Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2018 Graduate Dates and Deadlines

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Dates for another term are sometimes listed. These dates are labeled with the applicable term (e.g. Winter 2004-05) in the neighboring column.

Any dates not yet determined at the time of publishing are marked as "TBA". These dates will be updated as they become available.

Undergraduate Dates and Deadlines

Priority Registration Schedule

Dates and Deadlines for Classes that Start or End outside of the standard start/end dates

Date(s) Applicable Term Description
October 8, 2017 Spring 2018

UA Student Health Care Options open enrollment begins upon class registration and ends January 24, 2018.  For program details and enrollment instructions on the Student Health Insurance and CampusCare, please visit www.health.arizona.edu and select "Fees & Insurance".

All Students
October 9 - 15, 2017 Spring 2018

Priority registration for athletes and Veterans plus their dependents using GI Bill benefits.

Graduate Students
October 9, 2017 Spring 2018

Priority registration for all UA Online students

All Students
October 16, 2017 Spring 2018

Priority registration begins for medicine, pharmacy, and graduate (degree seeking and non-degree seeking) students.

Graduate Students
October 16 - 22, 2017 Spring 2018

Priority registration for 3rd year law students, Master of Law students, and Doctor of Juridical Science students.

Graduate Students
October 23 - 29, 2017 Spring 2018

Priority registration for 1st and 2nd year law students.

Graduate Students
November 13, 2017 Spring 2018

Begin Winter registration

All Students
December 1, 2017 Spring 2018

Begin accessing your account balance through UAccess.

All Students
December 13, 2017 Spring 2018

First account summary (bill) produced.  After this date access UAccess for account balance.

All Students
January 9, 2018 Spring 2018

Last day for students to add to or drop from a wait list.

Graduate Students
January 10, 2018 Spring 2018

FIRST DAY OF SPRING 2018 CLASSES

  • UAccess still available for registration
  • First day to add classes for audit; instructor signature is required. Dean's signature is not required until March 28th.
Graduate Students
January 10, 2018 Spring 2018

Deadline to pay for ALL UNITS registered as of 1/7/2018 without late charges.

All Students
January 11, 2018 Spring 2018

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied to tuition due 1/10/2018.

All Students
January 15, 2018 Spring 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - no classes

All Students
January 18, 2018 Spring 2018

Last day to use UAccess for:

  • Adding classes, changing classes, or changing sections
  • Changing to/from pass/fail grade

UAccess will still be available to drop classes through February 6th. After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through March 27th.

Graduate Students
January 19, 2018 Spring 2018

Change of Schedule form with instructor approval is required to ADD or CHANGE classes.

UAccess is still available to drop classes through February 6th. After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through March 27th.

Registration from zero units requires Change of Schedule form with instructor and Dean's permission.

Graduate Students
January 24, 2018 Spring 2018

The last day to receive a REFUND for a complete withdrawal or any drop in units.

All Students
January 24, 2018 Spring 2018

This is the last day of the UA Student Health Care Options open enrollment.  For program details and enrollment instructions on the Student Health Insurance and CampusCare, please visit www.health.arizona.edu and select "Fees & Insurance".

All Students
February 1, 2018 Spring 2018

Registration from zero units requires written statement, pre-payment, instructor and Dean's approval on a Change of Schedule form, and Registrar approval upon submission.

All Students
February 1, 2018 Spring 2018

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 1/10/2018.

All Students
February 6, 2018 Spring 2018

Last day to:

  • Drop without a W; classes dropped on or before this date will remain on your UAccess academic record with a status of dropped, but will not appear on your transcript.
  • Change from pass/fail to regular grade or vice versa with only instructor approval on a Change of Schedule form
Graduate Students
February 7, 2018 Spring 2018

W period begins. A penalty grade of W will be awarded and the class will appear on your transcript. UAccess is still available to withdraw online through March 27th.

Change of Schedule form with Instructor and Dean's permission is required to change from pass/fail to regular grade or vice versa.

Dean's signature is not required to change to/from audit until March 28th.

Graduate Students
March 3 - 11, 2018 Spring 2018

Spring Recess

All Students
March 6, 2018 Spring 2018

Change of Schedule form with instructor's permission to add or change classes is accepted until the end of the business day.  After this, all registration changes require both instructor and dean signatures.

UAccess is still available to withdraw online through March 27th.

All Students
March 7, 2018 Spring 2018

All Change of Schedule forms to add or change classes require not only the instructor's signature indicating permission but also the Dean's signature.  By policy, permission from the Dean to make a registration change at this time requires an extraordinary reason.

UAccess is still available to withdraw online through March 27th.

All Students
March 13, 2018 Spring 2018

Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered as of 1/8/2018 through 3/11/2018 without late charges.

All Students
March 14, 2018 Spring 2018

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied for tuition due 3/13/2018.

All Students
March 27, 2018 Spring 2018

Last day to withdraw from a class online through UAccess.

The complete withdrawal process is still available through the last day of classes.

Deadline to change to/from audit with only instructor approval.

All Students
March 28, 2018 Spring 2018

Change of Schedule with instructor and Grad College Dean's approval is required to withdraw from a class.  A penalty grade of W or E will be awarded and the class will appear on your transcript.

Changing to/from audit requires both instructor and Dean's permission on a Change of Schedule form.

Graduate Students
April 4, 2018 Spring 2018

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 3/13/2018.

All Students
May 2, 2018 Spring 2018

LAST DAY OF CLASSES.  No registration changes can be made after the last day of classes.

Last day to file a complete withdrawal.

Graduate Students
May 3, 2018 Spring 2018

Reading day - no classes or finals

All Students
May 4 - 10, 2018 Spring 2018

FINAL EXAMS PERIOD

Final grades are available in UAccess as soon as the instructor posts them.  Per Faculty Senate Policy, grades should be submitted within 2 business days after the final exam.

All Students
May 11, 2018 Spring 2018

Spring Commencement date and degree award date for students completing by close of spring semester 

All Students