Fall 2024 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.  Start and end dates for non-standard course offerings are shown in the Section Details on Course Explorer:

  • 1 = full 16 week semester (approximately 8/26/2024 – 12/11/2024 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 8/26/2024 – 10/18/2024)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 10/21/2024 – 12/11/2024 plus finals)

March 4

March 18

  • Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2024 priority registration available to view on Student Self-Service. Open time tickets will be assigned the following day.

April 1

  • Priority registration begins for Summer and Fall 2024 for eligible continuing and returning students

April 17

  • Open registration begins for Fall 2024 for all except non-degree students

July 15

  • Open registration begins for Fall 2024 for non-degree students

July TBA

  • Fall advanced registration verification available from NSC via Student Self-Service under Registration & Records/Enrollment Verification

August 19

  • Fall tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

August TBA

  • University Housing Fall 2024 Move-In

August 24 – September 27

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 tuition range changes or billing hours decrease.
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

September 2

  • Labor Day (all-campus holiday) – no classes

September 9 – “10th day” add/drop deadline

  • Deadline for ALL students to drop or reduce POT 1 (full semester) hours and receive refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease. No refund for dropping a POT 1 class after this date.
  • 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 10

  • Official fall enrollment information transmitted to NSC for processing to NSLDS to provide loan deferment if applicable. Notification to federal loan providers should occur within 2 – 3 weeks.

September 20

September 28

  • Full payment due for Fall 2024 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 TBD

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

October TBD at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

October TBD

  • Final exam schedule is available to view on Course Explorer

October TBD

  • POT A (1st 8 week) grade entry enabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service

October 18

  • Deadline for UG to drop semester course via Student Self-Service without grade of W.  Students may contact their college office to request an exception by petition to the drop deadline in the case of extraordinary circumstances.
  • 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 TBA

October 21

  • Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2025 priority registration available to view 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 (2nd 8 week) course for refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease. 

November 1

  • Deadline to withdraw from the university if enrolled in POT 1 and receive the minimum 40% pro-rata refund.

November 4

  • Priority registration for Spring 2025 begins

November TBD

  • POT A (first 8 week) grade entry reenabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service. Any grades submitted at this time will not be viewable until after final grade entry

November 15

  • Deadline for UG to drop POT B course via Student Self-Service without grade of W.  Students may contact their college office to request an exception by petition to the drop deadline in the case of extraordinary circumstances.
  • 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 21

  • Spring 2025 open registration begins for all students

November 23 – December 1

  • Fall Break

December 5

  • Deadline to update Study Abroad and Thesis 599 registration.

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
  • Deferred (DFR) grades for Study Abroad and Thesis 599 sections are rolled to Academic History.

December TBD

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

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 13–19 Weekdays only

  • Final examination period

December 23

  • Degree conferral. Diplomas will be shipped in approximately 9 weeks.

December TBD at 2:00 PM

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

January TBD at 2:00 PM

January TBD

  • College deadline for reporting Academic Standing. Students can view status the following day via Student Self-Service

January TBD

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2024 grades are released

January TBD

  • College deadline for reporting Dean’s List. Undergraduate students can view status the following day via Student Self-Service

January TBD

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2024 degrees are released