Academic Calendars

View the College of Charleston's academic calendars, final exam schedules, registration dates and holiday observances.

Academic Calendars


Important dates and events for current and future academic year at the College of Charleston. Reminders: Dates in the calendars are subject to change, and any weekend day or designated holiday may be used as a storm makeup day in the event of an inclement weather cancellation of classes.
  • 2024 Spring Semester

    January 2024

    • Sunday, January 7
      • Residence halls open at 12 noon.
    • Monday, January 8
      • Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
    • Tuesday, January 9
      • Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
    • Wednesday, January 10
      • Spring full semester and Express I classes begin.
    • Friday, January 12
      • Last day of Drop/Add for Express I classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Express I classes.
    • Monday, January 15
      • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, observed. No classes. College closed.
    • Tuesday, January 16
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express I classes.

    • Wednesday, January 17
      • Last day of Drop/Add for full semester classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option full semester classes.

    • Monday, January 22
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester classes.

    • Friday, January 26
      • Attendance Verification for Express I and Full Semester opens to faculty. 

    • Saturday, January 27
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Sunday, January 28
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Tuesday, January 30
      • 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. 

    February 2024

    • Thursday, February 1
      • Last day to submit an Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Spring 2024 via My Portal.

    • Friday, February 2
      • Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.

    • Thursday, February 8
      • Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Summer 2024 opens via MyPortal. Students Applying to graduate in Summer 2024 are eligible to walk in May 2024 Commencement Ceremony. 
    • Friday, February 9
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express I classes. 
        NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.

    • Saturday, February 10
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)
    • Monday, February 12
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2023 session (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Thursday, February 15
      • Last day to submit an Graduate Student Application to Graduate in Spring 2024 via My Portal.

    • Monday, February 19
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2023 convert to a grade of "F".

    • Monday, February 26
      • Last day of Express I classes.

    • Tuesday, February 27
      • Express I final exams for T/R classes.
      • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grading open to faculty.
    • Wednesday, February 28
      • Express I final exams for M/W classes.

    March 2024

    • Friday, March 1
      • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grades due by noon (EST).
    • Sunday, March 3 - Saturday, March 9
      • Spring Break.  No classes.

    • Monday, March 11
      • Express II classes begin.
    • Wednesday, March 13
      • Last day of Drop/Add for Express II classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for an Express II class.

    • Thursday, March 14
      • Department Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II classes.
      • Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for College of Charleston students.
    • Friday, March 15
      • Attendance Verification for Express II available and submitted via Deletion from the Grade Roll form via My Forms in My Portal. 
      • Last day to submit Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Summer 2024 via My Portal. Students Applying to Graduate in Summer 2024 are eligible to walk in May 2024 Commencement Ceremony. 
    • Thursday, March 21
      • Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for visiting students.

    • Friday, March 22
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from full semester classes. NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.

    • Tuesday, March 26
      • Fall 2024 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.

    April 2024

    • Friday, April 12
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express II classes. 
        NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.
      • Spring 2024 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
    • Tuesday, April 23
      • Last day of Express II classes. 

    • Wednesday, April 24
      • Last day of full semester classes. Classes that normally meet on Monday should meet on this date.

    • Thursday, April 25
      • Reading Day
      • Full semester and Express II grading open to faculty.

    • Friday, April 26
      • First day of full semester and Express II final exams.

    May 2024

    • Wednesday, May 1
      • Last day of full semester and Express II final exams.
      • Spring 2024 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations close.
    • Thursday, May 2
      • All residence halls and houses close at noon.
    • Monday, May 6
      • Full semester and Express II final grades due by NOON (ET).  Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form for each student after the deadline. 
      • Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2023 convert to a grade of "F".
    • Tuesday, May 7
      • Final grades for full semester and Express II classes available in MyPortal

    • Friday, May 10
      • Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony

    • Saturday, May 11
      • Spring 2024 Commencement (2 Ceremonies)

    • Tuesday, May 14
      • Degrees are scheduled to be posted on this date. Students should wait until after this date to order official transcripts if they want the degree to appear on the transcript.

    July, 2024

    • Friday, July 8
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Spring 2024 class (Spring 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Friday, July 15
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2024 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

    *SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary)

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

     

  • 2024 Summer Semester

    Maymester May 13-May 29, 2024

    • Monday, May 13
      • Classes begin; Last day of Drop/Add for Maymester classes.
      • Class Roll Verification for Maymester classes. DA/DS (Deletion from the Grade Roll via My Forms in MyPortal) to be submitted by faculty.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Maymester classes.
    • Tuesday, May 14
      Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Maymester.
    • Friday, May 24
      • Last day to withdraw from Maymester classes with a status indicator of "W".
      • Maymester 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
    • Monday, May 27
      Memorial Day - No Classes.
    • Tuesday, May 28
      • Last day classes.
      • Grading opens for faculty in MyPortal.

