Dec 14, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Academic Calendar


2019-20 School Year

The Southern Adventist University summer term consists of three sessions and a semester. Students in attendance during the 2019-20 school year may register online on April 8 until the session begins.

1st Summer Session, 2019

Mar 25-May 5 Registration
May 6 Classes Begin
May 8 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
May 17 Last Day to Drop
May 31 Classes End
Jun 4 Summer Session 1 Grades due 5:00 p.m.

2nd Summer Session, 2019

Mar 25 - Jun 2 Registration for Summer Session 2
Jun 3 Classes Begin
Jun 5 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Jun 14 Last Day to Drop
Jul 18 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 26 Classes End
Jul 30 Summer Session 2 Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2019

Jul 18 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jul 21         Early Check-In for Science Classes, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jul 22 Classes Begin in BIOL 101 ; CHEM 120  
Jul 28 New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m -2:00 p.m.
Jul 29 Classes Begin
Aug 21-23 See Orientation Schedule
Jul 31 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change
Aug 9 Last Day to Drop
Aug 22 Classes End
Aug 20
New Student Check In Iles PE Center-MAIN EVENT-9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Aug 27 All Summer Session Grades Due 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester, 2019

May 6       Summer Semester Begins
May 13   Classes Begin for Nursing Consortium and Nursing online classes
May 20   Last Day to Add a Course (Census)
May 21   Fee for Class Change
Jul 29   Nursing Consortium Ends
Aug 22   Summer Semester Ends
Aug 27   All Summer Semester Grades due 5:00 p.m.

1st Semester

Aug 5-22      University Colloquium
Aug 19 ACT Examination 8:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Aug 19-25 Online Registration for Non-registered Students
Aug 20-23 Freshman/Transfer Orientation
Aug 25 Wright Hall open from 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Aug 26 Classes Begin
Aug 27 S19 Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Aug 29 ACT Examination, 1:00 p.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Sep 3 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Sep 9 Last Day to Add a Class/Census date
Oct 16 Mid-term Ends
Oct 17-20 Mid-semester Break
Oct 22 Mid-term Grades Due 5:00 p.m.
Oct 25 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records Office
Oct 29 Senior Class Organization 11:00 a.m. Lynn Wood Hall
Oct 31 Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 25-28
Alumni Homecoming
Nov 4 Southern Scholars Pre-Registration
Nov 5-6 Seniors Pre-Registration>93 hours
Nov 7-8 Juniors Pre-Registration>54 hours
Nov 11-12 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Nov 13-15 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Nov 18 Online Registration for W20 opens for New/Transfer Students
Nov 18 Progress Grades due for Dec Graduates
Nov 18 Dec Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Nov 25-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Vacation
Dec 16-19 Semester Exams
Dec 17 All Incomplete Grades for W19/S19 Due
Dec 19 Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 
Dec 20-Jan 12 Christmas Vacation
Dec 22 Fall Semester Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Dec 23-Jan 1 Wright Hall Closed

2nd Semester

Jan 9 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 12                    Enrollment Activities for New Students, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Wright Hall
Jan 13 Classes Begin
Jan 14 ACT Examination 1:00 Lynn Wood Hall
Jan 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day
Jan 21 Fee for Class Change and “W” Show on Transcript
Jan 27 Last Day to Add A Class/Census Date
Mar 6 Mid-term Ends
Mar 13-22 Spring Break
Mar 10 Mid-term Grades due 5:00 p.m.
Mar 26 Last Day to Drop
Mar 30 Southern Scholar Pre-Registration
Mar 30 Registration Opens for S20, S20S1, S20S2
Mar 31-Apr 1 Senior Pre-Registration>93 hours
Apr 2-3 Junior Pre-Registration>54 hours
Apr 6 May Senior Deadline for Correspondence/Incompletes/Home Study
Apr 6-7 Sophomores Pre-Registration>23 hours
Apr 8-10 Freshmen Pre-Registration<24 hours
Apr 13 F20 Registration Open for New/Transfer
Apr 13 Last Day to Order Regalia for May Graduation
May 4-7 Semester Exams
May 10 Commencement/Semester Ends
May 12 Winter Semester Grades Due by 5 p.m.

May 11-Aug 20 Summer Sessions 2020