Important Dates are made available by the University Registrar at https://www.uky.edu/registrar/fall-2021-semester

Important Dates - SUMMER SESSION CALENDAR

MAY 2021

  • May 3 - June 17 - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students for Fall 2021
  • May 31 - Memorieal Day (holiday)

JUNE 2021

  • June 2 - Last day for doctoral candidates for the August 2021 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam in the Graduate School
  • June 14 - Last day students enrolled in the second 4-week summer session and/or the second 8-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees
  • June 16 - Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status for the 2021 Summer Session
  • June 18 - Juneteenth (Academic Holiday)
  • June 29 - Midterm of 2021 Summer Session
  • June 29 - Last day students enrolled in the second 6-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees

JULY 2021

  • July 5 - Independence Day (Academic Holiday)
  • July 13 - Last day students enrolled in the third 4-week summer session may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of tuition and fees
  • July 14 - Last day candidates for an August 2021 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • July 23 - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Fall Semester
  • July 28 - Last day for candidates for an August 2021 graduate degree to sit for the final examination in the Graduate School

AUGUST 2021

  • August 2-August 13 - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5:00 p.m., August 13
  • August 4 - Last day for candidates for an August degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to the Graduate School
  • August 11 - Last day for candidates for an August 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted August 4
  • August 11 - End of 2021 Summer Session
  • August 12 - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 5 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2021 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • August 13 - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5:00 p.m.
  • August 23 - First day of classes

SEPTEMBER 2021

  • September 20 - Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School

OCTOBER 2021

  • October 25 - Midterm of 2021 Fall Semester - end of ninth week of classes
  • October 25-26 - Fall Break - Academic Holiday

NOVEMBER 2021

  • November 1 - Last day for filing an application for a December 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • November 11 - Last day candidates for a December 2021 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 24 - Last day candidates for a December 2021 graduate degree can sit for a final examination
  • November 24-27 - Thanksgiving (Academic Holidays)
  • November 29, 2021-January 9, 2022 - Registration for new program graduate students for Spring 2022

DECEMBER 2021

  • December 6 - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2022 Spring Semester
  • December 6, 2021-January 9, 2022 - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students for Spring 2022
  • December 6-8 - Dead Days - Classes DO meet
  • December 8 - Last day of classes
  • December 10 - Last day candidates for December 2021 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • December 13-16 - Final Examinations
  • December 17 - End of 2021 Fall Semester
  • December 17 - Last day for candidates for a December 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted December 10
  • December 17-18 - December Commencement