Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2023-2024

Spring 2024 Full-Term Session

January 16 - May 10, 2024

October 23 - 27 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
October 30 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 01/08/2024.
January 8 (Mon) Faculty returns to campus.
January 8 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
January 9 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
January 9 (Tue) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Spring Registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 10 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment
January 10 - 18 (Wed - Thu) Late Registration is open. Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 01/10/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 01/18/2024.
January 15 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 16 (Tue) Classes begin
January 16 - 18 (Tue - Thu) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 18 (Thu) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 11:59 PM.
January 19 (Fri) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 01/21/2024 at 11:59 PM online.
January 19 - 23 (Fri - Tue) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 21 (Sun) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Spring Late Registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 22 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-payment
January 24 - 28 (Wed - Sun) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 29 (Mon) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
January 29 - February 1 (Mon - Thu) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 30 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance
February 1 (Thu) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
February 2 (Fri) 14th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
February 12 - 14 (Mon - Wed) Mardi Gras Holiday
March 11 (Mon) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
Mid-March - Early May Community College Survey of Student Engagement - Class sections will be randomly selected by CCSSE to participate in the survey which takes approximately 45 minutes. The exact dates of administration are also determined by CSSE.
March 21 - April 12 (Thu - Wed) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
March 25 - 28 (Mon - Thu) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
March 29 - April 5 (Fri - Fri) Spring Break
April 8 (Mon) Registration for Summer and Fall begins at 8:00 AM. Summer registration ends at 11:59 PM on 05/02/2024. Fall registration ends at 11:59 PM on 08/05/2024.
April 30 (Tue) Last day to withdraw from the college or from full-term Classes. Prior to March 20, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning March 20, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
May 1 (Wed) SSI results available for School Deans
May 2 (Thu) Last day of classes (Refer to the Final Exam Schedule for times of exams.)
May 3 - 9 (Fri - Thu) Final Exams
May 9 (Thu) Deadline for Removal of Incompletes from Fall at 12:00 PM (Noon)
May 9 (Thu) Deadline to submit Incomplete Contracts for Spring at 12:00 PM (Noon)
May 10 (Fri) Spring Semester ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
May 16 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students
May 21 (Tue) Spring Commencement

Spring 2024 1st 7-week Session (7A)

January 16 - March 11, 2024

October 30 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 01/08/2024.
January 8 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
January 9 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
January 9 (Tue) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Session 7A Registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 10 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment
January 10 - 18 (Wed - Thu) Late Registration is open. Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 01/10/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 01/18/2024.
January 15 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 16 (Tue) Classes begin
January 16 - 17 (Tue - Wed) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 18 (Thu) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 11:59 PM.
January 18 (Thu) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 19 (Fri) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or online at 11:59 PM on 01/21/2024.
January 19 - 22 (Fri - Mon) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 21 (Sun) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Session 7A Late Registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 22 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-payment
January 23 (Tue) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
January 23 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
January 23 (Tue) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
January 24 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance
January 24 (Wed) 7th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
February 9 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
February 12 - 14 (Mon - Wed) Mardi Gras Holiday
February 27 - March 5 (Tue - Tue) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
February 29 (Thu) Last day to withdraw from classes in Session 7A. Prior to February 25, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning February 25, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
March 7 (Thu) Last day of classes
March 8 (Fri) Final Exams
March 11 (Mon) Grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
March 15 (Fri) Official grades available in LoLA for students
March 20 (Wed) SSI results available for School Deans

Spring 2024 2nd 7-week Session (7B)

March 12 - May 10, 2024

October 30 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
January 8 (Mon) Registration closes (temporarily) at 11:59 PM.
January 23 (Tue) Registration reopens at 8:00 AM and ends 03/07/2024 at 11:59 PM.
March 7 (Thu) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
March 8 (Fri) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 03/12/2024 at 11:59 PM online. Note: No separate Installment Payment Plan is available for Session 7B.
March 11 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-payment
March 11 (Mon) Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 03/11/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 03/13/2024.
March 12 (Tue) Classes begin
March 12 - 13 (Tue - Wed) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
March 13 (Wed) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 11:59 PM.
March 14 (Thu) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
March 14 (Thu) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
March 15 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment
March 15 - 18 (Fri - Mon) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
March 19 (Tue) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
March 19 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
March 19 (Tue) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
March 20 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance
March 20 (Wed) 7th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
Mid-March - Early May Community College Survey of Student Engagement - Class sections will be randomly selected by CCSSE to participate in the survey which takes approximately 45 minutes. The exact dates of administration are also determined by CSSE.
March 29 - April 5 (Fri - Fri) Spring Break
April 15 (Mon) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
April 26 - May 3 (Fri - Fri) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
April 30 (Tue) Last day to withdraw from classes in Session 7B. Prior to April 23, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning April 23, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
May 8 (Wed) Last day of classes
May 9 (Thu) Final Exams
May 10 (Fri) Grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
May 16 (Thu) Grades Available in LoLA for Students
May 21 (Tue) SSI results available for School Deans (7B)

