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Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendars below are for the standard 16-week terms.  Courses that are offered on an alternate schedule (half-term courses, weekend courses, etc.) may follow an alternate calendar.  Please contact the Registrar for more details.

Fall 2017

April 3   Summer and Fall priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of disability Services begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

 

April 4   Summer and Fall registration for all students begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

 

July 17   Financial aid priority processing date for Fall.

 

July 18 - August 3   Continued processing of financial aid.  Students who begin the financial aid application process after August 3 must pay or make payment arrangements at

the time of registration or may register for late start classes.


August 7
  General registration (special registration activities 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

 

August 8   General registration (special registration activities 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

 

August 9 - 10   Late registration for full-term Fall classes (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM).  Late registration fee applies.  All students who register on these dates must pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.  Drops for nonpayment will occur at the close of business August 10.

 

August 9   Students may register for late start classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class.  Late registration fees do not apply to late start classes.

 

August 14   Full-term classes begin

 

August 14 - 15   Schedule adjustment.  After August 15, students with financial aid must see the Office of Financial Assistance before making any schedule changes.

 

August 18   Academic Affairs Convocation

 

September 4   College closed - Labor Day Holiday

 

September 5   Classes resume

 

October 2 - 7   Mid-term week

 

October 9   Mid-term grade reports due

 

November 6   Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term classes


November 7
  Spring priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of disability Services begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

 

November 8   Spring registration for all students begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

 

November 19 - 26   No classes - Thanksgiving Break

 

November 27   Classes resume

 

December 4   Financial aid priority processing date for Spring

 

December 4 - 8   Final exams week

 

December 5- January 4   Continued processing of financial aid.  Students who being the financial aid application process after January 4 must pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration or may register for late start classes.

 

December 11   Final grades due to the Records Office by noon
Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 15, 2017, through Monday, January 1, 2018.  Southern will re-open for business Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. 

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Spring 2018


January 8 - 9   General registration 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

January 10 - 11   Late registration for full-term Spring classes (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM).  Late registration fee applies.  All students who register on these dates must pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration.  Drops for nonpayment will occur at the close of business January 11.

January 10   Students may register for late start classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class.  Late registration fees do not apply to late start classes.

January 15   College closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 16   Full-term classes begin January 16 - 17 Schedule adjustment.  After January 17, students with financial aid must see the Office of Financial Assistance before making any schedule changes.

March 1   Financial aid deadline for awards for the 2018 / 2019 academic year

March 5 - 10   Mid-term week

March 12   Mid-term grade reports due

March 25 - April 1   No classes - Spring Break

April 2   Classes resume

April 16   Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term classes

April 17   Summer and Fall priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

April 18   Summer and Fall registration for all students begins.  Continuous registration during regular business hours with online registration available 24 hours per day.  Returning students may register online or see their assigned advisor if they need assistance.

April 23 - 26   Assessment Showcase Week.  Classes will meet as regularly scheduled.

May 7 - 11   Final exams week

May 12   Commencement - 10:00 AM

May 14   Final grades due to the Records Office by noon


Summer 2018


June 4
  Full-term classes begin

June 4   Student may register for late start classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class.  Late registration fees do not apply to late start classes.

June 29   Mid-term grade reports due

July 1 - 8   No classes - Summer Break

July 4   College closed - July 4 Holiday

July 23   Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term classes

August 1   Final exam day for Monday/Wednesday classes

August 2   Final grades due to the Records Office by noon for Monday/Wednesday classes

August 2   Final exam day for Tuesday/Thursday classes

August 3   Final grades due to the Records Office by noon for all remaining classes