource Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

June 11

New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

June 13

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 16

New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

July 18

New Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - ( 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

July 23

New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

July 25

New Adult Student Orientation - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

August 1

Priority date of financial aid processing - Documents turned in after this date may not be processed before fee payment must be finalized.

August 12

Fall fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or paid on the date of class enrollment if after August 12) to retain your current class schedule.
Adjunct Faculty In-Service Workshop - Dyersburg Campus (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

August 13

New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

August 14

Adjunct Faculty In-Service Workshop - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

August 15

Fall Update (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for Faculty and Staff and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. for Faculty)

August 19

New Student Orientation - Gibson County Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
New Adult Student Orientation - Gibson County Center - (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
August 20 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.)

August 21

Application deadline for Fall Semester - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring or Summer 2019

August 24

Dyersburg Campus One Stop Center Saturday hours 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

August 25

Last day to receive a 100% refund - Date may differ for TN eCampus

August 26

Classes begin including, DSCC Online and TN eCampus

August 27

Last day to register or add classes
Financial aid census date

September 2

College closed for observance of Labor Day - No day or evening classes

September 8

End of 75% Refund Period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
Last day to remove “I” (incomplete) grade from Spring 2019 or Summer 2019

September 21

End of 25% refund period - Date may differ for TN eCampus

September 23

Early warning grade submission begins

September 30

Early warning grade submission ends
First deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date

October 4

Early warning grade notices emailed to students

October 11

Fall Conference for faculty & staff - No day or evening classes

October 12 - 15

Fall Break - No day or evening classes

October 19

Student Leadership Retreat - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

October 31

Final deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date

November 4

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College with a grade of “W” - Date may differ for TN eCampus
Last day to change to audit
Deadline to file Intent to Graduate form

November 11 -
December 13

Advising and registration for Spring 2020 - Currently enrolled students

November 11 -
January 21

Advising and registration for Spring 2020 - New and readmitting students

November 26

Day and evening classes meet on regular schedule.

November 27

College offices open - No day or evening classes

November 28 -
December 1

College closed for observance of Thanksgiving - No day or evening classes

December 2

Priority date for Spring 2020 financial aid processing - Documents turned in after this date may not be processed before fee payment must be finalized.

December 9

Last day of classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

December 10-15

Final exams - Dates may differ for TN eCampus

December 16

Fall Semester grades due at 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus

December 24 -
December 30

DSCC Closed

December 31

DSCC Open

Winter Term 2020

Winter Term - December 17, 2019, through January 10, 2020, (part of Spring Semester)

November 11 -
December 16

Advising and registration for Winter Term 2020

December 11

Application deadline for Winter Term - Last day to apply for admission and readmission if you were not enrolled Fall 2020
Winter Term fees are due before 11:45 p.m. ( or at the date of class enrollment) to retain your current class schedule. Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for Winter Term.

December 16

Last day to register or add Winter Term classes
Last day to receive 100% refund for Winter Term classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

December 17

Winter Term classes begin.

December 19

End of 75% refund period for Winter Term classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

December 22

End of 25% refund period for Winter Term classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

December 24 -
December 30

DSCC Closed

December 31

College open - No Winter Term classes

January 1
 
Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College for Winter Term with a “W” - Date may differ for TN eCampus
Last day to change to audit - Date may differ for TN eCampus

January 1

College closed in observance of New Year’s Day

January 2

College reopens - Winter Term classes resume

January 10

Winter Term classes end - Date may differ for TN eCampus

January 13

Winter Term grades due by 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus

January 17                                   

Earliest date an official transcript will be available with Winter Term grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

Spring Semester 2020

November 11 -      
December 13                               

Advising and registration for Spring 2020 - Currently enrolled students

November 11 -
January 21
Advising and registration for Spring 2020 - New and returning students
Students new to DSCC must attend a New Student Orientation or complete the Online Orientation before classes start.

December 2

Priority date for financial aid processing - Documents turned in after this date may not be processed before fee payment must be finalized.

December 31

DSCC open

January 1

DSCC closed in observance of New Year’s Day

January 2

DSCC reopens

January 6

Adjunct Faculty In-Service Workshop - Dyersburg Campus - (4:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

January 7 New Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Student Center - (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
New Adult Student Orientation - Dyersburg Campus Learning Resource Center - (5:30 -7:30 p.m.)

January 10

Spring Update for Faculty and Staff (8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

January 13

Spring fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or at the date of class enrollment if after January 13) to retain your current class schedule.

January 14

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.)

