Aug 15, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Academic Calendar


2018-19 School Year

The Southern Adventist University summer term consists of three sessions and a semester. Students in attendance during the 2018-19 school year may register online on April 9 until the session begins.

1st Summer Session, 2018

Apr 9-May 6 Registration
May 7 Classes Begin
May 9 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
May 18 Last Day to Drop
Jun 1 Classes End
Jun 5 Summer Session 1 Grades due 5:00 p.m.

2nd Summer Session, 2018

Apr 9 - Jun 3 Registration for Summer Session 2
Jun 4 Classes Begin
Jun 6 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Jun 15 Last Day to Drop
Jul 12 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 19 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 20 Classes End
Jul 24 Summer Session 2 Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2018

Jul 15           Early Check-In for Science Classes, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jul 16 Classes Begin in BIOL 101 ; CHEM 120  
Jul 19 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 22 New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m -2:00 p.m.
Jul 23 Classes Begin
Jul 25 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Aug 3 Last Day to Drop
Aug 16 Classes End
Aug 14
New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Aug 15-17 See Orientation Schedule
Aug 21  All Summer Session Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester, 2018

May 7         Summer Semester Begins
May 14   Classes Begin for Nursing Cohort & Consortium
May 21   Last Day to Add a Course
May 22   Fee for Class Change
Jun 25   Summer Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Jul 2-8   Nursing Cohort Break
Jul 3   S18 Mid Term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Jul 5   Last Day to Order Regalia for Summer Commencement
Jul 12   Last Day to Drop a Class
Jul 26   Summer Commencement 7:00 p.m. Iles P.E. Center
Aug 10   Nursing Cohorts Ends
Aug 16   Summer Semester Ends
Aug 21   All Summer Semester Grades due 5:00 p.m.

1st Semester

Aug 1-17         University Colloquium
Aug 9 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 15-16 Freshman/Transfer Orientation
Aug 15-19 Online Registration for Non-registered Students 
Aug 19 Wright Hall open from 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Aug 20 Classes Begin
Aug 21 S18 Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Aug 23 ACT Examination, 1:00 p.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 28 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Sep 3 Last Day to Add a Class/Census date
Sep 16-17 View Southern 
Oct 10 Mid-term Ends
Oct 11-14 Mid-semester Break
Oct 16 Mid-term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Oct 19 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records Office
Oct 23 Senior Class Organization 11:00 a.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Oct 25 Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 25-28
Alumni Homecoming
Oct 29 Southern Scholars Pre-Registration
Oct 30-31 Seniors Pre-Registration>93 hours
Nov 1-2 Juniors Pre-Registration>54 hours
Nov 5-6 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Nov 7-9 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Nov 12 Online Registration for W19 opens for New/Transfer Students
Nov 12 Progress Grades due for Dec Graduates
Nov 12 Dec Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Nov 19-25 Thanksgiving Vacation
Dec 10-13 Semester Exams
Dec 11 All Incomplete Grades for W18/S18 Due
Dec 13 Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 
Dec 14-Jan 6 Christmas Vacation
Dec 17 Fall Semester Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Dec 21-Jan 1 Wright Hall Closed

2nd Semester

Jan 3 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 6                      Enrollment Activities for New Students, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jan 7 Classes Begin
Jan 8 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 14 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day
Jan 15 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Jan 22 Last Day to Add A Class/Census Date
Feb 28 Mid-term Ends
Mar 1-10 Spring Break
Mar 5 Mid-term Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Mar 21 Last Day to Drop
Mar 25 Southern Scholar Pre-Registration
Mar 25 Registration Opens for S19, S19S1, S19S2
Mar 26-27 Senior Pre-Registration>93 hours
Mar 28-29 Junior Pre-Registration>54 hours
Apr 1-2 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Apr 3-5 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Apr 1 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Apr 8 F19 Registration Open for New/Transfer
Apr 15 Last Day to Order Regalia for May Graduation
Apr 29-May 2 Semester Exams
May 5 Commencement/Semester Ends
May 7 Winter Semester Grades Due by 5 p.m.

May 6-Aug 22 Summer Sessions 2019