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Important Dates

Summer 2019

* 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 27

Memorial Day Holiday- no classes

July 4

Independence Day Holiday - no classes

July 15

Defense Deadline - Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

July 22

Last Day to Apply for August Graduation

July 25

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

August 15

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

 

Fall 2019

August

In-person Fee Payment
The Bursar's Office, 1544 Blossom Street - Suite 128

August 7

Mail-in tuition payment deadline

August 14

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 15

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

August 20

Arnold School of Public Health New Graduate Student Orientation

August 22

Classes begin

August 28

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 29

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

September 2

Labor Day holiday - no classes

October 7

Last day to apply for December graduation

October 10-11

Fall break-no classes

October 14

Midpoint in semester

November 6

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

November 7

First day grade of “WF” assigned

November 15

Defense Deadline
Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 25

Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

November 27 - December 1

Thanksgiving recess-no classes

December 6

Last day of classes (Part of Term 30)

December 7

Reading day

December 9-16

Final Examinations - includes exams on Saturday

December 16

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

 

Spring 2020

January 13

Classes begin

January 20

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

January 21

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)

TBA

Last day to apply for May graduation

March 2

Midpoint in semester

March 8-15

Spring break - no classes

March 28

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

April 27

Last day of classes

April 28

Reading day

April 29 - May 6

Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)

May 7

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

May 8

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

May 9

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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