Fall 2021 Graduate and Professional Registration Deadlines

Following are important registration DEADLINES for graduate and professional students. The deadline dates are specific to the Part of Term (POT) of the class. The POT designations are shown in the Course Explorer Class Schedule for each specific class section. Any class without a POT listed is considered a non-standard course and follows comparable deadlines provided here.

POT of class1AB
POT DescriptionFull termFirst HalfSecond Half
Length of course in weeks1688
Term dates including finalsAug. 23 - Dec. 17Aug. 23 - Oct. 15Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
CANCEL semester for 100% refundAug. 22Aug. 22Oct. 17 (if enrolled ONLY in POT B classes)
First day of instruction for the POTAug. 23Aug. 23Oct. 18
Add a class via Self-ServiceSept. 3Aug. 27Oct. 22
Change credit hours on variable credit course via Self-ServiceSept. 3Aug. 27Oct. 22
Submit request for in absentia status to Graduate CollegeSept. 3Sept. 3Sept. 3
DROP a class with refund if tuition range changes. NO refund for dropping a class after this date (12.5% point of the class)Sept. 3Aug. 27Oct. 22
Submit request to Audit a classSept. 3
Aug. 27Oct. 22
Vet Med students apply to graduate in December 2021 via Self-Service. Contact Vet Med Academic Office after this date.Sept. 3Sept. 3Sept. 3
DROP a class via Self-Service with no 'W' grade or record of the class on your academic history. (This is halfway point of the class) Contact the Graduate College to discuss dropping a class after this date.Oct. 15Sept. 17Nov. 12
Graduate and Law students apply to graduate in December 2021 via Self-Service. Contact the Graduate College or Law Academic Office after this date.Oct. 24Oct. 24Oct. 24
Last day to withdraw for minimum 40% refund (60% point of the class)Oct. 29Sept. 24Nov. 19
DROP a class via Graduate College with no 'W' grade or record of the class on your academic history. (This is 75% point of the class) Contact the Graduate College to discuss dropping a class after this date.Nov. 12Oct. 1Dec. 3
WITHDRAW from semester without 'W' grades (This is 75% point of the class)Nov. 12Oct. 1Dec. 3
Submit credit/no credit request to college office (This is 75% point of the class)Nov. 12Oct. 1Dec. 3
Fall semester breakNov. 20 - 28N/ANov. 20 - 28
Instruction endsDec. 8Oct. 15Dec. 8
Final ExamsDec. 10 - 17Dec. 10 - 17