New Student & Parent Orientation

New Student Orientation and Weekend of Welcome will help students and parents explore Savannah State’s academic and social life and assist with the transition to our campus. Workshops are scheduled to help with planning and ensuring academic success that focus on financial aid, registration, support services, and academic expectations.  All new students, freshmen and transfer students, are required to attend Orientation and Welcome Weekend activities. Click here for Spring 2015 Schedule (January).


Parent Survival Guide

When a student begins college, the entire family is impacted, whether your student is living on campus or commuting from home. A major adjustment is required of your student. Learn ways to help your student make the adjustment to the demands of college life with relative ease.


Spring Semester

January 9th – May 10th, 2015



January 9th, 2015 - Residence Halls Open (New Students Only)


January 12th, 2015 - 1st Day of Classes


January 12th – 16th, 2015 - Late Registration/Drop & Add Period


January 19th, 2015 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


January 22nd, 2015 - Spring 2015 Class Drop for Non-Payment


January 23rd – 30th, 2015 - Spring 2015 Reinstatement Period for Dropped Classes


February 13th, 2015 - Online Housing Application Open for 2015-2016 Academic Year ($50 application fee due)


March 2nd, 2015 - Mid-Term


March 9th – 13th, 2015 - SPRING BREAK


March 26th, 2015 - Honors’ Convocation


May 4th, 2015 - Last Day of Classes


May 5th – 8th, 2015 - FINAL EXAMS


May 9, 2015 - COMMENCEMENT


May 10, 2015 - Residence Halls Close, 1:00 pm