Spring 2019 Full Academic Calendar

 

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines 

Thursday, Jan. 17

Deadline for spring freshman admission – Please see Office of Admissions for more information.

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

Thursday, Jan. 17

Deadline for spring transfer admission – Please see Office of Admissions for more information.

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

Thursday, Jan. 17

Deadline for spring readmission – Please see Office of Admissions for more information.

Previously enrolled students who intend to reenroll must be offered admission 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 

Wednesday, Oct. 3Priority Advisement for spring begins
Wednesday, Oct. 10Begins open registration for spring

Academic dates 

Tuesday, Jan. 1First day to submit a Spring 2019 Very Late Degree Application at the $100 late application fee.
Thursday, Jan. 3 - Wednesday, Jan. 23Winter Intersession (Students may enroll for a maximum of 4 intersession hours)
Friday, Jan. 4

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

Wednesday, Jan. 16Last day to withdraw from Intersession classes with grade of W
TBA

Final orientation and registration for new undergraduate students

Friday, Jan. 18

Residence Halls open

Monday, Jan. 21

Martin Luther King holiday (observed)

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Last day and final exams for Winter Intersession classes

Thursday, Jan. 24

Classes begin

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

First day for Spring 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for May commencement ceremony.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Saturday classes begin

Monday, Jan. 28

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

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

Thursday, Jan. 31

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

Friday, Feb. 1

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

Wednesday, Feb. 20

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

Monday - Tuesday, Mar. 4–5MARDI GRAS HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Thursday, Mar. 7

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

Monday - Friday, Mar. 11-15

SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)

Monday, Mar. 18

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

Tuesday, Mar. 19

Session II TTH (8W2) classes begin

Wednesday, Mar. 20

Session II MW (8W2) classes begin

Thursday, Mar. 21

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

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

Sunday, Mar. 31

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

Last day for Spring 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for May commencement ceremony.

Monday, Apr. 1

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

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

First day for Spring 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat for May commencement ceremony at $100 fee.

Thursday, Apr. 4Last day to withdraw from full term classes with grade of W
Friday, Apr. 12Last day to withdraw from Session II (8W2) classes with grade of W
Thursday, Apr. 18Last day for Spring 2019 degree candidates to reserve seat for May commencement ceremony at $100 fee.
Friday, Apr. 19GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Monday, Apr. 22EASTER HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet; university remains open)
Tuesday-Thursday, Apr. 30–May 2Night class examinations
Tuesday, Apr. 30Last day of and final examinations for TTH Session II (8W2) classes
Wednesday, May 1

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

Last day of full term classes

Friday, May 3

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

Monday, May 6

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

Monday - Thursday, May 6-9

Full term final exams
Friday, May 10

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum

9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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

Saturday, May 11Residence halls close at noon
Monday, May 13Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday, May 13–14Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, May 15Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.