Academic Calendar 2016-17

Some classes meet or do not meet on certain days, depending on the local college's calendar. Confer with the instructor and/or regional site coordinator to determine when and whether the local college observes a holiday. Most statewide locations use the top calendar except Columbia. Payment is due on the first day of class each term. 

EXFA 2016, Undergraduate & Graduate: August 22 - December 16, 2016
Last day to add a course August 26
Last day to withdraw November 28
Labor Day Holiday September 5
Thanksgiving Break November 19 – November 27

Term 1 (T1), Undergraduate: August 22 - October 14, 2016
Last day to add a course August 24
Last day to withdraw October 7
Final Grades DUE October 19 by 5:00 PM

Term 2 (T2), Undergraduate: October 24 - December 16, 2016
Last day to add a course October 26
Last day to withdraw December 9
Final Grades DUE December 19 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: August 22 - December 15, 2016
Fall 2016 enrollment begins May 2, 2016
Fall 2016 classes begin August 22, 2016
Last day to Add & Drop w/o "W" August 29, 2016
Labor Day (no classes) September 5, 2016
Thanksgiving recess begins (no classes) November 19, 2016
Thanksgiving recess ends November 27, 2016
Last day to drop a course/withdraw November 28, 2016
Last days of class (final examinations) December 12-15, 2016
Final Grades DUE December 19, 2016

January Term, Undergraduate: December 19, 2016 - January 13, 2017
Last day to add a course December 19
Last day to withdraw January 6
Graduate: January 17 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course January 20
Last day to withdraw April 21
Spring Break March 18 – March 26

EXSP 2017, Undergraduate & Graduate: January 17 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course January 20
Last day to withdraw - Undergraduate: April 21, Graduate: April 28
Spring Break March 18 – March 26
Grades due May 15 by 8:00 AM

Term 3 (T3), Undergraduate: January 17 - March 10, 2017
Last day to add a course January 18
Last day to withdraw March 3
Final Grades DUE March 15 by 5:00 PM

Term 4 (T4), Undergraduate: March 20 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course March 22
Last day to withdraw May 5
Final Grades DUE May 15 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: January 23 - May 12, 2017
Spring 2017 enrollment begins October 3
Spring 2017 classes begin January 23
Last day to Add & Drop w/o "W" January 30
Spring Recess Begins March 25
Classes resume after Spring Recess April 3
Last day to drop a course/withdraw April 21
Last days of class (final examinations) May 8-11
Final Grades DUE May 15 by 8:00 AM

EXSU 2017, Undergraduate: May 15 – August 18, 2017

1st 3-week session (S1), Undergraduate: May 15 – June 2, 2017
Last day to add a course: May 15
Last day to withdraw: May 26
1st 4-week session (S2), Undergraduate: June 5 – June 30, 2017
Last day to add a course: June 5
Last day to withdraw: June 23
2nd 4-week session (S3), Undergraduate: July 3 – July 28, 2017
Last day to add a course: July 3
Last day to withdraw: July 21
8-week session (S8), Undergraduate: June 5 – July 28, 2017
Last day to add a course: June 7
Last day to withdraw: July 21
2nd 3-week session (S4), Undergraduate: July 31 – August 18, 2017
Last day to add a course: July 31
Last day to withdraw: August 11