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Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

August 2019

August 2019 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Friday, August 16 - Saturday, August 17 Residence halls open. Move in date and time is based on hall and floor assignment.
Monday, August 19 New Student Convocation.
Tuesday, August 20 Fall full semester and Express I classes begin.
Thursday, August 22
  • Last day of Drop/Add for Express I classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option for Express I classes.
Friday, August 23 Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express I.
Tuesday, August 27
  • Last day of Drop/Add for full semester classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option full semester classes.
Friday, August 30 Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester.

September 2019

September 2019 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Monday, September 9 Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyCharleston via Final Grades.
Friday, September 13 Last day for faculty to submit Individual Enrollment and Bachelor's Essay applications to the Registrar's Office for all full semester, Express I and Express II classes.
Wednesday, September 18 Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.
Thursday, September 19 Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Express I classes.
Friday, September 20 WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for Express I classes.
Monday, September 23 Fall 2019 Express I Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
Saturday, September 28 Storm Day Makeup for Hurricane Dorian: MWF, MW, W-only classes
Sunday, September 29 Storm Day Makeup for Hurricane Dorian: TR, T-only classes

October 2019

October 2019 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Tuesday, October 1 Last day to submit an Undergraduate Application to Graduate in Fall 2019.
Friday, October 4 Last day of Express I classes.
Monday, October 7
  • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2019 session (Summer 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
  • Express I final exams for M/W classes.
  • Full semester Mid Term and Express I Final grading open to faculty.
Tuesday, October 8
  • Express I final exams for T/R classes.
  • Fall 2019 Express I Course-Instructor Evaluations close.
Wednesday, October 9
  • Express II classes begin.
  • DA (Deletion from the Grade Roll) form may now be submitted by faculty for Express II classes.
Friday, October 11
  • Express I final grades due at noon.
  • Last day of Drop/Add for Express II classes.
  • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Fail grade option for an Express II class.
Monday, October 14
  • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2019 sessions convert to a grade of "F".
  • Fall Break. No classes.
Tuesday, October 15
  • Last day to submit a Graduate Application to Graduate in Fall 2019.
  • Fall Break. No classes.
Wednesday, October 16
  • Classes resume.
  • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II.
  • Mid Term grades due at noon.
Friday, October 25 Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from full semester classes.
Saturday, October 26 WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for full semester classes.
Monday, October 28 Spring 2020 early registration begins based on earned hours. NOTE: Holds will prohibit students from being able to register. Students should settle holds with the office that placed the hold before their opportunity to register.

November 2019

November 2019 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Saturday, November 9 Designated Storm Make-Up Day (SD*).
Sunday, November 10 Designated Storm Make-Up Day (SD*).
Monday, November 11 Fall 2019 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
Thursday, November 14 Last day for students to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Express II classes.
Friday, November 15 WA (Failure Due to Excessive Absences) form may now be submitted by faculty for Express II classes.
Wednesday, November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes.
Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.
Friday, November 29 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.
Saturday, November 30 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

December 2019

December 2019 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Sunday, December 1 Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.
Monday, December 2 Last day of full semester and Express II classes.
Tuesday, December 3 Reading Day. (SD*)
Wednesday, December 4
  • Full semester and Express II final exams begin.
  • Full semester and Express II grading open for faculty.
Wednesday, December 11
  • Full semester and Express II final exams end.
  • Fall 2019 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations close.
Friday, December 13
  • Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.
  • Full semester and Express II final grades due at noon. Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form after that time.
  • Final grades for full semester and Express II classes available to students on MyCharleston by 5pm.
Saturday, December 14 Fall 2019 Commencement. #
Thursday, December 19 Degrees will be posted.

February 2020

February 2020 Academic Calendar
Date(s) Description
Tuesday, February 11 Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2019 class (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
Tuesday, February 18 Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2019 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

*SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary) UPDATE: September 28 and 29 will be used as makeup days for Hurricane Dorian.

Note: Consistent with all applicable laws, any weekend day or designated holiday may be used as a storm makeup day.

#Fall Commencement may be moved if necessary, in order to make up for days lost to inclement weather.

Last Revised: 09-09-2019