Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

Academic events and deadlines for the current academic year (which always begins in the Fall) can be found here. To download PDFs for current and prior terms and semesters, see Archived Schedules.

See also: Five Year Academic Calendar (2014-2019)

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See also: Academic Dates & Deadlines PDF Archive

Date Activity/Deadline
May 1, 2015

Course offerings for Fall 2015 available

May 1, 2015 Deadline to apply for Fall 2015 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 18-28 initial registration period
May 18, 2015 to May 28, 2015
Initial registration for Fall 2015
June 25, 2015 to August 4, 2015

Fall 2015 registration is closed at 3pm to continuing students June 25 - August 4; DuckWeb registration system reopens August 5 at 8am.

August 5, 2015

Fall 2015 registration re-opens at 8am

September 21, 2015 to September 24, 2015

Fall 2015 registration is closed to continuing students during Week of Welcome. DuckWeb registration system closes September 21 at 8am, and reopens September 25 at 8am.

September 21, 2015 to September 27, 2015

Week of Welcome; orientation activities

September 24, 2015

Financial aid disbursement begins

September 25, 2015 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits
September 26, 2015 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens. (See Community Education Program.)
September 27, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop and receive a 100% tuition refund (no 'W' recorded)

September 28, 2015

Fall 2015 classes begin

October 1, 2015

Fall 2015 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

October 4, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop to receive a 90% tuition refund (no 'W' recorded)

October 4, 2015

Last day to reduce credits and receive 100% tuition refund (no 'W' recorded)</p>

October 5, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (no "W" recorded). After this date, "W"s are recorded for partial and complete withdrawals.

October 7, 2015

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

October 7, 2015

Financial Aid Census date &ndash; Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits

October 7, 2015

Last day to change from audit to credit or credit to audit

October 9, 2015

Last day to apply for Fall 2015 graduate degrees (apply on the web)

October 11, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (mark of 'W' is recorded)

October 18, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 50% tuition refund (mark of 'W' is recorded)

October 25, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 25% tuition refund (mark of 'W' is recorded)

October 25, 2015

Last day to apply for Fall 2015 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

October 30, 2015

Course offerings for Winter 2016 available

October 30, 2015

Deadline to apply for undergraduate winter re-enrollment in order to register during the November 16-25 initial registration period

November 4, 2015 Last day to submit doctoral final oral defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)
November 15, 2015

Last day to drop a class (mark of "W" recorded)

November 15, 2015

Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/N)

November 15, 2015

Last day to change variable credits

November 16, 2015 to November 25, 2015

Initial registration for Winter 2016

November 25, 2015 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
November 25, 2015 to December 7, 2015

Online Course Evaluations for Fall 2015 open on DuckWeb

November 26, 2015 to November 27, 2015

Thanksgiving holiday; classes are not in session

December 6, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

December 7, 2015 Last day to Submit Doctoral/Masters theses and dissertations to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)
December 7, 2015 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
December 7, 2015 to December 11, 2015
Final Examinations (see schedule)
December 15, 2015

Deadline for instructors to submit Fall 2015 grades (Tuesday, noon)

December 22, 2015

Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)

January 4, 2016

Winter 2016 classes begin

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See also: Academic Dates & Deadlines PDF Archive