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Spring 2009 Academic Calendar

Registration, Withdrawal and Grade Dates for Students

January || February || March || April || May

Note: Subject to Change without notice.


January 2009
Wednesday, Jan. 7 Residence halls open at 12:00 noon.
Thursday, Jan. 8 Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer Students.
Friday, Jan. 9 Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer Students.
Monday, Jan. 12 Spring and Express I classes begin.
Tuesday, Jan. 13 Registration for Senior Citizens.
Friday, Jan. 16 Last day for students to Drop/Add for full semester and Express I classes; Last day for 100% refund.
Last day to apply for a Pass/Fail grade option.
Last day to submit a "Permission to Audit" form.
Monday, Jan. 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, observed.
Friday, Jan. 23 Full semester / Express I: Last day for 90% refund on withdrawals.


February 2009
Sunday, Feb. 1 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2009.
Monday, Feb. 2 Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" from Express I classes.
Friday, Feb. 6 Full semester / Express I: Last day for 50% refund on withdrawals.
Sunday, Feb. 15 Maymester and Summer Sessions Registration begins for College of Charleston students.
Monday, Feb. 23 Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" from Spring semester classes.
Saturday, Feb. 28 Last day of Express I classes.


March 2009
Sunday, Mar. 1 Spring Break holiday begins.
Maymester and Summer Sessions Registration begins for visiting students.
Friday, Mar. 6 Full semester and Express I: Last day for 25% refund on withdrawals.
Sun - Tu, Mar 8-10 Express I exams.
Wednesday, Mar. 11 Express II courses begin.
Friday, Mar. 13 Last day for students to Drop/Add for Express II courses; Last day for 100% refund.
Monday, Mar. 16 Mid Term and Express I grades available to students on Cougar Trail on the Web at 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 17 Express II: Last day for 90% refund on withdrawals.
Tuesday, Mar. 24 Express II: Last day for 50% refund on withdrawals.
Thursday, Mar. 26 Fall 2009 open registration begins based on earned hours.


April 2009
Wednesday, Apr. 1 Last day for students to withdraw with a "W" from Express II classes; Last day for 25% refund on Express II withdrawals.
Monday, Apr. 27 Last day of Spring and Express II classes.
Tuesday, Apr. 28 Reading Day (SD - Storm Makeup Day).
Wednesday, Apr. 29 Final and Express II exams begin.


May 2009
Sunday, May 3 SD (Storm Makeup Day).
Wednesday, May 6 Last day of exams.
Saturday, May 9 Spring 2009 Commencement (2 ceremonies)
Tuesday, May 12 Final grades available on Cougar Trail on the Web at 8:00 a.m.
Th - Fri, May 14 - 15, Mon-Tu May 18-19 Diploma pick-up: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


SD = Storm Day Makeup