Fall 2014 Academic Calendar

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.

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 class 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. 12Last day to drop mini session class with permission with a grade of W
Last day to withdrawal from mini session classes
Thursday, Aug. 14Late orientation and registration for new freshman and transfer students
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. 22Last day to add/drop 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 drop full-semester classes and receive 100% financial credit

Last day to add/drop full-term classes without permission

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

Monday, Sept. 1

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

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 second half-semester (8W2) classes without permission


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

Thursday - Friday,
Oct. 16-17

FALL BREAK

Saturday, Oct. 18Saturday classes meet
Friday, Oct. 31Last day to drop full-term courses with permission and receive grade of W (withdrawal)
Last day to withdrawal from the University
Friday, Nov. 7Last day to file application for degree for spring 2015 commencement
Wednesday - Friday,
Nov. 26 - 28
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, Dec. 1Classes resume
Monday, Dec. 1Monday night class examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 2Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 3Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, Dec. 4

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, Dec. 5

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

 

Monday - Thursday,
Dec. 8-11

Full-term and 8W2 final exams
Friday, Dec. 12

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

Saturday, Dec. 13Residence halls close at noon
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.