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Official Academic Calendar

Please refer to the most current calendar listed below. When calendar information becomes updated, this information supersedes the outdated version printed in the back of SCO’s catalog.
 

2018-2019(1) CALENDAR


Summer Semester 2018

May 14, Monday..................... Registration, Instruction Begins

May 21, Monday..................... Late Registration (2)

May 28, Monday..................... Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

June 8-10................................ Residents Weekend

June 11-14.............................. Mid-term Examinations (3rd years)

June 21- 22............................ AOA Conference (No Instruction)

July 4, Wednesday.................. Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

July 9, Monday........................ Registration, Second Year Mini-Term,
Instruction Begins

July 17-20............................... Mid-term Examinations (3rd years)

August 15-17......................... Final Examinations (3rd Years)

August 17, Friday.................. Second Year Mini-Term Concludes

August 18, Saturday.............. Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

August 19-26......................... Semester Break

 

Fall Semester 2018

August 23-24......................... New Student Orientation

August 24, Friday………….   White Coat Ceremony/Honor Code Signing (1st years) (3)

August 27, Monday................ Registration, Instruction Begins

September 3, Monday........... Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)

September 4, Tuesday........... Late Registration (2)

September 24-28.................. First Mid-term Examination Week

October 4-7........................... Fall CE/Homecoming/Convocation (3)

October 29-November 2..... Second Mid-term Examination Week

November 8-9………………… American Academy of Optometry (no instruction)

November 17-25................... Thanksgiving Break (No Instruction)

November 22-25................... College Closed

November 26, Monday.......... Instruction Resumes

December 4th or 6th ........... NBEO Part II – PAM

December 13-19................... Final Examinations (1st, 2nd years)

December 17-19................... Final Examinations (3rd years)

December 21, Friday............ Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

December 22-January 6...... Semester Break (College Closed)

 

Spring Semester 2019

January 7, Monday................. Registration, Instruction Begins

January 9, Wednesday…….. State Day

January 14, Monday............... Late Registration (2)

January 21, Monday............... Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)

February 11-15..................... First Mid-term Examination Week (1st, 2nd years)

Feb. 20-24.............................. Southern Educational Congress of Optometry (SECO)

March 2-10……………………… Spring Break (no instruction)

March 7-10……………………… College Closed

March 19-22……………………NBEO Part I - ABS

March 25-29.......................... Second Mid-term Examination Week (1st, 2nd years)

April 27- May 3.................... Final Examinations (1st, 2nd years)

May 2-3.................................. Final Examinations (3rd years)

May 3, Friday......................... Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

May 3, Friday......................... Clinic Orientation (Rising 3rd Years) (3)

May 7-8.................................. Graduation Week Activities (4th Years)

May 9, Thursday.................... Commencement

(1)   Dates and events are subject to change.

(2)   Registering late does not excuse a student from clinic and/or class requirements and results in a $50 late fee.

(3)   Mandatory Attendance for designated students.

Updated: 4/2018


 

2019-2020(1) CALENDAR (Tentative)


Summer Semester 2019

May 20, Monday..................... Registration, Instruction Begins

May 27, Monday..................... Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

May 28, Tuesday.................... Late Registration (2)

June 7-9.................................. Residents Weekend

June 10-13.............................. Mid-term Examinations (3rd years)

June 20- 21............................ AOA Conference (No Instruction)

July 4, Thursday..................... Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

July 8, Monday........................ Registration, Second Year Mini-Term,
Instruction Begins

July 15-19............................... Mid-term Examinations (3rd years)

August 21-23......................... Final Examinations (3rd Years)

August 23, Friday.................. Second Year Mini-Term Concludes

August 24, Saturday.............. Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

August 25 – Sept. 2.............. Semester Break

 

Fall Semester 2019

August 29-30......................... New Student Orientation

August 30, Friday………….   White Coat Ceremony/Honor Code Signing (1st years) (3)

September 2, Monday........... Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)

September 3, Tuesday........... Registration, Instruction Begins

September 9, Monday........... Late Registration (2)

September 23-27.................. First Mid-term Examination Week

October 3-6........................... Fall CE/Homecoming/Convocation (3)

October 24-25………………… American Academy of Optometry (no instruction)

November 4-8....................... Second Mid-term Examination Week

Nov 27 – Dec. 1..................... Thanksgiving Break (No Instruction)

Nov 28 –Dec. 1...................... College Closed

December 2, Monday............ Instruction Resumes

December 3rd or 5th .......... NBEO Part II – PAM

December 12-18................... Final Examinations (1st, 2nd years)

December 16-18................... Final Examinations (3rd years)

December 20, Friday............ Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

December 21-January 5...... Semester Break (College Closed)

 

Spring Semester 2020

January 6, Monday................. Registration, Instruction Begins

January 8, Wednesday…….. State Day

January 13, Monday............... Late Registration (2)

January 20, Monday............... Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)

February 10-14..................... First Mid-term Examination Week (1st, 2nd years)

Feb. 29 - March 8................. Spring Break (No Instruction)

March 4-8.............................. Southern Educational Congress of Optometry (SECO)

March 5-8.............................. College Closed

March 9, Monday................... Instruction Resumes

March 23-27.......................... Second Mid-term Examination Week (1st, 2nd years)

April 25- May 1.................... Final Examinations (1st, 2nd years)

April 30 - May 1.................... Final Examinations (3rd years)

May 1, Friday......................... Last Day of Clinic (4th Years)

May 1, Friday......................... Clinic Orientation (Rising 3rd Years) (3)

May 5-6.................................. Graduation Week Activities (4th Years)

May 7, Thursday.................... Commencement

(1)   Dates and events are subject to change.

(2)   Registering late does not excuse a student from clinic and/or class requirements and results in a $50 late fee.

(3)   Mandatory Attendance for designated students.

(4)  2020 NBEO Dates to be announced.


Updated: 4/2018