Southern Union State Community College

Academic Calendar

Academic Calandar for 2017 -18 

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
   
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)