Southern Union State Community College

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016        
August 10  Faculty/Staff Professional Development
August 11      Faculty/Staff Professional Development
August 12 Walk in Registration 
August 15-16 Walk-in Registration – all locations
August 15  Residence Hall Move-in – Wadley Campus
August 17  Class Begin - full term
August 17  Classes Begin ($25 late registration fee applies); Drop/Add begins
August 22 Last Day for Registration, course change, or change to "Audit"
September 5 Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
October 10 Last Day to Apply for Fall Semester Diploma and Pay Diploma Fee
October 13    Mid-term Alerts
November 8  Last day to withdraw with a "W"
November 8, 9 Spring Semester 2017 Online Regsitration (Currently Enrolled Students only)
November 10 Web Registration Opens for Spring Semester Registration 
November 11  Veterans Day Holiday (College Closed)
November 21-25 No Classes for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 21-23 State Professional Development/Faculty Duty Days (No classes)
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
November 29-30 Early Spring 2017 Registration for New Students – Opelika Campus
December 1 Early Spring Registration for New Students – Valley and Wadley
December 6   Last class day Fall semester  
December 5-8 Online Final Exams
December 7,8,9,12, 13  Final exams
December 15   Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.
December 16, 19-21 College Open (Workdays for Administrators/Staff)
   
Mini-Term 1  
August 17  Classes begin Mini-Term 1
August 17-18     Drop/Add Mini-Term 1
September 13 Last day to withdraw with a “W” from Mini-Term 1
October 11  Mini-Term 1 ends
   
Mini-Term 2  
October 12 Classes begin Mini-Term 2 
October 12-13  Drop/Add Mini-Term 2
November 8 Last day to withdraw with a “W” from Mini-Term 2
December 13    Mini-Term 2 ends
   

December 22-January 2      CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR HOLIDAY/COLLEGE CLOSED

Spring Semester 2017
January 2  College Closed in observance of New Year's Day
January 3  College open (Work day for Administrators/Staff)
January 4, 5 & 6 Walk-in Registration for New Students - all locations  
January 5 Residence Hall Move In Day - Wadley Campus
January 9 Classes Begin - full term ($25 late registration fee applies); Drop/Add begins
January 12 Last Day for Registration, course change, or change to "Audit"
January 16 M.L. King and R.E. Lee Holiday (College Closed)
March 6 Last Day to apply for Spring Semester Diploma and pay diploma fee
March 13-17 Spring Break (College open; work days for Administrators/Staff)
April 4 Last Day to withdraw with a "W" for full term classes
April 5, 6 Summer Semester 2017 Online Regsitration (Currently Enrolled Students only)
April 6 Web Registration Opens for Summer Semester Registration
April 25-26 Early Registration for Summer 2017 - Opelika Campus
April 27 Early Registration for Summer 2017 - Valley and Wadley
April 28 Last Day of Class for full term
May 1, 2, 3 Online Final Examinations
May 1,2,3,4,5 Final Examinations for full term
May 8 Grades due by 9 a.m.
May 11 Graduation Commencement Exercises - Wadley Campus
May 15-18 College open (Work days for Administrators/Staff)
   
Mini Term 1  
January 9 Classes Begin - Mini Term 1
January 9-10 Drop and Add - Mini Term 1
February 6 Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini-Term 1
March 3 Final Exams/Mini Term 1 Ends
   
Mini Term 2  
March 6 Classes Begin - Mini Term 2
March 7 Drop and Add - Mini Term 2
April 4 Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" from Mini-Term 2
May 5 Final Exams/Mini-Term 2 Ends
   
Summer Term 2017
May 22, 23 Walk-In Registration - all campuses
May 24 Classes Begin - full term ($25 late registration fee applies); Drop/Add begins
May 25 Last Day for Registration, course change, or change to "Audit"
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
June 14 Last day to apply for Summer Semester diploma and pay diploma fee
June 20, 21 SOAR - Wadley
June 27, 28, 29 SOAR - Opelika
June 29 Mid-term Alerts for full-term classes
July 3, 4 College Closed for Independence Day Holiday
July 10 Last Day to withdraw with a "W" for full term classes
July 18, 19 Fall Semester 2017 Online Registration (Currently Enrolled Students only)
July 20 Online Regsitration for Fall Semester 2017 opens for all students
July 25, 26 Early Registration for New Students for Fall Semester 2017 - Opelika
July 27 Early Registration for New Students for Fall Semester 2017 - Valley & Wadley
August 1 Last Class Day - full term
August 1,2 Online Finals
August 2,3 Final Exams 
August 7 Grades due by 9 a.m.
   
Mini Term 1  
May 24 Classes begin - Mini Term 1
May 25 Last day to drop/add -Mini Term 1
June 13 Last day to withdraw with a "W" from Mini-Term 1
June 28 Final Exams/ Mini-Term 1 Ends
   
Mini Term 2  
June 29 Classes Begin - Mini Term 2
June 30 Last day to drop/add -Mini Term 2
August 3 Final Exams Mini-Term 2
August 4 Mini-Term 2 Ends
   
Seven Week Term
June 5 Classes Begin - Seven Week Term
June 6 Last day to drop/add - Seven Week Term
July 10 Last day to withdraw with a "W" from Seven Week Term
July 25 Final exams/Seven Week Term ends