    • Wednesday, May 29
      • Final Exams. 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      • Maymester 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations close.

    • Friday, May 31
      Maymester final grades due by noon (EST). Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form for each student after the noon deadline.

    • Wednesday, October 2
      Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2024 session (Summer 60 Day Deadline). Change of Grade form to be submitted by faculty.

    • Wednesday, October 9
      Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2024 sessions convert to a grade of "F".

    Extended Summer: May 13- June 26, 2024

    • Monday, May 13
      • Classes begin

    • Tuesday, May 14
      • Last day of Drop/Add for Extended Summer classes.
      • Class Roll Verification for Extended Summer classes. DA/DS (Deletion from the Grade Roll via My Forms in MyPortal) to be submitted by faculty.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Extended Summer classes.
    • Thursday, May 16
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Extended Summer classes.
    • Monday, May 27
      • Memorial Day - No Classes
    • Monday, June 10
      • Last day to withdraw fromExtended Summer classes with a status indicator of "W".
    • Friday, June 14
      • Last day to submit a Graduate Application to Graduate in Summer 2024.
    • Monday, June 17
      • Extended Summer 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
    • Monday, June 24
      • Last day classes
      • Grading opens for faculty in MyPortal
    • Tuesday, June 25
      • Final Exams for T/R classes.

    • Wednesday, June 26
      • Final Exams for M/W classes
      • Extended Summer 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations close.

    • Monday, July 1
      Extended Summer final grades due by noon (EST). 

    • Monday, October 7
      Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2024 session (Summer 60 Day Deadline). Change of Grade form to be submitted by faculty.

    • Monday, October 14
      Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2024 sessions convert to a grade of "F".

     

    Summer I: June 3- July 2, 2024

    • Monday, June 3
      • Classes begin; last day of Drop/Add for Summer I classes.
      • Class Roll Verification for Summer I classes. DA/DS (Deletion from the Grade Roll via My Forms in MyPortal) to be submitted by faculty.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Summer I classes.

    • Wednesday, June 5
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Summer I.
    • Friday, June 14
      • Last day to submit a Graduate Application to Graduate in Summer 2024.

    • Friday, June 21
      • Last day to withdraw from Summer I classes with a status indicator of "W".
    • Friday, June 28
      • Last day of Summer I classes.
      • Summer I 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
      • Grading opens for faculty in MyPortal.
    • Monday, July 1
      • Final exams for classes that meet at 7:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. / 4:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. ; begin at regularly scheduled meeting time and last up to 3 hours.
    • Tuesday, July 2
      • Final exams for classes that meet at 9:30 a.m. or 10 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. ; begin at regularly scheduled meeting time and last up to 3 hours.
      • Summer I 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations close.
    • Wednesday, July 3
      • Summer I final grades due by noon (EST). 

    • Monday, October 7
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2024 session (Summer 60 Day Deadline). Change of Grade form to be submitted by faculty.

    • Monday, October 14
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2024 sessions convert to a grade of "F".

    Summer II: July 8-August 6, 2024

    Note: Consistent with all applicable laws, any weekend day or designated holiday may be used as a storm makeup day.Last Revised: 11.14.2023Date(s)Description

    • Monday, July 8
      • Classes begin; Last day of Drop/Add for Summer II classes.
      • Class Roll Verification for Summer II classes. DA/DS (Deletion from the Grade Roll via My Forms in MyPortal) to be submitted by faculty.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Summer II classes.

    • Wednesday, July 10
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Summer II.

    • Friday, July 26
      • Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II classes with a status indicator of "W".

    • Thursday, August 1
      • Summer II 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations open.

    • Friday, August 2
      • Last day of classes.
      • Grading opens for faculty in MyPortal.
    • Monday, August 5
      • Final exams for classes that meet at 7:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. / 11:30 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. / 4:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. ; begin at regularly scheduled meeting time and last up to 3 hours.

    • Tuesday, August 6
      • Final exams for classes that meet at 9:30 a.m. or 10 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. ; begin at regularly scheduled meeting time and last up to 3 hours.
      • Summer II 2024 Course-Instructor Evaluations close.

