Calendar

Fall 2017

August

  • August 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
  • August 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
  • August 21-22 -- Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 23 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • August 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.
  • August 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • August 29 -- Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

September

  • September 4 -- Monday - Labor Day -- Academic Holiday
  • September 13 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • September 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)
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to apply for fall 2017 graduate school degree
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

October

  • October 9-20 -- Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on October 20.
  • October 16 -- Monday - Midterm of 2017 Fall Semester
  • October 30 -- Monday - Deadline for completed AMCAS application, College of Medicine, for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • October 30-November 21 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Spring Semester

November

  • November 9 -- Thursday - Last day candidates for the December 2017 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 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.”
  • November 22-25 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving -- Academic Holidays
  • November 27 -- Monday - Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to sit for a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 29-December 18 -- Wednesday through Monday - Add/Drop for registered students for the 2018 Spring Semester

December

  • December 4 -- Monday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • December 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.
  • December 8 -- Friday - Last day of classes
  • December 8 -- Friday - Last day candidates for a December 2017 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for format review by The Graduate School
  • December 11-15 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • December 15 -- Friday - End of 2017 Fall Semester
  • December 15 -- Friday- Last day for candidates for a December 2017 degree to have thesis/dissertation accepted by the Graduate School
  • December 15 -- Friday - December Commencement
  • December 18 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight

Spring 2018

January

  • January 3-6 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • January 3-8 -- Wednesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • January 4-8 -- Thursday through Monday - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
  • January 5 -- Friday - International Student “see blue” U Orientation
  • January 8-9 -- Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • January 9 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 10 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • January 10-17 -- Wednesday through Wednesday - 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.
  • January 15 -- Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday -- Academic Holiday
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • January 31 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • January 31 -- 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)

February

  • February 1 -- Thursday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • February 1 -- Thursday - Preferred deadline for submitting application for admission to the College of Dentistry for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • February 7 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day to apply for May 2018 degree (the Graduate School) online in myUK
  • February 26-March 9 -- Monday through Friday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on March 9.

March

  • March 5 -- Monday - Midterm of 2018 Spring Semester
  • March 12-17 -- Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation -- Academic Holidays
  • March 26-April 17 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2018 Fall Semester and both 2018 Summer Sessions
  • March 30 -- 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.”

April

  • April 5 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • April 6 -- Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2018 Summer Session
  • April 19 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to sit for a final examination
  • April 23-May 7 -- Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, May 7.
  • April 24-30 -- Tuesday through Monday - 2018 Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2018 Spring Semester
  • April 27 -- Friday - Last day of classes
  • April 27 -- Friday - Last day candidates for May 2018 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School
  • April 30-May 4 -- Monday through Friday - Final Examinations

May

  • May 1-June 16 -- Tuesday through Saturday - Add/Drop for priority registered students for the 2018 Fall Semester
  • May 4 -- Friday - End of 2018 Spring Semester
  • May 4 -- Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to have a thesis/dissertation accepted by The Graduate School
  • May 4 & 6 -- Friday and Sunday - Commencement - www.uky.edu/Commencement
  • May 7 -- Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is midnight
  • May 7-August 17 -- Monday through Friday - College of Pharmacy 15-Week Summer Term