Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Fairbanks Campus Academic Calendar 2017-2018

For academic calendar information for UAF’s community campuses, contact the campuses directly or visit http://uaf.edu/uaf/about/campuses/.

View the 2016-2017 academic calendar.

FALL SEMESTER 2017

Fall 2017 course list available at UAOnline Monday, March 20
Begin registration and fee payment for degree students for fall 2017 semester Monday, April 3
Begin registration and fee payment for nondegree students for fall 2017 semester Monday, April 10
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (UA Scholars) Monday, May 1
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (graduate students) Thursday, June 1
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (undergraduate students) Thursday, June 15
Residence halls open to first-year students only, 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23
Orientation for new students Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 23-26
Residence halls open to all students, 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24
First day of instruction; late registration begins Monday, Aug. 28
Labor Day (offices closed — no classes, registration or fee payment) Monday, Sept. 4
Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Sept. 8
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops with refund (course does not appear on academic record) Friday, Sept. 8
Deadline for tuition and fee payment; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, Sept. 11
Early progress reports due Monday, Oct. 2
Deadline to apply for fall 2017 graduation Monday, Oct. 16
Spring 2018 course list available at UAOnline Monday, Oct. 30
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Friday, Nov. 3
Begin registration and fee payment for spring 2018 semester Monday, Nov. 13
Thanksgiving holiday (no classes, most offices closed) Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 23-26
Last day of instruction Saturday, Dec. 9
Final examinations Monday-Saturday, Dec. 11-16
Residence halls close, noon Sunday, Dec. 17
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, Dec. 20
Winter holiday (no classes, most offices closed; reopen Wednesday, Jan. 3, at 8 a.m.) Saturday, Dec. 23-Tuesday, Jan. 2

WINTERMESTER AND SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (international students) Friday, Sept. 1
Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (graduate students) Sunday, Oct. 15
Spring 2018 course list available at UAOnline Monday, Oct. 30
Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (undergraduate students) Wednesday, Nov. 1
Begin registration and fee payment for degree students for spring 2018 semester and WINTERmester 2018 Monday, Nov. 13
Begin registration and fee payment for nondegree students for spring 2018 semester and WINTERmester 2018 Monday, Nov. 20
WINTERmester courses begin; attendance required Wednesday, Jan. 3
Deadline for adding WINTERmester classes; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Wednesday, Jan. 3
Deadline for WINTERmester tuition and fee payment and refunds; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Wednesday, Jan. 3
Late payment fees begin for WINTERmester Thursday, Jan. 4
Deadline for WINTERmester student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Monday, Jan. 8
Last day of WINTERmester instruction and finals Friday, Jan. 12
Residence halls open, 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14
Orientation for new students Sunday, Jan. 14
Alaska Civil Rights Day (no classes, most offices closed) Monday, Jan. 15
First day of instruction; late registration begins Tuesday, Jan. 16
Deadline for faculty to post WINTERmester grades, noon Thursday, Jan. 18
Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Jan. 26
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops with refund (course does not appear on academic record) Friday, Jan. 26
Last day for tuition and fee payment; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, Jan. 29
Deadline for UA Foundation and privately funded scholarship applications Thursday, Feb. 15
Deadline to apply for spring 2018 graduation Thursday, Feb. 15
Early progress reports due Monday, Feb. 19
Spring break (no classes) Monday-Friday, March 12-16
University holiday (most offices closed for spring break) Friday, March 16
Fall 2018 course list available at UAOnline Monday, March 19
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Friday, March 30
Begin registration and fee payment for fall 2018 semester (degree students) Monday, April 2
Begin registration and fee payment for fall 2018 semester (nondegree students) Monday, April 9
SpringFest (classes are not cancelled) Friday, April 20
Last day of instruction Monday, April 30
Final examinations Tuesday-Saturday, May 1-5
Commencement Saturday, May 5
Residence halls close, noon Sunday, May 6
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, May 9

SUMMER SEMESTER 2018

Summer 2018 course list available at UAOnline Thursday, Feb. 1
Registration and fee payment for summer courses begin Monday, Feb. 26
Deadline to apply for admission for summer semester Tuesday, May 1
MAYmester courses begin; attendance required. Deadline to register for MAYmester, or for refund of tuition and fees for MAYmester Monday, May 7
Late payment fees begin for MAYmester Tuesday, May 8
Deadline for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for MAYmester (W appears on academic transcript) Monday, May 14
Last day of MAYmester instruction Friday, May 18
First day of instruction for six-week session I and full session Monday, May 21
Deadline to register for six-week session I; attendance required on this day Wednesday, May 23
Deadline for refund of tuition and fees for six-week session I Wednesday, May 23
Late payment fees begin for six-week session I Thursday, May 24
Memorial Day (no classes, most offices closed) Monday, May 28
Deadline to register for full session; attendance required Tuesday, May 29
Deadline for refund of tuition and fees for full session Tuesday, May 29
Late payment fees begin for full session Wednesday, May 30
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W appears on academic transcript) for six-week session I Wednesday, June 13
Deadline to apply for summer 2018 graduation Friday, June 15
Last day of instruction for six-week session I Friday, June 29
First day of instruction for six-week session II Monday, July 2
Independence Day holiday (no classes, most offices closed) Wednesday-Thursday, July 4-5
Deadline to register for six-week session II; attendance required on this day Monday, July 9
Last day for refund of tuition and fees for six-week session II Monday, July 9
Last day for registration. Deadline for thesis and research credit payment (graduate students). Monday, July 9
Late payment fees begin for six-week session II Tuesday, July 10
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for full session (W appears on academic transcript) Tuesday, July 10
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for six-week session II (W appears on academic transcript) Wednesday, July 25
Last day of instruction for six-week session II and full session, including final exams Friday, Aug. 10
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, Aug. 15