Fall 2016 Semester

Fall 2016 Calendar

December 2015

  • December 1, 2015 - Tuesday - Early action deadline for freshmen applying for Fall 2016

February

  • February 1 - Monday - Deadline for submission of all application materials, College of Medicine, for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • February 1 - Monday - Deadline for submission of all application materials for the School of Interiors
  • February 15 - Monday - Regular decision deadline for freshman applicants. Applicants for the 2016 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 - Monday - Priority filing deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen
  • February 28 - Sunday - Last day for filing an application for an August 2017 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March

  • March 1 - Tuesday - Deadline for all applicants to the College of Design
  • March 15 - Tuesday - Priority filing deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students
  • March 15 - Tuesday - Deadline for international applications to be accepted to The Graduate School for the 2016 Fall Semester

April

  • April 1 - Friday - Deadline for NAAB Architecture transfer applicants
  • April 15 - Friday - Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2016 Fall Semester

May

  • May 1 - Sunday - Enrollment deposit due for freshmen entering in Fall 2016
  • May 15 - Sunday - Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • May 15 - Sunday - Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit 2016 Fall Semester application

June

  • June 15 - Wednesday - Earliest date to submit application for regular and Early Decision Program admission, College of Medicine, for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • June 20-July 15 - Monday through Friday - “see blue” U Orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students enrolling for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • June 18-September 17 - Saturday through Saturday - Approved time period to apply online in myUK for a December 2016 degree from the Graduate School
  • June 30 - Tuesday - Last day for filing an application for a December 2016 undergraduate degree online in myUK

July

  • July 1 - Friday - Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen for the 2016 Fall Semester, who will be considered on a space-available basis
  • July 15 - Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • July 15-August 13 - Friday through Saturday - Add/Drop for registered students

August

  • August 1 - Monday - Deadline for application for Early Decision Program, College of Medicine, for the 2017 Fall
  • August 3 - Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 3 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2016 registration and tuition waiver
  • August 16-22 - Tuesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • August 16-22 - Tuesday through Monday - Fall registration for new undergraduate and new program graduate students who entered the University in either the 2016 Four-Week Intersession or Eight-Week Summer Session
  • August 17 - Wednesday - “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 18 - Thursday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 18-22 - Thursday through Monday - Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the Four-Week Intersession, Eight-Week Summer Session or Fall Semester
  • August 19-27 - Friday through Saturday - K Week for all new undergraduate students
  • August 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
  • August 22-23 - Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • August 22-26 - Monday through Friday - Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • August 23 - Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 23 - 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 24 - Wednesday - First day of classes
  • August 24-30 - 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 30 - Tuesday - Last day to add a class for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • August 30 - Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • August 30 - Tuesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 3 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2016 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver

September

  • September 5 - Monday - Labor Day - Academic Holiday
  • September 14 - Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • September 14 - 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 - Tuesday - 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 - Tuesday - Last day to apply for a December 2016 degree in the Graduate School
  • September 21 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • September 22 - 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 2016 Fall Semester
  • September 26-November 23 - Monday through Wednesday - Students are prohibited from changing majors

October

  • October 10-21 - Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 21.
  • October 15 - Saturday - 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 17 - Monday - Midterm of 2016 Fall Semester
  • October 31 - Monday - Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • October 31-November 22 - Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2017 Spring Semester

November

  • November 4 - 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 8 - Tuesday - Presidential election day - Academic Holiday
  • November 10 - Thursday - Last day candidates for a December 2016 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 18 - Friday - 2017 Spring Semester “see blue” U Orientation for new and readmitted undergraduate students
  • November 23-26 - Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving - Academic Holidays
  • November 28-December 19 - Monday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • November 30 - Wednesday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2017 undergraduate degree online in myUK

December

  • December 1 - Thursday - Deadline for submission of application and receipt of all materials for admission, readmission or transfer to the College of Law for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • December 1 - Thursday - Last day candidates for a December 2016 degree can sit for a final examination
  • December 5 - Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • December 5-19 - Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, December 19.
  • December 7 - Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Program registered through December 7 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2017 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • December 9 - Friday - Last day of classes
  • December 9 - Friday - Last day for candidates to submit thesis/dissertation for format review to the Graduate School
  • December 12-16 - Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • December 16 - Friday - End of 2016 Fall Semester
  • December 16 - Friday- Last day for candidates for a December 2016 degree to have thesis/dissertation accepted by the Graduate School
  • December 16 - Friday - December Commencement
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