Academic Calendar Fall 2012

Monday, August 6Mini session classes begin
Tuesday, August 7

Last day to add mini session class
Last day to drop mini session class and receive 100% financial refund

Wednesday, August 8Last day to drop mini session class
Tuesday, August 14

1 p.m. or 3 p.m. Orientation for new undergraduate students
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Advisement and registration for new undergraduate students
Fleming Education Center, Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach

Wednesday, August 15

 

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Advisement and registration for new graduate and returning students
Fleming Education Center, Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach

Friday, August 17

Last day of mini session classes

Wednesday, August 22

Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and late registration begin

Thursday, August 23Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Saturday, August 25Saturday classes begin
Friday, August 31Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Monday, September 3Labor Day holiday (night classes do not meet)
Wednesday, September 5Last day to drop full term classes and receive 100% financial credit.
Friday, September 14Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Wednesday, October 3Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty

Thursday - Friday
October 11 - 12

Fall Break for students

Saturday, October 13

Saturday classes meet
Tuesday, October 16Last day of and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Wednesday, October 17Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Thursday, October 18Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Tuesday, October 23Last day to drop 8W2 classes and receive 100% financial credit
Thursday, November 8Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty

Wednesday - Friday
November 21 - 23

Thanksgiving Holidays
Monday, November 26Classes resume
Monday, December 3Monday night class examinations
Tuesday, December 4Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, December 5           Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, December 6Thursday night class examinations
Friday, December 7

Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes
Last day to file application for degree for spring 2013 commencement

Monday - Thursday
December 10 - 13

Examinations
Friday, December 14

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, MS
10 a.m. / 2:30 p.m.