Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


April 12:  Summer and Fall 2022 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services

April 13 - 14:  Summer and Fall 2022 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins

April 19:  Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2022. Students may register on campus or by contacting an Advisor through SSConnect at www.southernwv.edu/SSConnect

July 11: Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Fall 2022 15-week (full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) classes

August 15:  Academic Affairs Convocation

August 15 - 20:  15-week (full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) final registration

August 20:  15-week (full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 12:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

After August 20:  Students may register ONLY for 2nd half-term (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.

August 22:  15-week (full term) classes begin

August 22:  1st half-term (alternate term) classes begin

August 22 - 23:  1st half-term (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 1st half-term classes)

August 22 - 25:  15-week (full term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for full-term 15-week classes)

September 5:  College closed - Labor Day Holiday

September 6:  Classes resume

September 8:  Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 12:00 p.m. (noon). Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

September 12:  1st half-term (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due

September 22:  1st half-term (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)

October 3 - 6:  15-week (full term) mid-term exam week

October 6:  2nd half-term (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 12:00 p.m. (noon). Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

October 10:  15-week (full term) mid-term grade reports due

October 10:  2nd half-term (alternate term) classes begin

October 10 - 11:  2nd half-term (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate term 2nd half-term classes)

November 3:  15-week (full term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)

November 7:  Spring 2023 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services (304) 896-7315

November 8 - 10:  Spring 2023 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins

November 7:  2nd half-term (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due

November 14:  Open registration begins for Spring 2023. New students may register on campus or by contacting an Advisor through SSConnect at www.southernwv.edu/SSConnect

November 17:  2nd half-term (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (6 weeks complete)

November 20 - 27:  Thanksgiving Break (no classes in session)

November 24 - 27:  College closed - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 28:  Classes resume

December 1:   Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2023 term (15-week - full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) classes

After December 1:  Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for non-payment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (2nd half-semester) classes.

December 5 - 9:  Final exam week

December 12:   Final grades must be entered by noon

Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 16, 2022, through Monday, January 2, 2023. Southern will re-open for business Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Spring 2023

December 1, 2022:  Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2023 term (15-week - full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) classes

After December 1, 2022:  Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for 2nd half-term (alternate term) classes.

January 9 - 14:  15-week (full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) final registration period

January 14:  15-week (full term) and 1st half-term (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 12:00 p.m. (noon). Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

After January 11:  Students may register ONLY for 2nd half-term (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.

January 16:  College closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 17:  15-week (full term) classes begin

January 17:  1st half-term (alternate term) classes begin

January 17 - 18:  1st half-term (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 1st half-term classes)

January 17 - 19:  15-week (full term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 15-week classes)

February 6:  1st half-term (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due

February 16:  1st half-term (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)

February 27- March 2:  15-week (full term) mid-term exam week

March 2:  2nd half-term (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

March 6:  15-week (full term) mid-term grade reports due

March 6:  2nd half-term (alternate term) classes begin

March 6 - 7:  2nd half-term (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 2nd half-term classes)

March 30:  15-week (full term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)

April 2 - 9:  Spring Break - no classes

April 10:  Classes resume

April 11:  Summer and Fall 2023 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services (304) 896-7315

April 11 - 13:  Summer and Fall 2023 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins

April 10:  2nd half-term (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due

April 17:  Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2023. Students may register on campus or by contacting an Advisor through SSConnect at www.southernwv.edu/SSConnect.

April 20:  2nd half-term (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (6 weeks complete)

May 1 - 5:  Final exams week

May 6:  Commencement - 10:00 AM.

May 8:  Final grades must be entered by noon

Summer 2023

10-week (full term)

May 18:   10-week (full term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

After May 18:   Students may register for 2nd 5-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.

May 22:  10-week (full term) classes begin

May 22 - 23:   Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for term)

May 29:   College closed - Memorial Day Holiday

June 26:   Mid-term grade reports due

July 4:   College closed - Independence Day Holiday

July 6:  Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (7 weeks complete)

July 31:   Final grades must be entered by 9:00 a.m. 

1st 5-week (alternate term)

May 18:   1st 5-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

After May 18:  Students may register for 2nd 5-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.

May 22:  Classes begin

May 22 - 23:  Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for term)

May 29:  College closed - Memorial Day Holiday

June 5:  Mid-term grade reports due

June 15:  Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)

June 26:  Final grades must be entered by 9:00 a.m.

2nd 5-week (alternate term)

June 22:  2nd 5-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.

June 26:  Classes begin

June 26 - 27:  Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for term)

July 4:  College closed - Independence Day Holiday

July 10:  Mid-term grade reports due

July 20:  Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)

July 26:  Final grades must be entered by 9:00 a.m.