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Gamecock Gateway

Academic Calendar

Because Gamecock Gateway students attend classes at Midlands Technical College, but live on campus at the University of South Carolina their schedule may differ from other first-year students at times. 

Fall 2024

Date Event
August 9 MTC Fall tuition and fee payment due before 1pm (includes USC housing, dining, and program fees)
August 17 Move-in  
August 19 MTC Fall & Fall I classes begin 
August 23 Last day to change schedule
September 2 Labor Day (no classes)
September 11 Spring 2024 Advising begins 
September 17 MTC Fall 10-week classes begin
October 4 MTC Fall I classes end (last day to withdraw from Fall I classes)
October 7-8 MTC fall break (no classes or shuttles)   
October 9-10 MTC Fall I exams
October 10 All COL 101 courses end 
October 15 MTC Fall II classes begin 
November 27-29 MTC Thanksgiving break (no classes; Bates House remains open) 
December 3 MTC Fall & Fall 10-week classes end (last day to withdraw from 10-week classes)
December 6 MTC Fall II classes end (last day to withdraw from Fall II classes)
December 5-11  MTC exams
December 12 Bates House closes for all Gamecock Gateway students at 10am


Spring 2025

Date Event
December 13 MTC Spring tuition and fee payment due (includes USC housing, dining, and program fees)
January 8 MTC Spring & Spring I classes begin 


Midlands Technical College has an official academic calendar that will reflect all final college information. This calendar is designed to make it easier for Gamecock Gateway students and families to find information pertaining to this specific program. 

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