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Dates & Deadlines

New & Returning Students (but NOT Continuing Students) must file an application for admission in order to receive an enrollment date and time.

You may enroll in on-campus, online, and hybrid courses on or after your enrollment appointment date and time by web at www.smc.edu.

To learn more about online classes, visit the SMC Online website.

If you enroll in any Spring semester course at SMC, you MUST attend all classes during the first week of the course or risk being dropped by the instructor.

Enrollment by Web

Monday through Sunday: 1 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Web: www.smc.edu (click on “Corsair Connect” on the top menu)

Fall Enrollment

Continuing Students Early May 2017

Check Corsair Connect for specific date.

New Students Mid May 2017

Check Corsair Connect for specific date.

End Web Enrollment (online, hybrid, & Arranged Hours classes) Sun, Aug 27, 2017

End Web Enrollment (on-campus classes)

10 p.m. the night before 1st class meeting for classes meeting once per week and courses with a lab Midnight before 2nd class meeting for other classes (if not 90% full)

Fall Semester begins Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Last Day to Apply for Pass/No Pass (for full semester classes) Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Last day to petition to Graduate (for Spring Semester) Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Fall Final Exams Tue, Dec 12 – Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Fall Semester ends Tue, Dec 19, 2017


Withdrawal (drop dates) and refund deadlines for classes vary.

Check your Corsair Connect account for each class you enroll in to find deadline dates for enrollment fee and tuition refunds, to avoid a W (Withdrawal) on your permanent record, or to receive a guaranteed W.


Labor Day (Campus Closed) Mon, Sep 4, 2017

Veteran’s Day (Observed; Campus Closed) Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed) Thu & Fri, Nov 23 & 24, 2017

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