Spring 2017 Academic Calendar

January 5, ThursdayUndergraduate academic appeals deadline.
January 9–13, Mon.–Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 16, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Offices closed.
January 17, TuesdayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
January 17–23, Tue.–Mon.Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 23, MondayFinancial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.
January 23, MondayLast day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission
January 23, MondayLast day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
January 24, TuesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2017
January 30, MondayCensus reporting
February 1–28Undergraduate Students declare or change major in February.
February 3, FridayFinal deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May 2017
February 15, WednesdayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Spring 2018
March 10, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
March 11, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 p.m.
March 20, Monday Classes resume after Spring Break, 8:00 a.m.
Mar. 20–Apr. 26, Mon.–Wed.Fall 2017 advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 22, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
March 29, WednesdayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
Apr. 3–Apr. 26, Mon.–Wed.Fall 2017 registration for continuing students
April 11, TuesdayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
April 13, ThursdayStudent Excellence Day
April 14, FridaySpring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
May 2, TuesdayUniversity follows Friday schedule; last day of classes.
May 3, WednesdayFinal date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees. Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
May 3, WednesdayReading Day
May 4–6, May 8–10, Thurs.–Sat., Mon.–Wed.Final examinations
May 12, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
Approved by the Faculty Senate May 6, 2015. Approved by the Chancellor June 10, 2015Amended 12.12.16