Academic Calendar Spring 2014

Thursday, Jan. 2Mini session classes begin
Friday, Jan. 3

Last day to add mini session class

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

Saturday, Jan. 4

Last day to drop mini session class without academic penalty

Mini session classes starting Thursday, January 2, 2014, meet

Wednesday, Jan. 8Spring 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 and returning students
Saturday, Jan. 11Mini session classes meet
Monday, Jan. 13Last day of mini session classes
Tuesday, Jan. 14

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

Wednesday, Jan. 15Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Friday, Jan. 17Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Saturday, Jan. 18Saturday classes begin
Monday, Jan. 20

Martin Luther King holiday
(Day and night classes do not meet)

Tuesday, Jan. 21

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

Tuesday, Jan. 28

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

Friday, Feb. 7Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Monday, Feb. 24Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Tuesday, March 4Mardi Gras holiday
(Day and night classes do not meet)
Friday, March 7

Last day of and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes

Midpoint in semester
Monday - Friday,
March 10-14

Spring Break holiday

Monday, March 17Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Tuesday, March 18Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Friday, March 21

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

Tuesday, April 8

Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty

Friday, April 18Good Friday holiday
Friday, April 25Last day to file application for degree for summer 2014 commencement
Tuesday, April 29Tuesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Wednesday, April 30Wednesday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations
Thursday, May 1

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

Friday, May 2

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

Saturday, May 3

Saturday examinations

Monday, May 5Monday night classes (6:30 p.m.) and classes that meet once per week examinations

Monday - Thursday,
May 5-8

Exams
Saturday, May 10

Commencement
10 a.m.
Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Biloxi, MS

Monday, May 12Final grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday,
May 12 - 13
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, May 14Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.