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Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Add/Drop/Withdraw Deadlines (updated 8-9-2019)

Calendar Date

Intersession

Full Term

Session I (8W1)

Session II (8W2)

Class Dates

August 5 - 22

August 28 - December 5

August 28 - October 10

October 14 - November 21

Last day to add/drop without academic/ financial penalty

August 6

September 5

August 30

October 16

Last day to receive 100% refund

(No tuition credit issued after this date)

August 6 September 5 August 30 October 16

Last day to add/drop classes without instructor permission

August 6

September 5 August 30 October 16

All approved drops will result in grade of W within these dates

August 7 - 16

September 6 - October 31

August 31 - September 25

October 17 - Nov. 8

Last day to make an add/drop course request or withdraw from the University and receive a grade of W

August 16

October 31 Sept. 25 Nov. 8

Final exam

August 22

December 9-12

Oct. 9 (MW classes)

Oct. 10 (TTH classes)

Nov. 20 (MW classes)

Nov. 21 (TTH classes)

After the last day to withdraw from the University, students are academically obligated and will receive a grade for all enrolled courses. 

 

Full Listing of Fall 2019 Dates (updated 8-9-2019)

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines  

Sunday, June 30, 2019

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 2019 semester must be offered admission on or before this date.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Deadline for fall transfer admission - Please see Office of Admissions for more information

Transfer students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the fall 2019 semester must be offered admission on or before this date.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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

Previously enrolled students who intend to reenroll at Southern Miss for the fall 2019 semester must be offered readmission on or before this date.

Previously enrolled students who are on admissions or academic suspension must submit all necessary documentation by this deadline in order to be considered for readmission.

Advisement dates 

Begins February 25 Priority Advisement for summer and fall
Begins March 8 Open registration for summer and fall terms will be available for all currently enrolled students. Undergraduate students that have their advisement hold removed by their academic department will be able to register starting this date.  

Academic dates 

Monday, July 1

Last day to file application for degree for fall 2019 commencement without a fee.

Last day to submit a Fall 2019 Graduation Degree Application at no cost.

Tuesday, July 2

First day to submit a Fall 2019 Late Degree Application at the $50 late application fee.

August 5 - August 22

Fall Intersession classes (Students may enroll for a maximum of 4 intersession hours)

Tuesday, August 6

Last day to add/drop Intersession classes without instructor permission and academic or financial penalty with a grade of W and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop Intersession classes without grade of W

Friday, August 16

Last day to withdraw from Intersession classes with grade of W

Thursday, August 22

Last day of Fall Intersession classes

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Day and night classes begin

Late registration and add/drop begin ($50.00 late registration fee)

First day for Summer 2019 graduates and Fall 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for December commencement ceremony

Friday, Aug. 30

Last day to add/drop Session I (8W1) classes without instructor permission and academic or financial penalty with a grade of W and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop Session I (8W1) classes without grade of W

Last day to submit a Fall 2019 Late Degree Application at the $50 late application fee.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Saturday classes begin

First day to submit a Fall 2019 Very Late Degree Application at the $100 late application fee.

Monday, Sept. 2 LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet) 
Thursday, Sept. 5

Last day to add/drop full term classes without a grade of W.

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

Friday, Sept. 6

All approved drops for full term classes assigned a grade of W

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Last day to withdraw from Session I (8W1) classes with grade of W

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Advisement for Spring 2020 begins

Thursday - Friday, Oct. 3-4

FALL BREAK – Full term classes do not meet; Saturday classes meet

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Last day of and final examinations for Session I (8W1) MW classes

Thursday, Oct. 10

Last day of and final examinations for Session I (8W1) TTH classes

Friday, Oct. 11

Interim grades due by 5:00.

Monday, Oct. 14 Session II (8W2) classes begin
Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 14-15 Priority registration
Wednesday, Oct. 16

Open registration begins

Last day to add/drop Session II (8W2) classes without instructor permission and academic or financial penalty with a grade of W and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop Session II (8W2) classes without grade of W

Thursday, Oct. 31

Last day to submit a Fall 2019 Very Late Degree Application at the $100 late application fee.

Last day for Summer 2019 graduates and Fall 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for December commencement ceremony.

Last day to withdraw from full term classes with grade of W

Friday, Nov. 1

Last day to file application for undergraduate degree for spring 2020 commencement at no cost.

Last day to file applications for graduate degree for spring 2020 commencement. No late applications will be accepted.

First day to submit a Fall 2019 Rush Degree Application at the $150 late application fee.

First day for Summer 2019 graduates and Fall 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat for December commencement ceremony at $100 fee.

Saturday, Nov. 2

First day to submit a Spring 2020 Late Degree Application at the $50 late application fee.

Friday, Nov. 8 Last day to withdraw from Session II (8W2) courses with grade of W
Wednesday, Nov. 20 Last day for Summer 2019 graduates and Fall 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat for December commencement ceremony at $100 fee.
Wednesday, Nov. 20

Last day and final examinations of MW Session II (8W2) classes

Thursday, Nov. 21 

Last day and final examinations of TTH Session II (8W2) classes

Monday - Friday, Nov. 25–29 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, Dec. 2

Monday night examinations

Classes resume

Tuesday, Dec 3

Tuesday night examinations

Wednesday, Dec 4 Wednesday night examinations
Thursday, Dec. 5

Last day of full term classes

Thursday night examinations

Friday, Dec. 6

Reading/Study day

Last day to submit a Fall 2019 Rush Degree Application at the $150 late application fee.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Saturday final exams

Monday - Thursday, Dec. 9-12

Full-term final exams
Thursday, Dec. 12

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum (Graduate candidates)

6:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 13

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum

9:00 a.m. (Undergraduate candidates in the Colleges of Business and Economic Development, Education and Human Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions)

2:00 p.m. (Undergraduate candidates in the College of Arts and Sciences)

Last day to submit a Fall 2019 Extreme Exception Degree Application at the $250 late application fee.

Monday, Dec. 16 Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 17-18 Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades.
Wednesday, Dec. 18 Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.
Tuesday, Dec. 31 Last day to submit a Spring 2020 Late Degree Application at the $50 late application fee.

 

 

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