2017-18 Academic Calendar

(Subject to Change)*

Fall Semester 2017-2018 (1810)
Beginning of instruction, 4 p.m.August 21
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in December August 21
Last day to add a full-term course or drop without recordAugust 30
Last day to change to or from audit grading for a full-term courseAugust 30
Holiday, Labor DaySeptember 4
Last day for students to submit incomplete work from Spring and Summer to instructors or petition for extension of incompleteSeptember 15
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeSeptember 19
Last day for instructors to submit Removal of Incomplete Grade form to RegistrarSeptember 29
Last day to drop a full-term course or withdraw from schoolNovember 9
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseNovember 9
Holiday, Veteran’s DayNovember 10
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesNovember 16
Thanksgiving recessNovember 23-24
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseNovember 30
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candidate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesDecember 7
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingDecember 7
Reading and Review DayDecember 8
Semester examination periodDecember 11-15
Winter Commencement, Graduate and Professional CeremonyDecember 14
Winter Commencement and Official Graduation DayDecember 15
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTDecember 19
Spring Semester 2017-2018 (1830)
Beginning of instruction, 4 p.m.January 8
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in MayJanuary 8
Holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 15
Last day to add a full-term course or drop without recordJanuary 18
Last day to change to or from audit grading for a full-term courseJanuary 18
Last day for students to submit incomplete work from Fall to instructors or petition for extension of incompleteFebruary 2
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeFebruary 6
Last day for instructors to turn in Removal of Incomplete Grade form to the Office of the RegistrarFebruary 16
Holiday, Presidents’ DayFebruary 19
Spring recessMarch 12-16
Holiday, EasterMarch 30-April 2
Last day to drop a full-term course or withdraw from schoolApril 6
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseApril 6
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesApril 12
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseApril 26
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candidate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesMay 3
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingMay 3
Reading and Review DayMay 4
Semester examination periodMay 7-11
Spring Commencement and Official Graduation DayMay 12
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTMay 15
Summer Session 2017-2018 (1840)
Beginning of instructionMay 14
Last day for advancement to candidacy for all graduate students planning to graduate in AugustMay 14
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 28
Last day graduation candidates may apply for a degreeJune 5
Holiday, Independence DayJuly 4
Last day to submit Thesis/Dissertation “Preliminary Approval,” “Notice of Defense” and format copy to the School of Graduate StudiesJuly 5
Last day to drop full-term course or withdraw from schoolJuly 13
Last day to change to or from S/U grading for a full-term courseJuly 13
Last day for Thesis/Dissertation DefenseJuly 19
Last day for faculty to submit “Final Report on Candiate” form to the School of Graduate StudiesJuly 26
Last day to submit final copy of electronic Thesis/Dissertation for publishingJuly 26
Semester examination periodAugust 3
Summer Commencement and Official Graduation DayAugust 3
Grades due from faculty to the Office of the Registrar at noon CSTAugust 7
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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