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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


2016-17 School Year

The Southern Adventist University summer term consists of three sessions and a semester. Students in attendance during the 2016-17 school year may register online on April 11 until the session begins.

1st Summer Session, 2016

Apr 11-May 8  Registration
May 9 Classes Begin
May 11 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
May 20 Last Day to Drop
Jun 3 Classes End
June 7 Summer Session 1 Grades due 5:00 p.m.

2nd Summer Session, 2016

Apr 11 - Jun 5 Registration for Summer Session 2
Jun 6 Classes Begin
Jun 8 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Jun 17 Last Day to Drop
July 14 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 22 Classes End
Jul 21 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
July 26 Summer Session 2 Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2016

Jul 17               JumpStart/Early Check-In, 9:00 12:00 p.m.
Jul 18 Classes Begin in BIOL 101 ; CHEM 120  
Jul 21 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 24 New Student Check In Iles PE Center 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Jul 25 Classes Begin
Jul 27 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Aug 5 Last Day to Drop
Aug 18 Classes End
Aug 19 No Classes-See Orientation Schedule
Aug 23        All Summer Session Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester, 2016

May 9             Summer Semester Begins
May 16   Classes Begin for Nursing Cohort & Consortium
May 23   Last Day to Add a Course
May 24   Fee for Class Change
Jun 27   Summer Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Jun 30-Jul 6   Nursing Cohort Break
Jul 5   S16 Mid Term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Jul 7   Last Day to Order Regalia for Summer Commencement
July 14   Last Day to Drop a Class
Jul 28   Summer Commencement 7:00 p.m. Iles P.E. Center
Aug 12   Nursing Cohorts Ends
Aug 18   Summer Semester Ends
Aug 23   All Summer Semester Grades due 5:00 p.m.

1st Semester

Aug 8-12             University Colloquium
Aug 17-19 Freshman/Transfer Orientation
Aug 18-21 Online Registration for Non-registered Students 
Aug 21 Wright Hall open from 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Aug 22 Classes Begin
Aug 23 S16 Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Aug 25 ACT Examination, 1:00 p.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 30 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Sep 5 Last Day to Add a Class/Census date
Sep 19-20 View Southern 
Oct 11 Senior Class Organization 11:00 a.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Oct 13 Mid-term Ends
Oct 14-16 Mid-semester Break
Oct 21 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records Office
Oct 27 Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 27-30 Alumni Homecoming
Oct 31 Southern Scholars Pre-Registration
Nov 1-2 Seniors Pre-Registration>93 hours
Nov 3-4 Juniors Pre-Registration>54 hours
Nov 7-8 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Nov 9-11 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Nov 14 Online Registration for W17 opens for New/Transfer Students
Nov 14 Progress Grades due for Dec Graduates
Nov 14 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Nov 21-27 Thanksgiving Vacation
Dec 12-15 Semester Exams
Dec 13 All Incomplete Grades for W16/S16 Due
Dec 15 Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 
Dec 16-Jan 8 Christmas Vacation
Dec 19 Fall Semester Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Dec 22-Jan 1 Wright Hall Closed

2nd Semester

Jan 8                        Enrollment Activities for New Students, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jan 9 Classes Begin
Jan 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day
Jan 17 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Jan 23 Last Day to Add A Class/Census Date
Mar 2 Mid-term Ends
Mar 3 - 12 Spring Break
Mar 23 Last Day to Drop
Mar 27 Southern Scholar Pre-Registration
Mar 28 - 29 Senior Pre-Registration>93 hours
Mar 30 - 31 Junior Pre-Registration>54 hours
Apr 3 - 4 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Apr 5 - 7 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Apr 3 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Apr 10 F17 Registration Open for New/Transfer
Apr 10 S17S1, S17S2 Registration Opens
Apr 17 Last Day to Order Regalia for May Graduation
May 1 - 4 Semester Exams
May 7 Commencement/Semester Ends
May 9 Winter Semester Grades Due by 5 p.m.

May 8-Aug 17 Summer Sessions 2017