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Important Dates

Summer 2017

* Class start/end dates, drop/add dates, and fee payment deadlines vary by "Part of Term." Details available at https://my.sc.edu/codes/partofterms/index. Information about final exams is available at: http://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/registrar/final_exams/index.php. For Arnold School announcements and events, see our My Arnold School announcements list and calendar. 

July 4

Independence Day Holiday - no classes

July 14

Defense Deadline - Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

July 15

Last Day to Apply for August Graduation

July 24

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

August 15

Summer Graduation (note - there is no Summer Commencement Exercise)

 

Fall 2017

August 7

Mail-in tuition payment deadline

August

In-person Fee Payment
The Bursar's Office, 516 Main Street

August 16

Tuition and Fees due by 5:00 pm for students who pre-registered
Cancellation of classes for non-payment of fees (after 5:00 pm)

August 17

Open registration (students cancelled for non-payment will need to re-register)

August 22

Arnold School of Public Health New Graduate Student Orientation

August 24

Classes begin

August 30

Last day of registration (without needing a form)
Last day to change a course schedule or drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded (Part of Term 30)
Cancellation of classes for non-payment of fees (after 5:00 pm)

August 31

First day “W” grade assigned
Registration now requires an AS-199 form and immediate payment of fee

September 4

Labor Day holiday - no classes

September 30

Last day to apply for December graduation

October 16

Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of “WF” being recorded (Part of Term 30)

Midpoint in semester

October 17

First day grade of “WF” assigned

October 19-20

Fall break-no classes

November 17

Defense Deadline
Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 27

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 22-26

Thanksgiving recess-no classes

December 8

Last day of classes (Part of Term 30)

December 9

Reading day

December 11-18

Final Examinations - includes exams on Saturday

December 18

Commencement Exercises (for the Arnold School):
Commencement Exercises (Public Health Undergraduate and Masters degree students), Colonial Life Arena
USC Doctoral Hooding (eligible participants only), Koger Center for the Arts, 1:30 PM

Beginning in December 2016, each graduate will receive six (6) tickets for guests. Read more...

 

Spring 2018

January 16

Classes begin

January 15

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes

January 22

Last day of registration (without needing a form) (Part of Term 30)
Cancellation of classes for non-payment of fees (after 5:00 pm) 

TBA

Last day to apply for May graduation

March 9

Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded
(Part of Term 30)
Midpoint in semester

March 11-18

Spring break - no classes

April 30

Last day of classes

May 1

Reading day

May 2-9

Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)

May 10

Arnold School of Public Health Hooding Ceremony (Graduate Students) - 9:00 a.m.

May 11

Commencement Exercises (Public Health Undergraduate and Masters degree students), Colonial Life Arena

May 12

USC Doctoral Hooding (eligible participants only), Koger Center for the Arts

You may also find a listing of other University of South Carolina calendars at: http://registrar.sc.edu/html/Calendar/.