Spring 2016 Dates and Deadlines

Where appropriate, dates are given for each part of term--FULL, 1ST, 2ND, and RODP.

Note:

For Fee Payment and Refund deadlines, refer to the Bursar's Calendars.

Degree-seeking students must be advised before registering, Undergraduate students should visit Academic Advising for advising information.

When registration opens for your classification, it opens at 8:00 am and remains open throughout the regular registration period.

Check your Registration Status before registering.

1st Day to Register:

  • Degree Seeking Graduate  -  November 9, 2015
    + Honors Students
    + Veterans

  • Seniors  -  November 10, 2015

  • Juniors  -  November 11, 2015

  • Sophomores  -  November 12, 2015

  • Freshmen  -  November 16, 2015

  • Non-Degree Seeking  -  November 18, 2015

  • PC191/TN Employees & Senior Citizens  -  December 21, 2015

Last Day of Regular Registration:

  • FULL  -  January 15, 2016
  • 1ST  -  January 15, 2016
  • 2ND  -  March 11, 2016
  • RODP  -  January 15, 2016

Late Registration - $100 Late Registration Fee:

  • FULL  -  January 16-22, 2016 
  • 1ST  -  January 16-20, 2016 
  • 2ND  -  March 12-15, 2016 
  • RODP  -  January 16-22, 2016 

Last Day to Add or Change Sections:

  • FULL  -   January 22, 2016 
  • 1ST  -   January 20, 2016 
  • 2ND  -    March 15, 2016 
  • RODP  -   January 22, 2016 

SUMMER 2016 Regular Registration Begins: April 4, 2016, 8:00am

FALL 2016 Regular Registration Begins: April 4, 2016, 8:00am

Fee Payment / Financial Aid

For Enrollment Fee Payment and Financial Aid Disbursement schedules, visit the Bursar's website.

Drop / Withdraw / Refund Deadlines

Refunds: Visit the Bursar's website for 100%, 75%, and 25% Refund Deadlines.

Drop Period - No grade(s) assigned; course(s) will not appear on your transcript:

  • FULL  -  January 19 - February 1, 2016
  • 1ST  -  January 19 - February 1, 2016
  • 2ND  -  March 14-27, 2016
  • RODP  -  January 19 - February 1, 2016

Withdrawal Period - "W" grade(s) assigned; course(s) will appear on your transcript:

  • FULL  -  February 2 - March 18, 2016
  • 1ST  -  February 2-11, 2016
  • 2ND  -  March 28 - April 5, 2016
  • RODP  -  February 2 - March 18, 2016

Class Meetings, Breaks, & Final Exams

M. L. King Holiday (All University Offices CLOSED): January 18, 2016

Term/Part of Term Lengths:

  • FULL  -  January 19 - May 5, 2016
  • 1ST  -  January 19 - March 4, 2016
  • 2ND  -  March 14 - April 27, 2016
  • RODP  -  January 19 - May 5, 2016

Classes Begin:

  • FULL  -  January 19, 2016
  • 1ST  -  January 19, 2016
  • 2ND  -  March 14, 2016
  • RODP  -  January 19, 2016

Spring Break (Monday - Sunday):

  • FULL  -  March 7-13, 2016
  • 1ST  -  n/a
  • 2ND  -  n/a
  • RODP  -  March 7-13, 2016

Daylight Saving Time Begins (Spring Forward): March 13, 2016

Classes End:

  • FULL  -  April 27, 2016
  • 1ST  -  March 4, 2016
  • 2ND  -  April 27, 2016
  • RODP  -  April 27, 2016

Study Day (Full Term - Classes do not meet) - April 28, 2016

Final Exams:

  • FULL  -   View Schedule.
  • 1ST  -  March 4, 2016 OR last class meeting
  • 2ND  -  April 27, 2016 OR last class meeting
  • RODP  -  Refer to your course syllabus.

Graduation / Commencement

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree-Filing Deadlines

Commencement Ceremony

Grades & Attendance

Faculty Report Initial Class Attendance: First Day Class Meets

Remove FALL 2015 UNDERGRADUATE "I" Grades: January 27, 2016

Remove FALL 2015 GRADUATE "I" Grades: March 14, 2016

Faculty Deadline for Web Grade Entry:

  • FULL  -  May 9, 2016
  • 1ST  -  March 7, 2016
  • 2ND  -  May 9, 2016
  • RODP  -  n/a

Final, Official Grades Available (Thursday following the term's last exam):

  • FULL  -  May 12, 2016
  • 1ST  -  March 10, 2016
  • 2ND  -  May 12, 2016
  • RODP  -  May 12, 2016

Dorms

Residence Hall Check-in: January 14-15, 2016

Residence Hall Check-out: May 6, 2016