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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 2019 

Date Event
August 21 Gateway Move-In  
 August 21-25 Boost Week 
 August 26 MTC Fall & Fall I classes begin 
 September 2 Labor Day (no classes)
 October 1 FAFSA application opens for 2020-2021 school year
 October 10-11 UofSC Fall Break (no change to MTC classes or Gateway shuttle)  
 October 11 MTC Fall I classes end 
 October 14-15 MTC Fall Break (no classes)  
 October 16-17 MTC Fall I Exams
 October 21 MTC Fall II classes begin 
 November 27-29 Thanksgiving break (no classes; Bates House remains open) 
Devember 9 MTC Fall classes end 
December 10 MTC Fall II classes end; last day of regular Gateway shuttle  
December 11-12 & 16-17 MTC Fall & Fall II Exams; Gateway shuttle runs on exam schedule 
December 13 MTC Spring Fee Payment due 
December 18 Bates House closes at 10:00am for winter break


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