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
May 3, 2019

Course offerings for Fall 2019 available

May 3, 2019 Deadline to apply for undergraduate Fall 2019 re-enrollment in order to register during the priority registration period.
May 3, 2019 Deadline to apply for Fall 2019 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 20 - 30 initial registration period
May 20, 2019 to May 30, 2019

Registration for Fall 2019 begins

May 20, 2019 to May 30, 2019 Priority registration for Fall 2019. Check Registration Priority Schedule for your registration date/time.
June 27, 2019 to August 5, 2019

Fall 2019 registration is closed to continuing students at 3pm on Thursday, June 27. DuckWeb registration system reopens at 8:30am on Monday, August 5.

August 5, 2019 Fall registration re-opens at 8:30 am
September 21, 2019

Financial aid disbursement begins

September 23, 2019 to September 27, 2019

Fall 2019 registration is closed to continuing students on Monday, September 23 at 10am. DuckWeb registration system reopens Friday, September 27 at 8:30am.

September 23, 2019 to September 27, 2019 Week of Welcome; International Student Orientation activities
September 27, 2019 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits
September 28, 2019 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens at 9am. (See Community Education Program.)
September 29, 2019 Process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%
September 30, 2019

Fall 2019 term begin; classes are not in session

September 30, 2019

Rosh Hashanah holiday; classes are not in session

October 1, 2019

Fall 2019 classes begin

October 1, 2019

Fall 2019 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

October 2, 2019 Waitlisting closes at 9:00am
October 5, 2019 Last day to process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 90%.
October 5, 2019 Last day to reduce credits (partial drop), no"W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%.
October 5, 2019 After this date, "W" is recorded for partial and complete withdrawal.
October 6, 2019

Last day to process a complete withdrawal (all courses), "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 90%

October 6, 2019 Last day to reduce credits (partial withdrawal), "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%
October 7, 2019

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

October 7, 2019 Financial Aid Census date – Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits
October 9, 2019

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

October 11, 2019

Last day to apply for Fall 2019 graduate degrees (apply on the web)

October 13, 2019

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 75%

October 20, 2019

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 50%

October 27, 2019

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits, "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 25%

October 27, 2019 Last day to apply for Fall 2019 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb
November 1, 2019

Course offerings for Winter 2020 available

November 1, 2019 Deadline to apply for undergraduate Winter 2020 re-enrollment in order to register during the November 18-27 initial registration period
November 6, 2019 Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School
November 17, 2019

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

November 17, 2019 Last day to change grade option (Graded or P/N)
November 17, 2019 Last day to change variable credits
November 18, 2019 to November 27, 2019 Registration for Winter 2020 begins
November 27, 2019 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
November 28, 2019 to November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving holiday; no classes

December 8, 2019 Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses
December 9, 2019 Last day to submit Doctoral/Masters theses and dissertations to the Graduate School
December 9, 2019 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
December 9, 2019 to December 13, 2019 Final Examinations
December 17, 2019

Deadline for instructors to submit Fall 2019 grades (Tuesday, noon)

December 23, 2019

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

January 6, 2020

Winter 2020 classes begin

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