Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

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

UG = Undergraduate students; GRAD = Graduate students

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 8/26/2019 – 12/11/2019 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 8/26/2019 – 10/18/2019)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 10/21/2019 – 12/11/2019 plus finals)

March 8

March 11

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Fall 2019 available on Student Self-Service

April 1

  • Priority registration begins

April 22

  • Open registration begins for all students

July 15

  • Open registration begins for non-degree students

August 17

  • Fall tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

August – TBA

  • Health Insurance Change/Waiver Period

August 25

  • Deadline to cancel registration (drop all classes) for full reversal of tuition and campus fees for classes scheduled in a regular semester.  For non-standard course offerings, deadline to cancel is the last day prior to instruction.

August 26

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

August 27

August 30

  • Deadline for ALL students to add a 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 2

  • Labor Day (all-campus holiday)

September 9 – 10th day add/drop deadline

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

September 20

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

September 28

  • Full payment due for Fall 2019 charges unless on a payment plan.  Visit Pay My Bill for more information regarding payment options and due dates.

October 4

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

October 15 (noon)

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

October 18

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

October 21

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2020 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

October 25

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

November 1

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

November 4

  • Priority registration for Spring 2020 begins

November 15

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

November 23 – December 1

  • Fall Break

November 25

  • Spring 2020 open registration begins for all students

December 6

  • Deadline for GRAD to drop 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 POT B course

December 11

  • Last day of instruction

December 12

  • 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 13–20

  • Final examination period

December 27, 2 PM

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

January 6

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2019 grades are released

February 4

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2019 degrees are released