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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

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 WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form.

April 2

First day to WITHDRAW from a class Through the Retroactive Withdrawal Process

May 3

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.

May 17

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

June 22

Summer 2018 Academic Calendar

Download the Summer '18 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Summer '18 Calendar At-A-Glance

First day to apply for summer graduation via UCDAccess

March 1

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

March 1-16
  • First day to submit a petition for residency

March 5

Residency priority review deadline date

April 27

First day of Maymester. See Maymester Academic Calendar and website for additional information

May 14

Last day to drop Maymester classes

May 15

Memorial Day holiday

May 28

Residency petition final submission date

May 29

Maymester classes end

May 31

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

June 3

First day of Summer semester classes.

June 4

Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.

June 8

Last day to ADD and WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess.

June 10
  • CENSUS DATE - until 5:00 PM

  • 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 for Summer graduation.
  • Last day to petition for a reduction in dissertation hours.
June 12

Independence Day

July 4

First day to WITHDRAW froma class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form

July 9
  • End of semester - Commencement.

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

July 28

Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

August 2

Summer degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

September 5

Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

Download the Fall '18 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Fall '18 Calendar At-A-Glance

  • First day to apply for fall graduation via UCDAccess
  • First day to submit a petition for fall residency
April 2

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

April 2-17

Residency priority review deadline date

July 20
  • Last day to petition for resident tuition status.

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

August 13

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

August 19

First day of fall semester classes. August 20

Last day to WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess.

August 26
  • Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.

  • First day to add classes with the Late Course Enrollment Form with instructor approval

August 27

Labor Day Holiday

September 3
  • 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 5

First day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form

October 29

Fall Break - Nov. 19, 2018 through Nov. 25, 2018

November 19-25

Thanksgiving Day Holiday.

November 22

First day to WITHDRAW from a class through the Retroactive Withdrawal Process

December 6

Finals week.

December 10-15
  • End of semester - Commencement.

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

December 15

Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

December 20

Winter Break - Dec. 25, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2018

December 25 - January 1

Fall degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

January 31
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