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.

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

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October 30, 2020

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

November 16, 2020

Course offerings for Winter 2021 available

November 23, 2020 to December 4, 2020

Initial Registration for Winter 2021

December 21, 2020

Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens. (See Community Education Program.)

December 21, 2020

Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits

December 31, 2020

Financial aid refunds first become available (see Financial Aid & Scholarships)

January 1, 2021

Winter 2021 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

January 3, 2021

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses), no "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%

January 4, 2021

Winter 2021 classes begin

January 6, 2021

Waitlisting ends at 9:00 a.m.

January 9, 2021

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

January 9, 2021

Last day to reduce credits (partial drop), no"W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%.

January 9, 2021

After this date, "W" is recorded for partial and complete withdrawal.

January 10, 2021

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

January 10, 2021

Last day to reduce credits (partial drop), "W" recorded. Tuition refund: 100%.

January 11, 2021

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

January 11, 2021

Last day to add a class/register via DuckWeb; includes Audit and Senior Audit registrations

January 15, 2021

Priority deadline to apply for Winter 2021 graduate degrees (apply on the web)

January 17, 2021

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

January 18, 2021

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

January 24, 2021

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

January 25, 2021 to January 29, 2021

Midway Review Student Experience Survey for Winter 2021 open on DuckWeb (see schedule)

January 31, 2021

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

January 31, 2021

Last day to apply for Winter 2021 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

February 5, 2021

Course offerings for Spring 2021 available

February 5, 2021

Deadline to apply for undergraduate spring re-enrollment in order to register during the February 22–March 3 initial registration period

February 12, 2021

Last day to submit doctoral final oral defense application to the Graduate School. (See Oral Defense Procedures.)

February 21, 2021

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

February 21, 2021

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

February 21, 2021

Last day to change variable credits

February 22, 2021 to March 3, 2021

Initial registration for Spring 2021. Check Registration Priority Schedule for your registration date/time.

March 5, 2021

Course offerings for Summer 2021 available

March 5, 2021

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations

March 8, 2021 to March 12, 2021

End of Term Student Experience Survey for Winter 2021 open on DuckWeb (see schedule)

March 14, 2021

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

March 15, 2021

Last day to submit Doctoral/Masters theses and dissertations to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)

March 15, 2021

Last day for departments to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)

March 15, 2021 to March 19, 2021

Final Examinations (see schedule)

March 20, 2021 to March 28, 2021

Spring break

March 22, 2021

Deadline for instructors to submit Winter 2021 grades (Monday, noon)

March 29, 2021

Spring 2021 classes begin

March 30, 2021

Last day to submit Masters Statement of Completion to the Graduate School (see Master's Policies and Procedures)

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