Spring Hill College
is a private, co-educational Roman
Catholic Jesuit college in the United States. It was founded in 1830 on
the Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama by Bishop Michael Portier of the Archdiocese of Mobile. It was the first Catholic college in the southeast, fifth oldest Catholic
college in the United States and third oldest of the 28 member Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It is accredited by
the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.The Spring Hill academic calendar is divided into two semesters, a
fall semester of 15 weeks beginning at the end of August and ending before Christmas, and a spring semester of 15 weeks beginning
in early January and ending in early May. There are May and June mini-sessions, and summer school is during June and July.