January 16

Application deadline for Spring Semester - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Fall 2019
Adjunct Faculty In-Service Workshop - Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County - (4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)

January 20

College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Last day to receive 100% refund - Date may differ for TN eCampus

January 21

Classes begin, including DSCC Online and TN eCampus

January 22

Last day to register or add classes
Financial aid census date

February 3

End of 75% refund period - Date may differ for TN eCampus
Last day to remove “I” (incomplete) grade from Fall 2019

February 10

Early warning grade submission begins

February 15

End of 25% refund period - Date may differ for TN eCampus

February 17

Early warning grade submission ends

February 20

Early warning grade notices emailed to students

February 29

First deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date

March 9 - 15

Spring Break - No day or evening classes

March 16 -
May 8

Advising and registration for May, Summer and Fall 2020 - Currently enrolled students

March 16 -
August 25

Advising and registration for May, Summer and Fall 2020 Semesters - New and returning students

March 30

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College with a “W”- Date may differ for TN eCampus
Last day to change to audit

March 31

Final Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) installment due date

April 9

Spring Conference for Faculty and Staff - No day or evening classes

April 10-12

College closed for observance of Good Friday and Easter

May 4

Last day of classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May 5 - 9

Final exams - Dates may differ for TN eCampus

May 9

Commencement - 2:00 p.m. (Dyer County High School Gymnasium, Newbern, Tennessee)

May 11

Spring Semester grades due at 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May Semester - May 13 through May 29, 2020, (part of Summer Semester)

March 16 -                     
May 12                                             
Advising and Registration for May Semester - Open to Everyone
Students new to DSCC in the May Semester must complete the Online Orientation before classes start.

May 6

Summer fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or at the date of class enrollment if after May 6) to retain your current class schedule. Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for May Semester.

May 8

Application deadline for May Semester - Last Day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2020

May 12

Last day to register or add May Semester classes
Last day to receive 100% refund for May Semester - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May 13

May Semester Classes Begin

May 14

End of 75% refund period for May Semester classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May 15

End of 25% refund period for May Semester classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

May 20

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College for May Semester with a “W”
Last day to change to audit

May 25

College closed for observance of Memorial Day

May 29

May Semester classes end - Date may differ for TN eCampus

June 1

May Semester grades due by 8:00 a.m. - Date may differ for TN eCampus

August 17

Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May Semester, First Session, Second Session, or Full Term Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

Summer Semester 2020

Full Term - June 1 through August 5, 2020

March 16 -                     
May 31                                            
Advising and registration for Full Term Summer Semester - Open to Everyone
Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the Online Orientation before classes start.
May 6 Summer fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or at the date of class enrollment if after May 6) to retain your current class schedule. Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for Full Term Summer Semester.
 

May 27

Application deadline for Full Term Summer Classes - Last Day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2020.

May 31

Last day to register or add Full Term Summer classes
Last Day to Receive 100% Refund for Full Term Summer Classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

June 1

Full Term Summer Semester classes begin.

June 8

End of 75% refund period for Full Term Summer Semester classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

June 16

End of 25% refund period for Full Term Summer Semester classes - Date may differ for TN eCampus

July 4

College closed for observance of Independence Day

July 30

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College for Full Term Summer Semester classes with a “W”
Last day to change to audit

August 5

Full Term Summer Semester classes end - Date may differ for TN eCampus

August 6

Full Term Summer Semester grades due by 8:00 a.m.

August 17

Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May Semester, First Session, Second Session, or Full Term Summer Semester grades included. Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.

First Session - June 1 through July 6, 2020

March 6 -
May 31                                             
Advising and Registration for First Session Summer - Open to Everyone
Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the Online Orientation before classes start.

May 6                              

Summer fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or at the date of class enrollment if after May 6) to retain your current class schedule.
Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for First Session Summer.

May 27

Application deadline for First Session classes - Last Day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2020 Semester.

May 31

Last day to register or add First Session Summer classes
Last day to receive 100% refund for First Session Summer classes

June 1

First Session Summer classes begin

June 4

End of 75% refund period for First Session Summer classes

June 9

End of 25% refund period for First Session Summer classes

June 24

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College for First Session Summer class with a “W”
Last day to change to audit

July 4

College closed for observance of Independence Day

July 6

First Session Summer classes end

July 7

First Session Summer grades due by 8:00 a.m.

August 17

Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May Semester, First Session, Second Session, or Full Term Summer Semester grades included - Date may be impacted by the availability of TN eCampus grades.                       

Second Session - July 7 through August 10, 2020

March 16 -
July 6                                               
Advising and Registration for Second Session Summer - Open to Everyone
Students new to DSCC in the Summer Semester must complete the online orientation before classes start.
 
May 6                             
Summer Fees are due before 11:45 p.m. (or at the date of class enrollment if after May 6) to retain your current class schedule.
Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for Second Session Summer

July 2

Application deadline for Second Session Summer classes - Last day to apply for admission or readmission if you were not enrolled Spring 2020 Semester.

July 6

Last day to register or add Second Session Summer classes
Last day to receive 100% refund for Second Session Summer classes

July 7

Second Session Summer classes begin

July 10

End of 75% refund period for Second Session Summer classes

July 14

End of 25% refund period for Second Session Summer classes

July 28

Last day to drop a class or withdraw from College from Second Session Summer class with a “W”
Last day to change to audit

August 10

Second Session Summer classes end

August 11

Second Session Summer grades due by 8 a.m.

August 17

Earliest date an official transcript will be available with May Semester, First Session, Second Session, or Full Term 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).