Important Dates

Winter/Spring 2017

November 7 Winter 2017 registration opens. View more information.
November 14 Spring 2017 registration opens. View more information..
November 23 - December 14 Enroll in a five (5) month Payment Plan on NEST.
November 30 Bills/Statements for winter and spring 2017 available on TouchNet via NEST.
December 1 Insurance waiver site opens. Only new full-time students are required to waive insurance, if they do not need the University provided insurance. www.firststudent.com.
December 7 Wednesday designated as a Friday (for Friday day classes only; Wednesday day and evening classes do not meet)
December 15 - January 14 Enroll in a four (4) month Payment Plan on NEST.
December 16 - 22 Fall 2016 final examination period.
December 22 End of the fall 2016 semester.
December 23 First Day of Classes for winter 2017 session.
December 27 Faculty deadline for submission of fall 2016 final grades.
December 24 - January 2 University closed for Winter Break.
January 1 Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for May degrees and/or certificates. More information.
January 4 Grades for fall 2016 semester will be available through NEST.
January 9 Due Date for the spring 2017 semester tuition and fees. Payment options can be viewed on the Student Accounts website.
January 15 - February 14 Enroll in a three (3) month Payment Plan on NEST.
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes).
January 17 First Day of Classes for the spring 2017 semester.
January 23 Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate and Graduate students who completed graduation requirements in summer 2016, fall 2016 and winter 2017. More information.
January 24 Final day to Add a full semester class for the spring 2017 semester.
January 24 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment for a full semester class. Final day for students to drop a spring 2017 semester course(s) resulting in 100% refund/adjustment of tuition for a full semester class. Courses dropped at 100% may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. *
January 30 Health Insurance Waiver Deadline, for newly admitted students. Only full-time students required to waive insurance www.firststudent.com if they do not need the University supplied coverage.
Week of January 30 Estimated initial disbursement of financial aid based on faculty enrollment verification.
February 1 Estimated date refunds will begin to be processes based on enrollment verification.
February 1 2017-2018 FAFSA priority filing deadline. (www.fafsa.gov)
February 6 Deactivation from Canvas for all students with a remaining balance on their student account.
February 7 Pass/Fail and Audit Application deadline (to audit courses) for full term spring 2017 semester courses.
February 14 Final day to enroll in a payment plan.
February 14 Deadline for submission of grade changes for Incompletes received during the fall 2016 and winter 2017 semesters.
February 15 Deregistration from spring '17 courses all students with a remaining balance on their student account.
February 16 Late fee applied to all student accounts with a remaining balance.
February 21 Withdrawal deadline 50% adjustment for a full semester class. Final day for students to withdraw from a spring 2017 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and a 50% adjustment of tuition for a full semester class. Withdrawals may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. *
February 22 No adjustment of tuition and fees issued after this date.
March 6 Summer 2017 class schedule is available on NEST.
March 6 - 12 Spring Recess (No Classes).
March 13 Registration for summer sessions 2017 begins in NESTNote: Registration Date Updated
April 4 Withdrawal deadline NO refund/adjustment for a full semester class. Final day for students to withdraw from a Spring 2017 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and no refund/adjustment of tuition for a full semester class. No course withdrawal permitted after this date. *
April 14-16 Easter Holiday (No Classes - University Closed).
April 17 Registration for fall 2017 begins in NEST.
May 1 Deadline for filing an Application for Final Audit for August 2017 Graduation. More information.
May 2 Tuesday designated as a Friday. (For Friday day classes only; Tuesday day and evening classes do not meet.)
May 2 Last Day of Classes for spring 2017.
May 3 Reading Day.
May 4 Faculty can enter spring grades in NEST.
May 4 Final Exams for spring 2017 semester begin.
May 10 End of spring 2017 semester.
May 15 Faculty's deadline for submission of spring 2017 final grades.
May 17 Grades for the spring 2017 semester will be available in NEST.
May 22 Commencement Ceremony for all Graduate students who completed graduation requirements in spring term 2017.
May 25 Commencement Ceremony for all Undergraduate students who completed graduation requirements in spring term 2017.
June 30 Deadline for submission of grade changes for Incompletes during the spring 2017 semester.

* For classes that are offered during the six (6) or seven (7) week sessions add/drop is three (3) days starting at the first day of class; the 50% adjustment of tuition and fees ends at the 15th day of the shortened term.