Spring 2017 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 1/17/2017 - 5/3/2017 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 1/17/2017 - 3/10/2017)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 3/13/2017 - 5/3/2017 plus finals)

October 17, 2016

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2017 available on Student Self-Service

October 31, 2016

  • Priority registration begins for Spring 2017

November 21, 2016

  • Open registration begins for all except non-degree students

January 8

  • Spring tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

January 13 - February 3

  • Health Insurance Change/Waiver Period

January 16

  • 11:59 PM CST Deadline to cancel registration (dropping all Spring 2017 classes) for full reversal of tuition and campus fees
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday (all-campus holiday)

January 17

  • 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 18

January 20–January 30

  • Registration of non-degree students without penalty

January 23

  • 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 (1st 8 week) course for a refund if reducing assessment range
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

January 30 - 10th day add/drop deadline

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

February 10

  • Deadline to drop a UG POT A (1st 8 week) 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 24

  • 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 2017 charges unless on a payment plan

March 7 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

March 10

  • Deadline to drop UG POT 1 (full semester) 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 (full semester) course
  • Deadline to file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in a UG POT 1 course
  • Deadline for UG to withdraw from Spring 2017 semester without grade of W
  • Deadline for LAW students to drop semester course without grade of W

March 13

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2017 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

March 17

  • 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 (2nd 8 week) course for refund if reducing assessment range

March 18–26

  • Spring Break

March 31

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

April 3

  • Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2017 begins

April 7

  • Deadline to add GRAD POT B course via department office

April 14

  • Deadline to drop UG POT B (2nd 8 week) 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 2017 semester without grade of W

April 24

  • Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2017

April 28

  • 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 1

  • Final grade entry enabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service

May 3

  • Last day of instruction

May 4

  • 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 5–12

  • Final examination period

May 19 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades

May 20

  • Students may view final Spring 2017 grades via Student Self-Service

 May 30

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2017 grades will be released

June 21 - tentative

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2017 degrees will be released