Below is an overview of typical advising-related calendar items. Please refer to individual Student Year Guides for additional guidance. Refer to the Office of the Registrar’s calendars for specific dates.  Note that financial and other university deadlines are NOT reflected in this calendar.

Fall

August
  • Summer Session II and Summer CCO (online) grades are posted.
  • Academic Appeals affecting eligibility for fall are due.
  • Degree date for August candidates.
  • Registration limit rises to 18 hrs for all students; last day to add your name to course waitlists.
  • Departmental placement exams for first-year students.
  • Opening of application period for December graduation.
  • (First week of classes) Academic Advising open for drop-in consultations.
  • Students on probation should schedule their first appointment as early in the semester as possible
  • (Fifth day of classesLast day to add a course online; departments may add students to classes through the tenth day of classes.  Full-time students should be enrolled in at least 12 academic hours (not counting PHYA).
  • (Second week of classes) Regular appointments begin.
  • Be proactive – clarify course expectations, schedule study times, attend office hours, use academic resources.
September
  • (Tenth day of classesLast day to drop a course online; last day to add a course through a department.  Adds after the tenth day of classes require instructor permission; adds and drops must be approved by academic advising.  Group pre-registration workshops start for some majors.  Start making pre-registration appointments.
  • Early warning progress reports sent for students doing less than C work.
  • If you are concerned about your academic performance in any course, follow up with instructor, TA and advising.
October
  • Last day to drop a course or declare a course on the Pass/D+/D/Fail grading basis.  Last day to withdraw regardless of pending grades.  Last day to complete ‘IN‘ work from spring semester. Pre-registration period:
  • First-year students should schedule an appointment with an advisor and/or attend a pre-registration group advising session.
  • Some majors require departmental advising for students with JR or SR status before registration for each term. Check your Student Center for departmental advising holds.
  • Registration for spring semester begins.
November
  • Deadline (November 1) to transfer to Part-time Classroom Studies 
  • Exam excuses issued for students with 3 exams within 24 hours or two exams at the same time.
  • Consult your instructor and/or an academic advisor if experiencing academic difficulty.
  • Opening of application period for May graduation.  Applicants should ensure they are on track to complete all requirements.
December
  • Students intending to withdraw from the semester should initiate the online process no later than the last day of classes; requires verification of pending grades.
  • (Last day of classes) Last day to request an exam excuse and to submit to your instructor.  Later requests, based on unexpected circumstances, must be reviewed by an advising dean and may or may not be approved.
  • Finals in courses graded ‘AB‘ from Spring or Summer must be completed before the end of fall classes.
  • Final examinations as scheduled by the university.
  • Last day to add your name to course waitlists.
  • Spring tuition due date; spring courses dropped if arrangements for payment have not been made with the Cashier’s Office.
  • Registration limit for spring semester raised to 18 credit hours
  • December graduation ceremony (for August and December graduates)
  • Check grades and eligibility at the end of fall semester. Adjust your spring schedule and/or submit an eligibility appeal if appropriate.
  • Try to take care of unresolved grades before the beginning of spring semester.

 Spring

January
  • (First week of classes) Academic Advising available all day for drop-in consultations.
  • Students on academic probation must schedule an appointment with an advisor.
  • (Fifth day of classesLast day to add a course online or independent study.
  • (Second week of classes) Regular advising appointments begin.
  • Be proactive – clarify course expectations, schedule study times, attend office hours, use academic resources.
  • (Tenth day of classesLast day to drop a course online; last day to add a course through a department.  Adds after the tenth day of classes require instructor permission; adds and drops must be approved by academic advising.
  • Deadline for applying for May graduation with an underload.
February
March
  • Last day to drop a course or declare a course on the Pass/D+/D/Fail grading basis.  Last day to withdraw regardless of pending grades.  Last day to complete ‘IN‘ work from spring semester.
  • Exam excuses issued for 3 in 24 hours or two at the same time.
  • Pre-registration period: Check for advising and other registration holds.
  • Some majors require students with >60 projected hours (JR or SR status) after this semester to meet with a faculty advisor before registration.
  • Registration for Maymester, Summer Session I and II 2 begins.
April
  • Deadline to transfer to part-time classroom studies (April 1)
  • All new first-years student must have one scheduled appointment with an academic advisor by April 1 in order to register for their third semester.
  • Registration for fall semester begins.
  • Incoming transfer students should register as soon as they are activated, even before scheduling an advising appointment
  • Students intending to withdraw from the semester should initiate the online process no later than the last day of classes; requires verification of pending grades.
  • Opening of application period for August and December graduation.

Summer

May
June
July
  • Last day to drop courses in Summer Session II;
  • Summer II and CCO exams and end date.
  • Check eligibility for fall; adjust your fall schedule and/or submit an academic eligibility appeal if appropriate.