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2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Academic Calendar 2024-2025


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 (731-286-3350), at the DSCC Henry County Center (731-407-9617) or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County (901-475-3100). 

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 2024

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

March 25 -
August 27
Advising and registration for Fall Semester for current, new and readmitting students. 
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
Students who will finish a degree or certificate in 2024-2025 should complete the Intent to Graduate with your academic advisor by November 1st or as soon as possible thereafter.
Cap and gown orders are due to the DSCC Follett Bookstore no later than March 1, 2025. There is no cost to candidates for graduation. Candidates who have filed an intent to graduate and will complete coursework during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 are invited to participate in the
May 10, 2025, Commencement if a cap and gown order has been placed.
Students who will finish a degree or certificate in 2024-2025, 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 12
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plane (DPP)  to retain current Fall schedule.  All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration. 
August 19
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 20
Adjunct Faculty Workshop- 5:30-7:30pm Zoom
August 22
One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6 p.m. - Dyersburg and Covington
August 25
Last day to receive a 100% refund for Fall Semester classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
August 26
Fall Semester classes begin.
August 27
Last day to register and pay for Fall Semester classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
Financial Aid census date.
September 2
College closed for observance of Labor Day. No day or evening classes. College offices are closed. 
September 8
End of 75% refund period for Fall Semester classes.
Last day to remove an “I” (incomplete) grade.
September 13
Dual Enrollment Student Fees are due. 
September 20
End of 25% refund period for Fall Semester classes.
September 30
First Deferred Payment plan installment due for Fall semester.
October 7
Mid-term grade submission for Fall Semester classes begins.
October 10
Mid-term grade submission for Fall Semester classes ends.
October 11
Mid-term grade notices for Fall Semester are emailed to students and academic advisors.
October 14 -
October 15
Fall Break. No day or evening classes. College offices are open.
October 31
Final deferred payment plan (DPP) installment due date for Fall Semester.
November 1
Last day to drop a Fall Semester class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
Intent to Graduate forms due. Contact your academic advisor to submit an Intent to Graduate form.
Cap and gown orders are due to the DSCC Follett Bookstore no later than March 1, 2025.
There is no cost to candidates for graduation. Candidates who have filed an intent to graduate and will
complete coursework during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 are invited to participate in the
May 10, 2025, Commencement if a cap and gown order has been placed.
November 11-
January 22
Advising and registration for Spring Semester for current, new, and readmitting students.
Current students encouraged to register prior to December 6th for best course selection.
November 27
No day or evening classes. College offices are open.
November 28 -
November 30
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 6
Last day of Fall Semester classes.
December 9 -
December 13
Final exams. Schedule online.
December 16 
Fall Semester grades due at 9:00 a.m.
December 24 -
December 31
College and offices closed for holiday.
January 1
College closed for observance of New Year’s Day.  No classes in session and offices closed.
January 2 College reopens.
First Fall Session - August 26, 2024, through October 11, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 25 -
August 27
Advising and registration for first Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
August 12 
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP)  to retain current Fall schedule. All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
Defered Payment Plan (DPP) is not available to students with only First Fall Session classes on their schedule.
August 19 All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
August 25
Last day to register for first Fall session classes.
Last day to receive a 100% refund for first fall session.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
August 26
First Fall session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
September 1
End of 75% refund period for first Fall session classes.
September 2
College closed for observance of Labor Day. No day or evening classes and offices are closed.
September 6 End of 25% refund period for First Fall Session classes.
September 25
Last day to drop a first Fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
October 11
End of first Fall session classes.
October 14
First Fall session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Second Fall Session - October 16, 2024, through December 6, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 25-
October 15
Advising and registration for Second Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
Defered Payment Plan (DPP) is not available to students with only Second Fall Session classes on their schedule.
October 15
Last day to register for Second Fall Session courses.  
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
October 16
Second Fall session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
October 22
End of 75% refund period for second Fall session classes.
October 28
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 27
No classes in session. College offices are open.
November 28 -
November 30
College closed for observance of Thanksgiving. No day or evening classes. College offices are closed.
December 6
End of second Fall session classes.
December 9
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).

Ten Week Fall Session - September 30,2024, through December 6, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 25 -
September 30 
Advising and registration for Ten Week Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd  for best course selection.
September 27 
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) to retain current schedule.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration. 
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated First Fall Session classes on their schedule.
September 29
Last day to register and pay for Ten Week Fall Session classes.
Last day to receive a 100% refund Ten Week Fall Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
September 30
Ten Week Fall session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
October 7
End of 75% refund period for Ten Week Fall session classes. 
October 16 End of 25% refund period for Ten Week Fall Session classes.
November 13
Last day to drop a Ten Week Fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit. 
December 6
End of Ten Week Fall session classes.
December 16
Ten Week Fall session grades due by 9:00a.m. 
Accelerated First Fall Session - August 26, 2024, through September 27, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 25 -
August 26
Advising and registration for Accelerated First Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd  for best course selection.
August 12
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) to retain current schedule.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration. 
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated First Fall Session classes on their schedule.
August 19
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
August 25
Last day to register and pay for Accelerated First Fall Session classes.
Last day to receive a 100% refund 5-week Accelerated First Fall Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
August 26
Accelerated First Fall session classes begin. 
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
August 29
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated first Fall session classes. 
September 2
College closed for observance of Labor Day. No day or evening classes. Offices are closed.
September 3 End of 25% refund period for Accelerated First Fall Session classes.
September 16
Last day to drop an Accelerated first Fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit. 
September 27
End of Accelerated first Fall session classes.
September 30
Accelerated First Fall session grades due by 9:00a.m. 
Accelerated Second Fall Session - October 1, 2024, through November 1, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 25-
September 30
Advising and registration for Accelerated Second Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated Second Fall Session classes on their schedule.
September 30
Last day to register for an Accelerated Second Fall Session.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for 5-week Accelerated Second Fall Session.
October 1
Accelerated Second Fall session classes begin. 
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
October 4 
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated Second Fall session classes. 
October 9
End of 25% refund period for Accelerated Second Fall session classes. 
October 22
Last day to drop an Accelerated second Fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit. 
November 1
End of Accelerated second Fall session classes.
November 4
Accelerated Second Fall session grades due by 9:00a.m. 
Accelerated Third Fall Session - November 5, 2024, through December 5, 2024 (Part of Fall Semester)

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

March 20-
November 4
Advising and registration for Accelerated Third Fall Session for current, new and readmitting students. Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated Third Fall Session classes on their schedule.
November 4
Last day to register for an Accelerated Third Fall Session.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m to avoid being purged from classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for 5-week Accelerated Third Fall Session.
November 5
Accelerated Third Fall session classes begin. 
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
November 8
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated Third Fall session classes. 
November 13
End of 25% refund period for Accelerated Third Fall session classes. 
November 26
Last day to drop an Accelerated third Fall session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit. 
November 27 No classes in session.  College offices are open. 
November 28 -
November 30
College closed for observance of Thanksgiving.  No classes in session. Offices are closed. 
December 6
End of Accelerated third Fall session classes.
December 16
Accelerated Third Fall session grades due by 9:00a.m. 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR SPRING 2025

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 (731-286-3350), at the DSCC Henry County Center (731-407-9617) or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County (901-475-3100). 

Winter Session - December 18, 2024, through January 13, 2025 (Part of Spring Semester)

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

November 11 -
December 17
Advising and registration for Winter Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th, for best course selection.
December 17
Winter Session fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for student schedules with only Winter Session classes.
Last day to register and pay for Winter Session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Winter Session classes.
December 18
Winter session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
December 21
End of 75% refund period for Winter session classes.
December 24
End of 25% refund period for Winter session classes.
December 24 -
December 31
College closed. No classes in session. Offices closed.
January 1
College closed for observance of New Year’s Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
January 2
College reopens. Winter session classes resume and offices reopen.
January 13
End of Winter session classes.
January 14
Winter session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

SPRING SEMESTER 2025

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

November 11-January 22
Advising and registration for Spring Semester, First Spring Session, and Second Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th for best course selection.
Students who will finish a degree or certificate in 2024-2025 should complete the Intent to Graduate form with your academic advisor as soon as possible. Cap and gown orders are due to the DSCC Follett Bookstore no later than March 1, 2025. There is no cost to candidates for graduation. Candidates who have filed an intent to graduate and will complete coursework during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 are invited to participate in the May 10, 2025, Commencement if a cap and gown order has been placed.
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 24 -
December 31
College closed. No classes in session. Offices closed.
January 1
College closed in observance of New Year’s Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
January 2
College reopens. Winter Session classes resume. Offices open.
January 10 All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes. 
January 13
Spring Update for Faculty and Staff - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. College Offices will open at 1:00 p.m.
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) to retain current schedule.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
January 14
Adjunct Faculty Workshop - 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Zoom.
January 16
One Stop Center Extended Hours until 6:00 p.m. - Dyersburg and Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
January 20
College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Spring Semester classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
January 21
Spring Semester classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
January 22
Last date to register and pay for Spring Semester classes.
Financial aid census date for Spring Semester.
January 31
Dual Enrollment student fees are due.
February 3
End of 75% refund period for Spring Semester classes.
Last day to remove “I” (incomplete) grade.
February 15
End of 25% refund period for Spring Semester classes.
February 28 First Deferred Payment Plan installment due.
March 3
Mid-term grade submission begins for Spring Semester.
March 6
Mid-term grade submission ends for Spring Semester.
March 7
Mid-term grade notices emailed to students and advisors.
March 1
Final call for Intent to Graduate forms. Contact your academic advisor to submit an Intent to Graduate form.
Cap and gown orders are due to the DSCC Follett Bookstore no later than March 1, 2025. There is no cost to candidates for graduation. Candidates who have filed an intent to graduate and will complete coursework during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 are invited to participate in the May 10, 2025, Commencement if a cap and gown order has been placed.
March 10-
March 15
Spring Break - No classes in session. College offices open.
March 21
Strategic Planning & Employee Recognition- 8:30am-1:00pm- Dyersburg Student Center.
No Day Classes.
March 24 -
August 27
Advising and registration for May Session, Summer and Fall Semesters for current, new and returning students.  Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd for best course selection.
March 28 Last day to drop a class with a grade of “W” or change to audit. 
March 31
Final Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) installment due for Spring semester.
April 22
Annual Honors Convocation, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Dyersburg Campus Student Center Building).
May 2
Last day of Spring Semester classes.
May 5- 
May 9
Final exams. Schedule online.
May 10
Commencement - TBD - Dyersburg Campus.
May 12
Spring Semester grades due at 9:00 a.m.
First Spring Session - January 21, 2025, through March 7, 2025  (Part of Spring Semester)
Dates may differ for TN eCampus. Check the TN eCampus academic calendar online https://tnecampus.org/academic-calendar.
November 11- January 22
Advising and registration for first Spring session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th for best course selection
January 13
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. today to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for student schedules with only First Spring Session classes on their schedule.
January 20
College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes in session. Offices are closed.
Last day to register and pay for First Spring Session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for First Spring Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
January 21
First Spring session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
January 27
End of 75% refund period for first Spring session classes.
February 1
End of 25% refund period for first Spring session classes.
February 19
Last day to drop a first Spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
March 7
End of first Spring session classes.
March 10
First Spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Second Spring Session - March 17, 2025, through May 9, 2025 (Part of Spring Semester)

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

November 11 -
March 16
Advising and registration for Second Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th for best course selection.
March 16
If registered for Second Spring Session courses only, fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. today to avoid being purged from Second Spring Session courses.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for student schedules with only Second Spring Session classes on their schedule.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Second Spring Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
March 17
Second Spring session classes begin. 
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
March 23
End of 75% refund period for second Spring session classes.
March 21
Strategic Planning & Employee Recognition - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Dyersburg Student Center.
No Day Classes.
March 29
End of 25% refund period for second Spring session classes.
April 16
Last day to drop a Second Spring Session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
May 9
End of second Spring session classes.
May 12
Second Spring session grades due by 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).

