Dates and Deadlines

Winter 2017-2018 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 1, 2017 Winter 2017-18

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All Students
November 13, 2017 Winter 2017-18

Begin Winter registration

All Students
December 17, 2017 Winter 2017-18

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

All Students
December 18, 2017 Winter 2017-18


  • UAccess still available for registration through the end of the day
  • First day to add classes for audit; instructor signature is required.  Dean's signature will not be required until January 2nd.
  • Last day to use UAccess for changing to/from pass/fail grade
Graduate Students
December 18, 2017

Deadline to pay Winter Session tuition without late charges.

All Students
December 19, 2017

$50 Late Payment Charge applied

All Students
December 19, 2017 Winter 2017-18

Last day to be eligible for a REFUND when dropping units in Winter 2017-18.

All Students
December 20, 2017 Winter 2017-18

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 still available to withdraw online through January 1st.

Change of Schedule form with instructor's and Dean's permission is required to change from PASS/FAIL to regular grading or vice versa.

All Students
December 25-26, 2017 Winter 2017-18

Christmas Holiday, no classes

All Students
December 30, 2017 Winter 2017-18

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.

All Students
January 1, 2018 Winter 2017-18

Deadline to withdraw online through UAccess.

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

All Students
January 1, 2018 Winter 2017-18

New Year's Day holiday, no classes

All Students
January 2, 2018 Winter 2017-18

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.

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

Graduate Students
January 9, 2018 Winter 2017-18

LAST DAY OF WINTER 2017 CLASSES and FINAL EXAM DAY.  No registration changes can be made after the last day of classes.

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
January 10, 2018 Winter 2017-18

Degree award date for students completing by the close of the Winter 2017-18 semester.

All Students