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Important Dates

Summer/Fall 2017

Please review this web page before any deadlines. Any additions will be announced via Red Hawk News.

Date Event or Deadline
August 1 Bills/Statements for fall 2017 available via NEST.
August 1 Fall Parking Permits available online. (View website)
August 1 Insurance Waiver Site opens. All full-time students must have either their own or the University’s health insurance. More Information.
August 1 – August 31 Enroll in a five (5) month Payment Plan on NEST.
August 7-24 Second Three-Week Summer Session. (No Friday Classes; 12 class meetings Monday-Thursday schedule).
August 14 Payment for Fall ’17 due in the Office of Student Accounts in College Hall, Room 216 or online via NEST.
August 15 Late fees posted for Summer Sessions 2017
August 15 Transfer Student Orientation (Undergraduate): 3:30 pm.
August 24 New Student Orientation (Graduate): 4 pm.
August 24 Graduate Development Conference: 5 pm.
August 30 Transfer Student Orientation (Undergraduate): 10 a.m.
September 1 – September 30 Enroll in a four (4) month Payment Plan on NEST.
September 3 Move-in Day for new students.
September 4 Labor Day (No classes.)
September 5 Move-in Day for returning students.
September 5 Red Hawk Day! (No classes.)
September 6 First day of classes for fall 2017 semester.
September 6-13 Final Add /Drop Period for fall 2017 semester courses.
September 13 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to drop a fall 2017 semester course(s) resulting in 100% refund/adjustment of tuition. Courses dropped at 100% may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. (See: Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy). 50% refund/adjustment will be issued between September 14 – October 4, 2017.
September 20 Deactivation of Canvas for all UG students with an outstanding balance.
September 22 Health Insurance Waiver Submission Deadline.
September 27 All UG students with outstanding balance will be dropped from all courses. All coursework will be forfeited.
September 28 Pass/Fail and Audit Application deadline (to audit courses) for full term fall 2017 semester courses.
October 1 – October 31 Enroll in a three (3) month Payment Plan on NEST.
October 1 Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for January degrees and/or certificates.
October 4 Withdrawal deadline 50% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a fall 2017 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and a 50% refund/adjustment of tuition. Withdrawals may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. No refund/adjustment issued after this date.
October 13 Deadline for submission of grade changes for Incompletes during Summer Sessions 2017.
October 14 Homecoming
November 1 Late fee ($150) applied to all accounts not paid by due date
November 1 Final date for Graduation Application for degree conferment or certification in May 2018.
November 3 Pass/Fail Application rescind deadline for full term fall 2017 semester courses.
November 6 Registration for Winter Session 2018 begins. (Tentative date)
November 13 Registration for spring 2018 begins.
November 16 Withdrawal deadline no refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a fall 2017 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and no refund/adjustment of tuition. No course withdrawal permitted after this date.
November 20 Bills/Statements for winter 2018 available via NEST.
November 21 Bills/Statements for spring 2018 available via NEST.
November 23-26 Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)
December 12 Payment for Winter Session 2018 due in the Office of Student Accounts in College Hall, Room 216 or on NEST
December 13 Wednesday, designated as a Friday class day.
December 14 Last Day of Classes.
December 15-21 Final Examinations for fall 2017 semester. (See Final Exam Schedule – fall)
December 21 End of fall 2017 semester.
December 22 Instructor deadline for submission of fall 2017 final grades.
December 22 First day of Winter Session.
December 25 University Closed. (No classes)
January 3 Grades for the fall 2017 semester will be available through NEST.

[Last update: August 15, 2017]