Fall 2016 Semester

Tentative Calendar

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 Interior Design
  • February 15 -- Monday - Priority 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 2016 undergraduate degree online in myUK

March

  • March 1 -- Tuesday - Deadline for all applicants to the College of Architecture
  • 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 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 2016 Fall Semester
  • June 13-July 8 -- Monday-Friday - seeblue.u orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students enrolling for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • June 18-September 17 -- Saturday-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 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 - 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
  • August 1 -- Monday - Deadline for application for Early Decision Program, College of Medicine, for the 2016 Fall Semester
  • August 3 -- Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 5 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 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 -- Friday - Advising Conference and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • 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 -- Monday - 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 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 - Advising Conference 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 24-31 -- 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.
  • 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 5 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 accepted a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • September 20 -- Tuesday - Last day to apply for fall (December) 2016 degree (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

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 Advising Conference (including registration for spring classes)
  • October 17 -- Monday - Midterm of 2016 Fall Semester
  • October 18-31 -- Tuesday through Monday - Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • October 31 -- Monday - Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2016 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
  • November 10 -- Thursday - Last day candidates for the December 2016 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 18 -- Friday - 2017 Spring Semester Orientation for new and readmitted undergraduate students
  • November 23-26 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving -- Academic Holidays
  • 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
  • November 30-December 19 -- Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students 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 12-16 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • December 16 -- Friday - End of 2016 Fall Semester
  • December 16 -- Friday- Last day for candidates for a a December 2016 degree to accepted a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School
  • December 16 -- Friday -- December Commencement
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