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2019 - 2020 Academic Calendar

Access the full current and upcoming semester academic calendars to find key dates and information including holidays, registration dates, payment deadlines, drop or add dates, exams and commencement for each term.

Tentative Dates - dates are subject to change without notice

  Fall Fall I Fall II
Fall 2019 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina July 18 July 18 July 18
Mail-in Payment Deadline August 7 August 7 August 7
Payment Deadline August 14 August 14 August 14
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed August 19 August 19 August 19
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment August 19 - 20 August 19 - 20 August 19 - 20
Classes Begin August 22 August 22 October 21
Last day to register/change schedule View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines 
Labor Day (No classes) September 2 September 2 N/A
Last day to apply for December Graduation (BOL/BLS) September 16 September 16 September 16
Last day to apply for December Graduation (Associate Degrees) October 1 October 1 October 1
Fall Break October 10 - 11 N/A N/A
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 27 - December 1 N/A N/A
Last day of class December 6 October 14 December 10
Reading Day December 7 N/A N/A
Final Exams December 9 - 16 October 15 - 16 December 11 - 12
Grades Due December 18 by 9 am October 21 by 9 am December 18 by 9 am
  Spring Spring I  Spring II
Spring 2020 Bills available online in Self Service Carolina TBA TBA TBA
Mail-in Payment Deadline TBA TBA TBA
Payment Deadline TBA TBA TBA
Financial Aid overage checks are distributed TBA TBA TBA
Late Advisement/Course Adjustment January 8 -9 January 8 - 9 January 8 -9
Classes Begin January 13 January 13 March 16
Last day to register/change schedule January 21 January 21 March 20
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines 
Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day (No classes) January 20 January 20 N/A
Last day to apply for May Graduation (Associate/BOL/BLS) TBA TBA N/A
Spring Break March 8 -15 N/A N/A
Last day of class April 27 March 2 April 30
Reading Day April 28 N/A N/A
Final Exams April 29 - May 6 March 3 - 4  March 4 - 5
Grades Due May 8 by 12:00 pm March 6 by 12:00 pm May 8 by 12:00 pm
Commencement May 2 at 2:30 pm May 2 at 2:30 pm May 2 at 2:30 pm
  SummerI Summer II Summer II Summer IV

Summer V

Classes Begin May 11 June 8 July 6 May 11 June 8
Last day to drop a class without a grade of "W" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines  View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines View Withdrawal Refund Deadlines
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes) May 25 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Independence Day Holiday (no classes) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Last day of class June 1 June 26 July 24 June 29 July 23
Final Exams June 3 June 29 July 27 June 30 & July 1 July 27 & July 28
Grades Due June 5 by 12:00 pm July 2 by 12:00 pm July 30 by 12:00 pm July 2 by 12:00 pm July 30 by 12:00 pm

See also the Upcoming Deadlines to Apply for Admission to Palmetto College Degree Programs

This calendar is correct as of the time of publication. However, the USC Registrar's Office publishes the most recent calendar each semester.


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