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 affecting the student body at any time.
  • Failure to read the Registration Guide 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, semester-length courses.
 

Priority Registration

February 23     
Priority registration for admitted certificate- and degree-seeking students and students with pending summer applications
March 2
Open registration 

Academic Dates and Deadlines


 

10-Week
          Session          

First 5-Week
Session

Second 5-Week
Session

Summer admissions
application deadline
May 1
Classes held

 May 18-August 1

May 18-June 22 

June 25-August 1 

Faculty approval needed to add classes

 May 19

 May 19

June 26

UAA holidays - UAA closed

May 25 (Memorial Day)
July 2-3 (Independence Day holiday)

No class days

May 25
June 23 & 24
July 2 & 3

Last day for 100 percent refund
Add/drop period ends
Audit-to-credit deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline

May 26, 5 p.m.

May 26, 5 p.m.

July 6, 5 p.m.

Registration deadline for
independent and directed
studies, and practicum, internship,
research and theses courses
July 6
Payment deadline, $125 assessed July 8, 5 p.m. 
Withdrawal deadline

July 17, 5 p.m.

June 12, 5 p.m.

 July 17, 5 p.m.

$175 late fee assessment  July 29
Summer graduation application deadline July 31
Grades available on UAOnline

 August 6

June 26 

August 6 

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day.

Priority Registration

April 3 Admitted graduate students
April 6 Admitted seniors (90+ credits)
April 7 Admitted juniors (60-89 credits)
April 8 Admitted sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 9 Admitted freshman (0-29 credits)
April 13 Students with pending fall admission applications
April 20          
Open registration

Academic Dates and Deadlines 

August 24 Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers
August 31 Faculty approval required to add classes 
September 4, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline 
September 5 Withdrawal period begins online 
September 7 No class day - Labor Day - UAA closed
September 8 No class day - UAA open
September 11, 5 p.m. Deadline for section swaps
September 14, 5 p.m. Payment deadline, $125 assessed
October 30 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research and thesis courses; and continuous registration
November 1 Deadline to apply for fall 2015 graduation and be included in the commencement program
November 2 $175 late fee assessment 
November 13 Open-entry class registration deadline
Withdrawal deadline
November 25 No class day - UAA open
November 26-27 No class days - Thanksgiving holiday - UAA closed
December 4 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 7-12 Final exams
December 13 Commencement (for summer and fall 2015 graduates)
December 17 Grades available on UAOnline
December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016    No class days - winter break - UAA closed

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day.

Priority Registration

November 6  
Admitted UAA graduate students
November 9  
Admitted UAA seniors (90+ credits)
November 10  
Admitted UAA juniors (60-89 credits)
November 11  
Admitted UAA sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 12  
Admitted UAA freshmen (0-29 credits)
November 16  
Students with pending spring UAA admissions applications  
November 23  
Open registration for all University of Alaska students

Academic Dates and Deadlines

January 11
Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers
January 18
No class day - Alaska Civil Rights Day and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day - UAA closed
January 19
Faculty approval required to add classes
January 22, 5 p.m.  
Add/drop deadline
Credit/no credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 23
Withdrawal period begins online
January 29, 5 p.m.
Deadline for section swaps
February 1
Payment deadline - late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
Summer 2016 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 14-17  
No class days - spring break - UAA open
March 18-19
No class days - spring break - UAA closed
March 21
Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research and thesis courses; and continuous registration
Fall 2016 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 22
$175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 25
Withdrawal deadline
April 1
Open-entry class registration deadline
Deadline to apply for spring graduation to ensure name is in commencement program
April 22
Deadline to apply for spring graduation
April 26-30
Final exams
May 1
Commencement
May 4
Grades available on UAOnline

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day.