Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

Deadlines for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from summer courses, including refund dates for these actions, are posted with each course in the Schedule of Classes. Each course has different dates and deadlines. To view these deadlines, visit the Class Schedule and find the course, then click on the CRN of the course (the five-digit number that is underlined) to get to the detail page about the course.

Final exams are held on the last scheduled class meeting for each course. See the Final Exam Schedule for additional information.

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Date Activity/Deadline Edit
February 17, 2017

Deadline to apply for Spring 2017 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the February 27–March 8 initial registration period

February 27, 2017 to March 8, 2017

Initial registration for Spring 2017

March 10, 2017

Course offerings for Summer 2017 available

March 20, 2017 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens. (See Community Education Program.)
March 20, 2017 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits (see Enrollment & Study Load Limits)
March 25, 2017 to April 2, 2017

Spring break

March 30, 2017 Financial aid refunds first become available (see Financial Aid & Scholarships)
April 1, 2017

Spring 2017 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

April 2, 2017

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

April 3, 2017

Spring 2017 classes begin

April 9, 2017

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses) and receive a 90% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 9, 2017

Last day to reduce credits and receive a 100% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 10, 2017

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

April 12, 2017

Financial Aid Census date—Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits

April 12, 2017

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

April 12, 2017

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

April 14, 2017 Last day to apply for Spring 2017 graduate degrees (apply on the web)
April 16, 2017

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

April 23, 2017

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

April 30, 2017

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

April 30, 2017 Last day to apply for Spring 2017 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb (see: Graduation Application Information )
May 5, 2017

Course offerings for Fall 2017 available

May 5, 2017 Deadline to apply for Fall 2017 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 22-31 initial registration period
May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017

Initial registration for Summer 2017 (includes CEP students)

May 12, 2017 Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)
May 21, 2017

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

May 21, 2017 Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/N)
May 21, 2017 Last day to change variable credits
May 22, 2017 to June 1, 2017

Initial registration for Fall 2017

May 29, 2017

Memorial Day holiday; no classes are held

June 2, 2017 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
June 2, 2017 to June 12, 2017

Online Course Evaluations for Spring 2017 open on DuckWeb

June 9, 2017

Last day of classes

June 11, 2017

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

June 12, 2017 Last day to upload completed and approved Doctoral/Master's dissertations and theses and submit signed forms to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)
June 12, 2017 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
June 12, 2017 to June 16, 2017 Final Examinations (see schedule)
June 19, 2017

Spring 2017 Commencement

June 19, 2017

Graduation

June 20, 2017

Deadline for instructors to submit Spring 2017 grades (Tuesday, noon)

June 26, 2017

Summer 2017 classes begin

June 27, 2017 Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see: Master's Degree Deadlines)

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