2016-17 Academic Calendar

(Subject to Change)*

Fall Semester 2016-2017 (1710)
Beginning of instruction, 4 p.m.August 22
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in December August 22
Last day to add a full-term course or drop without recordAugust 31
Last day to change to or from audit grading for a full-term courseAugust 31
Holiday, Labor DaySeptember 5
Last day for students to submit incomplete work from Spring and Summer to instructors or petition for extension of incompleteSeptember 16
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeSeptember 20
Last day for instructors to submit Removal of Incomplete Grade form to RegistrarSeptember 30
Holiday, Veteran’s DayNovember 11
Last day to drop a full-term course or withdraw from schoolNovember 10
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseNovember 10
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesNovember 17
Thanksgiving recessNovember 24-25
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseDecember 1
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candidate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesDecember 8
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingDecember 8
Reading and Review DayDecember 9
Semester examination periodDecember 12-16
Winter Commencement and Official Graduation DayDecember 16
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTDecember 20
Spring Semester 2016-2017 (1730)
Beginning of instruction, 4 p.m.January 9
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in MayJanuary 9
Holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 16
Last day to add a full-term course or drop without recordJanuary 19
Last day to change to or from audit grading for a full-term courseJanuary 19
Last day for students to submit incomplete work from Fall to instructors or petition for extension of incompleteFebruary 3
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeFebruary 7
Holiday, Presidents’ DayFebruary 20
Last day for instructors to turn in Removal of Incomplete Grade form to the Office of the RegistrarFebruary 17
Spring recessMarch 13-17
Holiday, EasterApril 14-17
Last day to drop a full-term course or withdraw from schoolApril 7
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseApril 7
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesApril 13
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseApril 27
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candidate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesMay 4
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingMay 4
Reading and Review DayMay 5
Semester examination periodMay 8-12
Spring Commencement and Official Graduation DayMay 13
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTMay 16
Summer Session 2016-2017 (1740)
Beginning of instructionMay 15
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in AugustMay 15
Last day to add a full-term course or drop without recordMay 21
Last day to change to or from audit grading for a full-term courseMay 21
Holiday, Memorial DayMay 29
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeJune 6
Holiday, Independence DayJuly 4
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesJuly 6
Last day to drop full-term course or withdraw from schoolJuly 14
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseJuly 14
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseJuly 20
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candiate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesJuly 27
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingJuly 27
Semester examination periodAugust 4
Summer Commencement and Official Graduation DayAugust 4
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTAugust 8
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All academic deadline dates apply to full-term, on-campus courses.

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382