Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

(All dates are tentative until closer to the beginning of the semester.)

UG = Undergraduate; GRAD = Graduate

Part of Term (POT) values indicate the time frame for the course.  The Class Schedule shows what part of term each course is scheduled in to assist with identifying deadlines:

  • 1 = full 16 week semester (approximately 8/27/2018 - 12/12/2018 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 8/27/2018 - 10/20/2018)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 10/22/2018 - 12/12/2018 plus finals)

March 9

March 12

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Fall 2018 available on Student Self-Service

April 2

  • Priority registration begins

April 23

  • Open registration begins for all students

July 15

  • Open registration begins for non-degree students

August 19

  • Fall tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

August 24–September 26

  • Health Insurance Change/Waiver Period

August 26

  • Deadline to cancel registration (drop all classes) for full reversal of tuition and campus fees

August 27

  • First day of instruction for the Fall semester and POT A courses 
  • Deadline for degree-seeking students to register for first classes without being charged $15 late fee penalty

August 28

August 31

  • Deadline to add a UG POT A course
  • Deadline to add a GRAD POT A course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline for all students to drop POT A (1st 8 week) course for refund if reducing assessment range
  • Deadline to suppress directory information 

September 3

  • Labor Day (all-campus holiday)

September 10 - 10th day add/drop deadline

  • Deadline to drop or reduce semester hours and receive refund if reducing assessment range for ALL students
  • Deadline to add an UG semester course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline to add a GRAD semester course via Student Self-Service and without approval
  • Deadline to add a GRAD POT A course via department office 

September 21

  • Deadline to drop UG POT A (1st 8 week) course via Student Self-Service without grade of W
  • Deadline to drop GRAD POT A course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in UG POT A course
  • Deadline to file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in UG POT A course

September 28

  • Full payment due for Fall 2018 charges unless on a payment plan

October 5

  • Deadline to drop a GRAD POT A course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD students to elect credit/no credit for a POT A course or to change credit/no credit to a regular grade 

October 16 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

October 19

  • Deadline to drop UG semester course via Student Self-Service without grade of W
  • Deadline to drop GRAD semester course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline to remove UG incomplete grade from previous semester to prevent change to F grade
  • Deadline to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in UG semester course
  • Deadline to file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in UG semester course
  • Deadline for UG to withdraw from Fall semester (drop all courses) without grade of W
  • Deadline for LAW students to drop semester course without grade of W

October 22

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2018 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

October 26

  • Deadline to add UG POT B (2nd 8 week) course
  • Deadline to add GRAD POT B course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline for all students to drop POT B course for refund if reducing assessment range 

October 29

  • Priority registration for Spring 2019 begins 

November 2

  • Deadline to withdraw from the University and receive the minimum 40% pro-rata refund 

November 9

  • Deadline to add GRAD POT B course via Department Office 

November 16

  • Deadline to drop UG POT B course via Student Self-Service without grade of W
  • Deadline to drop GRAD POT B course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in UG POT B course
  • Deadline to file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in UG POT B course
  • Deadline to drop GRAD semester course without grade of W
  • Deadline to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in GRAD semester course
  • Last day for GRAD students to withdraw from term without grade of W

November 17–25

  • Fall Break

November 19

  • Spring 2018 open registration begins for all except non-degree students 

December 8

  • Deadline to drop GRAD POT B course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis for GRAD POT B course

December 12

  • Last day of instruction

December 13

  • Reading day (no classes, no final examinations)
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop POT B course without petitioning Graduate College
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop semester course without petitioning Graduate College

December 14–20 (including Saturday)

  • Final examination period

December TBD, 2 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades.  Students can view final grades the following day via Student Self-Service

January TBD

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2018 grades are released

January TBD

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2018 degrees are released