Summer 2024 Full-Term Session

May 28 - July 19, 2024

March 25 - 28 (Mon - Thu) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 05/21/2024.
May 21 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
May 22 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 22 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Summer Registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 23 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment
May 23 - 29 (Thu - Wed) Late Registration is open. Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 05/23/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 05/29/2024.
May 28 (Tue) Classes begin
May 28 - 29 (Tue - Wed) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
May 29 (Wed) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 11:59 PM.
May 30 (Thu) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 30 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Summer 2022 Late Registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 30 (Thu) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
May 31 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment
May 31 - June 3 (Fri - Mon) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 4 (Tue) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 4 (Tue) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
June 4 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
June 5 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance
June 5 (Wed) 7th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
June 21 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 4 (Thu) July 4th Holiday
July 8 - 12 (Mon - Fri) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
July 12 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from the college or from full-term classes. Prior to July 9, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning July 9, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
July 16 (Tue) Last day of classes (Refer to the Final Exam Schedule for times of exams.)
July 17 - 18 (Wed - Thu) Final Exams
July 18 (Thu) Deadline for Removal of Incompletes from Spring at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 18 (Thu) Deadline to submit Incomplete Contracts for Summer at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 19 (Fri) Summer Session ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 25 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students
July 30 (Tue) SSI results available for School Deans (Full-term, 4A, and 4B)

Summer 2024 1st 4-week Session (4A)

May 28 - June 21, 2024

April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
May 21 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
May 22 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 22 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Session 4A Registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 23 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment
May 23 - 29 (Thu - Wed) Late Registration is open. Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 05/23/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 05/29/2024.
May 28 (Tue) Classes begin
May 28 - 29 (Tue - Wed) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
May 29 (Wed) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 12:00 PM (Noon).
May 30 (Thu) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 30 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Session 4A Late Registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 30 (Thu) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
May 31 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment
May 31 - June 3 (Fri - Mon) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 4 (Tue) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 4 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
June 4 (Fri) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
June 5 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance
June 5 (Wed) 7th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
June 7 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
June 10 - 14 (Mon - Fri) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
June 13 (Thu) Last day to withdraw from classes in Session 4A. Prior to June 11, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning June 11, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
June 19 (Wed) Last day of classes
June 20 (Thu) Final exams
June 21 (Fri) Session 4A ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
June 27 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students
July 2 (Tue) SSI results available for School Deans

Summer 2024 2nd 4-week Session (4B)

June 24 - July 19, 2024

April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
May 21 (Tue) Registration closes (temporarily) at 11:59 PM.
June 3 (Mon) Registration reopens at 8:00 AM.
June 20 (Thu) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
June 21 (Fri) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 06/23/2024 at 11:59 PM online. Note: No separate Installment Payment Plan is available for Session 4B.
June 23 (Sun) Online payment deadline is 11:59 PM
June 24 (Mon) Classes begin
June 24 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-payment
June 24 - 25 (Mon - Tue) Late Registration is open. Late Registration begins and Add/Drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 06/24/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 06/25/2024.
June 24 - 25 (Mon - Tue) 100% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 25 (Tue) Late Registration and Add/Drop end at 12:00 PM (Noon).
June 26 (Wed) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
June 26 (Wed) 75% Tuition Adjustment Period
June 27 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment
June 27 - 30 (Thu - Sun) 50% Tuition Adjustment Period
July 1 (Mon) 25% Tuition Adjustment Period
July 1 (Mon) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment
July 1 (Mon) Instructors submit final Show/No Show Reports by 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 2 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance
July 2 (Tue) 7th Instructional Day/Reporting Day
July 4 (Thu) July 4th Holiday
July 8 (Mon) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 10 - 17 (Wed - Wed) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
July 11 (Thu) Last day to withdraw from classes in Session 4B. Prior to July 9, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning July 9, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email FASTadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
July 17 (Wed) Last day of classes
July 18 (Thu) Final exams
July 19 (Fri) Session 4B ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
July 25 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students
July 30 (Tue) SSI results available for School Deans