Ten Week Spring Session -  February 17, 2025, through April 29,2025 (Part of Spring Semester)
November 11 - February 16
Advising and registration for Ten Week Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th  for best course selection.
February 14
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. today to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for student schedules with only Ten Week Spring Session classes on their schedule.
February 16
Last day to register and pay for Ten Week Spring Session classes.       
Last day to receive 100% refund for Ten Week Spring Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
February 17
Ten Week Spring session classes begin.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
February 25
End of 75% refund period for Ten Week Spring session classes.
March 1
Final call for Intent to Graduate forms. Contact your academic advisor to submit an Intent to Graduate form.
Cap and gown orders are due to the DSCC Follett Bookstore no later than March 1, 2025. There is no cost to candidates for graduation. Candidates who have filed an intent to graduate and will complete coursework during Fall 2024, Spring 2025, or Summer 2025 are invited to participate in the May 10, 2025, Commencement if a cap and gown order has been placed.
March 10-15 Spring Break- No classes in session.  Offices are open.
March 6
End of 25% refund period for Ten Week Spring session classes.
March 21 Strategic Planning and Employee Recognition- 8:30am-1:00pm- Dyersburg Student Center. No day classes.
April 5
Last day to drop a Ten Week Spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
April 29
End of Ten Week Spring session classes.
May 12
Ten Week Spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Accelerated First Spring Session - January 21, 2025, through February 21, 2025  (Part of Spring Semester)

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

November 11 - January 20
Advising and registration for Accelerated First Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th  for best course selection.
January 13
All fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration. 
All fees must be paid or student will be purged.
January 15 
College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes in session and offices closed.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Accelerated first Spring session classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated First Spring Session classes on their schedule.
January 20
College closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes in session. Offices closed
Last day to receive 100% refund for 5-Week Accelerated First Spring Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
Last day to register and pay for Accelerated First Spring Session classes.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
January 21
Accelerated First Spring session classes begin.
January 24
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated first Spring session classes.
January 27
End of 25% refund period for Accelerated first Spring session classes.
February 11
Last day to drop a Accelerated first Spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
February 21
End of Accelerated first Spring session classes.
February 24
Accelerated First Spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Accelerated Second Spring Session - February 25, 2025, through March 28, 2025 (Part of Spring Semester)

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

November 11 -
February 24
Advising and registration for Accelerated Second Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th for best course selection.
All Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
February 19
If registered for Accelerated second Spring session courses only, fees must be paid to retain current Accelerated second Spring session schedule or the student will be purged.
Deferred Payment Plan is not available for student schedules with only Accelerated second Spring session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for Accelerated second Spring session classes.
All fees must be paid or student will be purged.
February 25 
Accelerated Second Spring session classes begin.
Last day to register and pay for Accelerated second Spring session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to avoid being purged from classes.
February 28
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated second Spring session classes.
March 4
End of 25% refund period for Accelerated second Spring session classes.
March 18
Last day to drop a Accelerated second Spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
March 21
Strategic Planning & Employee Recognition - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Dyersburg Student Center.
No Day Classes.
March 28
End of Accelerated second Spring session classes.
March 31
Accelerated  Second Spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Accelerated Third Spring Session - April 1, 2025, through May 2, 2025 (Part of Spring Semester)

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

November 11 -
March 31
Advising and registration for Accelerated Third Spring Session for current, new and readmitting students.
Current students should to register prior to December 8th for best course selection.
March 31
Last day to receive 100% refund for Accelerated third Spring session classes.
Fees must be paid or properly enrolled in a Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for students with only Accelerated Third Spring Session classes on their schedule.
April 1
Accelerated Third Spring session classes begin.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm avoid being purged from classes. 
April 4
End of 75% refund period for Accelerated third Spring session classes.
April 8
End of 25% refund period for Accelerated third Spring session classes.
April 22
Last day to drop a Accelerated third Spring session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
May 2
End of Accelerated third Spring session classes.
May 12
Accelerated Third Spring session grades due at 9:00 a.m.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR SUMMER 2025

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 (731-286-3350), at the DSCC Henry County Center (731-407-9617) or at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County (901-475-3100). 

