Academic Dates and Deadlines

The University reserves the right to change or withdraw courses; to change the fees, rules, and calendar for admissions, registration, instruction, and graduation; and to change other regulations effecting the student body at any time.
  • Failure to read the Class Listings or the UAA Catalog does not excuse the student from rules and procedures described in those documents.
  • Dates and deadlines shown below are for regular, full semester-length courses.

Future Dates and Deadlines

 Summer 2015           Fall 2015


Spring 2015

Priority Registration

November 7        Admitted UAA graduate students
November 10Admitted UAA seniors (90+ credits)
November 11Admitted UAA juniors ( 60-89 credits)
November 12Admitted UAA sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 13Admitted UAA freshman (0-29 credits)
November 17Students with pending spring UAA admission applications
November 24Open registration for all University of Alaska students

Academic Dates and Deadlines 

January 12Instruction begins
Add/Drop period begins
Credit-to-Audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers*
January 19No Class Day - Alaska Civil Rights Day and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day - UAA Closed
January 20Faculty approval required to add classes
January 23, 5 p.m.

Add/Drop deadline
Credit/No-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline

January 24Withdrawal period begins online
January 30, 5 p.m.Deadline for section swaps
February 2, 5 p.m.Payment Deadline. Late fee incurred after 5 pm.
Summer 2015 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 9-12No Class Days - Spring Break - UAA Campus Open
March 13No Class Days - Spring Break - UAA Campus Closed
March 16Deadline to register for independent and directed studies, practicum, internship, research, thesis, and continuous registration
March 23Fall 2015 class schedule goes live on UAOnline 
March 24$175 late payment fee assessed to those with an outstanding balance
April 1Deadline for spring graduation (to ensure name is in the commencement program)
April 3Open-entry class registration deadline
Withdrawal deadline
April 24
Deadline to apply for spring graduation
April 28-May 2Final Exams*
May 3Commencement
May 7Grades available on UAOnline

* Deadlines are for full-semester length classes.  For classes with irregular start or end dates, the 100 percent refund period ends at 5:00 p.m. five business days after the published class start day.