Spring 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.  Non-standard course offerings will not have a POT but start and end dates are shown in the Section Details on Course Explorer:

  • 1 = full 16 week semester (approximately 1/16/2024 – 5/1/2024 plus finals)
  • A = first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 1/16/2024 – 3/08/2024)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 3/11/2024 – 5/1/2024 plus finals. Classes begin 3/18/2024 after spring break)

October 2, 2023

October 16, 2023

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

October 30, 2023

  • Priority registration begins for Spring 2024 for eligible continuing and returning students

November 16, 2023

  • Open registration begins for new and all other students

January 8

  • Spring tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

January 12 – March 1

January 15

  • 11:59 PM CST Deadline to cancel registration (dropping all Spring 2024 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 16

  • 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 17

January 22

  • 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 POT A (1st 8 week) course for refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease.
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

January 29 – “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 POT 1 (full semester) course
  • Deadline for GRAD to add a POT 1 (full semester) course via Student Self-Service and without approval

February 9

  • 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 23

  • 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 26

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

February 28

  • Full payment due for Spring 2024 charges unless on a payment plan.  Visit Pay My Bill for more information regarding payment options and due dates.

March 5 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen.

March 6

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

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 2024 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
  • Final exam schedule posted to Office of Registrar website and Course Explorer

March 9–17

  • Spring Break

March 18

  • Priority registration Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2024 available on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-standard courses may begin earlier or later)

March 22

  • 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. 
  • 2:00 PM Faculty deadline for reporting POT A (1st 8 week) grades. Students can view grades the following day via Student Self-Service or myIllini.

March 29

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

April 1

  • Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2024 begins
  • 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.

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 2024 semester without grade of W when enrolled mainly in full semester classes

April 18

  • Open registration begins for Summer and Fall 2024

April 25

  • Deadline to update Study Abroad and Thesis 599 registration.

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

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 Weekdays only

  • Final examination period

May 11

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

May 17 at 2:00 PM

May 24

  • 2:00 PM Faculty deadline for reporting LAW grades.
  • College deadline for reporting Academic Standing. Students can view status the following day via Student Self-Service or myIllini.

May 28

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2024 grades will be released.

June 7 at 2:00pm

June 17

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

June 18

  • Transcripts on hold for Spring 2024 degrees are released.