Fall Deadlines at a Glance

Fall 2016 Deadlines

*The calendar below is a listing of key deadlines for the regular 15-week session. It is not a comprehensive institutional listing of all 15-week session deadlines. Deadlines for modular courses can be found at Key Deadlines.

Failure to enroll in a timely fashion may cause classes to be canceled due to low enrollment. Deans' offices will begin to determine class cancellation for the Fall Term on Friday, May 6, 2016.

**If you want to consult with an advisor about your enrollment decision, you must do so no later than Friday, August 19, 2016.

Monday, September 5, 2016**
  • Last day to cancel enrollment without transcript record
Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Last Day to pay tuition and fees without $100 Late Payment Fee
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
  • Instruction begins
Friday, September 30, 2016
  • Last Day for 50% tuition adjustment on dropped classes
  • Last Day to Apply for Pass/Fail Privilege - Undergrads/Specials/Professionals
  • Last Day to Convert from Credit to Audit - Undergrads/Specials/Professionals
Friday, September 9, 2016
  • Last Day to Enroll without $50 Late Initial Enrollment Fee except Specials and Guests.
Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Last Day to Drop courses - All Students
  • Last Day to apply for Pass/Fail Privilege - Graduate Students
  • Last Day to Convert from Credit to Audit - Graduate Students

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

  • Last day to drop courses or withdraw without DR or W grade notation on Transcript
Friday, November 25, 2016
  • Last day to withdraw without academic penalty- Undergrads/Specials/Professionals
Friday, September 16, 2016
  • Last Day to Add your first class without Departmental & Dean's permission - All Students
  • Last Day to Add Courses without Departmental approval - All Students
  • Last Day for 100% tuition adjustment on dropped classes.
  • SPECIALS AND GUESTS ONLY: Last Day to Enroll without $50 Late Initial Enrollment Fee
Thursday, December 15, 2016
  • Last Class Day
  • Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - Graduate Students

Thursday, December 29, 2016
  • Final Grades Due


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