Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

See the Final Exam Schedule for exam information. Summer term final exams are held on the last scheduled class meeting for each course.

Dates and deadlines for Graduate School degree completion:

Choose a term or semester

Date Activity/Deadline Edit Clone
March 10, 2023

Course offerings for summer available

April 21, 2023

Last day to apply for undergraduate summer reenrollment to register during initial registration for Summer 2023

May 8, 2023 to May 12, 2023

Non-degree seeking students registration opens

May 8, 2023 to May 12, 2023

Initial registration for Summer 2023

May 13, 2023

Undergrads may register for more than 18, Graduates may register for more than 16

June 19, 2023

Juneteenth holiday; classes are not in session

June 26, 2023

Summer classes begins.

June 26, 2023

Incomplete grade request form available to students. 

June 28, 2023

Financial aid refunds may become available

July 1, 2023

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

July 4, 2023

Independence Day holiday; no classes held

July 5, 2023

Fall registration closes to continuing students at 9 a.m.

July 5, 2023

Fall waitlists are suspended at 9 a.m.

July 21, 2023

End of first 4-week session (4w1)

July 23, 2023

Last day to apply for summer undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb (see Graduation Application Information)

July 29, 2023

Early Summer Conferral Date (Undergraduate Option Only; Must Request)

August 14, 2023

Fall registration and waitlists re-open at 9 a.m.

August 18, 2023

End of first 8-week session and second 4-week session (4w2)

September 4, 2023

Labor Day holiday; classes not in session

September 15, 2023

End of 12-week session and third 4-week session (4w3)

September 16, 2023

Summer degree conferral date

September 19, 2023

Deadline for instructors to submit summer grades (Tuesday, noon)

Note about summer grades: in most cases, instructors are expected to submit grades within a reasonable time after their classes end; e.g., classes that end on a Friday should be submitted during the following week, preferably by Tuesday. Some departments may state earlier deadlines to facilitate pre-requisite checking for summer sequences.