For the full calendar year, download the pdf below:

Download the full 2018-19 Academic Calendar (pdf) Updated 7-19-2018

August through October Calendar at a Glance:

August 2018

Tuesday, August 7 - New Faculty Orientation
Monday, August 13 - Ambassadors move in
Monday, August 13 - All faculty return
Tuesday, August 14 -  GSSM and Coker College Gathering II, 6pm
Wednesday, August 15 - Orientation Leaders and Natural Helpers move in
Friday, August 17 - Junior move-in and orientation
Saturday, August 18 - Junior orientation continued
Sunday, August 19 - Senior move-in
Monday, August 20 - First full day of classes
Thursday, August 23 - First Research Advisee/Advisor meeting, 4pm
Friday, August 24 - Junior workshops an Senior's Startup Day, no classes
Saturday, August 25 - SAT test date
Wednesday, August 29 - Last day for students to add a fall semester course
TBD by Faculty member - August Advisor-Advisee meeting

September 2018

Saturday, September 1 - Cross-Cultural Simulation at GSSM, 10am-2pm (required for all Juniors)
Saturday, September 8 - ACT test date
Thursday, September 13 - Board of Trustees meeting
Thursday, September 13 - Convocation, 2pm (Classes as usual until noon); LWE begins after Convocation & ends Sun. at 7pm
Wednesday, September 19 - Last day to drop a fall semester course without it appearing on the transcript
Wednesday, September 19 - Junior Class Ring orders (Balfour), North Lobby, 5pm
Monday, September 22 - Campus Visit to Clemson sponsored by OCCA
Saturday, September 29 - Parents’ Day
Sunday, September 30 - College Fair, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

October 2018

Saturday, October 6 - SAT test date
Wednesday, October 10 - PSAT (all Juniors)
Wednesday, October 10 - Campus visit to USC sponsored by OCCA, depart 12:30pm
Thursday, October 11 - Thursday AM schedule and Wednesday PM schedule
Thursday, October 11 - LWE begins after class & ends Sun. at 7pm
Tuesday, October 16Magnolia Luncheon hosted by the GSSM Foundation
Thursday, October 18 - Sip & Sup hosted by the GSSM Foundation
Wednesday, October 24 - Mid-term grading period ends
Saturday, October 27 - Campus visit to the College of Charleston sponsored by OCCA
Saturday, October 27 - ACT test date Wednesday,
October 31 - Advisor-Advisee meeting to distribute grades, 1pm; report cards mailed home