Aug 16, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


2017-18 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 10 until the session begins.

1st Summer Session, 2017

Apr 10-May 7 Registration
May 8 Classes Begin
May 10 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
May 19 Last Day to Drop
Jun 2 Classes End
Jun 6 Summer Session 1 Grades due 5:00 p.m.

2nd Summer Session, 2017

Apr 10 - Jun 4 Registration for Summer Session 2
Jun 5 Classes Begin
Jun 7 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Jun 16 Last Day to Drop
Jul 13 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 20 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 21 Classes End
Jul 25 Summer Session 2 Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2017

Jul 17               Early Check-In for Science Classes, 8:30-4:30 p.m. Wright Hall
Jul 18 Classes Begin in BIOL 101 ; BIOL 151 ; CHEM 120  
Jul 20 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 23 New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m -2:00 p.m.
Jul 24 Classes Begin
Jul 26 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Aug 4 Last Day to Drop
Aug 15 Classes End
Aug 15
New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Aug 16-18 No Classes-See Orientation Schedule
Aug 22      All Summer Session Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester, 2017

May 8            Summer Semester Begins
May 15   Classes Begin for Nursing Cohort & Consortium
May 22   Last Day to Add a Course
May 23   Fee for Class Change
Jun 26   Summer Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Jul 3 - 7   Nursing Cohort Break
Jul 3   S17 Mid Term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Jul 6   Last Day to Order Regalia for Summer Commencement
Jul 13   Last Day to Drop a Class
Jul 27   Summer Commencement 7:00 p.m. Iles P.E. Center
Aug 11   Nursing Cohorts Ends
Aug 15   Summer Semester Ends
Aug 22   All Summer Semester Grades due 5:00 p.m.

1st Semester

Aug 7-11           University Colloquium
Aug 10 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 16-18 Freshman/Transfer Orientation
Aug 16-20 Online Registration for Non-registered Students 
Aug 20 Wright Hall open from 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Aug 21 Classes Begin
Aug 22 S17 Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Aug 24 ACT Examination, 1:00 p.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 29 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Sep 4 Last Day to Add a Class/Census date
Sep 24-25 View Southern 
Oct 12 Mid-term Ends
Oct 13-15 Mid-semester Break
Oct 17 Mid-term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Oct 20 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records Office
Oct 24 Senior Class Organization 11:00 a.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Oct 26 Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 30 Southern Scholars Pre-Registration
Oct 31-Nov 1 Seniors Pre-Registration>93 hours
Nov 2-3 Juniors Pre-Registration>54 hours
Nov 2-5
Alumni Homecoming
Nov 6-7 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Nov 8-10 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Nov 13 Online Registration for W18 opens for New/Transfer Students
Nov 13 Progress Grades due for Dec Graduates
Nov 13 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Nov 20-26 Thanksgiving Vacation
Dec 11-14 Semester Exams
Dec 12 All Incomplete Grades for W17/S17 Due
Dec 14 Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 
Dec 15-Jan 7 Christmas Vacation
Dec 18 Fall Semester Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Dec 21-Jan 1 Wright Hall Closed

2nd Semester

Jan 4 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 7                       Enrollment Activities for New Students, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jan 8 Classes Begin
Jan 9 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day
Jan 17 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Jan 22 Last Day to Add A Class/Census Date
Mar 1 Mid-term Ends
Mar 2-11 Spring Break
Mar 6 Mid-term Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Mar 22 Last Day to Drop
Mar 26 Southern Scholar Pre-Registration
Mar 26 Registration Opens for S18, S18S1, S18S2
Mar 27 - 28 Senior Pre-Registration>93 hours
Mar 29 - 30 Junior Pre-Registration>54 hours
Apr 2-3 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Apr 4-6 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Apr 2 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Apr 9 F18 Registration Open for New/Transfer
Apr 16 Last Day to Order Regalia for May Graduation
Apr 30-May 3 Semester Exams
May 6 Commencement/Semester Ends
May 8 Winter Semester Grades Due by 5 p.m.

May 7-Aug 14 Summer Sessions 2018