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.

Monday, January 16, 2017*
  • Last day to cancel enrollment without transcript record
Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Last Day to pay tuition and fees without $100 Late Payment Fee
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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