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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook

Academic Calendar 2022-2023


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 Centers located on the Dyersburg Campus, at the DSCC Gibson County Center or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. 

Note: The DSCC 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 2022

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

March 21-
August 14
Advising and registration for May Session, Summer and Fall Semesters for new and readmitting students.

Students who will finish a degree or certificate in 2022-2023, complete the Intent to Graduate form with your academic advisor.

August 1

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

August 11

One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6 p.m. -  Dyersburg and JNC

August 15

Fall Update for faculty and staff - Dyersburg Student Center - 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  College offices will open at 1:00 p.m.

August 16

One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6 p.m. - Dyersburg and JNC 

August 18

Fees must be paid of a Deferred Payment Plan on file in Business Office to retain schedule.
Adjunct Faculty Worship - 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Zoom.

August 21

Last day to receive a 100% refund for Fall Semester classes.

August 22

Fall Semester classes begin.

August 24

Financial aid census date for Fall Semester. 

August 26

Last day to register for Fall Semester classes. 

September 4
Fees must be paid or a Deferred Payment Plan on file in Business Office to retain schedule
End of 75% refund period for Fall Semester classes
Last day to remove an “I” (incomplete) grade

September 5

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

September 17

End of 25% refund period for Fall Semester classes.

September 30

First Deferred Payment plan installment due for Fall semester

October 3

Mid-term grade submission for Fall Semester classes begins

October 7

Mid-term grade submission for Fall Semester classes ends

October 12

Mid-term grade notices for Fall Semester are emailed to students and academic advisors

October 10 -
October 11

Fall Break. No day or evening classes. College offices are open.

October 31

Last day to drop a Fall Semester class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
Final deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date for Fall Semester.

November 1 -
January 18

Advising and registration for Spring Semester for current, new, and readmitting students
Current students encouraged to register prior to December 6

November 23

No day or evening classes. College offices are open.

November 24 -
November 27

College closed for observance of Thanksgiving. No day or evening classes. College offices are closed.

December 1

Priority date for Spring Semester financial aid processing.

December 5

Last day of Fall Semester classes.

December 6 -
December 11

Final exams.

December 12

Fall Semester grades due at 9:00 a.m.

December 26 -
January 2

College closed for holiday

First Fall Session - August 22, 2022, through October 7, 2022 (part of Fall Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

August 21

Last day to register for first fall session classes.
Last day to receive a 100% refund for first fall session.

August 22

First fall session classes begin.

August 26

End of 75% refund period for first fall session classes.

September 2

End of 25% refund period for first fall session classes.

September 5

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

September 30

Last day to drop a first fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

October 3

End of first fall session.

October 3 -
October 7

Finals

October 10

First fall session grades due at 9:00 a.m.

Second Fall Session - October 12, 2022, through December 9, 2022 (part of Fall Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

October 11

Last day to register for second fall session.
Last day to receive 100% refund for second fall session.

October 12

Second fall session classes begin.

October 15

End of 75% refund period for second fall session classes.

October 25

End of 25% refund period for second fall session classes.

November 18

Last day to drop a second fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

November 23

No day or evening classes. College offices are open.

November 24 -
November 27

College closed for observance of Thanksgiving. No day or evening classes. College offices are closed.

December 5

End of second fall session.

December 6 -
December 9

Finals

December 12

Second fall session grades due at 9:00 a.m.

Note: The DSCC 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).

ACADEMIC CALENDAR SPRING 2023

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 Centers
located on the Dyersburg campus, at the DSCC Gibson County Center or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

Winter Session - December 14, 2022, through January 12, 2023 (part of Spring Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

November 1 -
December 13

Advising and registration for winter session for new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register before December 6.

December 13
Winter session fees are due to retain your current class schedule.
Deferred payment plan (DPP) is not available for students with only winter session classes.
Last day to register or add winter session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for winter session classes.

December 14

Winter session classes begin.

December 17

End of 75% refund period for winter session classes.

December 21

End of 25% refund period for winter session classes.

December 26 -
December 30

College closed. No winter session classes. 

December 31

Last day to drop a class for winter session with a “W” or change to audit

January 2

College closed for observance of New Year’s Day.

January 3

College reopens. Winter session classes resume.

January 12

Winter session classes end.

January 13

Winter session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

SPRING SEMESTER 2023

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

November 1 -
January 18

Advising and registration for Spring Semester for current, new and returning students.

If you will finish a degree or certificate in 2022-2023, complete the Intent to Graduate form with your academic advisor.

December 1

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

December 26 -
December 30

College closed. No classes in session.

January 2

College closed in observance of New Year’s Day

January 3

College reopens. Winter session classes resume.

January 9

Spring Update for Faculty and Staff – 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
College offices open at 1:00 p.m.

January 10

One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6:00 p.m. - Dyersburg and JNC
Adjunct Faculty Workshop - 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Zoom.

January 11

One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6:00 p.m. - Dyersburg and JNC

January 12

Spring fees are due or a Deferred Payment Plan on file in the Business Office to retain class schedule

January 16

College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Spring Semester classes.

