Spring 2018 full term Academic Calendar

 

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines 

 

January 8, 2018

Deadline for spring admission - - Deadline for spring admission – Please see Office of Admissions for more information. Students who intend to enroll at Southern Miss for the Spring 2018 semester must be offered admission on or before .

January 9, 2018Deadline for spring readmission from admissions or academic suspension – Please see Office of Admissions for more information. Previously enrolled students who are on admissions or academic suspension must submit all necessary documentation by the deadline in order to be considered for readmission.
January 9, 2018Deadline for spring readmission – Please see Office of Admissions for more information. Previously enrolled students who intend to reenroll at Southern Miss for the Spring 2018 semester must be offered admissions on or before . 

Advisement dates

 

Oct. 1-30Priority Advisement for spring begins
Oct. 30 - Nov. 2Enrollment appointment registration for spring
Nov. 6Begins open registration for spring

Academic dates

 
Monday, Dec. 11 - Tuesday, Dec. 19Winter Intersession (Students may enroll for a maximum of 4 intersession hours)
Tuesday, December 12

Last day to add/drop Intersession classes without academic or financial penalty and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop Intersession classes without grade of W

Thursday, Jan. 4 - Friday, Jan. 12Winter Intersession continued
Friday, Jan. 5Last day to withdraw from Intersession classes with grade of W
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Final orientation and registration for new undergraduate students

Friday, January 12, 2018

Last day and final exams for Winter Intersession classes

Friday, January 12, 2018

Residence halls open

Monday, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King holiday

Tuesday, Jan. 16

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

Thursday, Jan. 18

Last day to add/drop first term (8W1) classes without academic or financial penalty and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop first term (8W1) classes without grade of W

Saturday, Jan. 20Saturday classes begin
Wednesday, Jan. 24

Last day to add/drop full term classes without academic or financial penalty and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop full term classes without grade of W

Monday - Tuesday,
Feb. 12-13
Mardi Gras holiday
Wednesday, Feb. 21Last day to withdraw from (8W1) courses with grade of W
Wednesday, Feb. 28Interim grades are due by 5:00 pm 
Monday, March 5Deadline for any accepted changes for spring 2018 graduate names to appear in the Commencement Program
Friday, March 9

Last day of and final examinations for first term (8W1) classes

Midpoint in Spring semester
Monday - Friday,
March 12-16

Spring Break holiday

Monday, March 19

Classes resume

Second term (8W2) classes begin

Wednesday, March 21

Last day to add/drop second term (8W2) classes without academic or financial penalty and receive 100% tuition credit

Last day to drop second term (8W2) classes without grade of W

Friday, March 30

Good Friday holiday

Sunday, April 1

Last day to file application for undergraduate degree for summer 2018 commencement without a fee

Last day to file application for graduate degree for summer 2018 commencement without an increased late fee

Thursday, April 5Last day to withdraw from full term classes with grade of W
Friday, April 20Last day to withdraw from second term (8W2) classes with grade of W
Tuesday-Thursday,
May 1-3
Night class examinations
Friday, May 4

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

Monday, May 7

Monday night class examinations

Monday - Thursday,
May 7-10

Full term and second term (8W2) final exams
Friday, May 11

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 12

Residence halls close at noon

Commencement (Gulf Coast) - Mississippi Coast Coliseum
10:00 a.m.

Monday, May 14Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday,
May 14 - 15
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, May 16Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.