Academic Deadlines

 

October 2017

  • October 9-20 – Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 20.
  • October 16 – Monday - Midterm of 2017 fall semester
  • October 30 - November 21 – Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Spring Semester

 

November 2017

  • November 9 – Thursday - Last day candidates for a December 2017 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 10 - 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 22-25- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving - Academic Holiday
  • November 27— Thursday - Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to sit for a final examination
  • November 29 - December 18Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2018 Spring Semester

 

December 2017

  • December 4 Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • December 4 - 18 Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, December 18.
  • December 8 Friday - Last day of classes
  • December 8 Friday - Last day candidates for a December 2017 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for format review to The Graduate School (UKnowledge)
  • December 11-15 Monday through Friday - Final exams
  • December 15 Friday - Last day of the 2017 fall semester
  • December 15 Friday - Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School (for theses/dissertations first submitted to UKnowledge by December 8)
  • December 15 Friday - December commencement
  • December 18 Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight

 

Spring 2018

January

     January 10 -- Wednesday - First day of classes

     January 15 -- Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday -- Academic Holiday

     January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2018 Spring Semester

     January 31 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript

     January 31 -- 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)

February

     February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School

     February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day to apply for May 2018 degree (the Graduate School) online in myUK

     February 26-March 9 -- Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on March 9.

March

     March 5 -- Monday - Midterm of 2018 Spring Semester

     March 12-17 -- Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation -- Academic Holidays

     March 30 -- 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.”

April

     April 5 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School

     April 6 -- Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Summer Session

     April 19 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to sit for a final examination

     April 23-May 7 -- Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the         grading portal is midnight, May 7.

      April 27 -- Friday - Last day of classes

     April 27 -- Friday - Last day candidates for May 2018 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School

     April 30-May 4 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations

May

     May 4 -- Friday - End of 2018 Spring Semester

     May 4 -- Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to have a thesis/dissertation accepted by The Graduate School

     May 4 & 6 -- Friday and Sunday - Commencement 

     May 7 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight