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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 2018

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 assistance is needed.

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 assistance is needed.

July 16 Financial aid completion deadline for Fall 2018 Semester (full-term 16-week classes).

After July 16 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (12-week / 2nd 8-week) classes.

July 23 - 26  No registration. No online registration from July 19 at 5:00 PM through July 29, 2018.

July 30 Registration for Fall 2018 opens again.

August 6 Academic Affairs Convocation

August 6 - 9 Final registration for full-term 16-week classes.

After August 7 Students may register for alternate term (12-week / 2nd 8-week) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.

August 9 Last day to register for full-term 16-week classes.

August 13 Full-term 16-week classes begin.

August 13 - 14 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 16-week classes). After August 14, students with financial aid must see the Office of Financial Assistance before making any schedule changes.

September 3 College Closed - Labor Day Holiday.

September 4 Classes Resume.

September 6 Last day to register for alternate term 12-week classes.

September 10 Alternate term 12-week classes begin.

October 1 - 5 Mid-term Exams Week.

October 4 Last day to register for alternate 2nd 8-week term classes.

October 8 Alternate Term 2nd 8-week term classes begin.

October 8 Mid-term grade reports due.

November 5 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term 16-week classes.

November 6 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 assistance is needed.

November 7 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 assistance is needed.

November 18 - 25 No Classes - Thanksgiving Break.

November 26 Classes Resume.

December 3 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2019 Semester.

After December 3 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not   guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (12-week / 2nd 8-week) classes.

December 3 - 7 Final Exams Week.

December 10 Final grades due to Records Office by noon.

Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 14, 2018, through Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Southern will reopen for business Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Spring 2019

December 3 Financial aid priority completion deadline for Spring 2019 Semester.

January 7 - 10 Final Registration for full-term 16-week classes.

After January 8 Students may register for alternate term (12-week and 2nd 8-week) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternative term classes.

January 10 Last day to register for full-term 16-week classes.

January 14 Full-term 16-week classes begin.

January 14 - 15 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 16-week classes). After January 15, students with financial aid must see the Office of Financial Assistance before making any schedule changes.

January 21 College closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

February 11 Alternate term 12-week classes begin.

March 4 - 8 Mid-term Exam Week.

March 11 Mid-term grade reports due.

March 11 Alternate term 2nd 8-week classes begin.

March 24 - 31 No Classes - Spring Break.

April 1 Classes Resume.

April 15 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term classes.

April 16 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 assistance is needed.

April 17 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 assistance is needed.

April 22 - 25 Assessment Showcase Week. Classes will meet as regularly scheduled.

May 6 - 10 Final Exams Week.

May 11 Commencement - 10:00 AM.

May 13 Final grades due to the Records Office by noon.

Summer 2019

May 29 Full-term classes begin.

After May 29 Students may register for alternate term classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class.  Late registration fees do not apply to alternative term classes.

June 28 Mid-term grade reports due for full-term classes.

July 4 College Closed - Independence Day Holiday.

July 22 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full-term classes.

July 23 Final exam day for Tuesday / Thursday classes.

July 24 Final exam day for Monday / Wednesday classes.

July 25 Final grades due to the Records Office by noon.

First 4-week Part-of-Term

May 29 Classes begin.

June 12 Mid-term grade reports due.

June 17 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".

June 25 Final Exam Day.

June 26 Final grades due to the Records Office by 8:00 AM.

Second 4-week Part-of-Term

June 26 Classes begin.

July 4 College Closed - Independence Day Holiday.

July 11 Mid-term grade reports due.

July 16 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W".

July 24 Final Exam Day.

July 25 Final grades due to the Records Office by noon.