Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

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 1/20/2015 - 5/6/2015 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 1/20/2015 - 3/13/2015)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 3/16/2015 - 5/6/2015 plus finals)

October 20, 2014

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2015 available on Student Self-Service

November 3, 2014

  • Priority registration begins for Spring 2015

November 24, 2014

  • Open registration begins for all except non-degree students

January 17–February 13

  • Health Insurance Change Period

January 19

  • Deadline to cancel registration (dropping all Spring 2015 classes) for 100% refund of tuition and fees, if no campus services were used
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday (all-campus holiday)

January 20

  • First day of instruction for Spring POT 1 and POT A courses
  • Deadline for degree-seeking students to register for first classes without being charged $15 late fee penalty

January 21

January 23–February 2

  • Registration of non-degree students without penalty

January 26

  • 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 a POT A course for a refund if reducing assessment range
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

February 2

  • Deadline to reduce POT 1 (full-semester) program and receive refund if reducing assessment range
  • Deadline to add a UG POT 1 course
  • Deadline to add a GRAD POT 1 course via Student Self-Service and without approval
  • Deadline to add a GRAD POT A course via department office

February 13

  • Deadline to drop a UG POT A course via Student Self-Service without grade of W
  • Deadline to drop a GRAD UG 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

February 27

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

February 28

  • Full payment due for Spring 2015 charges unless on a payment plan

March 11 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

March 13

  • Deadline to drop UG POT 1 course via Student Self-Service without grade of W
  • Deadline to drop GRAD POT 1 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 POT 1 course
  • Deadline to file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in a UG POT 1 course
  • Deadline for UG to withdraw from Spring 2015 semester without grade of W
  • Deadline for LAW students to drop semester course without grade of W

March 16

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2015 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

March 20

  • Deadline to add UG POT B 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

March 21–29

  • Spring Break

April 3

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

April 6

  • Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2015 begins

April 10

  • Deadline to add GRAD POT B course via department office

April 17

  • 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 POT 1 course without grade of W
  • Deadline to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in GRAD POT 1 course
  • Last day for GRAD students to withdraw from Spring 2015 semester without grade of W

April 27

  • Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2015

May 1

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

May 6

  • Last day of instruction

May 7

  • Reading day (no classes, no final examinations)
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop POT B course
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop POT 1 course

May 8–15

  • Final examination period

May 22 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades