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University Registrar


Academic Calendars

The University of South Carolina's academic year includes a fall semester beginning in August, a spring semester beginning in January and multiple summer sessions beginning in May. The University Registrar sets the academic calendar for each semester at least five years in advance.

Current and Future Calendars

The University Registrar establishes the official calendar that is followed by the University of South Carolina system. Access the full current academic calendar as well as future academic calendars to find key dates and information including holidays, registration dates, payment deadlines, drop or add dates, exams and commencement for each term.

2017-2018 Academic Calendar  

2018-2019 Academic Calendar  

2019-2020 Academic Calendar  

2020-2021 Academic Calendar  

2021-2022 Academic Calendar  

2022-2023 Academic Calendar  

Calendar Archives

Previous academic calendars are archived below for your reference.

2015-2016 Academic Calendar 

2016-2017 Academic Calendar