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
October 26, 2018

Course offerings for Winter 2019 available

October 26, 2018 Deadline to apply for undergraduate Winter 2019 re-enrollment in order to register during the November 12-21 initial registration period
November 12, 2018 to November 21, 2018 Registration for Winter 2019 begins
December 24, 2018 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens. (See Community Education Program.)
December 24, 2018 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits
January 1, 2019

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

January 3, 2019 Financial aid refunds first become available (see Financial Aid & Scholarships)
January 6, 2019 Last day to process a complete drop (all courses) and receive a 100% tuition refund, no "W" recorded.
January 7, 2019

Winter 2019 classes begin

January 12, 2019

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 90%.

January 12, 2019 Last day to reduce credits (partial drop), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%.
January 12, 2019 Ws are recorded for partial and complete withdrawals after this date.
January 13, 2019

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

January 13, 2019

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

January 13, 2019

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses) and receive a 90% tuition refund. ("W" recorded.)

January 13, 2019

Last day to reduce credits (partial withdrawal) and receive 100% tuition refund. ("W" recorded.)

January 16, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

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

January 20, 2019 Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund. ("W" recorded.)
January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes not in session

January 27, 2019 Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 50% tuition refund. ("W" recorded.)
February 3, 2019

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

February 3, 2019

Last day to apply for Winter 2019 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

February 8, 2019

Course offerings for Spring 2019 available

February 8, 2019 Deadline to apply for undergraduate Spring 2019 re-enrollment in order to register during the priority registration period.
February 15, 2019 Last day to submit doctoral final oral defense application to the Graduate School. (See Oral Defense Procedures.)
February 24, 2019

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

February 24, 2019

Last day to change variable credits

February 24, 2019

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

March 8, 2019

Course offerings for Summer 2019 available

March 8, 2019 to March 18, 2019

Online Course Evaluations for Winter 2019 open on DuckWeb

March 8, 2019 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
March 17, 2019

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses. ("W" recorded.)

March 18, 2019 to March 22, 2019 Final Examinations (see schedule)
March 18, 2019 Last day to Submit Doctoral/Masters theses and dissertations to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)
March 18, 2019 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
March 23, 2019 to March 31, 2019

Spring break

March 25, 2019

Deadline for instructors to submit Winter 2019 grades (Monday, noon)

April 1, 2019

Spring 2019 classes begin

April 1, 2019

Spring 2019 classes begin

April 2, 2019

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

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