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Waitlist Information
Need help adding yourself to a waitlist?  Watch How to Waitlist Also read Waitlist FAQs for more information. 

Most courses at Montgomery College have a waitlist if the course fills.  Add yourself to a waitlist for a closed course. If a space becomes available, you will be notified via your My MC e-mail address  to register for the course!  You will not be charged for the course until you register.  

Fall 2016

Part of Term

Part of Term Start Date

Last day to get on
a waitlist by 11:59 p.m.

Waitlist Purged

1- Full Term
August 29
August 26
August 27
2- First Half of Term
August 29
August 26
August 27
3- Second Half of Term
October 19
October 16
October 17
4- First Third of Term
August 29
August 26
August 27
5- Second Third of Term
October 3 
September 30
October 1
6- Third Third of Term
November 7
November 4
November 5
7- Week 2 Starts
September 6
September 3
September 4
8- Week 3 Starts
September 12
September 9
September 10
9- Week 4 Starts
September 19
September 16
September 17

When a seat in the course opens up:

  • You will receive an e-mail in your MyMC email account within the hour.
  • Check your My MC e-mail daily!  
  • Before the start of classes: You have 48 hours* to login to your My MC account and change your registration status from "Waitlist" to "Registered Web" for that course.  *One week before the start of classes, you will be given 24 hours to login to My MC and register.

   If you fail to register within the allotted time, the seat will be given to the next student on the waitlist.

  • Once your schedule is finalized, remove yourself from any remaining waitlists.

NOTE:  When a waitlist exists, the Seats Remaining column "Rem" in My MC is NOT accurate.  If a seat opens up, priority goes to the first person on the waitlist.  You may add yourself to a waitlist to get a future available seat.

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