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Office of Records and Advising

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester (2016F)
August 1 - October 15 Petition via Self-Service on mySXU for Spring 2017 Graduation
August 17 New Faculty Orientation
August 18 Faculty Convocation
August 19 New Student Induction and Medallion Ceremony
August 22 Fall Semester Begins
September 5 Labor Day: No Classes
September 12 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
September 21 Spirit of Mercy Day Celebrated (Noon classes canceled)
October 7-9 Homecoming
October 15 Deadline to file for Spring 2017 Graduation
October 19 Final Day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
October 20-November 3 Registration for Spring 2017 classes for currently enrolled students
October 25 Faculty Development Day - Classes canceled between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
October 31 Incomplete grades due from Spring 2016 semester and Summer 2016 term
November 4 Registration begins for May Term 2017 and Summer Term 2017 for currently enrolled students
November 23-27 Thanksgiving Holiday
TBD Founder's Day (Noon - 5:00 p.m.)
December 5-9 Final Examinations

The dates above generally refer to full semester dates. Condensed session dates may be different. Contact Records and Advising for more information.

For more information regarding refund and withdrawal dates, please go to the Withdrawal and Tuition Refunds web page.

Spring Semester (2016S)
January 1 - March 15 Petition via Self-Service on mySXU for Summer 2016 and Winter 2016 Graduation
January 11 Spring Semester Begins
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday: no classes
February 1 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
March 7 -  13 Spring Break
March 8 Final Day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
March 15 Deadline to file for Summer 2016 and Winter 2016 Graduation
March 17 - 31 Registration for Fall 2016 classes for currently enrolled students
March 21 Incomplete grades due from Fall 2015 semester
March 24 - 27 Easter Holiday
April 6 Grad Fest 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
April 26 University Awards Ceremony
May 2 - 7 Final Examinations
May 6 - 7 Annual Commencement Ceremonies

The dates above generally refer to full semester dates. Condensed session dates may be different. Contact Records and Advising for more information.

For more information regarding refund and withdrawal dates, please go to the Withdrawal and Tuition Refunds web page.

Summer Semester (2016U)
May 9 - 28 May Term
May 9 - August 13 Summer Term
May 30 Memorial Day observed: no classes
July 4 Independence Day: no classes
TBD by Instructor Final examinations for Summer

For more information regarding refund and withdrawal dates, please go to the Withdrawal and Tuition Refunds web page.

  8:00 - 9:50 a.m. 10:00 - 11:50 a.m. 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. 2:00 - 3:50 p.m.
Monday, December 5 Classes which meet 8:00 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 11:00 a.m. M-W-F   Classes which meet 2:00 p.m. M-W-F
Tuesday, December 6 Classes which meet 8:00 a.m. T-Th Classes which meet 11:00 a.m. T-Th Math 121, 122
Math 131, 132, 222
Classes which meet 2:00 p.m. T-Th
Wednesday, December 7 Classes which meet 9:00 a.m. M-W-F Math 105, 112 Classes which meet 12:00 p.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 3:00 p.m. M-W-F
Thursday, December 8 Classes which meet 9:30 a.m. T-Th   Classes which meet 12:30 p.m. T-Th Classes which meet 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. T-TH
Friday, December 9   Classes which meet 10:00 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 1:00 p.m. M-W-F  
  8:00 - 9:50 a.m. 10:00 - 11:50 a.m. 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. 2:00 - 3:50 p.m.
Monday, May 2 Classes which meet 8:00 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 11:00 a.m. M-W-F  Math 135 Classes which meet 2:00 p.m. M-W-F
Tuesday, May 3 Classes which meet 8:00 a.m. T-Th Classes which meet 11:00 a.m. T-Th Math 121, 122
Math 131, 132, 222
Classes which meet 2:00 p.m. T-Th
Wednesday, May 4 Classes which meet 9:00 a.m. M-W-F Math 105, 112 Classes which meet 12:00 p.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 3:00 p.m. M-W-F
Thursday, May 5 Classes which meet 9:30 a.m. T-Th   Classes which meet 12:30 p.m. T-Th Classes which meet 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. T-TH
Friday, May 6   Classes which meet 10:00 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 1:00 p.m. M-W-F