    • Friday, August 9
      • Summer II final grades due by noon (EST). Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form for each student after the noon deadline.

    • Tuesday, August 13
      • Degrees are scheduled to be posted on this date. Students should wait until after this date to order official transcripts if they want the degree to appear on the transcript.

    • Monday, October 7
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2024 session (Summer 60 Day Deadline). Change of Grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Monday, October 14
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2024 sessions convert to a grade of "F".

  • 2024 Fall Semester

    August

    • Friday, August 16 — Sunday, August 18
      Residence halls open. Move-in dates vary by residence hall are are by appointment.
    • Monday, August 19 
      New Student Convocation
    • Tuesday, August 20
      Fall full semester and Express I classes begin.
    • Thursday, August 22
      - Last day of Add/Drop for Express I classses.
      - Last day for student to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Express I full classes
    • Friday, August 23
      Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester
    • Monday, August 26
      - Last day of Add/Drop for full semester classes.z
      - Last day for student to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for full semester classes
    • Thursday, August 29
      Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester,

    September

    • Tuesday, September 3
      Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyPortal.

    • Thursday,  September 5
      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.

    • Tuesday - September 10
      Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.

    • Thursday, September 19
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express I classes. 
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course. 
    • Saturday, September 21 — Sunday, September 22
      Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Monday, September 30
      Last day to submit an Undergraduate Application to Graduate in Fall 2024.

    October

    • Wednesday, October 2
      Last day of Express I classes.
    • Thursday, October 3
      - Express I final exams for T/R classes.
      - Full semester Mid Term and Express I Final grading open to faculty.
    • Monday, October 7
      - Express I final exams for M/W classes.
      - Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Summer 2024 session (Summer 60-Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.

    • Tuesday - October 8
      Express II classes begin. 
    • Thursday, October 10
      - Last day of Drop/Add for Express II classes.
      - Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for an Express II class.

    • Friday, October 11
      - Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grades due at noon.
      - Last day to submit a Graduate Application to Graduate in Fall 2024.
      - Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II.
      - Attendance Verification for Express II available and submitted via Deletion from the Grade Roll form via My Forms in MyPortal. 

    • Monday, October 14
      Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for all Summer 2024 sessions convert to a grade of "F".

    • Friday, October 25
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from full semester classes.  NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.
    • Tuesday, October 29
      Spring 2025 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

    • Monday, November 4 - Tuesday, November 5
      Fall Break. No Classes.

    • Saturday, November 9 - Sunday, November 10
      Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)
    • Thursday, November 14
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express II classes. 
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.
    • Monday, November 25
      Last day of Express II classes

    • Wednesday, November 27
      Thanskgiving Holiday. No Classes.
    • Thursday, November 28
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes.

    • Friday, November 29
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Saturday, November 30
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    December

    • Sunday, December 1
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Monday, December 2
      Last day of full semester classes.
    • Tuesday, December 3
      Reading Day
    • Wednesday, December 4
      - Full semester and Express II final exams begin.
      - Full semester and Express II grading open for faculty.

    • Monday, December 9
      Full semester and Express II final exams end.

    • Tuesday, December 10
      Residence halls close at noon.

    • Wednesday, December 11
      - Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 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.

    • Saturday, December 14
      Fall 2024 Commencement.

    February, 2025

    • Monday, February 10
      Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2024 class (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Monday, February 19
      Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2024 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

    *SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary)

    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.

  • 2025 Spring Semester

    January 2025

    • Sunday, January 5
      • Residence halls open at 12 noon.
    • Monday, January 6 
      • Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
    • Tuesday, January 7
      • Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer students.
    • Wednesday, January 8
      • Spring full semester and Express I classes begin.
    • Friday, January 10
      • Last day of Drop/Add for Express I classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Express I classes.
    • Tuesday, January 14
      • Last day of Drop/Add for full semester classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option full semester classes.
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express I classes.
    • Monday, January 20
      • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, observed. No classes. College closed.
    • Tuesday, January 21
      • Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester classes.

    • Friday, January 24
      • Attendance Verification for Express I and Full Semester opens to faculty. 

    • Saturday, January 25
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Sunday, January 26
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Tuesday, January 28
      • 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.
    • Friday, January 31
      • Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.

    February 2025

    • Monday, February 3
      • Last day to submit an Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Spring 2025 via My Portal.

    • Thursday, February 6
      • Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Summer 2025 opens via MyPortal. Students Applying to graduate in Summer 2025 are eligible to walk in May 2025 Commencement Ceremony. 
    • Friday, February 7
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express I classes. 
        NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course. 
      • Spring 2024 Express I Course-Instructor Evaluations open.

