Jul 07, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Academic Calendar


2020-21 School Year

The Southern Adventist University summer term consists of three sessions and a semester. Students in attendance during the 2020-21 school year may register online on March 30 until the session begins.

1st Summer Session, 2020

Mar 30-May 10 Registration
May 11 Classes Begin
May 13 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
May 22 Last Day to Drop
May 29 Classes End
Jun 2 Summer Session 1 Grades due 5:00 p.m.

2nd Summer Session, 2020

Mar 30-May 31 Registration for Summer Session 2
Jun 1 Classes Begin
Jun 3 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Jun 12 Last Day to Drop
Jul 16 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 24 Classes End
Jul 28 Summer Session 2 Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2020

Jul 16 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 19        Early Check-In for Science Classes, and JumpStart. Orientation 9:00-11:00 a.m., Dining Hall. Enrollment Activities 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Wright Hall
Jul 20 Classes Begin in BIOL 101 ; CHEM 120   
Jul 26 New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m -2:00 p.m.
Jul 27 Classes Begin
Jul 26-Aug 20 See Orientation Schedule
Jul 29 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Aug 7 Last Day to Drop
Aug 20 Classes End
Aug 18
New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Aug 25 All Summer Session Grades Due 5:00 p.m

1st Semester

Aug 3-8     University Colloquium
Aug 17-23 Online Registration for Non-registered Students
Aug 16-21 Freshman/Transfer Orientation
Aug 23 Wright Hall open from 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Aug 24 Classes Begin
Aug 25 All S20 Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Aug 27 ACT Examination, 1:00 p.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 31 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Sep 7 Last Day to Add a Class/Census date
Oct 20 Mid-term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Oct 23 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records Office
Oct 27 Senior Class Organization 11:00 a.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Oct 29 Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 29-Nov 1
Alumni Homecoming
Nov 2 Southern Scholars Pre-Registration
Nov 3-4 Seniors Pre-Registration>93 hours
Nov 5-6 Juniors Pre-Registration>54 hours
Nov 9-10 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Nov 11-13 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Nov 16 Online Registration for W21 opens for New/Transfer Students
Nov 16 Progress Grades due for Dec Graduates
Nov 16 Dec Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Nov 23-29 Thanksgiving Vacation
Dec 11 End of Term
Dec 8 All Incomplete Grades for W20/S20 Due
Dec 13 Commencement 
Dec 18-Jan 10 Christmas Vacation
Dec 21 Fall Semester Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Dec 23-Jan 3 Wright Hall Closed

2nd Semester

Jan 7 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 10                   Enrollment Activities for New Students, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jan 11 Classes Begin
Jan 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day
Jan 20 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Jan 25 Last Day to Add A Class/Census Date
Mar 5 Mid-term Ends
Mar 9 Mid-term Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Mar 12-21 Spring Break
Mar 25 Last Day to Drop
Mar 29 Southern Scholar Pre-Registration
Mar 29 Registration Opens for S21S1, S21S2
Mar 30-31 Senior Pre-Registration>93 hours
Apr 1-2 Junior Pre-Registration>54 hours
Apr 5-6 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Apr 7-9 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Apr 12
May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Apr 12 F21 Registration Open for New/Transfer
Apr 12 Last Day to Order Regalia for May Graduation
May 3-6 Semester Exams
May 9 Commencement/Semester Ends
May 11 Winter Semester Grades Due by 5 p.m.

May 10-Aug 19 Summer Sessions 2021