Spring 2018 Semester

Spring 2018 - Important Dates

First day of classes          January 10 
Last day to add a class January 17    
Last day to drop without a W
or change grading option   
January 31
Midterm March 5    
Spring Break March 12-17    
Finals Week     April 30-May 4
End of spring semester    May 4

 

2018 Spring Semester

February 2017

  • February 15, 2017 -- Wednesday - Priority filing deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen
  • February 28, 2017 -- Tuesday - Last day for filing an application for an August 2017 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March 2017

  • March 15, 2017 -- Wednesday - Priority filing deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students

August 2017

  • August 15, 2017 -- Tuesday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2018 Spring Semester

September 2017

  • September 15, 2017 -- Friday - Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • September 17-February 17 -- Sunday through Friday - Approved time period to apply in myUK for a May 2018 degree from the Graduate School
  • September 29, 2017 -- Friday - Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2018 Spring Semester

October 2017

  • October 15, 2017 -- 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 15, 2017 -- Sunday - Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit 2018 Spring Semester application

November 2017

  • November 17, 2017 -- Friday - “see blue” U Orientation for freshmen, transfer, readmission students admitted for spring 2018
  • November 28, 2017 -- Tuesday - Final deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • November 29-December 18, 2017 -- Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • November 30, 2017 -- Thursday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2018 undergraduate degree online in myUK

December 2017

  • December 4, 2017 -- Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • December 6, 2017 -- Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through December 6 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2018 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver

January

  • January 3-6 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • January 3-8 -- Wednesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • January 4-8 -- Thursday through Monday - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
  • January 5 -- Friday - International Student “see blue” U Orientation
  • January 8 -- 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
  • January 8-9 -- Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • January 9 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 9 -- Tuesday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • January 10 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • January 10-17 -- Wednesday through Wednesday - 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.
  • January 15 -- Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday -- Academic Holiday
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 6 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2018 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • January 22 -- Monday - 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
  • January 31 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • January 31 -- 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)

February

  • February 1 -- Thursday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • February 1 -- Thursday - Preferred deadline for submitting application for admission to the College of Dentistry for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • February 7 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 8 -- 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 2018 Spring Semester
  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day to apply for May 2018 degree (the Graduate School) online in myUK
  • February 26-March 12 -- Monday through Monday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on March 12.
  • February 26-April 18 -- Monday through Wednesday - Students are prohibited from changing academic majors
  • February 27 -- Tuesday - Last day for submission of application for admission to the College of Law for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • February 28 -- Wednesday - Last day for filing an application for an August 2018 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March

  • March 5 -- Monday - Midterm of 2018 Spring Semester
  • March 12-17 -- Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation -- Academic Holidays
  • March 26-April 17 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Fall Semester and both 2018 Summer Sessions
  • March 30 -- 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.”

April

  • April 5 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • April 6 -- Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Summer Session
  • April 19 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to sit for a final examination
  • April 23-May 7 -- Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, May 7.
  • April 24-30 -- Tuesday through Monday - 2018 Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2018 Spring Semester
  • April 27 -- Friday - Last day of classes
  • April 27 -- Friday - Last day candidates for May 2018 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School
  • April 30-May 4 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations

May

  • May 1-June 16 -- Tuesday through Saturday - Add/Drop for priority registered students for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • May 4 -- Friday - End of 2018 Spring Semester
  • May 4 -- Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to have a thesis/dissertation accepted by The Graduate School
  • May 4 & 6 -- Friday and Sunday - Commencement - www.uky.edu/Commencement
  • May 7 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight
  • May 7-August 17 -- Monday through Friday - College of Pharmacy 15-Week Summer Term