    • Saturday, February 8
      • Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)
    • Monday, February 10
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2024 session (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Friday, February 14
      • Last day to submit an Graduate Student Application to Graduate in Spring 2025 via My Portal.

    • Monday, February 17
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2023 convert to a grade of "F".

    • Monday, February 24
      • Last day of Express I classes.
      • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grading open to faculty.
    • Tuesday, February 25
      • Express I final exams for T/R classes.
    • Wednesday, February 26
      • Express I final exams for M/W classes.
    • Friday, February 28
      • Full semester Mid Term and Express I final grades due by noon (EST).

    March 2025

    • Sunday, March 2 - Saturday, March 8
      • Spring Break.  No classes.

    • Monday, March 10
      • Express II classes begin.
    • Wednesday, March 12 
      • Last day of Drop/Add for Express II classes.
      • Last day for students to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for an Express II class.

    • Thursday, March 13 
      • Department Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II classes.
      • Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for College of Charleston students.
    • Friday, March 14
      • Attendance Verification for Express II available and submitted via Deletion from the Grade Roll form via My Forms in My Portal. 
      • Last day to submit Undergraduate Student Application to Graduate in Summer 2024 via My Portal. Students Applying to Graduate in Summer 2024 are eligible to walk in May 2024 Commencement Ceremony. 
    • Thursday, March 20
      • Maymester and Summer Sessions registration begins for visiting students.

    • Friday, March 21
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from full semester classes. NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.

    • Tuesday, March 27
      • Fall 2025 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.

    April 2024

    • Friday, April 11
      • Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express II classes. 
        NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.
      • Spring 2024 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations open.
    • Tuesday, April 22
      Last day of Express II classes. 

    • Wednesday, April 23
      Last day of full semester classes. Classes that normally meet on Monday only should meet on this date.

    • Thursday, April 24
      • Reading Day
      • Full semester and Express II grading open to faculty.

    • Friday, April 25
      • First day of full semester and Express II final exams.
    • Wednesday, April 30
      • Last day of full semester and Express II final exams.
      • Spring 2025 Full semester and Express II Course-Instructor Evaluations close.

    May 2025

    • Monday, May 5
      • Full semester and Express II final grades due by NOON (ET).  Faculty must submit a Change of Grade form for each student after the deadline. 
      • Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2024 convert to a grade of "F".
    • Tuesday, May 6
      • Final grades for full semester and Express II classes available in MyPortal

    • Friday, May 9
      • Spring 2025 Commencement Ceremony

    • Saturday, May 10
      • Spring 2025 Commencement (2 Ceremonies)

    • Tuesday, May 13
      • Degrees are scheduled to be posted on this date. Students should wait until after this date to order official transcripts if they want the degree to appear on the transcript.

    July, 2025

    • Friday, July 7
      • Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Spring 2025 class (Spring 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Friday, July 14
      • Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2025 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

    *SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary)

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

    Last Revised: 11/17/2023

  • 2023 Fall Semester (Archived)

    August

    • Friday, August 18 — Saturday, August 18
      Residence halls open. Move-in dates vary by residence hall are are by appointment.
    • Monday, August 21
      New Student Convocation
    • Tuesday, August 22
      Fall full semester and Express I classes begin.
    • Thursday, August 24
      - Last day of Add/Drop for Express I classses.
      - Last day for student to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for Express I full classes
    • Friday, August 25
      Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester
    • Monday, August 28
      - Last day of Add/Drop for full semester classes.z
      - Last day for student to submit a request to Audit or apply for a Pass/Not Pass grade option for full semester classes
    • Thurday, August 31
      Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for full semester,

    September

    • Tuesday, September 5
      Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyPortal.

    • Thursday,  September 7
      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.

    • Tuesday - September 12
      Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.

    • Thursday, September 21
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express I classes. 
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course. 
    • Saturday, September 23 — Sunday, September 24
      Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    October

    • Monday, October 2
      Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyPortal. 
    • Wednesday, October 4
      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.

    • Thursday, October 5
      Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon. 
    • Monday, October 9
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express I classes. 
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.

    • Tuesday - October 10
      Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)
    • Wednesday, October 11
      Attendance Verification for faculty opens in MyPortal. 
    • Thursday, October 12
      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.

    • Friday, October 13
      Attendance Verification for faculty closes at noon.

