Key Dates

See below for key dates relevant to the University of Kentucky Graduate School.  For additional key dates from the University of Kentucky Registrar, visit the Academic Calendar at https://www.uky.edu/registrar/content/academic-calendar.  
 
 
 
2022 Spring Session Calendar
January 2022
  • January 9 - Sunday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 10 - Monday - First day of classes
  • January 10-14 - Monday through Friday - 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 14 - Friday - Last day to add a class for the 2022 Spring Semester
  • January 14 - Friday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • January 14 - Friday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 8 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2022 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • January 17 - Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday - Academic Holiday
  • January 28 - Friday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
February 2022
  • February 9 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 10 - 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 2022 Spring Semester
  • February 20 - Sunday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2022 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • February 28-March 14 - Monday through Monday - Midterm Grading window is open. The mid-term grading window will close at midnight on March 14.
March 2022
  • March 7-April 19 - Monday through Tuesday - Registration for Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 for new students in the following categories: On-Line Certificate, Non-Degree Students, Certificate Non-Degree Students, Visiting Students, and On-line Degree Seeking
  • March 14 - Monday - Midterm of 2022 Spring Semester - end of ninth week of classes
  • March 14-19 - Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation - Academic Holidays
  • March 28 - Monday - 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.”
  • March 28-April 19 - Monday through Tuesday - Priority registration for the 2022 Fall Semester and the 2022 Summer Session
April 2022
  • April 1 - Friday - Last day for filing an application for a May 2022 or August 2022 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • April 7 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2022 degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • April 8 - Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2022 Summer Session
  • April 15 - Friday - Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2022 Fall Semester
  • April 20-June 19 - Wednesday through Sunday - Registration continues for currently enrolled students not registered for the 2022 Fall semester and add/drop for any currently enrolled students for the 2022 Fall semester
  • April 21 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2022 graduate degree to sit for a final examination
  • April 25-May 9 - Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. Final deadline for submission of grades using Faculty Services in myUK is 5:00 p.m.
  • April 27 - Wednesday - Last day of classes
  • April 25-27 - Monday through Wednesday - Prep Days - Classes DO meet
  • April 28-29 - Thursday and Friday - Reading Days - Classes do NOT meet
  • April 29 - Friday - Last day candidates for a May 2022 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
May 2022
  • May 2-5 - Monday through Thursday - Final Examinations
  • May 6 - Friday - End of 2022 Spring Semester
  • May 6 - Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2022 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT)for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted April 29
  • May 6 and May 7 - Friday & Saturday - Commencement
  • May 9 - Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades using Faculty Services in myUK is 5:00 p.m.
2022 Summer Session Calendar
  • April 1 - Last day for filing an application for a May 2022 or August 2022 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
June 2022
  • June 14 - Wednesday - 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 2022 Summer Session
  • June 20 - Monday - Juneteenth - Academic Holiday
  • June 27 - Monday - Last day for doctoral candidates for the August 2022 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam
  • June 21-July 15 - Tuesday through Friday - Summer New Student Orientation for new freshmen, transfer students, auditors, non-degree and readmitted students enrolling for the 2022 Fall Semester
July 2022
  • July 4 - Monday - Independence Day - Academic Holiday
  • July 16 - Saturday - Last day candidates for an August 2022 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • July 29 - Friday - Last day for candidates for an August degree to sit for the final examination in the Graduate School
  • July 29 - Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2022 Fall Semester
August 2022
  • August 1-15 - Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission of grades online in the grading portal is 5:00 p.m., August 15.
  • August 4 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for an August 2022 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • August 8-10 - Monday through Wednesday - Prep Days - Classes meet
  • August 10 - Wednesday - Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 4 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2022 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
  • August 11 - Thursday - Last day for candidates for an August 2022 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted August 4
  • August 11 - Thursday - Final Examinations for 12 week term
  • August 11 - Thursday - End of 2022 Summer Session
  • August 15 - Monday - Final deadline for submission of grades using Faculty Services in myUK is 5:00 p.m.