Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Fairbanks Campus Academic Calendar 2021-2022

This academic calendar lists important dates and deadlines for the Fairbanks campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For academic calendar information for UAF’s community campuses, contact the campuses directly or visit the Campuses webpage.

View the 2020-2021 academic calendar.

AUGUSTMESTER AND FALL SEMESTER 2021

Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (international students) Monday, March 1
Fall 2021 course list available at UAOnline Monday, March 22
Begin AUGUSTmester and fall 2021 priority registration (UAF degree students) Monday, April 5
Begin AUGUSTmester and fall 2021 open registration (all UAF, UAA and UAS students, including nondegree students) Monday, April 19
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (UA Scholars) Saturday, May 1
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (most graduate students; some programs have different deadlines) Tuesday, June 1
Deadline to apply for admission for fall semester (undergraduate students) Tuesday, June 15
AUGUSTmester courses begin; attendance required Monday, Aug. 9
Deadline for adding AUGUSTmester classes; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, Aug. 9
Deadline for AUGUSTmester tuition and fee payment and refunds; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, Aug. 9
Late payment fees begin for AUGUSTmester Tuesday, Aug. 10
Financial aid is disbursed Friday, Aug. 13
Deadline for AUGUSTmester student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Monday, Aug. 16
Residence halls open to first-year students only, 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18
Residence halls open to all students, 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19
Orientation for new students Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 18-21
Last day of AUGUSTmester instruction and finals Friday, Aug. 20
First day of instruction; late registration begins Monday, Aug. 23
Deadline for faculty to post AUGUSTmester grades, noon Wednesday, Aug. 25
Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Sept. 3
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops with refund (course does not appear on academic record) Friday, Sept. 3
Deadline for tuition and fee payment; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Sept. 3
Labor Day (offices closed — no classes, registration or fee payment) Monday, Sept. 6
Early progress reports due Monday, Oct. 4
Deadline to apply for fall 2021 graduation Friday, Oct. 15
Spring 2022 course list available at UAOnline Monday, Oct. 25
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Friday, Oct. 29
Begin spring 2022 priority registration (UAF degree students) Monday, Nov. 8
Begin spring 2022 open registration (all UAF, UAA and UAS students, including nondegree students) Monday, Nov. 22
Thanksgiving break (no classes, most offices closed) Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 24-28
Last day of instruction Saturday, Dec. 4
Final examinations Monday-Saturday, Dec. 6-11
Residence halls close, noon Sunday, Dec. 12
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, Dec. 15
Winter break (no classes, most offices closed; reopen Monday, Jan. 3, at 8 a.m.) Thursday, Dec. 23-Sunday, Jan. 2

spring semester 2022

Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (international students) Wednesday, Sept. 1
Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (most graduate students; some programs have different deadlines) Friday, Oct. 15
Spring 2022 course list available at UAOnline Monday, Oct. 25
Deadline to apply for admission for spring semester (undergraduate students) Monday, Nov. 1
Begin spring 2022 priority registration (UAF degree students) Monday, Nov. 8
Begin spring 2022 open registration (all UAF, UAA and UAS students, including nondegree students) Monday, Nov. 22
Financial aid is disbursed Monday, Jan. 3
Residence halls open, 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7
Orientation for new students Friday, Jan. 7
First day of instruction; late registration begins Monday, Jan. 10
Alaska Civil Rights Day (no classes, most offices closed) Monday, Jan. 17
Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Jan. 21
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops with refund (course does not appear on academic record) Friday, Jan. 21
Deadline for tuition and fee payment; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Friday, Jan. 21
Deadline for UA Foundation and privately funded scholarship applications Tuesday, Feb. 15
Deadline to apply for spring 2022 graduation Tuesday, Feb. 15
Early progress reports due Monday, Feb. 21
Spring break (no classes) Monday-Friday, March 7-11
University holiday (most offices closed for spring break) Friday, March 11
Fall 2022 course list available at UAOnline Monday, March 21
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript) Friday, March 25
Begin AUGUSTmester and fall 2022 priority registration (UAF degree students) Monday, April 4
Begin AUGUSTmester and fall 2022 open registration (all UAF, UAA and UAS students, including nondegree students) Monday, April 18
Last day of instruction Monday, April 25
Final examinations Tuesday-Saturday, April 26-30
Commencement Saturday, April 30
Residence halls close, noon Sunday, May 1
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, May 4

MAYMESTER AND SUMMER SEMESTER 2022

MAYmester and summer 2022 course list available at UAOnline Monday, Jan. 31
Begin MAYmester and summer 2022 priority registration (UAF degree students) Monday, Feb. 7
Begin MAYmester and summer 2022 open registration (all UAF, UAA and UAS students, including nondegree students) Monday, Feb. 21
Deadline to apply for admission for summer semester Sunday, May 1
MAYmester courses begin; attendance required Monday, May 2
Deadline for adding MAYmester classes; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, May 2
Deadline for MAYmester tuition and fee payment and refunds; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline Monday, May 2
Late payment fees begin for MAYmester Tuesday, May 3
Deadline for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for MAYmester (W grade appears on academic transcript) Monday, May 9
Financial aid is disbursed Tuesday, May 10
Last day of MAYmester instruction Friday, May 13
First day of instruction for six-week session I and full session Monday, May 16
Deadline for faculty to post MAYmester grades, noon Wednesday, May 18
Deadline to register for six-week session I; attendance required on this day Wednesday, May 18
Deadline for refund of tuition and fees for six-week session I Wednesday, May 18
Late payment fees begin for six-week session I Thursday, May 19
Deadline to register for full session; attendance required Monday, May 23
Deadline for refund of tuition and fees for full session Monday, May 23
Late payment fees begin for full session Tuesday, May 24
Memorial Day (no classes, most offices closed) Monday, May 30
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for six-week session I (W grade appears on academic transcript) Wednesday, June 8
Last day of instruction for six-week session I Friday, June 24
First day of instruction for six-week session II Monday, June 27
Deadline to register for six-week session II; attendance required on this day Friday, July 1
Last day for refund of tuition and fees for six-week session II Friday, July 1
Last day for registration. Deadline for thesis and research credit payment (graduate students). Friday, July 1
Independence Day holiday (no classes, most offices closed) Monday-Tuesday, July 4-5
Late payment fees begin for six-week session II Wednesday, July 6
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for full session (W grade appears on academic transcript) Wednesday, July 6
Deadline to apply for summer 2022 graduation Friday, July 15
Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals for six-week session II (W grade appears on academic transcript) Wednesday, July 20
Last day of instruction for six-week session II and full session, including final exams Friday, Aug. 5
Deadline for faculty to post grades, noon Wednesday, Aug. 10