January 17

Spring Semester classes begin.

January 19

Financial aid census date for Spring Semester. 

January 20

Last day to register for Spring Semester classes

January 30
All fees must be paid or a Deferred Payment Plan on file in Business Office
End of 75% refund period for Spring Semester classes
Last day to remove “I” (incomplete) grade

February 12

End of 25% refund period for Spring Semester classes.

February 27 -
March 3

Mid-term grade submission

February 28

First deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date.

March 1

Deadline to file an Intent to Graduate form and participate in the May 6,2023, commencement ceremony.
Contact the DSCC Follett Bookstore for the deadline to order a cap and gown.

March 6 -
March 10

Spring Break. No day or evening classes. College offices open.

March 6

Mid-term grade notices emailed to students and advisors

March 20 -
August 22

Advising and registration for May Session, Summer and Fall Semesters for new and returning students.

March 31

Last day to drop a class with a grade of “W” of change to audit.
Final Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) installment due for Spring semester.

April 6

Strategic Planning & Employee Recognition - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Dyersburg Student Center

April 18

Annual Honors Convocation - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Dyersburg Campus Student Center Building) 

May 1

Last day of classes.

May 2 -
May 7

Final exams.

May 6

Commencement - 10:00 a.m. (Dyersburg Campus)

May 8

Spring Semester grades due at 9:00 a.m.

First Spring Session - January 17, 2023, through March 3, 2023 (part of Spring Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.

January 12

Spring fees are due or a Deferred Payment Plan on file in the Business Office to retain class schedule

January 16

College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Last day to receive 100% refund for first spring session classes.

January 17

First spring session classes begin.

January 18

Last day to register for first spring session classes.

January 21

End of 75% refund period for first spring session classes.

January 25

End of 25% refund period for first spring session classes.

February 15

Last day to drop a first spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

March 3

End of first spring session classes.

March 6

First spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.

Second Spring Session - March 13, 2023, through May 5, 2023 (part of Spring Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.

March 12

Last day to receive 100% refund for second spring session classes.

March 13

Second spring session classes begin.

March 14

Last day to register for second spring session classes.

March 17

End of 75% refund period for second spring session classes.

March 20

End of 25% refund period for second spring session classes.

April 6

Last day to drop a second spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

April 7 -
April 9

College closed for observance of Good Friday and Easter.

May 5

Last day of second spring session classes.

May 8

Spring Semester grades due at 9:00 a.m.

Note: The DSCC 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 2:04:00:01).

ACADEMIC CALENDAR SUMMER 2023

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 Centers
located on the Dyersburg campus, at the DSCC Gibson County Center or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

Summer Semester 2023
May Session - May 9, 2023 through May 30, 2023 (part of Summer Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar

March 20 -
May 9

Advising and registration for May Session.

May 8
Summer fees due
Last day to register for May session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for May session.

May 9

May session classes begin.

May 11

End of 75% refund period for May session classes.

May 15

End of 25% refund period for May session classes.

May 24

Last day to drop a May session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

May 29

College closed for observance of Memorial Day.

May 30

End of May session classes

May 31

May session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Full Summer Session - June 1, 2023 through August 7, 2023 (part of Summer Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.

March 20 -
June 2

Advising and registration for full summer session.

May 29

College closed in observance of Memorial Day.

May 30

Summer fees for Full Summer Session and First Summer session due to Business Office to retain schedule

May 31

Last day to register for full summer session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for full session summer classes.

June 1

Full summer session classes begin.

June 2

Last day to register for full summer session classes.

June 7

End of 75% refund period for full summer session semester classes.

June 17

End of 25% refund period for full summer session semester classes.

July 4

College closed for observance of Independence Day.

July 15

Last day to drop a full summer session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

August 7

End of full summer session classes.

August 8

Full summer session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

First Summer Session - May 31, 2023 through July 3, 2023 (part of Summer Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.

March 20 -
May 30

Advising and registration for May Session, Summer and Fall Semesters for new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register before May 2.

May 29

College closed in observance of Memorial Day.

May 30

Last day to register or add first summer session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for first summer session classes.

May 31

First summer session classes begin.

June 3

End of 75% refund period for first summer session classes.

June 7

End of 25% refund period for first summer session classes.

June 19

Last day to drop a first summer session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

July 3

End of first summer session classes.

July 4

College closed for observance of Independence Day

July 5

First summer session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Second Summer Session - July 5, 2023 through August 7, 2023 (part of Summer Semester)

Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.

March 20 -
July 5

Advising and registration for May session, Summer and Fall Semesters for new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register May session, Summer and Fall Semesters before May 2.

July 4
College closed for observance of Independence Day.
Second Summer Session fees due to Business Office to retain schedule. 
Last day to register or add second summer session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for second summer session classes.

July 5

Second summer session classes begin.

July 8

End of 75% refund period for second summer session classes.

July 12

End of 25% refund period for second summer session classes.

July 25

Last day to drop a second summer session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.

August 7

End of second summer session classes.

August 8

Second summer session grades due by 9 a.m.

Note: The DSCC 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 2:04:00:01).