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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.

  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) TBA TBA TBA
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 - 28 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

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.