Academic Calendar

2019 – 2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

April 16 – Summer and Fall priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
April 17 – Summer and Fall registration for all students begins
May 9 – Online registration for the Fall 2019 term closes. Students may register on campus or by contacting a Student Services Specialist at 304.896.7100.
July 15 – Financial aid completion deadline for the Fall 2019 term (full-term 16-week classes)
After July 15 – 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.
August 5 – 8 – No registration
August 12 – Academic Affairs Convocation
August 13 – 14 Final registration for full-term 16-week classes
August 14 – Last day to register for full-term 16-week classes
After August 14 – Students may register only 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 19 – Full-term 16-week classes begin
August 19 – Alternate term 1st 8-week term classes begin
August 19 – 20 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for 1st 8-week term classes)
August 19 – 22 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 16-week classes)
September 2 – College closed – Labor Day Holiday
September 3 – Classes resume
September 12 – Last day to register for alternate term 12-week classes
September 16 – Alternate term 12-week classes begin
September 16 – 17 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for 12-week term classes)
September 23 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 1st 8-week term classes (5 weeks complete)
October 7 – 10 – Mid-term exam week for full-term 16-week classes
October 10 – Last day to register for alternate term 2nd 8-week term classes
October 14  – Alternate term 2nd 8-week term classes begin
October 14 – 15 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for 2nd 8-week term classes).
October 14 – Mid-term grade reports due for full-term 16-week classes
November 4 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from full-term classes (11 weeks complete)
November 5 – Spring priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
November 6 – Spring registration for all students begins
November 11 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 12-week term classes (8 weeks complete)
November 18 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 2nd 8-week term classes (5 weeks complete)
November 24 – December 1 – Thanksgiving Break – no classes
November 27 – December 1 – College closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2 – Classes resume
December 2 – Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2020 term
After December 2 – 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 9 – 12 – Final exam week
December 16 – Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 20, 2019,
through Sunday, January 5, 2020.Southern will re-open for business Monday, January 6, 2020, at 8:00 a.m.

Spring 2020

December 2, 2019 – Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2020 term
January 5 – Online registration for the Spring 2020 term closes. Students may register on campus or by contacting a Student Services Specialist at 304.896.7100.
January 13 – 15 – Final registration for full-term 16-week classes
January 15 – Last day to register for full-term 16-week classes
After January 15 – Students may register only 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.
January 20 – College closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 21 – Full-term 16-week classes begin
January 21 – Alternate term 1st 8-week term classes begin
January 21 – 22 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for 1st 8-week term classes)
January 21 – 23 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 16-week classes)
February 13 – Last day to register for alternate term 12-week classes
February 17 – Alternate term 12-week classes begin
February 24 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 1st 8-week term classes (5 weeks complete)
March 9 – 12 – Mid-term exam week for full-term 16-week classes
March 15 – 22 – Spring Break – no classes
March 16 – Mid-term grade reports due
March 19 – Last day to register for alternate term 2nd 8-week term classes
March 23 – Classes resume
March 23 – Alternate term 2nd 8-week term classes begin
March 23 – 24 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for 2nd 8-week term classes).
April 13 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from full-term classes (11 weeks complete)
April 14 – Summer and Fall priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
April 15 – Summer and Fall registration for all students begins
April 20 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 12-week term classes (8 weeks complete)
April 27 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from 2nd 8-week term classes (5 weeks complete)
April 27 – 30 – Assessment Showcase week. Classes will meet as regularly scheduled.
May 4 – Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Summer 2020 term
After May 4 – 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 (5-week) classes.
May 11 – 14 – Final exams week
May 16 – Commencement – 10:00 AM.
May 18 – Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

Summer 2020

May 26 – Full-term classes begin
After May 26 – 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 alternate term classes.
May 26 – 27 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY. No new registrations.
June 29 – Mid-term grade reports due
July 3 – College closed – Independence Day Holiday
July 9 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from full-term classes (7 weeks complete)
July 31 – Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

First 5-week Part-of-Term

May 26 – Classes begin
May 26 – 27 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY. No new registrations.
June 15 – Mid-term grade reports due
June 18 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
June 26 – Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

Second 5-week Part-of-Term

June 29 – Classes begin
June 29 – 30 – Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY. No new registrations.
July 3 – College closed – Independence Day Holiday
July 13 – Mid-term grade reports due
July 23 – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
July 31 – Final grades due to the Records Office by noon

 

Revised 02.11.2020