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Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Download the Fall '17 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Fall '17 Calendar At-A-Glance

First day to apply for fall graduation via UCDAccess

April 3

Registration begins for Fall Semester via UCDaccess. Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment.

April 3-18
  • Last day to petition for resident tuition status.

  • Last day to submit the online out-of-state tuition application

August 14

Last day to DROP all classes via UCDAccess and receive a refund of the $200 advance payment. No tuition assessed.

August 20

  • First day of fall semester classes.
  • First day faculty and staff may register with a tuition waiver.

August 21

Last day to WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess.

August 27
  • Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.

  • No adds permitted today.

August 28

From Aug.29-Sept 6 you will need instructor approval to add

August 29 - September 6

Labor Day Holiday

September 4
  • CENSUS DATE - until 5:00 PM

  • Last day to ADD full term classes with instructor approval
  • Last day to DROP full term classes with a financial adjustment
  • Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class
  • Last day to apply Fall graduation via UCDAccess. After this date contact your advisor
September 6

First day Office of the Registrar requires a dean's signature on a Schedule Adjustment Form to withdraw from a class.

October 31

Fall Break - Nov. 20, 2017 through Nov. 26, 2017

November 20-26

Thanksgiving Day Holiday.

November 23

Finals week.

December 11-16
  • End of semester - Commencement.

  • Last day to authorize College Opportunity Fund (COF) via UCDAccess.

December 16

Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

December 21

Winter Break - Dec. 25, 2017 through Jan. 2, 2018

December 25 - January 2

Fall degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

February 1

Spring 2018 Academic Calendar

Download the Spring '18 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Spring '18 Calendar At-A-Glance

Registration begins for Spring Semester via UCDAccess . Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date & time assignment. We recommend you register as soon as it opens for best class selection. NEW students need to submit a $200 Registration Advance Payment before registering (which will be applied to your fees).

November 1-17

First day to apply for spring graduation via UCDAccess

November 13

Residency priority review deadline

December 8

Last day to petition for resident tuition status.

Last day to submit the online out-of-state tuition application.

January 8

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Last day to DROP classes (by 5:00pm) in UCDAccess and receive a refund of the $200 without a tuition assessment.

January 15

First day of Spring semester classes

First day faculty/staff may register with a tuition waiver.

January 16

Last day to Waitlist classes that were full - use UCDAccess.

January 21

Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge. No adds permitted today.

All waitlists will be reconciled today.

January 22

Classes can only be added via UCDAccess with instructor approval.

January 23 - January 31

Census date, meaning this is the last day to:

  • ADD classes (with instructor approval) in UCDAccess
  • DROP classes (with a financial adjustment)
  • Request 'No Credit' status or Pass/Fail grading for a class
  • Apply for spring graduation in UCDAccess

After this date:

  • Dropped classes require an instructor's signature, and will appear on your transcript with a grade of 'W'.
  • A complete withdrawal requires your dean's signature, and no tuition adjustment will be made. If you have accepted financial aid, you also need to get a signature from the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.
  • Added classes will be billed the full tuition rate.
January 31

Spring break - no classes, campus open.

March 19-25

First day to DROP a class with a required dean's signature on a Schedule Adjustment Form.

April 2

Finals week - GOOD LUCK!

May 7-12

Spring Commencement - congratulations grads! #CUDenverGrad.

Last day to authorize College Opportunity Fund (COF) in UCDAccess.

May 12

Final grades available in UCDAccess, and transcripts available.

June 17

Spring degrees awarded are available in UCDAccess, and recorded on your transcript.

June 22
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