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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 Fall I Fall II
Fall 2018 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina July 25 July 25 July 25
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 29 August 25 October 24
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 
Labor Day (No classes) September 3 September 3 N/A
Last day to apply for December Graduation (BOL/BLS) September 14 September 14  September 14
Last day to apply for December Graduation (Associate Degrees) October 1 October 1 October 1
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  Spring I Spring II
Spring 2019 Pre-Registration Opens October 22 October 22 October 22
Spring 2019 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina November 15 November 15 November 15
Mail-in Payment Deadline December 10 December 10  December 10
Payment Deadline January 7 January 7 January 7
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed January 11 January 11 January 11
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 22 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) March 8 March 8 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
  Summer I  Summer II Summer III Summer IV Summer V
Summer 2019 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina  April 18 April 18 April 18 April 18 April 18
Mail-in Payment Deadline May 15 May 15 May 15 May 15 May 15
Fee Payment May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29 May 29
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed May 22 (Allow 3-5 days for processing) May 22 (Allow 3-5 days for processing) May 22 (Allow 3-5 days for processing) May 22 (Allow 3-5 days for processing) May 22 (Allow 3-5 days for processing)
Registration May 6  June 3 July 1 May 6  June 3
Last Day to Apply for August Graduation (Associate Degree and BOL/BLS July 22 July 22 July 22 July 22 July 22
Classes Begin May 13 June 10 July 8 May 13 June 10
Last Day to Add Courses or Drop Without Grade of "W" View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines
Last Day to Add Courses or Drop Without Grade of "WF" View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal, Refund Deadlines
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes) May 27 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Last day of class June 3 June 28 July 26  June 27 July 30
Final Exams June 5 July 1 July 29 July 2-3 July 29 & August 1
Independence Day Holiday (no classes) N/A July 4 July 4 July 4 July 4
Grades Due June 7 by 12:00 pm July 5 by 12:00 pm August 2 by 12:00 pm July 5 by 12:00 pm August 2 by 12:00 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.


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