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Spring 2020 Full Academic Calendar

 

Spring 2020 Add/Drop/Withdraw Deadlines (updated 9-18-2019)

Calendar Date

Intersession

Full Term

Session I (8W1)

Session II (8W2)

Class Dates

January 2 - 21

January 22 - May 8

January 22 - March 12

March 23 - May 7

Last day to add/drop without academic/financial penalty

January 3

January 29

January 24

March 25

Last day to receive 100% refund

(No tuition credit issued after this date)

January 3 January 29 January 24 March 25

Last day to drop classes without instructor permission

January 3

January 29 January 24 March 25

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

January 4 - 15

January 30 - April 8

January 25 - February 20

March 26 - April 21

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

January 15

April 8 February 20 April 21

Final exam

January 21

May 11 - 14

March 11 (MW classes)

March 12 (TTH classes)

May 6 (MW classes)

May 7 (TTH classes)

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

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines 

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

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 2020 semester must be offered admission on or before this date.

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

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 2020 semester must be offered admission on or before this date.

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

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

Previously enrolled students who intend to re-enroll 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 

TBA Priority Advisement for spring begins
TBA Open registration for spring begins

Academic dates 

Wednesday, Jan. 1 First day to submit a Spring 2019 Very Late Degree Application at the $100 late application fee
Thursday, Jan. 2 - Tuesday, Jan. 21 Winter Intersession (Students may enroll for a maximum of 4 intersession hours)
Friday, Jan. 3

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. 15 Last day to withdraw from Intersession classes with grade of W
Thursday, Jan. 16

Residence Halls open

Friday, Jan. 17

Last day to clear academic suspension through the student's respective college. Clearance forms must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by 4:00 p.m.

Final orientation and registration for new undergraduate students

Monday, Jan. 20

Martin Luther King holiday (observed)

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Last day and final exams for Winter Intersession classes

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Classes begin

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

First day for Spring 2020 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for May 2020 Commencement ceremonies

Saturday, Jan. 25

Saturday classes begin

Friday, Jan. 24

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

Wednesday, Jan. 29

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

Wednesday, Jan. 29

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

Thursday, Feb. 20

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

Monday - Tuesday, Feb. 24 - 25 MARDI GRAS HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Wednesday, Mar. 11

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

Thursday, Mar. 12

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

Monday - Friday, Mar. 16 - 20 SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Monday, Mar. 23

Session II MW (8W2) classes begin

Tuesday, Mar. 24

Session II TTH (8W2) classes begin

Wednesday, Mar. 25

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

Tuesday, Mar. 31

Last day to submit a Spring 2020 Very Late Degree Application at the $100 late application fee

Last day for Spring 2020 degree candidates to reserve seat free of charge for May 2020 Commencement ceremonies

Wednesday, Apr. 1

Last day to file an application for degree for Summer 2020 Commencement without a fee

First day to submit a Spring 2020 Rush Degree Application at the $150 late application fee

First day for Spring 2020 degree candidates to reserve seat for May 2020 Commencement ceremonies at $100 fee

Wednesday, Apr. 8 Last day to withdraw from full term classes with grade of W
Friday, Apr. 10 EASTER HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Tuesday, Apr. 21

Last day to withdraw from Session II (8W2) classes with grade of W

Last day for Spring 2020 degree candidates to reserve seat for May Commencement ceremonies at $100 fee

Students requesting after April 16 will not be allowed to participate in the May Commencement ceremonies

Wednesday, May 6 Last day of and final examinations for MW Session II (8W2) classes
Thursday, May 7

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

 

Friday, May 8

Last day of full term classes

Wednesday & Thursday, April 29-30

Night exams

Monday & Tuesday, May 4-5

Night exams

Friday, May 1

Last day to submit a Spring 2020 Rush Degree Application at the $150 late application fee

Monday, May 4

First day to submit a Spring 2020 Extreme Exception Degree Application at the $250 late application fee

Monday - Thursday, May 11 - 14

Full term final examinations

Thursday, May 14

Graduate School Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg campus

6:00 p.m. - Doctoral, Specialist, and Master's degree candidates

Friday, May 15

Undergraduate Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg campus

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 Spring 2020 Extreme Exception Degree Application at the $250 late application fee

Saturday, May 16

Commencement - All Colleges
Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

10:00 a.m. - Doctoral, Specialist, Master's and undergraduate degree candidates at Coastal operations

Residence halls close at noon

Monday, May 18 Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday, May 18 - 19 Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades
Wednesday, May 20 Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations

 

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Phone
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