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

October 26
Spring 2016 class schedule goes live
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 - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
Summer 2016 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 14-19 
No class days - spring break
March 18
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 5
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.

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
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 5No 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 9 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
TBA 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.