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2018 - 2019 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 2018
  Fall Fall I Fall II
Fall 2018 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina TBA TBA TBA
Mail-in Payment Deadline August 8 August 8 August 8
Payment Deadline August 15 August 15 August 15
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed August 17 August 17 August 17
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment August 20-21 August 20-21 October 11
Classes Begin August 23 August 23 October 22
Last day to register/change schedule August 28 August 25 October 24
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (August 28) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (August 25) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (October 24)
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (October 15) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (September 18) View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines (November 17)
Labor Day (No classes) September 3 September 3 N/A
Last day to apply for December Graduation (Associate/BOL/BLS) September 14 September 14  September 14
Fall Break October 18-19 N/A N/A
General Election Day (No Classes) November 6 November 6 November 6
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 21-25 N/A November 21-25
Last day of class December 7 October 15 December 13
Reading Day December 8 N/A N/A
Final Exams December 10-17 October 16 & 17 December 12 & 14
Grades Due December 18 by 9 am October 22 by 9 am December 18 by 9 am

 

Spring 2019
  Spring  Spring I Spring II
Spring 2019 Pre-Registration Opens October 22 October 22 October 22
Spring 2019 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina TBA TBA TBA
Mail-in Payment Deadline TBA TBA TBA
Payment Deadline TBA TBA TBA
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed TBA TBA TBA
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment January 9-10 January 9-10 January 9-10
Classes Begin January 14 January 14 March 18
Last day to register/change schedule January 19 January 16 March 20
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
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
Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day (No classes) January 21 January 21 N/A
Last day to apply for May Graduation (Associate/BOL/BLS) TBA TBA N/A
Spring Break March 10-17 N/A N/A
Last day of class April 29 March 4 May 2
Reading Day April 30 N/A N/A
Final Exams May 1-8 March 5-6 May 6-7
Grades Due May 10 by 12 pm March 8 by 12 pm May 10 by 12 pm
Commencement May 4 at 2:30 pm  May 4 at 2:30 pm May 4 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.