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Class Schedules & University Catalog

Important Dates

Fall Semester 2023

Date Event
August 17 Move-In Day for new students - Bolivar
17-20 Welcome Weekend for new students - Bolivar
19-20 Returning Students Arrive
21 Fall classes begin
September 4 Labor Day - No classes, offices open
October 6-7 Homecoming
12-13 Fall Break - No classes, offices open
20-21 Fall Bearcat Days (Admissions event)
November 11 Fall Preview Day (Admissions event)
20-24 Thanksgiving Break - No classes, offices closed
December 8 Last day of classes
11-14  Final Examinations
15 Commencement Ceremonies

Spring Semester 2024

Date Event
January 6-7 Returning students arrive
8 Spring classes begin
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes, offices closed
27 Scholars Day (Admissions event)
February 19 SBU Showcase (Admissions event)
March 8-9 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 3-4 Commencement ceremonies

May Term  2024

Date Event
May 6 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

Use our class schedules, academic calendars and course catalog to learn about the academic offerings at SBU and plan your path to success!

Class Schedules

Course Catalogs

Academic Calendar 2023-24 (PDF)


Class Schedules

Select your campus or program below to view and download class schedules and other information.

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Bolivar Campus (Undergraduate)

Bolivar Class Schedules

Final Exams Schedules

Registration Schedule for Spring/May 2024

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

Students will register for Spring and May 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 October 18
  • Students with 64 or more credit hours completed: Opens on October 23
  • Students with 30 or more credit hours completed: Opens on October 30
  • Students with less than 30 credit hours completed: Opens on November 6
  • New students: Opens on November 17

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 October 18. 


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

Worldwide Campus

Online Campus

Academic Calendars

Undergraduate Catalog

Catalog Sections — Undergraduate (PDFs):

Download Undergraduate Catalog (PDF)

Graduate Catalog

Catalog Sections — Graduate (PDFs):

Download Graduate Catalog (PDF)

Past Undergraduate Catalogs

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