Spring 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 1/14/2019 – 5/1/2019 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 1/14/2019 – 3/8/2019)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 3/11/2019 – 5/1/2019 plus finals)

October 5, 2018

October 22, 2018

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

October 29, 2018

  • Priority registration begins for Spring 2019

November 19, 2018

  • Open registration begins for all students

January 6

  • Spring tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

January 11 – February 15

  • Health Insurance Change/Waiver Period

January 13

  • 11:59 PM CST Deadline to cancel registration (dropping all Spring 2019 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.

January 14

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

January 15

January 18

  • Deadline for UG to add a POT A course
  • Deadline for GRAD to add a 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

January 21

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday (all-campus holiday)

January 22

  • Deadline to suppress directory information

January 28 – 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 for UG to add a POT 1 (full semester) course
  • Deadline for GRAD to add a POT 1 (full semester) course via Student Self-Service and without approval
  • Deadline for GRAD to add a POT A course via department office

February 8

  • Deadline for UG to drop a 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 a POT A course via Student Self-Service

February 22

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

February 28

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

March 6 (noon) – tentative

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

March 8

  • Deadline for UG to drop POT 1 (full 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 file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option in a POT 1 course
  • Deadline for UG to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in POT 1 (full semester) course
  • Deadline for UG to withdraw from Spring 2019 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 POT 1 course via Student Self-Service

March 11

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2019 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

March 15

  • 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 reducing assessment range

March 16–24

  • Spring Break

March 29

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

April 1

  • Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2019 begins

April 5

  • Deadline for GRAD to add POT B course via department office

April 12

  • Deadline for UG to drop POT B (2nd 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 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 POT 1 course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis in POT 1 course
  • Last day for GRAD students to withdraw from Spring 2019 semester without grade of W

April 22

  • Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2019

April 26

  • 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

April 29

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

May 1

  • Last day of instruction

May 2

  • 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 POT 1 course without petitioning Graduate College

May 3–10

  • Final examination period

May 11

  • Degree conferral and campus-wide commencement

May 17 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades

May 18

  • Students may view final Spring 2019 grades via Student Self-Service

May 29 – tentative

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2019 grades will be released

June 20 – tentative

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2019 degrees will be released