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2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


  • Monday, April 10, 2023 Summer and Fall 2023 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - Wednesday, April, 12, 2023 Summer and Fall 2023 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
  • Monday, April 17, 2023 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
  • Monday, July 10, 2023 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Fall 2023 15-week (full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) classes
  • Monday, August 14, 2023  Academic Affairs Convocation
  • Monday, August 14, 2023 -Saturday August 19, 2023 15-week (full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) final registration period
  • After Saturday, August 19, 2023 Students may register ONLY for 2nd half-term (alternate-term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of class.
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 15-week (full-term) classes begin
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 1st half-term (alternate-term) classes begin
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 Full tuition due for 15-week and 1st half-term classes.
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 - Tuesday, August 22, 2023 1st half-term (alternate-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate-term 1st half-term classes)
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 - Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Any changes for 1st half-term schedules which result in additional charges must be paid at the time of schedule adjustment.
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 - Thursday, August 24, 2023 15-week (full-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for full-term 15-week classes)
  • Monday, August 21, 2023 - Thursday, August 24, 2023 Any changes for full-term schedules which result in additional charges must be paid at the time of schedule adjustment.
  • Friday, August 25, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged a $50 late fee
  • Friday, September 1, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 College closed - Labor Day Holiday
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Classes resume
  • Friday, September 8, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, September 11, 2023  1st half-term (alternate-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Friday, September 15, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023 1st half-term (alternate-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
  • Friday, September 22, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, September 29, 2023 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Monday, October 2, 2023 - Thursday, October 5, 2023 15-week (full-term) mid-term exam week
  • Thursday, October 5, 2023 2nd half-term (alternate-term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 12:00 p.m. (noon).
  • Monday, October 9, 2023 15-week (full-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Monday, October 9, 2023 2nd half-term (alternate-term) classes begin
  • Monday, October 9, 2023 - Tuesday, October 10, 2023 2nd half-term (alternate-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate-term 2nd half-term classes)
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023 15-week (full-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)
  • Monday, November 6, 2023 Spring 2024 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services (304) 896-7315
  • Monday, November 6, 2023 2nd half-term (alternate-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - Thursday, November 9, 2023 Spring 2024 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
  • Monday, November 13, 2023 Open registration begins for Spring 2024. New students may register on campus or by contacting an Advisor through SSConnect at www.southernwv.edu/SSConnect
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023 2nd half-term (alternate-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (6 weeks complete)
  • Monday, November 20, 2023 - Thursday, November 23, 2023 Thanksgiving Break (no classes in session)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 - Sunday, November 26, 2023 College closed - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Monday, November 27, 2023 Classes resume
  • Monday, December 4, 2023 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2024 term (15-week - full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) classes.
  • Monday, December 4, 2023 - Thursday, December 7, 2023 Final exam week
  • Saturday, December 9, 2023 Fall Commencement
  • Monday, December 11, 2023 Final grades must be entered by noon

Spring 2024

  • Monday, December 4, 2023 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2024 term (15-week - full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) classes.
  • Monday, January 8, 2024 -Saturday, January 13, 2024 15-week (full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) final registration period
  • Saturday, January 13, 2024 15-week (full-term) and 1st half-term (alternate-term) last day to register. After January 13 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.
  • After Saturday, January 13, 2024 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.
  • Monday, January 15, 2024 College closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 15-week (full-term) classes begin
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024  1st half-term (alternate-term) classes begin
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Full tuition due for 15-week and 1st half-term classes.
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - Wednesday, January 17, 2024  1st half-term (alternate-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate-term 1st half-term classes)
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - Wednesday, January 17, 2024  Any changes for 1st half-term schedules which result in additional charges must be paid at the time of schedule adjustment.
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - Thursday, January 18, 2024  15-week (full-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 15-week classes)
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - Thursday, January 18, 2024  Any changes for full-term schedules which result in additional charges must be paid at the time of schedule adjustment.
  • Friday, January 19, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged a $50 late fee
  • Friday, January 26, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, February 2, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, February 5, 2024 1st half-term (alternate-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Friday, February 9, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024  1st half-term (alternate-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
  • Friday, February 16, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, February 23, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Monday, February 26, 2024 - Thursday, February 29, 2024  15-week (full-term) mid-term exam week
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 15-week (full-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 2nd half-term (alternate-term) last day to register
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 2nd half-term (alternate-term) classes begin
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 - Tuesday, March 5, 2024 2nd half-term (alternate-term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate term 2nd half-term classes)
  • Monday, March 25, 2024 - Thursday, March 28, 2024 Spring Break - no classes
  • Monday, April 1, 2024 Classes resume
  • Thursday, April 4, 2024 15-week (full-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)
  • Monday, April 8, 2024 Summer and Fall 2024 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services (304) 896-7315
  • Monday, April 8, 2024  2nd half-term (alternate-term) mid-term grade reports due
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - Thursday, April 11, 2024  Summer and Fall 2024 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
  • Monday, April 15, 2024 Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2024. Students may register on campus or by contacting an Advisor through SSConnect at www.southernwv.edu/SSConnect.
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024  2nd half-term (alternate-term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (6 weeks complete)
  • Monday, April 29, 2024 - Thursday, May 2, 2024 Final exams week
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 Commencement - 10:00 AM.
  • Monday, May 6, 2024 Final grades must be entered by noon

Summer 2024

SUMMER 2024 10-WEEK (FULL-TERM)

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024 10-week (full-term) last day to register.
  • After Thursday, May 16, 2024 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.
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 10-week (full-term) classes begin
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 Full tuition for 10-week term due
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 - Tuesday, May 21, 2024  Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for term)
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 - Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Any changes for 10-week schedules which result in additional charges must be paid at the time of schedule adjustment.
  • Friday, May 24, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged a $50 late fee
  • Monday, May 27, 2024 College closed - Memorial Day Holiday
  • Friday, May 31, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, June 7, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, June 14, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, June 21, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 Mid-term grade reports due
  • Friday, June 28, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024 College closed - Independence Day Holiday
  • Monday, July 8, 2024 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (7 weeks complete)
  • Monday, July 29, 2022  Final grades must be entered by noon

SUMMER 2024 5-WEEK (1ST ALTERNATE TERM)

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024 1st 5-week (alternate-term) last day to register.
  • After Thursday, May 16, 2024 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.
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 Classes begin
  • Monday, May 20, 2024 Full tuition for 1st alternate term due
  • Friday, May 24, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged a $50 late fee
  • Monday, May 27, 2024 College closed - Memorial Day Holiday
  • Friday, May 31, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, June 3, 2024 Mid-term grade reports due
  • Friday, June 7, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Thursday, June 13, 2024 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
  • Friday, June 14, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, June 21, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 Final grades must be entered by 9:00 a.m.

SUMMER 2024 5-WEEK (2ND ALTERNATE TERM)

  • Thursday, June 20, 2024 2nd 5-week (alternate-term) last day to register.
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 Classes begin
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 Full tuition for 2nd alternate term due
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 - Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/ schedules for term)
  • Friday, June 28, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged a $50 late fee
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024 College closed - Independence Day Holiday
  • Friday, July 5, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Monday, July 8, 2024 Mid-term grade reports due
  • Friday, July 12, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
  • Friday, July 19, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will be charged an additional $50 late fee
  • Friday, July 26, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 Final grades must be entered by noon
  • Friday, July 26, 2024 Any student with outstanding balances as of this date will have their accounts sent to collections.
  • Monday, July 29, 2024 Final grades must be entered by noon