Spring 2023 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 1/17/2023 – 5/3/2023 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 1/17/2023 – 3/10/2023)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 3/13/2023 – 5/3/2023 plus finals. Classes begin 3/20/2023 after spring break)

Click HERE for Undergraduate student registration deadlines.
Click HERE for Graduate and Professional student registration deadlines.

October 3, 2022

October 17, 2022

  • Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2023 priority registration available to view on Student Self-Service.  Open time tickets will be assigned the following day.

October 31, 2022

  • Priority registration begins for Spring 2023 for eligible continuing and returning students

November 17, 2022

  • Open registration begins for new and all other students

January 9

  • Spring tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

January 13 – February 24

January 16

  • 11:59 PM CST Deadline to cancel registration (dropping all Spring 2023 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 17

  • 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 18

January 23

  • 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
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

January 30 – Full semester 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

February 10

  • 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 24

  • 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 2023 charges unless on a payment plan.  Visit Pay My Bill for more information regarding payment options and due dates.

March 7 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen

March 10

  • 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 2023 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 11–19

  • Spring Break

March 20

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2023 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-standard courses may begin earlier or later)

March 24

  • 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 31

  • Deadline to withdraw from the university and receive the minimum 40% pro-rata refund if enrolled mainly in full semester classes

April 3

  • Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2023 begins

April 14

  • 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 2022 semester without grade of W when enrolled mainly in full semester classes

April 20

  • Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2023

April 28

  • 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

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 without petitioning Graduate College
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop POT 1 course without petitioning Graduate College

May 5–12 Weekdays only

  • Final examination period

May 13

  • Degree conferral and campus-wide commencement. Diplomas will be shipped in approximately 9 weeks.

May 19 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades

May 20

  • Students may view final Spring 2023 grades via Student Self-Service or myIllini

May 30

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2023 grades will be released