    • Monday, October 16 — Tuesday, October 17
      Fall Break. No Classes

    • Wednesday, October 18
      - Classes Resume 
      - Departmental Chairs' SZAAREG Deadline for Express II.
    • Friday, October 27
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from full semester classes.
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.

    • Tuesday, October 31
      Spring 2024 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

    • Saturday, November 11 — Sunday, November 12
      Storm Day Makeup (on campus instruction for PE Activity Courses, labs, studio, performance courses only; virtual instruction on these days for all other courses). (SD*)

    • Thursday, November 16
      Last day for students to withdraw with a status indicator of "W" from Express II classes. 
      NOTE: Registration holds prevent students from being able to withdraw from a course in Banner Self-Service. Students should resolve their registration holds prior to this date if they wish to withdraw from a course.
    • Wednesday, November 22
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes.

    • Thursday, November 23
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Friday, November 24
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Saturday, November 25
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Sunday, November 26
      Thanksgiving Holiday. No Classes. College Closed.

    • Wednesday, November 29
      Last day of Express II classes.

    December

    • Monday, December 4
      Last day of full semester classes.
    • Tuesday, December 5
      Reading Day
    • Wednesday, December 6
      - Full semester and Express II final exams begin.
      - Full semester and Express II grading open for faculty.

    • Monday, December 11
      Full semester and Express II final exams end.

    • Tuesday, December 12
      Residence halls close.

    • Wednesday, December 13
      - Graduate missing and incomplete grades for Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 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.

    • Saturday, December 16
      Fall 2023 Commencement. #

    February, 2024

    • Monday, February 12
      Last day for students to submit incomplete undergraduate coursework to faculty for any Fall 2023 class (Fall 60 Day Deadline). Change of grade form to be submitted by faculty.
    • Monday, February 19
      Undergraduate missing and incomplete grades for Fall 2023 sessions convert to a grade of “F”.

    *SD – Storm Day Makeup (no classes unless the College deems necessary)

    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.

Final Exam Schedules


For information on the College of Charleston final exam regulations, visit the Academic Catalog.
  • Spring 2024 Final Exam Schedule

    Spring 2024 Exam Schedule

    (Subject to Change)

    Friday, April 26

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF/MW at 4 p.m. 

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block I
    Classes meeting Thursday only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting T/TR at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block C 
    No exams scheduled

    Saturday, April 27

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Reading Period

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Reading Period

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR 10:50 a.m.. or 11:20 a.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF 3 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting MW 3:25 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block D
    Classes meeting Thursday only at or after 5:30 p.m,

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 
    No exams scheduled

    Sunday, April 28

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Reading Periood

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Reading Period

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Reading Period

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Reading Period

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block G
    Classes meeting Monday and Wednesday at or after 6:45 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block J
    Classes meeting Tuesday and Thursday at or after 6:46 p.m.

    Monday, April 29

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 7:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Math all 110, 111 Exams

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF or MW at 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block E
    Classes meeting Mondays only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting Mondays and Wednesdays at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block A
    Classes meeting Mondays only at or after 5:30 p.m.

     

    Tuesday, April 30

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 9:25 a.m. or 9:55 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 12 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 1:40 p.m. or 2:10 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting TR at 3:05 p.m. or 3:35 p.m. or 4 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block H
    Classes meeting Tuesdays only at of after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting Tuesday and Thursday at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block B
    Classes meeting Tuesday only at or after 5:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, May 1

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 12:15 p.m. or 12:45 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting TR at 7:05 a.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block F
    Classes meeting Wednesday only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting Monday and Wednesday at. of after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45. p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Class Block C
    Classes meeting Wednesday only at or after 5:30 p.m.


    Day Classes

    Departmental exams are announced through the faculty and academic departments. All students are to check with their professors for exam dates and times. Time of class determines exam time, according to block above where class time is positioned. Example: Classes that meet MWF at 10:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. have exams on Monday, April 29 form 10:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.

    Online Classes

    Final exams and final projects for online courses will be conducted or due during the week of final exams. For Online Exclusively course sections, asynchronous testing is the default method. For Online Courses with Scheduled Online Class Meetings, the class meeting day and time determines when the exam should be given. Arrangements for synchronous finals via remote or online proctoring must be agreed upon by the students and instructor prior to the drop/add deadline. Online Course Types: https://registrar.cofc.edu/course-offerings/online-course-types.php 

    NOTE: Examinations must be taken at the time scheduled. For exceptions to this rule, please refer to the Final Examinations section under Academic Regulations in the academic catalog. Forms for permission to reschedule one exam are located on the Student Academic Forms channel on the Academic Services tab in MyPortal.

