Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2016 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
March 20, 2016 Fall 2016

UA Student Health Care Options open enrollment begins upon class registration and ends September 6, 2016.  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
March 21 - 27, 2016 Fall 2016

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

Graduate Students
March 21, 2016 Fall 2016

Priority registration begins for all UA Online students

All Students
March 28, 2016 Fall 2016

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

Graduate Students
March 28 - April 3, 2016 Fall 2016

Priority registration for 2nd and 3rd year law students, Master of Law students, and Doctor of Juridical Science students.

Graduate Students
April 4 - 10, 2016 Fall 2016

Priority registration for current 1st year law students.

Graduate Students
July 19, 2016 Fall 2016

Begin accessing your account balance through UAccess

All Students
July 25, 2016 Fall 2016

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

All Students
August 21, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day for students to add to or drop from a waitlist.

All Students
August 22, 2016 Fall 2016

FIRST DAY OF FALL CLASSES

  • UAccess still available for registration.  See the catalog policy regarding registration deadlines.
  • First day to add classes for audit; instructor signature is required. Dean's signature is not required until October 17th.
Graduate Students
August 22, 2016 Fall 2016

Deadline to pay for ALL UNITS registered as of 8/17/2016 without late charges

All Students
August 23, 2016 Fall 2016

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied for tuition due 8/22/16.

All Students
August 29, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day to use UAccess for:

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

UAccess is still available to drop classes through September 18th.  After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through October 30th.

Graduate Students
August 30, 2016 Fall 2016

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

UAccess is still available to drop classes through September 18th. After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through October 30th.

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

Graduate Students
September 2, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day to be eligible for a REFUND when dropping units in Regular Fall 2016.

 

All Students
September 5, 2016 Fall 2016

Labor Day, no classes

All Students
September 6, 2016 Fall 2016

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
September 12, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day to increase in units without the $250 Late Registration Fee.

All Students
September 13, 2016 Fall 2016

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 8/24/15.

All Students
September 13, 2016 Fall 2016

Begin $250 Late Registration Fee.  

Registration from zero units requires a written statement, pre-payment, instructor and Dean's approval on a Change of Schedule form, and Registrar approval upon submission. See the catalog policy for more information.  

All Students
September 16, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day to change from pass/fail to regular grade or vice versa with just instructor approval on a Change of Schedule form.

All Students
September 18, 2016 Fall 2016

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.

Graduate Students
September 19, 2016 Fall 2016

Change of Schedule form with Instructor's 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 October 17th.

All Students
September 19, 2016 Fall 2016

W period begins. A penalty grade of W will be awarded for each course withdrawal and the class(es) will appear on your transcript.  UAccess is available to withdraw online through October 30th.

Complete withdrawal period begins for students needing to withdraw from all courses at the university.

Graduate Students
October 14, 2016 Fall 2016

Change of Schedule form with instructor's permission to ADD or CHANGE classes is accepted until the end of the business day.  After this, both instructor and Dean signatures will be required.

UAccess is still available to withdraw online through October 30th.

All Students
October 17, 2016 Fall 2016

All Change of Schedule forms to ADD or CHANGE classes (including changing to/from audit) 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 October 30th.

All Students
October 24, 2016 Fall 2016

Deadline to pay tuition ALL UNITS registered as of 8/18/2016 through 10/19/2016 without late charges.

All Students
October 25, 2016 Fall 2016

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied for tuition due 10/24/16.

All Students
October 30, 2016 Fall 2016

Last day to withdraw from a class online through UAccess.

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

All Students
October 31, 2016 Fall 2016

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

Graduate Students
November 11, 2016 Fall 2016

Veteran's Day, no classes.

All Students
November 15, 2016 Fall 2016

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 10/24/2016

All Students
November 24 - 27, 2016 Fall 2016

Thanksgiving Recess, no classes.

All Students
December 7, 2016 Fall 2016

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

  • Last day for complete withdrawal
  • Last day to submit a $250.00 Late Registration Fee appeal.
Graduate Students
December 8, 2016 Fall 2016

Reading day - no classes or finals

All Students
December 9 - 15, 2016 Fall 2016

Final exam period.

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

All Students
December 16, 2016 Fall 2016

Degree award date for students completing by the close of the Fall 2016 semester.

All Students