Southern Union State Community College

Academic Calendar

Academic Calandar for 2016 - 17

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 Online Registration Opens for Currently Enrolled Students only for Summer 2017
April 7 Web Registration Opens for Returning Students for Summer 2017 
April 25-26 Early Registration for Students new to SUSCC - Summer 2017 - Opelika Campus
April 27 Early Registration for Students new to SUSCC - Summer 2017 - Valley and Wadley
April 28 Last Day of Class for full term - Spring 2017
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
   

Academic Calendar for 2017-18

Fall Semester 2017  
August 14                College Assembly
August 14,15 Professional Development (Faculty Days)
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 3:00pm
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 Eary 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 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 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, 3 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 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 Drop/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 Drop and Add - Mini Term 1
April 4 Last day to Withdreaw with a "W" from Mini Term 2
May 7 Final Exams/Mini Term 2 Ends
   
Summer 2018
May 21 Walk-in Registration - all campuses/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 / Faculty Duty Day
August 8-10 College Open (Adminstators/Staff)
August 13 College Resumes 5 Day Work Schedule