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Miami Dade College Fall Registration Opens June 18, Classes Start Aug 27

Late registration is no longer available once classes begin

Miami, June 18, 2012 - Registration for the fall term at Miami Dade College (MDC) opens today, and students are encouraged to register early in order to get the courses and schedules they need to graduate. Classes are expected to fill quickly, and this year, registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 26. There will be no late registration once classes start on Monday, August 27.

With more than 300 major areas of study, including associate, bachelor and certificate programs, seven campuses, a major outreach center and other sites, and a growing Virtual College, MDC is the first step toward a prosperous future.

MDC’s bachelor’s degree options include biological sciences; electronics engineering; film, television & digital production; nursing; several education tracks; physician assistant studies; public safety; and supervision and management.

For those with a passion for food, MDC’s Miami Culinary Institute offers a curriculum steeped in environmental sustainability and culinary innovation. The institute’s Associate in Science program provides real-world knowledge, understanding and technique through engaging, hands-on classes in a brand new, state-of-the-art building located at the Wolfson Campus.

In addition to its renowned academic programs, MDC will once again present its beloved Miami Book Fair International and Miami International Film Festival, among many exciting art and culture events. Check the MDC website regularly to learn more about college news and upcoming events, or get the latest MDC news on Facebook and Twitter!

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Please note MDC’s new Priority Registration system is also in effect, which allows early registration by appointment to assist students who need specific courses to graduate. Students can register, pay for classes, check course availability, print schedules, and more at On-line service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A $20 non-refundable fee is charged for processing first-time applications.

For more information, or to register, please call 305- 237-8888, or visit

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.