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Semester Academic Calendar

*Course(s) that do not meet the entire semester have their own add/drop/withdrawal and grade replacement deadlines. Please see "Your Course Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines" on the Student tab in Ursa or see the Special Term/Short Course report below.  Please note the dates below reflect the full-term course dates

Schedule on the web/PINs available

Tues, Sept 5, 2023

Registration opens (See Schedule)

Mon, Nov 6, 2023

Classes begin*

Mon, Jan 8

Add Deadline for full-semester courses*

Fri, Jan 12

Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)

Mon, Jan 15

Drop Deadline for full-semester courses* (Census Date)

Mon, Jan 22

Grade Replacement Application deadline for full semester courses*

Mon, Jan 22

Commencement Fair

Wed-Thur, Feb 14-15

Faculty/Narrative Catalog change deadline

Fri, Mar 1

Spring Break (No Classes)*

Sat-Sun, Mar 9-17

Final Exam Week*

Mon-Fri, Apr 29-May 3

Cap and Gown Distribution

Thur-Friday, May 2-3

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Fri, May 3

Undergraduate College Commencement Ceremonies

Sat, May 4

Residence Halls Close at 10:00 a.m.

Sat, May 4

Incomplete grade change deadline for Spring 2024

Wed, May 14, 2025

Final Grade Deadline (5:00 p.m.)

Wed, May 8

Transcripts available with Spring 24 grades

Mon, May 13

Transcripts available with Spring 24 degrees

Mon, Jun 10

Diplomas available with Final Degree

Mon, Jun 24

Additional Calendars

Three (3) Year Academic Calendar

The Three (3) Year calendar provides important academic dates for the current academic year and the next three academic periods.

Three (3) Year Academic Calendar

Special Term/Short Course

Special Term courses either start earlier or end later than traditional semester courses. Short courses are courses that do not meet for the entire semester. These courses have different add, drop and withdrawal deadlines and it is the responsibility of you, as the student, to be aware of these deadlines.

To run a report of all Special Term and Short Courses, click on the link below.


Registration Schedule

For the Fall and Spring semesters, current students will register according to earned credit hours. Earned credit hours do not include any courses for which you are currently registered and have not yet received a grade. 

Registration Schedule

Final Exam Schedule

The Final Exam schedule helps students determine the day and time of their final exam for a specific semester. The final exam period will be determined by the first class meeting time for the week.

FInal Exam Schedule

University Events

The University Events calendar provides important information on upcoming University wide events.

The University Event calendar can be filtered by category or keywords.

UNC Calendar

Class Scheduling Calendar

The Class Scheduling Calendar provides important dates/steps for course scheduling. 

This is primarily used by the College Course Schedulers for the creation of yearly academic course offerings.