Academic Calendar Fall 2013

April 1-5Priority Advisement for summer and fall
April 8-11Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall
April 15Begins open registration for summer and fall
Monday, Aug. 5Mini session classes begin
Tuesday, Aug. 6

Last day to add mini session class

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

Wednesday, Aug. 7Last day to drop mini session class
Tuesday, Aug. 13Fall Registration
Fleming Education Center
Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach
1 p.m. or 3 p.m. Orientation for new undergraduate students
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Advisement and registration for new students
Wednesday, Aug. 14Fall Registration
Fleming Education Center
Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Advisement and registration for new graduate and former Southern Miss students
Friday, Aug. 16Final orientation and registration for new freshmen students

Last day of mini session classes
Wednesday, Aug. 21

Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and late registration begin (A $50 late registration fee assessed)

Thursday, Aug. 22Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Saturday, Aug. 24Saturday classes begin
Tuesday, Aug. 27

Last day to drop 8W1 classes and receive 100% financial credit

Friday, Aug. 30Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Monday, Sept. 2

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Last day to drop full-term classes and receive 100% financial credit

Friday, Sept. 13Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Wednesday, Oct. 2Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Friday, Oct. 11Last day of  and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes
 Monday, Oct. 14Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
 Tuesday, Oct. 15Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes

Thursday - Friday,
Oct. 17-18

FALL BREAK

Saturday, Oct. 19Saturday classes meet
Tuesday, Oct. 22

Last day to drop 8W2 classes and receive 100% financial credit

Friday, Nov. 8Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty
Last day to file application for degree for spring 2014 commencement
Tuesday, Nov. 26Last day to process a form to add/drop or withdraw from the university for the term
Wednesday - Friday,
Nov. 27 - 29
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, Dec. 2Classes resume
Monday, Dec. 2Monday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 3Tuesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 4Wednesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Thursday, Dec. 5

Thursday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations

Friday, Dec. 6

Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

Monday - Thursday,
Dec. 9-12

Exams
Friday, Dec. 13

Commencement
Reed Green Coliseum
Hattiesburg, MS