Academic Year 2024-2025

Fall 2024 Full-Term Session

August 12 - December 6, 2024

Date Event
March 25 - 28 (Mon - Thu) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available throughout the semester.
March 29 - April 5 (Fri - Fri) Spring break.
April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 08/05/2024.
August 5 (Mon) Faculty returns to campus.
August 5 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
August 6 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
August 6 (Tue) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for registration is 11:59 PM online.
August 7 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment.
August 7 - 14 (Wed - Wed) Late Registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 08/07/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 08/14/2024.
August 12 (Mon) Classes begin.
August 12 - 14 (Mon - Wed) 100% tuition adjustment period.
August 14 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
August 15 (Thu) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or at 11:59 PM online.
August 15 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for fall late registration is at 11:59 PM online.
August 15 - 19 (Thu - Mon) 75% tuition adjustment period.
August 16 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment.
August 20 - 22 (Tue - Thu) 50% tuition adjustment period.
August 23 - 28 (Fri - Wed) 25% tuition adjustment period.
August 27 (Tue) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
August 28 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
August 28 (Wed) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
August 29 (Thu) 14th instructional day/reporting day.
September 2 (Mon) Labor Day holiday.
September 6 (Fri) (Tentative) Convocation (1:00 - 4:00 PM).
October 3 - 4 (Thu - Fri) Fall break.
October 7 (Mon) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
October 1 - November 8 (Tue - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
October 21 - 25 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available throughout the semester.
October 28 (Mon) Registration for spring begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 01/07/2025.
November 15 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from the college or from full-term classes. Prior to October 18, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning October 18, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the college and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
November 22 (Fri) Last day of classes
November 25 - 29 (Mon - Fri) Thanksgiving holiday.
Deceember 2 - 5 (Mon - Thu) Final exams.
December 5 (Thu) Deadline for removal of incompletes from summer at 4:00 PM.
December 5 (Thu) Deadline to submit incomplete contracts for fall at 4:00 PM.
December 6 (Fri) Fall semester ends and grades are due by 12:00 PM (noon).
December 12 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
December 13 (Fri) Fall commencement.
December 16 (Mon) SSI results available to school deans.

Fall 2024 1st 7-week Session (7A)

August 12 - October 8, 2024

Date Event
March 25 - 28 (Mon - Thu) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available throughout the semester.
March 29 - April 5 (Fri - Fri) Spring break.
April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 08/05/2024.
August 5 (Mon) Faculty returns to campus.
August 5 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
August 6 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
August 6 (Tue) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for registration is 11:59 PM online.
August 7 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment.
August 7 - 14 (Wed - Wed) Late Registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 08/07/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 08/14/2024.
August 12 (Mon) Classes begin.
August 12 - 13 (Mon - Tue) 100% tuition adjustment period.
August 14 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
August 14 (Wed) 75% tuition adjustment period.
August 15 (Thu) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
August 15 - 18 (Thu - Sun) 50% tuition adjustment period.
August 16 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment.
August 19 (Mon) 25% tuition adjustment period.
August 19 (Mon) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
August 19 (Mon) Faculty submit final show/no Show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
August 19 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
August 20 (Tue) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
September 2 (Mon) Labor Day holiday.
September 3 (Tue) Mid-term grades due by 12:00 PM (noon).
September 6 (Fri) (Tentative) Convocation (1:00 - 4:00 PM)
September 13 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from classes in 7A. Prior to September 6, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning September 6, withdrawals must be submitted through LoLA. Withdrawing from a course may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
September 16 - 27 (Mon - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
October 2 (Wed) Last day of classes.
October 3 - 4 (Thu - Fri) Fall break.
October 7 (Mon) Final exams.
October 8 (Tue) Session 7A ends and final grades are due.
October 16 (Wed) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
October 18 (Fri) SSI results available for school deans.

