Fall 2019 Semester

Fall 2019 - Important Dates

First day of classes          August 26
Last day to add a class August 30  
Last day to drop without a W
or change grading option   
September 13
Midterm October 21   
Fall Break October 21 and October 22   
Finals Week     December 16-20
End of fall semester    December 20

2019 Fall Semester Calendar

December

  • December 1, 2018 - Saturday -- Early action deadline for freshmen applying for Fall 2019

February

  • February 1 - Friday -- Deadline for submission of all application materials, College of Medicine, for the 2019 Fall Semester
  • February 1 - Friday -- Deadline for submission of all application materials for the School of Interiors
  • February 15 - Friday -- Regular decision deadline for freshmen applicants. Applicants for the 2019 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 - Friday -- Priority filing deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen

March

  • March 1 - Friday -- Deadline for all applicants to the College of Design
  • March 15 - Friday -- Priority filing deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students
  • March 15 - Friday -- Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2019 Fall Semester

April

  • April 1 - Monday -- Deadline for NAAB Architecture transfer applicants
  • April 15 - Monday -- Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2019 Fall Semester
  • May

  • May 1 - Wednesday -- Enrollment deposit due for freshmen entering in the 2019 Fall Semester
  • May 15 - Wednesday -- Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2019 Fall Semester
  • May 15 - Wednesday -- Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit their 2019 Fall Semester application

June

  • June 15 - Saturday -- Earliest date to submit application for regular and Early Decision Program admission, College of Medicine, for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • June 17-July 12 - Monday through Friday -- “see blue” U Orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students enrolling for the 2019 Fall Semester
  • June 22-September 20 - Saturday through Friday -- Approved time period to apply online in myUK for a December 2019 degree from the Graduate School

July

  • July 13-August 25 - Saturday through Sunday -- Add/Drop for registered students
  • July 19 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2019 Fall Semester

August

  • August 1 - Thursday -- Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate admission for the 2019 Fall Semester, excluding freshmen who will be considered on a space-available basis
  • August 1 - Thursday -- Deadline for application for Early Decision Program, College of Medicine, for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • August 7 - Wednesday -- Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 7 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2019 registration and tuition waiver
  • August 19 and 22 - Monday and Thursday -- “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 19-23 - Monday through Friday -- Registration for new program graduate students
  • August 19-23 - Monday through Friday -- Fall registration for new undergraduate and new program graduate students who entered the University in the 2019 Summer Session
  • August 20-21 - Tuesday and Wednesday -- “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 20-23 - Tuesday through Friday -- Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the 2019 Summer Session or the 2019 Fall Semester
  • August 21-25 - Wednesday through Sunday -- K Week for all new undergraduate students
  • August 22 - Thursday -- 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 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed
  • August 23 - Friday -- “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • August 23-28 - Friday through Wednesday -- Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • August 25 - Sunday -- Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 26 - Monday -- First day of classes
  • August 26-30 - Monday through Friday -- Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed for students who register late.
  • August 30 - Friday -- Last day to add a class for the 2019 Fall Semester
  • August 30 - Friday -- Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

September

  • September 2 - Monday -- Labor Day – Academic Holiday
  • September 4 - Wednesday -- Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 7 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2019 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • September 13 - Friday -- Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • September 13 - Friday -- 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 - Friday -- 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 - Friday -- Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • September 24 - Tuesday -- Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status for 2019 Fall Semester

October

  • October 7-November 19 - Monday through Tuesday -- Students are prohibited from changing academic majors
  • October 14-28 - Monday through Monday -- Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at 5:00 p.m. on October 28.
  • October 15 - Tuesday -- Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate applicants planning to attend November “see blue” U Orientation (including registration for spring classes)
  • October 21 - Monday -- Midterm of 2019 Fall Semester
  • October 21-22 - Monday and Tuesday -- Fall Break – Academic Holiday

November

  • November 1 - Friday -- Last day for filing an application for a December 2019 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • November 4 - Monday -- Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • November 4-January 14, 2020 - Monday through Tuesday -- Priority registration for the 2020 Spring Semester. Add/Drop for registered students for the 2020 Spring Semester.
  • November 6 - Wednesday -- 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 14 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2019 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 22 - Friday -- 2020 Spring Semester “see blue” U Orientation for new and readmitted undergraduate students
  • November 27-30 - Wednesday through Saturday -- Thanksgiving – Academic Holidays

December

  • December 1 - Sunday -- Deadline for submission of application and receipt of all materials for admission, readmission or transfer to the College of Law for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • December 1 - Sunday -- Early action deadline for freshmen applying for admission for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • December 5 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2019 graduate degree can sit for a final examination
  • December 9 - Monday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • December 9-23 - Monday through Monday -- Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m., December 23.
  • December 11 - Wednesday -- Last day for students in the Employee Program registered through December 11 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2020 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • December 13 - Friday -- Last day of classes
  • December 13 - Friday – Last day candidates for December 2019 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • December 16-20 - Monday through Friday -- Final Examinations
  • December 20 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a a December 2019 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted December 13
  • December 20 - Friday -- End of 2019 Fall Semester
  • December 20 - Friday -- December Commencement
  • December 23 - Monday -- Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m.