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Semester Online

Calendar: Summer 2014

SMU students interested in a Semester Online course should carefully review the calendar to note deadlines and differences between SMU campus offerings () and Semester Online offerings () that might impact them.

Note: SMU students planning to take a Semester Online course must file an application and enroll with Semester Online, and get approval from SMU and enroll at SMU. Semester Online courses cannot be taken for pass/fail or for No Credit. Students should discuss the need for an excused absence for the observance of a religious holiday with the Semester Online Counselor prior to enrolling in the course. Student should inform their Semester Online instructor of the need for an excused absence on the first class meeting.

   Applications now being accepted for Summer course applications for Semester Online.
Mon, Apr 7
 Accepted students can register for courses through Semester Online – continues through Friday, June 5. Students also should have begun the SMU approval process to take a Semester Online course and complete the enrollment process at SMU through the Office of Special Studies.
Mon, May 26
University Holiday (Memorial Day)
Mon, June 2
First Day of classes for First Summer Session and Full Summer Session at SMU.
Tues, June 3
Last day to enroll, add or drop courses without grade record for First Summer Session at SMU.
Thurs, June 5
Last day to enroll, add or drop courses without grade record for the Full Summer Session. Last day to declare pass/fail, no credit or first-year repeated course-grading options for First Summer Session. Also, last day to file for August graduation.
Deadline to submit enrollment documents to Semester Online and to enroll at SMU.
Mon, June 9
Beginning of Asynchronous Content for Semester Online courses.
Wed, June 11  Last day to declare pass/fail, no credit or first-year repeated course-grading options for the Full Summer Session at SMU.
Mon, June 16
First day of Live classes for Semester Online (check the Semester Online Schedule of Classes for the start day of a specific course; carefully note the time zone). SMU students must have obtained SMU approval to take a Semester Online course.
Fri, June 20
Last day to add/drop for Semester Online classes without grade record.
(Friday of first week of classes, 6pm CST. After this point, student may only withdraw from a course with a “W” on their transcript.)
Tues, June 24
Last day to drop a course for First Summer Session at SMU.
Wed, June 25
 Last day to withdraw from the University for First Summer Session. A withdrawal includes a Semester Online enrollment.
Tues, July 1  Last day of instructions and examinations for First Summer Session at SMU
Fri, July 4
University Holiday (Independence Day). Students taking a SON course should check with their Semester Online instructor
Mon, July 7
First Day of classes for Second Summer Term at SMU
Tues, July 8
 Last day to enroll, add or drop courses without a grade record for Second Summer Session.
Thurs, July 10
 Last day to declare pass/fail, no credit or first-year repeated course-grading options for Second Summer Session at SMU.
Wed, July 16
Last day for August graduation candidates to change grades of Incomplete at SMU.
Fri, July 18
Last day to withdraw with a W for Semester Online. (Friday of fifth week of classes, 6pm CST.)
Thurs, July 24  Last day to drop a course for the Full Summer Session at SMU. 
Mon, July 28
Last day to drop a course for Second Summer Session at SMU.
Wed, July 30
Last day to withdraw from the University for the Second Summer Session and the Full Summer Session. A withdrawal includes a Semester Online enrollment.
Fri, Aug 1  Last day of classes
Aug 4-8  Exam week
Tues, Aug 5
Last day of instruction and examinations for the Second Summer Session and the Full Summer Session. Official close of the term and conferral date.