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2019–20 Academic Calendar (Condensed)

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2019 Fall Session
Aug. 13 – 16  Registration
Aug. 16 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Move-in Day, Residence halls open for occupancy
Aug. 19 8:00 a.m. – DAY CLASSES BEGIN
6:00 p.m. – EVENING CLASSES BEGIN
Aug. 19 – 20 LATE Registration
Aug. 20 LAST DAY TO REGISTER OR ADD A COURSE
Aug. 26 eLearning Fall Classes Begin
Sept. 2 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Sept. 23 Fall Special Session Begins
Oct. 21 eLearning Fall Special Session Begins
Oct. 24 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Sept. 23
Oct. 28 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Aug. 19
Nov. 4 – 14 Priority Registration for HOLIDAY INTERIM and SPRING 2020
Nov. 11 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Sept. 23
Nov. 25 – 28 FALL BREAK/THANKSGIVING
Dec. 2 Applications for admission for the spring semester should be on file by this date
Dec. 5 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Aug. 19
Final exam for Thursday night classes ONLY
Dec. 9 – 11 FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN ALL CLASSES
Dec. 12 10:00 a.m. – All grades due
Dec. 16 – Jan. 2 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
 
2019 holiday interim
Dec. 13 Holiday Interim Session Begins
Jan.9 Holiday Interim Session Ends & Final Examinations
Jan. 10 8:00 a.m. – Grades due for Holiday Interim Session
 
2020 SPRING Session
Jan. 6 – 10 Spring Registration
Jan. 13 DAY & EVENING CLASSES BEGIN
eLearning Spring Session Begins
Jan. 13-14 LATE Registration
Jan. 14 LAST DAY TO REGISTER OR ADD A COURSE
Jan. 20 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Feb. 24 Spring Special Session Begins
Mar. 9 – 12 SPRING HOLIDAYS
Mar. 9 eLearning Spring Special Session Begins
Mar. 26 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Jan. 13
Apr. 2 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Feb. 24
Apr. 6 – 16 Priority Registration for SUMMER and FALL 2020
Apr. 20 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Feb. 24
Apr. 30 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Jan. 13
May 4 – 6 FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN ALL CLASSES
May 6 1:30 p.m. – Graduation Practice for Health Science (POSTPONED)
May 7 10:00 a.m. – All grades due
10:00 a.m. – Health Sciences Pinning/Graduation (POSTPONED)
1:30 p.m. – Graduation Practice for Academic & Career/Technical (POSTPONED)
May 8 10:00 a.m. – Academic & Career/Technical Graduation, Last Name: A-L (POSTPONED)
1:00 p.m. – Academic & Career/Technical Graduation, Last Name: M-Z (POSTPONED)
May 25 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
 
2020 SUMMER SESSIONs
Maymester
May 11 Maymester Begins
May 21 Exams for Maymester
eLearning Summer
June 1 eLearning Summer Begins
July 22 eLearning Summer Ends
Summer I
May 26 Summer I Begins
June 24 Exams for Summer I
Summer II
July 1 Summer II Begins
July 30 Exams for Summer II

 

2020-21 Academic Calendar (Condensed)

For the full 2020-21 Academic Calendar, click here.

2020 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSIONS
June 17 1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation
for Performing Groups, Sports, Scholarships, and Honors College Students
(Stanny Sanders Library)

1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation for Career/Technical
(Allen-Foley Career-Technical Center)
June 24 1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation @GHEC
(Greenville Higher Education Center, Library)
July 8 1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation
(Stanny Sanders Library)

1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation for Career/Technical
(Allen-Foley Career-Technical Center)
July 15 1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation @Greenwood
(MDCC Greenwood Center)
July 21 1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation
(Stanny Sanders Library)

1:00 p.m., New Student Orientation for Career/Technical 
(Allen-Foley Career-Technical Center)
 
2020 Fall Session
Aug. 11 – 14  Registration
Aug. 14 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Move-in Day, Residence halls open for occupancy
Aug. 17 DAY & EVENING CLASSES BEGIN
Aug. 17 – 18 LATE Registration
Aug. 18 LAST DAY TO REGISTER OR ADD A COURSE (for classes beginning Aug. 17)
Aug. 24 eLearning Fall Classes Begin
Sept. 7 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Sept. 21 Fall Special Session Begins
Oct. 19 eLearning Fall Special Session Begins
Oct. 22 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Aug. 17 & Sept. 21
Nov. 2 – 12 Priority Registration for HOLIDAY INTERIM and SPRING 2021
Nov. 9 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Sept. 21
Nov. 23 – 26 FALL BREAK/THANKSGIVING
Dec. 2 Applications for admission for the spring semester should be on file by this date
Dec. 3 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Aug. 17
Last day to withdraw from school
Final exam for Thursday night class ONLY

Dec. 7 – 9 FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN ALL CLASSES
Dec. 10 10:00 a.m. – All grades due
Dec. 14 – 31 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
 
2020 holiday interim
Dec. 11 Holiday Interim Session Begins
Jan. 7 Holiday Interim Session Ends & Final Examinations
Jan. 8 8:00 a.m. – Grades due for Holiday Interim Session
 
2021 SPRING Session
Jan. 5 – 8 Spring Registration
Jan. 11 DAY & EVENING CLASSES BEGIN
eLearning Spring Session Begins
Jan. 11-12 LATE Registration
Jan. 12 LAST DAY TO REGISTER OR ADD A COURSE
Jan. 18 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
Feb. 22 Spring Special Session Begins
Mar. 8 – 11 SPRING HOLIDAYS
Mar. 15 eLearning Spring Special Session Begins
Mar. 25 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Jan. 11
Apr. 1 Class Withdrawal period begins for traditional classes beginning Feb. 22
Apr. 5 – 15 Priority Registration for SUMMER and FALL 2021
Apr. 19 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Feb. 22
Apr. 29 Class Withdrawal period ends for traditional classes beginning Jan. 11
Last day to withdraw from school
May 3 – 5 FINAL EXAMINATIONS IN ALL CLASSES
May 5 1:30 p.m. – Graduation Practice for Health Science
May 6 10:00 a.m. – All grades due
10:00 a.m. – Health Sciences Pinning/Graduation
1:30 p.m. – Graduation Practice for Academic & Career/Technical
May 7 10:00 a.m. – Academic & Career/Technical Graduation, Last Name: A-L
1:00 p.m. – Academic & Career/Technical Graduation, Last Name: M-Z
May 31 STATE/NATIONAL HOLIDAY
 
2021 SUMMER SESSIONs
Maymester
May 10 Maymester Begins
May 18 Class withdrawal period begins for Maymester classes
May 20 Exams for Maymester
eLearning Summer
June 1 eLearning Summer Begins
July 1 Class withdrawal period begins for eLearning Summer classes
July 21 eLearning Summer Ends
Summer I
May 24 Summer I Begins
June 14 Class withdrawal period begins for Summer I
June 23 Exams for Summer I
Summer II
July 5 Summer II Begins
July 22 Class withdrawal period begins for Summer II
Aug. 3 Exams for Summer II
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