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Academic Calendars

2017 Fall

 

August

  • August 22 -- Tuesday - Payment Deadline for fall 2017 fees
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - Class work begins
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - Add/Drop
  • August 22 -- Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the university Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • August 23 -- Wednesday - Add/Drop



September

  • September 4 -- Monday - Labor Day -- Academic Holiday
  • September 5 -- Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • September 6 -- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 fall semester
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to change grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on student’s transcript
  • September 20 -- Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course schedule and receive a 50 percent refund
  • September 27 -- Wednesday - Last day to file an application for a December degree
  • September 28 -- Thursday - Deadline to apply for Kentucky residency for this semester



October

  • October 10 -- Tuesday - Last day to withdraw from a course - Students may withdraw after this date only upon petition to the Dean’s office specifying “reasons relating to extended illness or equivalent distress.”
  • October 30-November 21 -- Monday through Tuesday - Priority Registration for the 2018 Spring Semester



November

  • November 22-25 -- Wednesday through Saturday - Thanksgiving Holidays -- Academic Holidays



December

  • December 1 -- Friday - End of class work
  • December 2-4 -- Saturday through Monday - Law Examination Reading Period
  • December 5-16 -- Tuesday through Saturday - Law Final Examination Period
  • December 16 -- Saturday - End of 2017 Fall Semester

2018 Spring

  • January 8 - Monday - Add/Drop
  • January 8- Monday - Class work begins
  • January 9 - Tuesday - Add/Drop
  • January  9 Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January. 15    Monday    Martin  Luther King Birthday   Academic Holiday
  • January 17- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • January 17  Wednesday  Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80% refund.
  • January 19- Friday - Payment deadline of registration fees
  • Jan. 31  Wednesday    Last day to drop a course without it appearing on your transcript
  • Jan. 31  Wednesday   Last day to change grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • February 7 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course schedule and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 8- Thursday - Last day to file an application for a May degree
  • February 26 – Monday – Last day to withdraw from a course - Students may withdraw after this date only upon petition to the Dean’s office specifying “reasons relating to extended illness or equivalent distress.”
  • March 1 - Thursday - Last day for submission of application for admission for 2018 Fall Semester
  • March 12-17 - Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation - Academic Holidays
  • March 26-April 17 - Monday through Tuesday - Priority Registration for the 2018 Summer Session and 2018 Fall Semester
  • April 20 - Friday - End of class work
  • April 21-23  - Saturday through Monday - Law Examination Reading Period
  • April 24-May 5- Tuesday through Saturday - Law Final Examination Period
  • May 4    Friday   Law Commencement
  • May 5 Saturday   End of 2018 Spring Semester

2018 Summer

  • June 7 - Thursday - Class work begins
  • June 8- Thursday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • June 8 - Friday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • June 8 - Friday - Last day to enter an organized class for the 2018 eight week summer session
  • June 18 - Monday - Last day to change grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • June 18 - Monday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on student's transcript
  • June 21 - Thursday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course schedule and receive a 50 percent refund
  • June 22- Friday - Last day to file an application for an August degree
  • June  20    Payment Deadline
  • July 4  Wednesday   Independence Day  Academic Holiday
  • July 3- Tuesday- Last day to withdraw from a course – Students may withdraw after this date only upon petition to the Dean’s office specifying “reasons relating to extended illness or equivalent distress.”
  • July 27 - Friday - End of class work
  • July 28 and 29  Saturday & Sunday - Law Examination Reading Period
  • -July 30 – Aug 2 Monday through Thursday  Law Final Examination Period
  • August 2  Thursday   End of 2018 Summer Session

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