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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

2017 Summer Term

June

 

  • June 8 – 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 9 – Friday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • June 9 – Friday - Last day to enter an organized class for the 2017 eight week summer session
  • June 19 – Monday - Last day to change grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • June 19 – Monday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on student’s transcript
  • June 22 – Thursday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course schedule and receive a 50 percent refund
  • June 23 – Friday - Last day to file an application for an August degree
  • June 21 – Tuesday - Payment Deadline



July

 

  • July 4 – Tuesday - Independence Day - Academic Holiday
  • July 5 – Wednesday - 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 28 – Friday - End of class work
  • July 29 and 30 – Saturday and Sunday - Law Examination Reading Period
  • July 31 – August 3 – Monday through Thursday - Law Final Examination Period



August

 

  • August 3 – Thursday - End of 2017 Summer Session

 

2017 Spring

January

  • January 9 – Monday - Add/Drop
  • January 9 – Monday - Class work begins
  • January 10 – Tuesday - Add/Drop
  • January 10 – Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 16 – Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday - Academic Holiday
  • January 18 – Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • January 18 – Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • January 20 – Friday - Payment deadline of registration fees



February

  • February 1 – Wednesday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on your transcript
  • February 1 – Wednesday - Last day to change grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • February 8 – Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course schedule and receive a 50 percent refund
  • February 9 – Thursday - Last day to file an application for a May degree
  • February 24 – Friday - 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

  • March 1 – Wednesday - Last day for submission of application for admission for 2018 Fall Semester
  • March 13-18 – Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation - Academic Holidays
  • March 27-April 18 – Monday through Tuesday - Priority Registration for the 2017 Summer Session and 2017 Fall Semester



April

  • April 21 – Friday - End of class work
  • April 22-24 – Saturday through Monday - Law Examination Reading Period
  • April 25-May 6 – Tuesday through Saturday - Law Final Examination Period



May

  • May 5 – Friday - Law Commencement
  • May 6 – Saturday - End of 2017 Spring Semester

2017 Four-Week - First Summer Session

May

  • May 2-8 – Tuesday through Monday - Add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2017 Spring Semester
  • May 9 – Tuesday - First day of classes
  • May 9 – Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • May 9-10 – Tuesday through Wednesday - Late registration for returning students not already registered and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.
  • May 10 – Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Four-Week Intersession
  • May 10 – Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund
  • May 15 – Monday - Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student’s transcript
  • May 15 – Monday - Last day to change grading option; credit to audit or audit to credit)
  • May 16 – Tuesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund
  • May 22 – Monday - Last Day to pay 4 week tuition
  • May 22 – Monday - Midterm of 2017 Four-Week Intersession
  • May 23 – Tuesday - Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”
  • May 29 – Monday - Memorial Day Academic Holiday
  • May 30 – Tuesday - Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”

Previous Calendars

University of Kentucky Academic Calendar