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 1
Summer 2016 class schedule goes live
February 22     
Priority registration for admitted certificate- and degree-seeking students and students with pending summer applications
February 29 
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 16-July 30

May 16-June 20 

June 22-July 30 

Faculty approval needed to add classes

 May 17

 May 17

June 23

UAA holidays - UAA closed

May 30 (Memorial Day)
July 4-5 (Independence Day holiday)

No class days
May 30
July 1, 4, 5

May 30

July 4, 5
Last day for 100 percent refund
Add/drop period ends
Audit-to-credit deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline

May 23, 5 p.m.

May 23, 5 p.m.

June 29, 5 p.m.

Registration deadline for
independent and directed
studies, and practicum, internship,
research and theses courses
July 1
Payment deadline, $125 assessed July 1, 5 p.m.
Withdrawal deadline

July 15, 5 p.m.

June 3, 5 p.m.

 July 15, 5 p.m.

$175 late fee assessment July 27
Summer graduation application deadline July 29
Grades available on UAOnline

 August 4

June 24 

August 4

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day. Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of the drop period.

Priority Registration

March 21 Fall 2016 Schedule view date
April 1
Admitted graduate students
April 4
Admitted seniors (90+ credits)
April 5
Admitted juniors (60-89 credits)
April 6
Admitted sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 7
Admitted freshman (0-29 credits)
April 11 Students with pending fall admission applications
April 18          
Open registration

Academic Dates and Deadlines

August 29 Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using waivers
September 5 No class day - Labor Day - UAA closed
September 6 Faculty approval required to add classes 
September 9, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline 
September 10
Withdrawal period begins online 
September 19, 5 p.m. Payment deadline, $125 assessed
October 31
Spring 2017 schedule goes live
November 1 Deadline to apply for fall 2016 graduation and be included in the commencement program
November 4
Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, and thesis courses; and continuous registration
Open-entry class registration deadline
Withdrawal deadline
November 7
$175 late fee assessment
November 24-25 No class days - Thanksgiving holiday - UAA closed
December 8 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 12-17 Final exams
December 18, 2016
Commencement (for summer and fall 2016 graduates)
December 22 Grades available on UAOnline
December 24, 2016 - January 1, 2017 No class days - winter break - UAA closed

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day. Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of the drop period.

Priority Registration

October 31, 2016
Spring 2017 class schedule goes live
November 11  
Admitted UAA graduate students
November 14
Admitted UAA seniors (90+ credits)
November 15
Admitted UAA juniors (60-89 credits)
November 16
Admitted UAA sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 17
Admitted UAA freshmen (0-29 credits)
November 21
Students with pending spring UAA admissions applications  
November 28 
Open registration for all University of Alaska students

Academic Dates and Deadlines

January 17
Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers
January 23
Faculty approval required to add classes
January 27, 5 p.m.  
Add/drop deadline
Credit/no credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 28
Withdrawal period begins online
February 6
Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
Summer 2017 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 13-18
No class days - spring break
March 17
UAA closed
March 27
Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research and thesis courses; and continuous registration
March 27
$175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 31
Open-entry class registration deadline
Withdrawal Deadline
Deadline to apply for spring graduation to ensure name is in commencement program
April 28
Deadline to apply for spring graduation
May 1
End of Term
May 2-6
Final exams
May 7
Commencement
May 11
Grades available on UAOnline

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m. five business days after the published class start day.Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of the drop period.