SPRING 2020 SEMESTER CALENDAR

Important Dates

  • Jan. 15 - First day of classes
  • Jan. 22 - Last day to add a class
  • Feb. 5 - Last day to drop without a W or change grading option
  • March 9 - Midterm
  • March 16-21 - Spring Break
  • March 4-8 - Finals Week
  • May 8 - End of Spring Semester

January 2020

  • Jan., 8-13 - Registration for new program graduate students
  • Jan. 9-13 - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
  • Jan. 10 - International Student “see blue” U Orientation
  • Jan. 13 - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for new freshmen and transfer students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • Jan. 14 - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • Jan. 14 - “see blue” U Orientation and Registration for readmission and non-degree students including registration for Evening and Weekend
  • Jan. 15 - First day of classes
  • Jan. 15-22 - Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. - A late fee is assessed for students who register late.
  • Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King Birthday – (Academic Holiday)
  • Jan. 22 - Last day to add a class for the 2020 Spring Semester
  • Jan. 22 - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 % refund
  • Jan. 22 - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 11 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2020 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • Jan. 22 - 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 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed

February 2020

  • Feb. 1 - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • Feb. 5 - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • Feb. 5 - Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • Feb. 12 - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • Feb. 13 - Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for changeof residency status for 2020 Spring Semester
  • Feb. 20 - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

March 2020

  • March 2-16 - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at 5:00 p.m. on March 16.
  • March 3 - Last day for submission of application for admission to the College of Law for the 2020 Fall Semester
  • March 9 - Midterm of 2020 Spring Semester
  • March 9-April 15 - Students are prohibited from changing academic majors
  • March 16-21 - Spring Vacation – (Academic Holidays)
  • March 30-June 21 - Priority registration for the 2020 Fall Semester and the 2020 Summer Session. Add/Drop period for all students registered for Fall 2020.

April 2020

  • April 1 - Last day for filing an application for a May 2020 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • April 3 - 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.”
  • April 9 - Last day for candidates for a May 2020 degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • April 11 - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2020 Summer Session
  • April 23 - Last day for candidates for a May 2020 graduate degree to sit for a final examination
  • April 27-May 11 - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m., May 11.

May 2020

  • May 1 - Last day of classes
  • May 1 - Last day candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • May 4-8 - Final Examinations
  • May 8 - End of 2020 Spring Semester
  • May 8 - Last day for candidates for a May 2020 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT)for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted May 1
  • May 8 and 9 - Commencement
  • May 11 - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5 p.m.