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Class Schedules & University Catalog

Academic Calendars

Spring Semester 2024

Date Event
January 27 Scholars Day (Admissions event)
February 19 SBU Showcase (Admissions event)
March 15-16 Spring Bearcat Days (Admissions event)
25-28 Spring Break - No classes, offices open
29 Good Friday - No classes, offices closed
31 Easter Sunday
April 1 Easter Monday - No classes, offices closed
26 Last day of classes
April 29-May 2 Final examinations
May 3 Commencement ceremonies
 
  • 11:00 a.m. Bachelor ceremony
  • 3:00 p.m. Graduate ceremony
  • 7:00 p.m. Associate ceremony

May Term 2024

Date Event
May 9 May online courses begin
27 Memorial Day - No classes, offices closed
31  Final examinations, last day of May Classes

June & July Session 2024

Date Event
June 1 Summer Orientation (Admissions event)
3 June and July 8-week term courses begin
15 Summer Orientation (Admissions event)
19  Juneteenth - No classes, offices closed
24 SBU Summer Showcase (Admissions event)
28 Final examinations, Last day of June Term
July 1 July term begins
4 Independence Day - No classes, offices closed
26 Final examinations (including online courses), Last day for all active terms

Fall Semester 2024

Full term courses (16 weeks) Date Short term courses (8 weeks)
Fall Classes begin August 19 Term 1 of 8-week courses begin
  22 Last day to add or drop Term 1 course
Last day to add or drop courses 27  
Last day for adding courses for international students and students returning from active military duty 30  
Labor Day - No classes, offices closed September 2  
  17 Midterm grades due for Term 1
  18 Last day to withdraw from Term 1
Five-week grades due for general education and graduation requirement courses 24  
Fall Break - No classes, offices open October 10-11  
  11 Last day of Term 1
  14 Term 2 begin
Mid-term grades due 15 Final grades due for Term 1
Pre-registration for spring classes October 16-November 15  
  17 Last day to drop Term 2 courses
Last day to withdraw with "W" 25  
  November 12 Midterm grades due for Term 2
  20 Last day to withdraw from Term 2
Thanksgiving Break - No classes, offices closed 25-29 Thanksgiving Break - No classes, offices closed
Last day of classes December 6  
Final exams 9-12  
Commencement ceremonies 13 Last day of Term 2
Final grades due by noon 16  
  17 Final grades due by noon for Term 2

 Spring Semester 2025

Full term courses (16 weeks) Date Short term courses (8 weeks)
Spring classes begin January 13 Term 1 begins
  16 Last day to add or drop term 1 courses
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes, offices closed 20  
Last day to add or drop courses 21  
Last day for adding courses for international students and students returning from active military duty 24  
  February 11 Midterm grades due for Term 1
  12 Last day to withdraw from Term 1
Five-week grades due for general education and graduation requirement courses 18  
Pre-registration for summer and fall classes February 26-March 21  
  March 7 Last day of Term 1
  3 Term 2 begins
Mid-term grades due 4 Final grades due for Term 1
  6 Last day to add or drop Term 2 courses
Spring break - No classes, offices open 10-14 Spring break - No classes, offices open
Last day to withdraw with "W" 21  
  April 8 Midterm grades due for Term 2
  9 Last day to withdraw from Term 2
Good Friday - No classes, offices closed 18 Good Friday - No classes, offices closed
Easter Monday - No classes, offices closed 21  
Last day of classes May 2  
Final exams 5-8  
Commencement ceremonies 9 Last day of Term 2
Final grades due by noon 12  
  13 Final grades due by noon for Term 2

May Term 2025

Date Event
May 12 All may term courses begin
14 Last day for adding May term courses
20 Last day to withdraw with "W"
26 Memorial Day - No classes, offices closed
June 6 Final exams, last day of May term courses
10 All final grades for May term due

June & July Session 2025

Four week term courses Date 8 week courses including SBU Worldwide Campus
June term begins June 9 8-week term begins
last day to add or drop June term courses 11  
  12 Last day to add or drop courses
Juneteenth - No classes, offices closed 19  
Last day to withdraw with "W" from courses in the June term 20  
June term ends, final exams July 3  
Independence Day - No classes, offices closed 4  
July term begins 7  
Final grades for June term due 8 Midterm grades due
Last day to add or drop July term courses 9 Last day to withdraw with "W"
Last day to withdraw with "W: from courses in the July term 21  
July term ends, final exams August 1 Last day of 8-week term
Final grades for July term due 5 Final grades due for 8-week term
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Bolivar Campus (Undergraduate)

Bolivar Class Schedules

Final Exams Schedules

Registration Schedule for Summer/Fall 2024

To register for classes, students should work with their academic advisor to develop a plan that is appropriate for their academic program and individual goals. 

Students will register for Summer and Fall 2024 classes during the following dates based on credit hours completed.  For each grouping, across campuses, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on the first date indicated. 

Bolivar Campus

  • Students with 96 or more credit hours completed: Opens on February 28
  • Students with 64 or more credit hours completed: Opens on March 4
  • Students with 30 or more credit hours completed: Opens on March 11
  • Students with less than 30 credit hours completed: Opens on March 18
  • New students: March 22

NOTE: Hours the student is presently enrolled in ARE NOT to be included in the hour totals listed above.

Priority registration is given to military members, veterans, and students using veterans educational benefits. These students will be able to enroll during the opening enrollment period each semester.

Springfield, Salem, Mountain View, and Worldwide Campuses

Registration for all returning students, regardless of credit hours completed, opens on February 28. 

Resources

Springfield Campus

Springfield Class Schedules

Salem Campus

Salem Class Schedules

Mountain View Campus

Mountain View Class Schedules

Graduate Studies

Graduate Education

Graduate education courses are typically scheduled in eight-week rotations, providing greater flexibility for students wishing to begin graduate education programs. Upcoming course rotations will begin in March, June and July.

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

SBU offers a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree that offers courses both as concurrent enrollment for undergraduate students in a 4+1 degree plan and for graduate students in a 4+2 degree plan.

Master of Business Administration

SBU offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with both residential and professional tracks.

Foreign Language Institute

Southwest Baptist University participates in the Foreign Language Institute, a partnership with other Springfield area colleges and universities. Most courses are held in the evenings at the MSU campus in Springfield. Courses are available in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. To learn more or to enroll in an FLI course as an SBU student, please contact Roberta Rasor, SBU Registrar, at rrasor@SBUniv.edu

Worldwide Campus

Online Campus

Undergraduate Catalog

Catalog Sections — Undergraduate (PDFs):

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Graduate Catalog

Catalog Sections — Graduate (PDFs):

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Past Undergraduate Catalogs

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