Fall 2024 2nd 7-week Session (7B)

October 9 - December 6, 2024

Date Event
April 8 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
August 5 (Mon) Registration closes (temporarily) at 11:59 PM.
August 19 (Mon) Registration reopens at 8:00 AM and ends 10/07/2023 at 11:59 PM.
October 7 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
October 8 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online. No separate installment payment plan is available for Session 7B.
October 9 (Wed) Classes begin.
October 9 - 10 (Wed - Thu) 100% tuition adjustment period.
October 9 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment.
October 9 (Wed) Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 10/09/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 10/11/2024.
October 11 (Fri) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
October 11 - 13 (Fri - Sun) 75% tuition adjustment period.
October 14 (Mon) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
October 14 - 15 (Mon - Tue) 50% tuition adjustment period.
October 15 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-payment.
October 16 (Wed) 25% tuition adjustment period.
October 16 (Wed) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
October 16 (Wed) Faculty submit final show/no Show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
October 16 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
October 17 (Thu) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
November 1 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
November 4 - 15 (Mon - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
November 15 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from classes in session 7B. Prior to November 7, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning November 7, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
November 25 - 29 (Mon - Fri) Thanksgiving holiday.
December 4 (Wed) Last day of classes.
December 5 (Thu) Final exams.
December 6 (Fri) Session 7B ends and grades are due by 12:00 PM (noon).
December 12 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
December 13 (Fri) Fall commencement.
December 17 (Tue) SSI results available for school deans.

Winter 2024 Intersession

December 9, 2024 - January 8, 2025

Date Event
October 28 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends 12/06/2024 at 11:59 PM.
December 2 (Mon) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
December 3 (Tue) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online. No separate installment payment plan is available for the winter intersession.
December 4 (Wed) Classes dropped for non-payment.
December 4 - 10 (Wed - Tue) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 12/04/2024. Both end at 11:59 PM on 12/10/2024.
December 9 (Mon) Classes begin.
December 9 - 10 (Mon - Tue) 100% tuition adjustment period.
December 10 (Tue) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
December 11 (Wed) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online. No separate installment payment plan is available for winter intersession.
December 11 (Wed) 75% tuition adjustment period.
December 12 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
December 12 - 15 (Thu - Sun) 50% tuition adjustment period.
December 16 (Mon) Instructors submit show/no show reports.
December 16 (Mon) 25% tuition adjustment period.
December 16 (Mon) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
December 16 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
December 17 (Tue) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
December 20 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
December 18 - 27 (Wed - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
December 27 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from classes in the winter intersession. Prior to December 20, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning December 20, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
January 6 (Mon) Last day of classes.
January 7 (Tue) Final exams.
January 8 (Tue) Winter intersession ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
January 15 (Wed) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
January 17 (Fri) SSI results available for school deans.

Spring 2025 Full-Term Session

January 13 - May 13, 2025

Date Event
October 21 - 25 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
October 28 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 01/07/2025.
January 6 (Mon) Faculty return to campus.
January 7 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
January 8 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
January 8 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for spring registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 9 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
January 9 - 15 (Wed - Thu) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 01/09/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 01/15/2025.
January 13 (Mon) Classes begin
January 13 - 15 (Mon - Wed) 100% tuition adjustment period.
January 15 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
January 16 (Thu) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 01/21/2024 at 11:59 PM online.
January 16 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for spring late registration is at 11:59 PM online.
January 16 - 21 (Thu - Tue) 75% tuition adjustment period.
January 17 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment
January 20 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 22 - 26 (Wed - Sun) 50% tuition adjustment period.
January 27 - 30 (Mon - Thu) 25% tuition adjustment period.
January 29 (Wed) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
January 30 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
January 30 (Thu) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
January 31 (Fri) 14th instructional day/reporting day.
March 3 - 5 (Mon - Wed) Mardi Gras holiday.
March 10 (Mon) Midterm grades due by 12:00 PM (noon).
March 17 - April 11 (Mon - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
March 24 - 28 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
March 31 (Mon) Registration for summer and fall begins at 8:00 AM. Summer registration ends at 11:59 PM on 05/20/2025. Fall registration ends 08/04/2025.
April 18 - 25 (Fri - Fri) Spring break.
April 29 (Tue) Last day to withdraw from the College or from full-term classes. Prior to March 28, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning March 28, withdrawals must be submitted through LoLA. Withdrawing from a course may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
May 5 (Mon) Last day of classes.
May 6 - 9 (Tue - Fri) Final exams.
May 12 (Mon) Deadline for removal of incompletes from fall at 12:00 PM (noon).
May 12 (Mon) Deadline to submit incomplete contracts for spring at 12:00 PM (noon).
May 13 (Tue) Spring semester ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
May 19 (Mon) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
May 20 (Tue) Spring commencement.
May 22 (Thu) SSI results available for school deans.

