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Important Dates

Summer 2021

* 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. 

May 31

Memorial Day Holiday- no classes

July 5

Independence Day Holiday - no classes

July 10

Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

July 15

Defense Deadline

July 19

Last Day to Apply for August Graduation

July 25

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

August 15

Summer Graduation (no ceremony)

 

Fall 2021

July 15

Fall 2021 Bills Available in Self Service Carolina

August 4

Mail-in tuition payment deadline

August 11

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 12

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

August 17

Arnold School of Public Health New Graduate Student Orientation

August 19

Classes begin

August 25

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 26

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

September 6

Labor Day Holiday (no classes)

TBA

Last day to apply for December graduation

October 11

Midpoint in semester

November 3

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

November 4

First day grade of “WF” assigned

November 8

Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 13

Defense Deadline

November 23

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 24-28

Thanksgiving recess-no classes

December 3

Last Day of Class

December 4

Reading day

December 6-13

Final Examinations

December 13

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

 

You may also find a listing of other University of South Carolina calendars on the Registrars website.


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