    Evening Classes: Exam Block A-J

    Classes Meeting one Evening Per Week

    • Monday only meeting: 
      Block E - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block A - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday only meeting
      Block H - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block B - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.

    • Wednesday only meeting
      Block F - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block C - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.
    • Thursday only meeting
      Block I - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block D - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.

    Classes Meeting Evenings per Week (Monday and Wednesday Classes)

    • Block E - Classes beginning at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    • Block F - Classes beginning at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.
    • Block G - Classes beginning at or after 6:45 p.m.

    Classes Meeting Evenings per Week (Monday and Wednesday Classes)

    • Block H- Classes beginning at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    • Block I - Classes beginning at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.
    • Block J - Classes beginning at or after 6:45 p.m.
  • Fall 2023 Final Exam Schedule (Archived)

    Fall 2023 Exam Schedule

    (Archived)

    Wednesday, December 6

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF/MW at 3 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
    or
    MW at 3:25 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block F 
    Classes meeting W only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting M/W at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block C 
    Classes meeting W only or Classes meeting M/W at or after 5:30 p.m.

    Thursday, December 7

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting TR 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 9:25 a.m. pr 9:55 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR 1:40 p.m. or 2:10 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting TR 3:05 p.m. or 3:35 p.m. or 4 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block I
    Classes meeting Thursday only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting Tuesday/Thursday at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block D
    Classes meeting Thursday only at or after 5:30 p.m.

    Friday, December 8

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 10 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Math All 110, 111 Exams

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF or MW at 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block B
    Classes meeting Tuesdays only at or after 5:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 
    No Exams Scheduled

    Saturday, December 9

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Reading Period

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Reading Period

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR 12:15 p.m. or 12:45 p.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting MWF or MW at 4 p.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block H
    Classes meeting Tuesdays only at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 
    No Exams Scheduled

    Sunday, December 10

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Reading Period

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Reading Period

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Reading Period

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Reading Period

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block J
    Classes meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays at or after 6:45 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Class Block G
    Classes meeting MW at or after 6:45 p.m.

    Monday, December 11

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 7:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Classes meeting MWF at 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Classes meeting TR at 10:50 a.m. or 11:20 a.m.

    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Classes meeting TR at 7:05 a.m.

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Class Block E
    Classes meeting Mondays only at of after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    or
    Classes meeting M/W at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.

    8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Class Block A
    Classes meeting Mondays only at or after 5:30 p.m.


    Day Classes

    Departmental exams are announced through the faculty and academic departments. All students are to check with their professors for exam dates and times. Time of class determines exam time, according to block above where class time is positioned. Example: Classes that meet MWF at 10:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. have exams on Wednesday, December 6 from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

    Online Classes

    Final exams and final projects for online courses will be conducted or due during the week of final exams. For Online Exclusively course sections, asynchronous testing is the default method. For Online Courses with Scheduled Online Class Meetings, the class meeting day and time determines when the exam should be given. Arrangements for synchronous finals via remote or online proctoring must be agreed upon by the students and instructor prior to the drop/add deadline. Online Course Types: https://registrar.cofc.edu/course-offerings/online-course-types.php

    NOTE: Examinations must be taken at the time scheduled. For exceptions to this rule, please refer to the Final Examinations section under Academic Regulations in the academic catalog. For permission to reschedule one exam, a student must complete and submit the following form to the respective course instructor: http://academicaffairs.cofc.edu/documents/final-exam-change-request-form.pdf

    Evening Classes: Exam Block A-J

    Classes Meeting one Evening Per Week

    • Monday only meeting: 
      Block E - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block A - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday only meeting
      Block H - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block B - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.

    • Wednesday only meeting
      Block F - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block C - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.
    • Thursday only meeting
      Block I - Classes beginning at or after 4 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
      Block D - Classes beginning at of after 5:30 p.m.

    Classes Meeting Evenings per Week (Monday and Wednesday Classes)

    • Block E - Classes beginning at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    • Block F - Classes beginning at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.
    • Block G - Classes beginning at or after 6:45 p.m.

    Classes Meeting Evenings per Week (Monday and Wednesday Classes)

    • Block H- Classes beginning at or after 5 p.m. but before 5:30 p.m.
    • Block I - Classes beginning at or after 5:30 p.m. but before 6:45 p.m.
    • Block J - Classes beginning at or after 6:45 p.m.