Spring 2025 1st 7-week Session (7A)

January 13 - March 12, 2025

Date Event
October 28 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 01/07/2025.
January 6 (Mon) Faculty return to campus.
January 7 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
January 8 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
January 8 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for session 7A registration at 11:59 PM online.
January 9 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
January 9 - 15 (Thu - Wed) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 01/09/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 01/15/2025.
January 13 (Mon) Classes begin.
January 13 - 14 (Mon - Tue) 100% tuition adjustment period.
January 15 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
January 15 (Wed) 75% tuition adjustment period.
January 16 (Thu) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 in the One Stop Enrollment Center or at 11:59 PM online.
January 16 - 20 (Thu - Mon) 50% tuition adjustment period.
January 16 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for session 7A late registration is 11:59 PM online.
January 17 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment.
January 20 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 21 (Tue) 25% tuition adjustment period.
January 21 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
January 21 (Tue) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
January 21 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
January 22 (Wed) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
February 7 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
February 24 - March 7 (Mon - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
February 28 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from classes in Session 7A. Prior to February 21, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning February 21, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
March 3 - 5 (Mon - Wed) Mardi Gras break.
March 10 (Mon) Last day of classes.
March 11 (Tue) Final exams.
March 12 (Wed) Session 7A ends and grades are due at 12:00 PM (noon).
March 19 (Wed) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
March 26 (Wed) SSI results available for school deans.

Spring 2025 2nd 7-week Session (7B)

March 13 - May 13, 2025

Date Event
October 28 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
January 7 (Tue) Registration closes (temporarily) at 11:59 PM.
January 21 (Tue) Registration reopens at 8:00 AM and ends 03/07/2025 at 11:59 PM.
March 7 (Fri) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
March 10 (Mon) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or online by 11:59 PM. No separate installment payment plan is available for session 7B.
March 11 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-payment.
March 11 (Tue) Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 03/11/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 03/14/2025.
March 13 (Thu) Classes begin.
March 13 - 16 (Thu - Sun) 100% tuition adjustment period.
March 14 (Fri) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
March 17 (Mon) 75% tuition adjustment period.
March 17 (Mon) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
March 18 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-payment.
March 18 - 19 (Tue - Wed) 50% tuition adjustment period.
March 20 (Thu) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
March 20 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
March 20 (Thu) 25% tuition adjustment period.
March 20 (Thu) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
March 21 (Fri) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
March 24 - April 17 (Mon - Thu) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
April 9 (Wed) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (Noon)
April 18 - 25 (Fri - Fri) Spring break.
April 29 (Tue) Last day to withdraw from classes in session 7B. Prior to April 15, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning April 15, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
May 8 (Thu) Last day of classes.
May 9 (Fri) Final exams.
May 12 (Mon) Session 7B ends and grades are due at 12:00 PM (noon).
May 19 (Mon) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
May 20 (Tue) Spring commencement.
May 22 (Thu) SSI results are available for school deans.

Summer 2025 Full-Term Session

May 27 - July 24, 2025

Date Event
March 24 - 28 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
March 31 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on 05/20/2025.
May 20 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
May 21 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 21 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for summer registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 22 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
May 22 - 28 (Thu - Wed) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 5/22/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 5/28/2025.
May 27 (Tue) Classes begin.
May 27 - 28 (Tue - Wed) 100% tuition adjustment period.
May 28 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
May 29 (Thu) Late Registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 29 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for Summer 2022 Late Registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 29 (Thu) 75% tuition adjustment period.
May 30 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment.
May 30 - June 2 (Fri - Mon) 50% tuition adjustment period.
June 3 (Tue) 25% tuition adjustment period.
June 3 (Tue) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
June 3 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
June 3 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
June 4 (Wed) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
June 20 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
June 30 - July 11 (Mon - Fri) Administration of online Student Survey of Instruction
July 4 (Fri) July 4th holiday.
July 14 (Mon) Last day to withdraw from the College for full-term classes. Prior to July 3, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning July 3, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
July 21 (Mon) Last day of classes.
July 22 - 23 (Tue - Wed) Final exams.
July 23 (Wed) Deadline for removal of incompletes from spring at 12:00 PM (noon).
July 23 (Wed) Deadline to submit incomplete contracts for summer at 12:00 PM (noon).
July 24 (Thu) Summer session ends and grades are due at 12:00 PM (noon).
July 31 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
August 5 (Tue) SSI results available for school deans.

