Fall 2016 Semester
Updated March 9, 2016
- Priority Dates / Time Tickets
- Important Dates
- Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates
- Final Exam Schedule
- Payment Due Dates and Policies
Priority Dates and Time Tickets
Registration times are assigned to each class code in order of completed hours from most to least. Go to Patriot Web to verify your registration time and to make sure you have a record free of holds that prevent registration.
*All newly admitted freshmen and transfer students must attend orientation and will register on that day.
|Priority Dates||Class Code|
|April 5||Graduate Students|
|April 7||Seniors Only (90+ hours earned)|
|April 11||Juniors (60-89 hours earned)|
|April 13||Sophomores (30-59 hours earned)|
|April 15||Freshmen (0-29 hours earned)|
|April 20||Nondegree Graduate|
|July 29||Nondegree Undergraduate|
Dates listed on this page are for full semester courses only. For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Non-standard Sections Dates.
For graduation deadlines, please go to the Graduation Timelines page.
|Consortium Registration Deadline||TBD|
|First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; Payment Due Date||August 29|
|Labor Day, university closed||September 5|
|Last day to add classes—all individualized section forms due
Last day to drop with no tuition penalty
|Last day to drop with a 33% tuition penalty||September 20|
|Final Drop Deadline (67% tuition penalty)||September 30|
|Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes)—grades available via Patriot Web||September 26 –
|Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)||October 3 –
|Columbus Day recess
(Monday classes/labs meet Tuesday. Tuesday classes do not meet this week)
|Incomplete work from spring/summer 2016 due to instructor||October 28|
|Incomplete grade changes from spring/summer 2016 due to Registrar||November 4|
|Thanksgiving recess||November 23 – 27|
|Last day of classes||December 10|
Reading days provide students with additional study time for final examinations. Faculty may schedule optional study sessions, but regular classes or exams may not be held.
||Tues December 13 –
Tues December 20
|Degree Conferral Date
The Winter Graduation Ceremony will be held on Wed December 21.
Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates
There are standard Part-of-Term codes designated for courses that meet for the full semester (1),the first half of the semester (1F), or the last half of the semester (1L). Some courses meet for less than the full semester and have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. Please refer to the chart below for specific add/drop deadline dates.
Please note: Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that doesn’t necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section. Students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for these non-standard courses.
|Last Day to Add/Drop
(no tuition liability)
|Last Day to Drop
(with 33% liability)
(with 67% liability)
|Selective Withdrawal Period*
|1M (9/12-10/30)||9/19||9/22||9/26||9/27 – 10/4|
*The Selective Withdrawal Period applies to undergraduate degree-seeking students only. See the University Catalog for further details.
Payment Due Dates and Policies
Student Accounts is responsible for all payment policies. Refer to the Student Accounts website for more information and important deadlines.