Fall 2015 Semester

Important Fall 2015 Dates

First day of classes          August 26 
Last day to add a class September 1    
Last day to drop without a W
or change grading option   
September 16
Finals Week     December 14-18
End of fall semester    December 18

 


 

December 2014
  • December 1, 2014 – Monday - Early action deadline for freshmen who are applying for Fall 2015
February
  • February 1 – Sunday - Deadline for submission of all application materials, College of Medicine, for the 2015 Fall Semester
  • February 1 – Sunday - Deadline for submission of all application materials for the School of Interior Design
  • February 15 – Sunday - Priority deadline for freshman applicants. Applicants for the 2015 Fall Semester by this date who meet selective admission criteria will be offered general admission; applicants after this date or deferred decision candidates will be considered on a space-available basis only.
  • February 15 – Sunday - Priority filing deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen
  • February 28 – Saturday - Last day for filing an application for an August 2015 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March
  • March 1 – Sunday - Deadline for all applicants to the College of Architecture
  • March 15 – Sunday - Priority filing deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students
  • March 15 – Sunday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2015 Fall Semester

April
  • April 1 – Wednesday - Deadline for NAAB Architecture transfer applicants
  • April 15 – Wednesday - Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2015 Fall Semester

May
  • May 1 – Friday - Enrollment deposit due for freshmen entering in Fall 2015
  • May 15 – Friday - Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2015 fall semester
  • May 15 – Friday - Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit 2015 Fall Semester application

June
  • June 15 – Monday - Earliest date to submit application for regular and Early Decision Program admission, College of Medicine, for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • June 15-July 16 – Monday through Thursday - “see blue” U Orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students enrolling for the 2015 Fall Semester
  • June 20-September 20 – Saturday through Sunday - Approved time period to apply online in myUK for a December 2015 degree from the Graduate School
  • June 30 – Tuesday - Last day for filing an application for a December 2015 undergraduate degree online in myUK

July
  • July 17 – Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2015 Fall Semester
  • July 17-August 15 – Friday through Saturday - Add/Drop for registered students

August
  • August 1 – Saturday - Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen for the 2015 Fall Semester, who will be considered on a space-available basis
  • August 1 – Saturday - Deadline for application for Early Decision Program, College of Medicine, for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • August 5 – Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 5 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2015 registration and tuition waiver
  • August 18-24 – Tuesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • August 18-24 – Tuesday through Monday - Fall registration for new undergraduate and new program graduate students who entered the University in either the 2015 Four-Week Intersession or Eight-Week Summer Session
  • August 20-24 – Thursday through Monday - Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the Four-Week Intersession, Eight-Week Summer Session or Fall Semester
  • August 21 – Friday -  “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 21-29 – Friday through Saturday - K Week for all new undergraduate students
  • August 22 – Saturday - Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees – if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.25 percent of the amount past due will be assessed
  • August 24 – Monday -  “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • August 24-25 – Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • August 24-28 – Monday through Friday - Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • August 25 – Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 25 – Tuesday -  “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • August 26 – Wednesday - First day of classes
  • August 26-September 1 – Wednesday through Tuesday - Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

September
  • September 1 – Tuesday - Last day to add a class for the 2015 Fall Semester
  • September 1 – Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • September 1 – Tuesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 5 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2015 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • September 7 – Monday - Labor Day – Academic Holiday
  • September 16 – Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • September 16 – Wednesday - Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • September 20 – Sunday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • September 20 – Sunday - Last day to apply for fall (December) 2015 degree (graduate school)
  • September 23 – Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • September 24 – Thursday - Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status for 2015 Fall Semester
  • September 28-November 25 – Monday through Wednesday - Students are prohibited from changing majors

October
  • October 12-23 – Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 23.
  • October 15 – Thursday - Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate applicants planning to attend November  “see blue” U Orientation (including registration for spring classes)
  • October 19 – Monday - Midterm of 2015 Fall Semester

November
  • November 2 – Monday - Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • November 2-24 – Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2016 Spring Semester
  • November 6 – Friday - Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”
  • November 12 – Thursday - Last day candidates for the December 2015 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 20 – Friday - 2016 Spring Semester “see blue” U Orientation for new and readmitted undergraduate students
  • November 25-28 – Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving – Academic Holidays
  • November 30 – Monday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2016 undergraduate degree online in myUK

December
  • December 1 – Tuesday - Deadline for submission of application and receipt of all materials for admission, readmission or transfer to the College of Law for the 2016 Spring Semester
  • December 2-21 – Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2016 Spring Semester
  • December 3 – Thursday - Last day candidates for a December 2015 degree can sit for a final examination
  • December 7 – Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2016 Spring Semester
  • December 7-21 – Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, December 21.
  • December 9 – Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Program registered through December 9 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2016 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • December 11 – Friday - Last day of classes
  • December 14-18 – Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • December 11 – Friday - Last day for candidates for a December 2014 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for format review to the Graduate School
  • December 18 – Friday - End of 2015 Fall Semester
  • December 18 – Friday - Last day for candidates for a December 2015 degree to have thesis/dissertation accepted by the Graduate School
  • December 18 – Friday - December Commencement