Dates and Deadlines

Fall 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
March 19, 2018 Fall 2018

UA Student Health Care Options open enrollment begins upon class registration and ends September 4, 2018. For program details and enrollment instructions on the Student Health Insurance and CampusCare, please visit www.health.arizona.edu and select "Fee & Insurance".

All Students
July 17, 2018 Fall 2018

Begin accessing your account balance through UAccess.

All Students
July 23, 2018 Fall 2018

First Account Statements printed. (After this date, check UAccess for updated account balance)

All Students
August 19, 2018 Fall 2018

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

All Students
August 20, 2018 Fall 2018

Deadline to pay for ALL UNITS registered as of 8/15/2018 without late charges.

All Students
August 20, 2018 Fall 2018

FIRST DAY OF FALL CLASSES

  • UAccess still available for registration.
  • First day to add classes for audit; instructor signature is required. Dean's signature is not required until October 29th.
Graduate Students
August 21, 2018 Fall 2018

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied for tuition due 8/20/18. 

All Students
August 27, 2018 Fall 2018

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 16th.  After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through October 28th.

Graduate Students
August 28, 2018 Fall 2018

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

UAccess is still available to drop classes through September 16th. After that, UAccess will be available to withdraw from classes through October 28th.

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

Graduate Students
September 3, 2018 Fall 2018

Last day to be eligible for a REFUND when dropping units for Fall 2018.

All Students
September 3, 2018 Fall 2018

Labor Day, no classes

All Students
September 4, 2018 Fall 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 "Fee & Insurance".

All Students
September 11, 2018 Fall 2018

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 11, 2018 Fall 2018

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 8/20/18.

All Students
September 14, 2018 Fall 2018

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 16, 2018 Fall 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.

Last day for department registration access.

Graduate Students
September 17, 2018 Fall 2018

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 28th.

Graduate Students
September 17, 2018 Fall 2018

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 29th.

All Students
September 17, 2018 Fall 2018

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

Graduate Students
October 12, 2018 Fall 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, both instructor and Dean signatures will be required.

UAccess is still available to withdraw online through October 28th.

All Students
October 15, 2018 Fall 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 October 28th.

All Students
October 22, 2018 Fall 2018

Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered as of 8/16/2018 through 10/17/2018 without late charges.

All Students
October 23, 2018 Fall 2018

$50.00 Late Payment Charge applied for tuition due 10/22/2018.

All Students
October 28, 2018 Fall 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 the instructor's signature.

All Students
October 29, 2018 Fall 2018

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
November 12, 2018 Fall 2018

Veteran's Day, no classes

All Students
November 13, 2018 Fall 2018

$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 10/22/2018.

All Students
November 22 - 25, 2018 Fall 2018

Thanksgiving Recess, no classes.

All Students
December 5, 2018 Fall 2018

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

No registration changes can be made after the last day of classes.

Last day for complete withdrawal

Graduate Students
December 6, 2018 Fall 2018

Reading day - no classes or finals

All Students
December 7 - 13, 2018 Fall 2018

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 14, 2018 Fall 2018

Degree award date for students completing by the close of the Fall 2018 semester.

All Students