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2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Access the full current and upcoming semester academic calendars to find key dates and information including holidays, registration dates, payment deadlines, drop or add dates, exams and commencement for each term. 

Fall 2017
  Fall Fall I Fall II
Fall 2017 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina July 18 July 18 July 18
Mail-in Payment Deadline August 7 August 7 August 7
Payment Deadline August 17 August 17 August 17
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed August 18 August 18 August 18
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment August 21-22 August 21-22 October 12
Classes Begin August 24 August 24 October 23
Last day to register/change schedule August 30 August 26 October 25
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (August 30) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (August 26) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (October 25)
Labor Day (No classes) September 4 September 4 N/A
Last day to apply for December Graduation (Associate/BOL/BLS) September 30 September 30 N/A
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (October 16) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (September 17) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (November 17)
Fall Break October 19-20 N/A N/A
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 22-26 N/A November 22-26
Last day of class December 8 October 16 December 12
Reading Day December 9 N/A N/A
Final Exams December 11-18 October 17 & 18 December 13 & 15
Grades Due December 18 by 9 am October 20 by 9 am December 18 by 9 am

 

Spring 2018
 
  Spring Spring I Spring II
Spring 2018 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina November 16, 2017 November 16, 2017 November 16, 2017
Mail-in Payment Deadline December 13, 2017 December 13, 2017 December 13, 2017
Payment Deadline January 10, 2018 January 10, 2018 January 10, 2018
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed January 11, 2018 January 11, 2018 January 11, 2018
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment January 10 - 11, 2018 January 10 - 11, 2018 January 10 - 11, 2018
Classes Begin January 16 January 16 March 19
Last day to register/change schedule January 22 January 18 March 21
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines 
Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day (No classes) January 15 January 15 N/A
Last day to apply for May Graduation (Associate/BOL/BLS) February 5 February 5 N/A
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines 
Spring Break March 11-18 N/A N/A
Last day of class April 30 March 7 May 3
Reading Day May 1 N/A N/A
Final Exams May 2-9 March 8-9 May 7-8
Grades Due May 11 by 12:00 pm March 12 by 12:00 pm May 11 by 12:00 pm
Commencement May 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm  May 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm May 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm
 

See also the Upcoming Deadlines to Apply for Admission to Palmetto College Degree Programs

This calendar is correct as of the time of publication. However, the USC Registrar's Office publishes the most recent calendar each semester.