Academic Calendar Fall 2014

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Monday, June 30

Deadline for fall freshman admission - Please see Office of Admissions for more information

Freshman students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the fall 2014 semester must be offered admission on or before Monday, June 30.

Friday, Aug. 15Deadline for fall transfer admission - Please see Office of Admissions for more information

Transfer students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the fall 2014 semester must be offered admission on or before Friday, August 15.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

Deadline for fall 2014 readmission - Please see Office of Admissions for more information 

Previously enrolled students who intend to reenroll at Southern Miss for the fall 2014 semester must be offered readmission on or before Tuesday, August 19.

ACADEMIC DATES (Updated 7-14-2014)
March 24 - 28Priority Advisement for summer and fall
March 31 - April 4Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall 
Tuesday, April 8Begins open registration for summer and fall 
Monday, Aug. 4

Mini session classes begin

Last day to add/drop mini session classes without permission

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

Tuesday, Aug. 5

Mini session add/drop with permission begins

Grade of W issued for courses dropped with instructor's permission

No financial credit given for mini session classes starting this date

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Last day to drop mini session classes with permission with a grade of W

Last day to withdraw from mini session classes

Wednesday, Aug 13

Fall Registration
Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach

1 p.m. Orientation for new undergraduate students
Check-In:  Hardy Hall Ballroom

2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Advisement and open registration
Check in:  Hardy Hall Admissions

Friday, Aug. 15

Last day of mini session classes

Wednesday, Aug. 20

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

Friday, Aug. 22

Last day to add/drop for first half-semester (8W1) classes without permission

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

Saturday, Aug. 23Saturday classes begin
Wednesday, Aug. 27

Last day to add/drop full term classes without permission

Last day to add/drop full term classes and not receive a grade of W (Withdrawal)

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

Thursday, Aug. 28

No financial credit given for full-semester classes starting this date

Grade of W issued for courses dropped starting this date

Monday, Sept. 1

Labor Day Holiday (day and night classes do not meet)

Wednesday, Sept. 24Last day to withdraw from 8W1 courses
Wednesday, Oct. 1Deadline for faculty to enter interim grades
Friday, Oct. 10Last day of  and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Monday, Oct. 13Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Wednesday, Oct. 15

Last day to add/drop for second half-semester (8W2) classes without permission

Last day to drop second-half (8W2) classes and receive 100% financial credit

Thursday - Friday,
Oct. 16-17

Fall Break

Saturday, Oct. 18Saturday classes meet
Friday, Oct. 31

Last day to drop full term coursees with permission and receive a grade of W (Withdrawal)

Last day to withdraw from the University

Friday, Nov. 7Last day to file application for degree for spring 2015 commencement
Tuesday, Nov. 18Last day to withdraw from 8W2 courses
Wednesday - Friday,
Nov. 26 - 28
Thanksgiving Holidays
Monday, Dec. 1Classes resume
Monday, Dec. 1Monday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 2Tuesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 3Wednesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Thursday, Dec. 4

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

Friday, Dec. 5

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

Monday - Thursday,
Dec. 8-11

Exams (Full term and 8W2)
Friday, Dec. 12

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
10:00/2:30

Monday, Dec. 15Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday-Tuesday,
Dec. 15-16
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades.
Wednesday, Dec. 17Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations