Southern Union State Community College

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for 2017-18

Fall Semester 2017  
August 14                College Assembly
August 14-18 Faculty Duty Days
August 14,15 Professional Development
August 16,17          Walk-in Registration – All Campuses
August 17                Residence Hall Move-in Day – Wadley Campus
August 18 Walk-in Registration – extended work day until 3:00 pm
August 21 Classes Begin ($25 late registration fee applies); Drop/Add begins
August  24 Last day for registration, course change, or change to “Audit”
September 4 Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
October 12 Last Day to apply for Fall Semester diploma and pay diploma fee
October 16 Midterm Alerts
November 2 Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Full Term Classes
November 6, 7 Spring Semester 2018 Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
November 8 Online Registration begins for Returning Students for Spring 2018
November 10 Veterans Day Holiday (College Closed)
November 20-22 State Professional Development/Faculty Duty Days (No Classes)
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
November 28-29 Early Registration for New Students Spring 2018 - Opelika Campus
November 30 Early Registration for New Students Spring 2018 - Wadley and Valley
December 8 Last Class Day Fall 2017
December 11-15 Final Exams for on-campus and online classes
December 18 Grades Due to Records Office by 9:00 a.m.
December 18 Faculty Duty Day
December 19-21 College Open (Staff and Administration only)

Dec. 22-Jan. 1

Christmas & New Year's Break (College Closed)
   
Mini Term 1 Fall 2017
August 21 Classes Begin - Mini Term 1
August 22 Last day to drop and add - Mini Term 1
September 28 Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini-Term 1
October 12 Final Exams
October 13 Mini Term 1 Ends
   
Mini Term 2 Fall 2017
October 16 Classes Begin - Mini Term 2
October 17 Last day to drop and add - Mini Term 2
November 10 Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini-Term 2
December 15 Final Exams/ Mini Term 2 Ends
   
Spring Semester 2018
January 1 College Closed for New Year's Holidays
January 2-5, 8 Faculty Duty Days
January 4, 5, 8 Walk-in Registration - all campuses
January 8 Residence Hall Move-in Day - Wadley Campus
January 9 Classes Begin - $25 Late Registration Fee Applies
January 12 Last Day for Registration, Course Change, or Change to "Audit"
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee Birthday Holiday (College Closed)
February 23 Professional Development (8 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
March 6 Last Day to Apply for Spring Semester Diploma
March 7 Midterm Alerts
March 12-16 Spring Break (No classes - College open)
April 4 Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" from Full Term Classes
April 9, 10 Summer Semester 2018 Online Registration - Currently Enrolled Students only
April 11 Online Registration for Summer 2018 open for Returning Students
April 24, 25 Early Registration for New Students for Summer 2018 - Opelika
April 26 Early Registration for New Students for Summer 2018 - Wadley & Valley
April 30 Last Day of Classes for Spring Semester 
May 1-4, 7 Final Exams for On-campus and Online Classes
May 8 Grades due to Records Office by 9:00 a.m.
May 8-11 Faculty Duty Days
May 10 Graduation Commencement Exercises - Wadley Campus
May 14 College Begins 4 Day Work Schedule (College Closed on Fridays until August)
May 14-17 Workdays for Administrators/Staff
   
Mini Term 1 Spring 2018
January 9 Classes Begin - Mini Term 1
January 10 Last day to drop and add - Mini Term 1
February 7 Last day to withdraw with a "W" from Mini Term 1
March 6 Final Exams/Mini Term 1 Ends
   
Mini Term 2 Spring 2018
March 7 Classes Begin
March 8 Last day to drop and add - Mini Term 2
April 4 Last day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini Term 2
May 7 Final Exams/Mini Term 2 Ends
   
Summer 2018
May 21 Walk-in Registration - all campuses
May 21 Faculty Duty Day
May 22 Classes Begin - $25 Late Registration Fee Applies
May 23 Last day for Registration, Course Change, or Change to "Audit"
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
June 14 Last day to Apply for Summer Semester Diploma and Pay Diploma Fee
June 19 & 20 SOAR - Wadley
June 26, 27, 28 SOAR - Opelika
July 2 Midterm Alerts
July 4, 5 Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
July 10 Last day to Withdraw with a "W" from Full Term Classes
July 11, 12 Fall 2018 Online Registration for Currently Enrolled Students Only
July 16 Online Registration for Fall Semester 2018 for Returning Students
July 31, August 1 Early Registration for New Students for Fall Semester 2018 - Opelika
August 2 Early Registration for New Students for Fall Semester 2018 - Valley & Opelika
August 1 Last Class Day
August 2, 6 Final Exams for On-campus and Online Classes  (College closed on Friday, 8/3)
August 7 Grades due to Records Office
August 7 Faculty Duty Day
August 8-10 College Open (Administrators/Staff)
August 13 College Resumes 5 Day Work Schedule
   
Mini Term 1 Summer 2018
May 22 Classes Begin
May 23 Last Day to drop/add for Mini Term 1
June 14 Last day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini Term 1
June 27 Final Exams/Mini Term 1 Ends
   
Mini Term 2 Summer 2018
June 28  Classes Begin
July 2 Last day to drop and add - Mini Term 2
July 10 Last day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini Term 2
August 6 Final Exams/Mini Term 2 Ends
   
Seven Week Term Summer 2018
June 4 M/W Classes Begin
June 5 Last day to drop/add Seven Week Term - M/W Classes
June 5  T/Th Classes Begin
June 6 Last day to drop/add Seven Week Term - T/Th Classes
July 10 Last day to withdraw with a "W" from Seven Week Term
July 26 Final exam/Seven Week Term ends