Summer 2025 1st 4-week Session (4A)

May 27 - June 23, 2025

Date Event
March 24 - 28 (Mon - Fri) Faculty/departmental advisors available to assist students. Professional advisors in Sycamore Student Center available for advising throughout the semester.
March 31 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
May 20 (Tue) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
May 21 (Wed) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 21 (Wed) Deadline to enroll in installment payment plan for summer registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 22 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
May 22 - 28 (Thu - Wed) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 05/22/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 05/28/2025.
May 27 (Tue) Classes begin.
May 27 - 28 (Tue - Wed) 100% tuition adjustment period.
May 28 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
May 29 (Thu) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
May 29 (Thu) Deadline to enroll in Installment Payment Plan for summer late registration is 11:59 PM online.
May 29 (Thu) 75% tuition adjustment period.
May 30 (Fri) Classes dropped for non-payment.
May 30 - June 2 (Fri - Mon) 50% tuition adjustment period.
June 3 (Tue) 25% tuition adjustment period.
June 3 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
June 3 (Tue) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00 PM (noon).
June 3 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
June 4 (Wed) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
June 7 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
June 4 - 13 (Wed - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
June 12 (Thu) Last day to withdraw from classes in session 4A. Prior to June 5, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning June 5, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
June 19 (Thu) Last day of classes.
June 20 (Fri) Final exams.
June 23 (Mon) Session 4A ends and grades are due by 12:00 PM (noon).
June 26 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
July 1 (Tue) SSI Results available for school deans.

Summer 2025 2nd 4-week Session (4B)

June 24 - July 24, 2025

Date Event
March 31 (Mon) Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
May 20 (Tue) Registration closes (temporarily) at 11:59 PM.
June 2 (Mon) Registration reopens at 8:00 AM.
June 19 (Thu) Registration ends at 11:59 PM.
June 20 (Fri) Payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 6/22/2025 at 11:59 PM online. No separate installment payment is available for 4B.
June 22 (Sun) Online payment deadline is 11:59 PM.
June 23 (Mon) Classes dropped for non-payment.
June 24 (Tue) Classes begin.
June 24 - 25 (Tue - Wed) Late registration is open. Late registration begins and add/drop reopens at 1:00 PM on 06/23/2025. Both end at 11:59 PM on 06/25/2025.
June 24 - 25 (Tue - Wed) 100% tuition adjustment period.
June 25 (Wed) Late registration and add/drop end at 11:59 PM.
June 26 (Thu) 75% tuition adjustment period.
June 26 (Thu) Late registration payment deadline is 3:45 PM in the One Stop Enrollment Center or 11:59 PM online.
June 27 (Thu) Classes dropped for non-payment.
June 27 - 30 (Fri - Mon) 50% tuition adjustment period.
July 1 (Tue) 25% tuition adjustment period.
July 1 (Tue) Last day to drop classes and receive a tuition adjustment.
July 1 (Tue) Faculty submit final show/no show reports by 12:00PM (noon).
July 1 (Tue) Classes dropped for non-attendance.
July 2 (Wed) 7th instructional day/reporting day.
July 4 (Fri) July 4th holiday.
July 11 (Fri) Midterm grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
July 9 - 18 (Wed - Fri) Administration of Online Student Survey of Instruction (SSI).
July 18 (Fri) Last day to withdraw from classes in session 4B. Prior to July 11, students must work with an academic advisor to complete the course withdrawal process. Beginning July 11, withdrawals must be submitted by students through LoLA. Withdrawing from courses may result in owing money back to the College and/or may impact eligibility for future financial assistance. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an academic advisor prior to withdrawing. Students may email fastadvising@sowela.edu with questions.
July 22 (Tue) Last day of classes.
July 23 (Wed) Final exams.
July 24 (Thu) Session 4B ends and grades due at 12:00 PM (noon).
July 31 (Thu) Official grades available in LoLA for students.
August 5 (Tue) SSI results available for school deans.

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Maegan Lewis

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