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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 (www.smconline.org).

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)

Spring Enrollment

Continuing Students   Early December 2016

Check Corsair Connect for specific date.

New Students   Mid December 2016

Check Corsair Connect for specific date.

End Web Enrollment (online, hybrid, & Arranged Hours classes)   Sun, Feb 12, 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)

Spring Semester begins   Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Last Day to Apply for Pass/No Pass (for full semester classes)   Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Last day to petition to Graduate (for Spring Semester)   Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Spring Final Exams   Tue, Jun 6 - Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Spring Semester ends   Tue, Jun 13, 2017


Withdrawal deadlines (drop dates) 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. See page 127 for important details.


Lincoln’s Birthday (Campus Closed)   Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Presidents’ Day (Campus Closed)   Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Departmental Staff Development Day (No Classes) (Campus Open)   Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Institutional Flex Day (No Classes) (Campus Open)   Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Spring Break    Mon, Apr 10, 2017 to Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Memorial Day (Campus Closed)   Mon, May 29, 2017

Commencement   Tue, Jun 13, 2017

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