Spring 2020 Semester

Spring 2020 - Important Dates

First day of classes          January 15
Last day to add a class January 22    
Last day to drop without a W
or change grading option (audit/credit)   
February 5
Midterm March 9   
Spring Break March 16-21    
Finals Week     May 4-8
End of spring semester    May 8

 

2020 Spring Semester Calendar

February 2019

  • February 15, 2019 - Friday - Priority filing deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen

March 2019

  • March 15, 2019 - Friday - Priority filing deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students

August 2019

  • August 15, 2019 - Thursday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2020 Spring Semester

September 2019

  • September 15, 2019 - Sunday - Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • September 22, 2019-February 26, 2020 - Sunday through Wednesday - Approved time period to apply in myUK for a May 2020 degree from the Graduate School

October 2019

  • October 1, 2019 - Tuesday - Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • October 15, 2019 - 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 15, 2019 - Tuesday - Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit 2020 Spring Semester application

November 2019

  • 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 22, 2019 - Friday - “see blue” U Orientation for freshmen, transfer, readmission students admitted for spring 2020

December 2019

  • December 3, 2019 - Tuesday - Final deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate admission for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • December 9, 2019 - Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • December 11, 2019 - Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through December 11 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2020 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver

January

  • January 8-13 - Wednesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • January 9-13 - Thursday through Monday - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
  • January 10 - Friday - International Student “see blue” U Orientation
  • January 13 - 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 14 - Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 14 - Tuesday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • January 15 - Wednesday - First day of classes
  • January 15-22 - 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 for students who register late.
  • January 20 - Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday - Academic Holiday
  • January 22 - Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • January 22 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • January 22 - Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 11 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2020 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • January 22 - Wednesday - 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

February

  • February 1 - Saturday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • February 1 - Saturday - Preferred deadline for submitting application for admission to the College of Dentistry for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • February 5 - Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • February 5 - Wednesday - Last day to change grading option from credit to audit or audit to credit
  • February 5 - Wednesday - Last day to change grading option from pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail. Last day to change grading option from letter grade to pass/fail is Friday, May 1, 2020
  • February 12 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 13 - 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 2020 Spring Semester
  • February 20 - Thursday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

March

  • March 2-16 - Monday through Monday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at 5:00 p.m. on March 16.
  • March 3 - Tuesday - Last day for submission of application for admission to the College of Law for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • March 9 - Monday - Midterm of 2020 Spring Semester
  • March 9-April 15 - Monday through Wednesday – Students are prohibited from changing academic majors
  • March 16-21 - Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation – Academic Holidays
  • March 30-June 21 - Monday through Sunday - Priority registration for the 2020 Fall Semester and the 2020 Summer Session. Add/Drop period for all students registered for Fall 2020.

April

  • April 1 - Wednesday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2020 or an August 2020 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • April 3 - 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.” Last day to withdraw from a course is Friday, May 1, 2020
  • April 9 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2020 degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • April 11 - Saturday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2020 Summer Session
  • April 23 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2020 graduate degree to sit for a final examination
  • April 27-May 11 - Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m., May 11.

May

  • May 1 - Friday - Last day to withdraw from a course
  • May 1 - Friday - Last day to change grading option from letter grade to pass/fail
  • May 1 - Friday - Last day of classes
  • May 1 - Friday – Last day candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • May 4-8 - Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • May 8 - Friday - End of 2020 Spring Semester
  • May 8 - Friday – Last day for candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT)for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted May 1
  • May 8 and 9 - Friday and Saturday - Commencement
  • May 11 - Monday – Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m.
  • May 11-August 21 - Monday through Friday - College of Pharmacy 15-Week Summer Term