Summer Semester 2024

May 16 - July 25    Offices are closed on Fridays.  My DSCC online student portal is available 24/7

May Session - May 14, 2025, through June 4, 2025 (Part of Summer Semester)

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

March 24-
May 14
Advising and registration for May Session for new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register by May 2nd  for best course selection.
May 13
Last day to register and pay for May Session classes.
Fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan is not available for the Summer Semester.
Last day to receive 100% refund for May Session.
May 14
May session classes begin.
May 16
End of 75% refund period for May session classes.
May 19
End of 25% refund period for May session classes.
May 26
College closed for observance of Memorial Day. No classes in session. Offices are closed.
May 27
Last day to drop a May Session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit
June 4
End of May session classes.
June 5
May session grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Full Summer Session - June 2, 2025, through August 5, 2025 (Part of Summer Semester)

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

March 24 - 
June 10
Advising and registration Full Summer Session for current, new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register before May 2nd for best course selection.
May 16-
July 25
Offices closed on Fridays.  MyDSCC online student portal available 24/7
May 26
College closed in observance of Memorial Day. No classes in session and office closed.
May 27
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) is not available for the Summer Semester.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at time of registration.
June 1
Last day to receive 100% refund for full Summer session classes.
June 2
Full Summer session classes begin.
June 3
Last day to register and pay for full Summer session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
June 10
End of 75% refund period for full Summer session Semester classes.
June 17
End of 25% refund period for full Summer session Semester classes.
June 19 College closed for observance of Juneteenth Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
July 4
College closed for observance of Independence Day. No classes in session and offices closed.
July 14
Last day to drop a full Summer session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
August 5
End of full Summer session classes.
August 6
Full Summer session grades due by 9:00 a.m.
First Summer Session - June 2, 2025, through July 3, 2025 (Part of Summer Semester)

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

March 24 -
June 2
Advising and registration for first Summer session new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register before May 2nd for best course selection.
May 16 -
July 25
Offices closed on Fridays. MyDSCC online student portal available 24/7.
May 26
College closed for observance of Memorial Day. No classes in session and offices closed.
May 27
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
Deferred Payment Plan is not available for the Summer Semester. 
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at the time of registration.
June 1
Last day to register and pay for First Summer Session classes.
Last day to receive 100% refund for First Summer Session classes.
All fees must be paid by 11:30pm to to avoid being purged from classes.
June 2
First Summer session classes begin.
June 5
End of 75% refund period for first Summer session classes.
June 9
End of 25% refund period for first Summer session classes.
June 19 College closed for observance of Juneteenth Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
June 22 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 7
First Summer session grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Second Summer Session - July 9, 2025, through August 9, 2025 (Part of Summer Semester)

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

March 24 -
July 6
Advising and registration for Second Summer Session for current, new and returning students.
Currently enrolled students should register before May 2nd for best course selection.
May 16 -
July 25
Offices closed on Fridays.
MyDSCC online student portal available 24/7.
July 2
Fees for Second Summer Session must be paid to retain your class schedule.
Deferred Payment Plan is not available for the Summer Semester.
If registering after this date, fees must be paid at the time of registration.
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
July 4
College closed for observance of Independence Day. No classes in session. Offices closed.
July 6 Last day to register for Second Summer Session classes.
July 8
Last day to receive 100% refund for Second Summer Session classes. 
All fees must be paid by 11:30 p.m. to avoid being purged from classes.
July 9 Second Summer Session classes begin.
July 12
End of 75% refund period for second Summer session classes.
July 17
End of 25% refund period for second Summer session classes.
July 30
Last day to drop a second Summer session class with a grade of “W” or change to audit.
August 9
 
End of second Summer session classes.
August 11
Second Summer session grades due by 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).