Fall 2017

August

  • Aug 1 -- Tuesday - Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Admissions for undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen for the 2017 Fall Semester, who will be considered on a space-available basis
  • Aug 15-21 -- Tuesday through Monday - Fall registration for new undergraduate and new program graduate students who entered the University in either the 2017 Four-Week Intersession or Eight-Week Summer Session
  • Aug 17-21 -- Thursday through Monday - Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the Four-Week Intersession, Eight-Week Summer Session or Fall Semester
  • Aug 18 -- Friday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • Aug 18-26 -- Friday through Saturday - K Week for all new undergraduate students
  • Aug 21 -- Monday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • Aug 21-22 -- Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • Aug 21-25 -- Monday through Friday - Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)
  • Aug 22 -- Tuesday - Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees -- if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.25 percent of the amount past due will be assessed
  • Aug 22 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • Aug 22 -- Tuesday - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register
  • Aug 23 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • Aug 23-29 -- Wednesday through Tuesday - Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.
  • Aug 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • Aug 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

September

  • Sept 4 -- Monday - Labor Day -- Academic Holiday
  • Sept 13 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • Sept 13 -- Wednesday - Last day to change grading option (pass/ fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • Sept 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to apply for fall 2017 graduate school degree
  • Sept 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • Sept 21 -- Thursday - Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status for 2017 Fall Semester
  • Sept 25-Nov 22 -- Monday through Wednesday - Students are prohibited from changing academic majors

October

  • Oct 9-20 -- Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 20.
  • Oct 16 -- Monday - Midterm of 2017 Fall Semester
  • Oct 30-Nov 21 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Spring Semester

November

  • Nov 10 -- Friday - Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”
  • Nov 22-25 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving -- Academic Holidays
  • Nov 29-Dec 18 -- Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • Nov 30 -- Thursday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2018 undergraduate degree online in myUK

December

  • Dec 4-18 -- Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, December 18.
  • Dec 8 -- Friday - Last day of classes
  • Dec 15 -- Friday - End of 2017 Fall Semester
  • Dec 15 -- Friday - December Commencement
  • Dec 18 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight