Fall 2017 Semester

Fall 2017 - Important Dates

First day of classes          August 23 
Last day to add a class August 29    
Last day to drop without a W
or change grading option   
September 13
Midterm October 16    
Finals Week     December 11-15
End of fall semester    December 15

 

Fall 2017 Calendar

February

  • February 1 -- Wednesday - Deadline for submission of all application materials, College of Medicine, for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • February 1 -- Wednesday - Deadline for submission of all application materials for the School of Interiors
  • February 15 -- Wednesday - Regular decision deadline for freshman applicants. Applicants for the 2017 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 -- Wednesday - Priority filing deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen
  • February 28 -- Tuesday - Last day for filing an application for an August 2017 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March

  • March 1 -- Wednesday - Deadline for all applicants to the College of Design
  • March 15 -- Wednesday - Priority filing deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students
  • March 15 -- Wednesday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2017 Fall Semester

April

  • April 1 -- Saturday - Deadline for NAAB Architecture transfer applicants
  • April 15 -- Saturday - Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2017 Fall Semester

May

  • May 1 -- Monday - Enrollment deposit due for freshmen entering in Fall 2017
  • May 15 -- Monday - Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • May 15 -- Monday - Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit 2017 Fall Semester application

June

  • June 15 -- Thursday - Earliest date to submit application for regular and Early Decision Program admission, College of Medicine, for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • June 19-July 14 -- Monday through Friday - “see blue” U Orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students enrolling for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • June 17-September 16 -- Saturday through Saturday - Approved time period to apply online in myUK for a December 2017 degree from the Graduate School
  • June 30 -- Friday - Last day for filing an application for a December 2017 undergraduate degree online in myUK

July

  • July 15-August 19 -- Friday through Saturday - Add/Drop for registered students
  • July 21 -- Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2017 Fall Semester

August

  • August 1 -- Tuesday - Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen for the 2017 Fall Semester, who will be considered on a space-available basis
  • August 1 -- Tuesday - Deadline for application for Early Decision Program, College of Medicine, for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • August 2 -- Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 2 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2017 registration and tuition waiver
  • August 15-21 -- Tuesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • August 15-21 -- Tuesday through Monday - Fall registration for new undergraduate and new program graduate students who entered the University in either the 2017 Four-Week Intersession or Eight-Week Summer Session
  • August 17-21 -- Thursday through Monday - Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the Four-Week Intersession, Eight-Week Summer Session or Fall Semester
  • August 18 -- Friday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 18-26 -- Friday through Saturday - K Week for all new undergraduate students
  • August 21 -- Monday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 21-22 -- Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • August 21-25 -- Monday through Friday - Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - 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 22 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 23 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • August 23-29 -- 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.
  • August 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • August 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • August 29 -- Tuesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 2 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2017 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver

September

  • September 4 -- Monday - Labor Day -- Academic Holiday
  • September 13 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • September 13 -- 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 -- Wednesday - 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 -- Wednesday - Last day to apply for fall 2017 graduate school degree
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • September 21 -- 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 2017 Fall Semester
  • September 25-November 22 -- Monday through Wednesday - Students are prohibited from changing academic majors

October

  • October 9-23 -- Monday through Monday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 23.
  • October 15 -- Sunday - 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 16 -- Monday - Midterm of 2017 Fall Semester
  • October 30 -- Monday - Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • October 30-November 21 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Spring Semester

November

  • November 9 -- Thursday - Last day candidates for the December 2017 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 10 -- 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 17 -- Friday - 2018 Spring Semester “see blue” U Orientation for new and readmitted undergraduate students
  • November 22-25 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving -- Academic Holidays
  • November 27 -- Monday - Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to sit for a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 29-December 18 -- Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • November 30 -- Thursday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2018 undergraduate degree online in myUK

December

  • December 1 -- Friday - Deadline for submission of application and receipt of all materials for admission, readmission or transfer to the College of Law for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • December 1 -- Friday - Early action deadline for freshmen applying for admission for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • December 4 -- Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • December 4-18 -- Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, December 18.
  • December 6 -- Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Program registered through December 6 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2018 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • December 8 -- Friday - Last day of classes
  • December 8 -- Friday - Last day candidates for a December 2017 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for format review by The Graduate School
  • December 11-15 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • December 15 -- Friday - End of 2017 Fall Semester
  • December 15 -- Friday- Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to have thesis/dissertation accepted by the Graduate School
  • December 15 -- Friday - December Commencement
  • December 18 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight