Spring Deadlines at a Glance

Spring 2017 Deadlines at a Glance

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 Spring Term on Thursday, December 8, 2016.

* If you want to consult with an advisor about your enrollment decision, you must do so no later than Friday, January 13, 2017.

Dates related to tuition payments are set by the Bursar’s Office.

Monday, January 16, 2017*
  • Last day to cancel enrollment without transcript record

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
  • Instruction begins
Friday, February 10, 2017
  • 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, January 20, 2017
  • Last Day to Enroll without $50 Late Initial Enrollment Fee except Specials and Guests
Friday, March 17, 2017
  • 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, January 25, 2017
  • Last day to drop courses or withdraw without DR or W grade notation on Transcript
Friday, April 14, 2017
  • Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - Undergrads/Specials/Professionals
Friday, January 27, 2017
  • 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, May 4, 2017
  • Last Class Day
  • Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - Graduate Students
Saturday, May 13, 2017
  • Official Degree Conferral Date (Date on Diploma)

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • Final Grades Due at 11:59 PM


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