Spring 2015 Full-term Academic Calendar

Admissions Deadlines

 
Friday, January 9

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

Freshman students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the spring 2015 semester must be offered admission on or before Friday, January 9, 2015.

Friday, January 9

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

Transfer students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the spring 2015 semester must be offered admission on or before Friday, January 9, 2015.

Friday, January 9 

Deadline for spring 2015 readmission - Please see Office of Admissions for more information 

Previously enrolled students who intend to reenroll at Southern Miss

Academic dates

 
Wednesday, Oct. 1 Advisement begins for spring 2015 and continues throughout the semester.
Spring 2015 schedule is available
Monday, Oct. 20  Enrollment appointment registration for spring 2015
Monday, Nov. 3 Open registration for spring 2015
Monday - Friday,
Dec. 15-19, 2014
Mini session classes begin
 Monday, Dec. 15

Last day to add/drop mini session classes without permission

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

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Mini session add/drop with instructor permission begins.
Grade of W issued for courses dropped starting this date

No financial credit given for mini session classes starting this date

Monday - Friday,
Jan. 5-9
Mini session classes continue
Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Final orientation and registration for new undergraduate students

Residence halls reopen beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 12

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

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Last day to add (8W1) classes without instructor permission

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

Thursday, Jan. 15Grade of W issued for (8W1) courses dropped with instructor's permission will start this date
Saturday, Jan. 17Saturday classes begin
Monday, Jan. 19

Martin Luther King holiday

Tuesday, Jan. 20

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

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

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Grade of W issued for courses dropped starting this date

Monday - Tuesday,
Feb. 16 - 17
Mardi Gras holiday
Wednesday, Feb. 18

Last day to withdraw from (8W1) courses

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Interim grades due

Friday, March 6

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

Midpoint in semester
Monday - Friday,
March 9-13

Spring Break holiday

Monday, March 16

Classes resume

Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin

Wednesday, March 18

Last day to add second half-semester (8W2) classes without instructor permission

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

Thursday, March 19Grade of W issued for (8W2) courses dropped with instructor's permission will start this date
Wednesday, April 1Last day to withdraw from the University and receive a grade of W
(After this date students will earn a letter grade for all enrolled courses)
Thursday, April 2Last day to file application for degree for summer 2015 commencement
Friday, April 3Good Friday holiday
Wednesday, April 22Last day to withdraw from (8W2) courses
Tuesday, April 28Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, April 29Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, April 30

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, May 1

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

Monday - Thursday,
May 4-7

Full-term and (8W2) final exams
Friday, May 8

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 9Residence halls close at noon
Monday, May 11Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday,
May 11 - 12
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, May 13Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.