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Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016
Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017
Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020
Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022


SPRING 2016
January 11, Mon. Classes begin
January 18, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 19, Tues. Last day to change a course schedule or drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
February 1, Mon. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 3, Thurs. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 6-13, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 21, Thurs. Awards day
April 25, Mon. Last day of classes
April 26, Tues. Reading day
April 27-May 4, Wed-Wed Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 6-7, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia

SUMMER 2016
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2016).
June 14, Tues. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 4, Mon. Independence Day holiday-no classes

FALL 2016
August 16, Tues. Faculty Reporting Date
August 17, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 18, Thurs. Classes begin
August 24, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 5, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 8, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 10, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 13-14, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes 
November 8, Tues. General Election Day-no classes
November 23-27, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 2, Fri. Last day of classes
December 3, Sat. Reading day
December 5-12, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 12, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia

SPRING 2017
January 9, Mon. Classes begin
January 17, Tues. Last day to change a course schedule or drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
January 16, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 30, Mon. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 2, Thurs. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 5-12, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 20, Thurs. Awards day
April 24, Mon. Last day of classes
April 25, Tues. Reading day
April 26-May 3,Wed-Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 5-6, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia


SUMMER 2017
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2017).
June 13, Tues. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 4, Tues. Independence Day holiday-no classes



FALL 2017
August 16, Wed. Faculty Reporting Date
August 23, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 24, Thurs. Classes begin
August 30, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 4, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 14, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 16, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 19-20, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (tentative)
November 22-26, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 8, Fri. Last day of classes
December 9, Sat. Reading day
December 11-18, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 18, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia



SPRING 2018
January 15, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 16, Tues. Classes begin
January 22, Mon. Last day to change a course schedule or drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
February 5, Mon. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 9, Fri. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 11-18, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 19, Thurs. Awards day
April 30, Mon. Last day of classes
May 1, Tues. Reading day
May 2-May 9, Wed - Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 11-12, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia

SUMMER 2018
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2018).
June 19, Tues. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 4, Wed. Independence Day holiday - no classes

FALL 2018
August 16, Thurs. Faculty Reporting Date
August 22, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 23, Thurs. Classes begin
August 29, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 3, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 13, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 15, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 18-19, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (tentative)
November 6, Tues. General Election Day - no classes
November 21-25, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 7, Fri. Last day of classes
December 8, Sat. Reading day
December 10-17, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 17, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia



SPRING 2019
January 14, Mon. Classes begin
January 21, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 22, Tues. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of W being recorded in Part of Term 30
February 5, Tues. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 4, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 10-17, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 18, Thurs. Awards day
April 29, Mon. Last day of classes
April 30, Tues. Reading day
May 1 - May 8, Wed - Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 10 - May 11, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia


Summer 2019
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2019). Parts of Term details can be found here.
June 18, Tues. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 4, Thurs. Independence Day holiday-no classes



FALL 2019
August 16, Fri. Faculty Reporting Date
August 21, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 22, Thurs. Classes begin
August 28, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 2, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 12, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 14, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 17 - 18, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (Tentative) 
November 27 - December 1, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 6, Fri. Last day of classes
December 7, Sat. Reading day
December 9 - 16, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 16, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia



SPRING 2020
January 13, Mon. Classes begin
January 20, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 21, Tues. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of W being recorded in Part of Term 30
February 4, Tues. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 2, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 8 - 15, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 16, Thurs. Awards day
April 27, Mon. Last day of classes
April 28, Tues. Reading day
April 29 - May 6, Wed - Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 8 - May 9, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia


Summer 2020
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2020). Parts of Term details can be found here.
June 16, Tues. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 3, Fri. Independence Day holiday-no classes



FALL 2020
August 17, Mon. Faculty Reporting Date
August 19, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 20, Thurs. Classes begin
August 26, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 7, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 10, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 12, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 15 - 16, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (Tentative) 
November 3, Tues. General Election day - no classes
November 25 - November 29, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 4, Fri. Last day of classes
December 5, Sat. Reading day
December 7 - 14, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 14, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia



SPRING 2021
January 11, Mon. Classes begin
January 18, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 19, Tues. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of W being recorded in Part of Term 30
February 2, Tues. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 1, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 7 - 14, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 15, Thurs. Awards day
April 26, Mon. Last day of classes
April 27, Tues. Reading day
April 28 - May 5, Wed - Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 7 - May 8, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia


Summer 2021
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2021). Parts of Term details can be found here.
June 17, Thurs. Last day to apply for August graduation
July 5, Mon. Independence Day holiday-no classes



FALL 2021
August 16, Mon. Faculty Reporting Date
August 18, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 19, Thurs. Classes begin
August 25, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 6, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 9, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 11, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 14 - 15, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (Tentative) 
November 24 - November 28, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 3, Fri. Last day of classes
December 4, Sat. Reading day
December 6 - 13, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 13, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia



SPRING 2022
January 10, Mon. Classes begin
January 17, Mon. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day - no classes
January 18, Tues. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of W being recorded in Part of Term 30
January 31, Mon. Last day to apply for May graduation
March 3, Thurs. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
March 6 - 13, Sun.-Sun. Spring break - no classes
April 21, Thurs. Awards day
April 25, Mon. Last day of classes
April 26, Tues. Reading day
April 27 - May 4, Wed - Wed. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
May 6 - May 7, Fri.-Sat. Commencement Exercises in Columbia


Summer 2022
Please refer to your campus calendars or records office for summer class dates or Self Service Carolina for summer schedule information (available Spring 2022). Parts of Term details can be found here.
July 4, Mon. Independence Day holiday-no classes



FALL 2022
August 16, Tues. Faculty Reporting Date
August 17, Wed. New Student Convocation
August 18, Thurs. Classes begin
August 24, Wed. Last day to change/drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded in Part of Term 30
September 5, Mon. Labor Day holiday - no classes
September 8, Thurs. Last day to apply for December graduation
October 10, Mon. Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded in Part of Term 30
Midpoint in semester
October 13 - 14, Thurs.-Fri. Fall break-no classes (Tentative) 
November 8, Tues. General Election day - no classes
November 23 - November 27, Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess - no classes
December 2, Fri. Last day of classes
December 3, Sat. Reading day
December 5 - 12, Mon.-Mon. Final examinations (includes exams on Sat.)
December 12, Mon. Commencement Exercises in Columbia







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