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Academic Calendars and Exam Schedule

Summer 2017-2018 Academic Calendar
Fall 2017 Academic Calendar
Fall 2017 Exam Schedule
Spring 2018 Academic Calendar
MSN 2017-2018 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2017

August 17: Fall Faculty Kickoff
August 18-20: New Student & Freshman Orientation
August 21: Registration and Drop/Add - All Students
August 21: Classes Begin (Day, Evening, Accelerated I & Charleston Southern Online I)
August 25: Last Date to Register or Drop/Add Classes for Day, Evening, Accelerated I & CAPS I before 5:00 p.m.; Last Date to Receive Full Refund of Tuition if Withdrawing from CSU
August 31: Last Date for 25% Tuition Refund if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m.; No Refund after this Date
September 7:  Last Date to Withdraw from an Accelerated I & Charleston Southern Online I Classes with a Grade of “W” before 5:00 p.m.
October 5: Accelerated I Classes End
October 6: Midterm
October 8: Charleston Southern Online I Classes End and Finals
October 9-10: Fall Break
October 11: Day and Evening Classes Resume
October 12: Final Exams, Accelerated I
October 13: Last Date to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” in Day and Regular Evening Classes before 5:00 p.m.
October 16: Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II Begins
October 16-20: Advisement and Preregistration for Seniors and Juniors starts at 8:00 a.m.
October 20: Last Date to Register or Drop/Add Accelerated II & CAPS II before 5:00 p.m.; Last Date to Receive a Full Tuition Refund if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m. (Accelerated and CAPS II only)
October 23-27: Advisement and Preregistration for Sophomores starts at 8:00 a.m.
October 26: Last Date for 25% Tuition Refund if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m. (Accelerated and Charleston Southern Online II only)                                                                   
Oct. 30-Nov. 10: Advisement and Preregistration for Freshman starts at 8:00 a.m.
November 2: Last Date to Withdraw from an Accelerated II & CAPS II Class with a Grade of “W” before 5:00 p.m.
November 3: Last Date to Apply for Spring Graduation                                                    
November 22: Thanksgiving Holidays - No Classes
November 23-24: Thanksgiving Holidays – Campus Closed
November 27: Classes Resume
December 1: Day and Regular Evening Classes End (Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II continues)
December 3: Charleston Southern Online II Classes End and Finals
December 4: Accelerated II Classes End
December 4-8: Final Exams, Day and Regular Evening Classes
December 7: Final Exams, Accelerated II

Spring Semester 2018

January 8: Registration and Drop/Add
January 8: Classes Begin (Day, Evening, Accelerated I & Charleston Southern Online I)
January 12: Last Date to Register or Drop/Add Classes for Day, Evening, Accelerated I & Charleston Southern Online I before 5:00 p.m.; Last Date to Receive Full Refund of Tuition if Withdrawing from CSU
January 15: Martin Luther King, Holiday (Campus Closed)
January 16: All Classes Resume
January 19: Last Date for 25% Tuition Refund if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m.; No Refund after this Date
January 29: Last Date to Withdraw from Accelerated I & Charleston Southern Online I with a grade of “W” before 5:00 p.m.
February 25: Charleston Southern Online I Classes End and Finals
February 26: Midterm
February 26: Accelerated I Classes End
March 1: Final Exams, Accelerated I
March 5-9: Spring Break
March 12: Classes Resume
March 12: Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II Classes Begin
March 16: Last Date to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” in Day and Regular Evening Classes before 5:00 p.m.
March 16: Last Date to Register or Drop/Add Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II classes before 5:00 p.m.; Last Date to Receive a Full Tuition Refund if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m. (Accelerated II only)
March 19-23: Advisement and Preregistration for Seniors and Juniors starts at 8:00 a.m.
March 22: Last Date for Refund of 25% Tuition if Withdrawing from CSU before 5:00 p.m. (Accelerated II only)
March 26- 29: Advisement and Preregistration for Sophomores starts at 8:00 a.m.
March 29: Last Date to Withdraw from an Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II Class with a Grade of “W” before 5:00 p.m.
March 30: Good Friday, Holiday (Campus Closed)  
April 2: All Classes Resume
April 2-April 13: Advisement and Preregistration for Freshman starts at 8:00 a.m.
April 6: Last Date to Apply for Summer and Fall Graduation
April 24: Day & Evening Classes End (Accelerated II & Charleston Southern Online II continues)
April 26-May 1: Final Exams; Day and Regular Evening Classes
April 29: Charleston Southern Online II Classes End and Final Exams
April 30: Final Exams, Accelerated II
May 5: Commencement 10:00 a.m.

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