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Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

April 6
Fall 2015 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their faculty advisor if they need assistance.

April 7
Fall 2015 registration for all students begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their academic advisor if they need assistance.

July 16
Financial aid completion deadline for Fall 2015

August 3 – 6
Late registration for full-term Fall 2015 courses (8:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Late registration fee applies. Drops for non-payment will occur at the close of each business day.

August 7
Academic Affairs Convocation

August 10
Regular full-term classes begin

August 10 – 11
Schedule adjustment

September 7
College closed – Labor Day Holiday

September 8
Classes resume

October 5
Mid-term

October 12
Mid-term grade reports due

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from full-term courses

November 3
Spring 2016 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their faculty advisor if they need assistance.

November 4
Spring 2016 registration for all students begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their academic advisor if they need assistance.

November 23 – 29
Thanksgiving Break – no classes

November 25 – 29
College closed – Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30 – December 4
Final exam week

December 7
Final grades due to the Records Office by Noon

December 17
Financial Aid completion deadline for Spring 2016

Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 18, 2015, through Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Southern will re-open for business Monday, January 4, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

Spring 2016

December 17, 2015
Financial aid completion deadline for Spring 2016

January 7
Faculty meetings necessary to the College

January 11 - 14
Late registration for full-term Spring 2016 courses (8:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Late registration fee applies. Drops for non-payment will occur at the close of each business day.

January 18
College closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 19
Regular full-term classes begin

January 19 – 20
Schedule Adjustment

March 1
Priority FAFSA filing deadline for Financial Aid for the 2016 / 2017 Academic Year

March 14
Mid-term

March 14 – 20
Spring Break – no classes

March 21
Classes resume

March 21
Mid-term grade reports due

April 4
Summer and Fall 2016 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their faculty advisor if they need assistance.

April 5
Registration for all students for Spring 2016 begins. Continuous registration during regular business hours. Online registration available 24 hours per day. Returning students may register online or see their academic advisor if they need assistance.

April 11
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”

May 2 – 5
Last week of classes

May 9 – 12
Final exams week

May 14
Commencement – 10:00 AM.

May 16
Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

May 16
Last day for pre-registered students to pay for Summer 2016 classes. All students who register after this date must pay or make payment arrangements at the time of registration or they will be dropped at the close of each business day.

Summer 2016

May 16 – 19
Late registration for full-term Summer 2016 courses (8:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Late registration fee applies. Drops for non-payment will occur at the close of each business day.

May 23 – 26
Regular full-term classes begin

May 23 – 24
Schedule adjustment

May 30
Memorial Day – College closed

June 20
Mid-term grade reports due

July 4
July 4 Holiday – College closed

July 5
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”

July 25 – 28
Last week of classes

August 1
Final grades due to the Records Office by Noon