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Academic Calendars

Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar is subject to change at any time by official action of the University at Albany.

Please note the use of Saturday, December 17, 2016 as a Final Examination day.

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Published on 9/14/2016

Sun, August 28

Last day to drop/withdraw from Fall 2016 courses with no tuition or fee liability (view liability schedule).

Mon, August 29

Fall 2016 Degree Application Submission Available for UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE students. Those students who expect to complete degree requirements by the official degree conferral date (12/24/2016) must apply via MyUAlbany.

Mon, August 29

Classes begin at 8:00 am 

Mon, August 29

First day for non-UAlbany students to cross-register for UAlbany courses

Tue, August 30

Late registration begins. Late registration fee charged.

Wed, August 31 - Thu, September 1

UUP eligible students using the ECRP waiver may register for/add 8 Week 1 course

Thu, September 1

Last day to add 8 Week 1 course without permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (no permission number required) 

Fri, September 2 - Tue, September 6

UUP eligible students using the ECRP waiver may register for/add semester length course

Sun, September 4

Last day to drop semester length and 8 Week 1 courses with 0% financial liability (view liability schedule). Note: the University Fee and SEVIS Fee are not refundable once classes begin. 

Mon, September 5 Classes Suspended
Labor Day

Tue, September 6

Classes Resume 8:00 am

Tue, September 6

Last day to drop 8 Week 1 course without receiving a "W"

Tue, September 6

Last day to add semester length course without permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (no permission number required)

Tue, September 6

Last day to add 8 Week 1 course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required). Adding courses after this date will require a letter from the course instructor.

Sun, September 11

Last day to drop 8 Week 1 courses with 60% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Sun, September 11

Last day to drop semester length courses with 30% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Mon, September 12

Last day to drop semester length course without receiving a "W"

Mon, September 12

Last day to formally audit semester length course

Mon, September 12

Last day of late registration for the semester

Mon, September 12

Last day to add semester length course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required). Adding courses after this date will require a letter from the course instructor.

Sun, September 18

Last day to drop semester length courses with 50% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Sun, September 18

Last day to drop 8 Week 1 courses with 80% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Mon, September 19

100% financial liability for dropped 8 Week 1 courses (view liability schedule)

Sun, September 25

Last day to drop semester length courses with 70% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Mon, September 26

Last day for GRADUATE students to drop 8 Week 1 course ("W" assigned)

Mon, September 26

100% financial liability for dropped semester length courses (view liability schedule)

Thu, September 29

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to drop 8 Week 1 course ("W" assigned)

Thu, September 29

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to file S/U option or return to A-E grading for 8 Week 1 course

Sun, October 2

Classes Suspended 2:35 pm
Rosh Hashanah

Mon, October 3

Classes Suspended
Rosh Hashanah

Tue, October 4

Classes Resume 12:35 pm

Fri, October 7

Fall 2016 UNDERGRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany.

Tue, October 11

Classes Suspended 2:35 pm
Yom Kippur

Wed, October 12

Classes Suspended
Yom Kippur

Thu, October 13

Classes Resume 12:35 pm

Tue, October 18

8 Week 1 Final examination period begins

Tue, October 18

Midterm Point

Wed, October 19

Last day of 8 Week 1 classes

Wed, October 19

First day for Albany Law School students to cross-register for Spring 2017 UAlbany courses 

Wed, October 19 - Fri, November 18

Advance Registration for Winter 2016-17 and Spring 2017 begins 

Wed, October 19

8 Week 1 Final examination period ends

Thu, October 20

8 Week 2 classes begin at 8:00am

Fri, October 21

Fall 2016 GRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany.

Mon, October 24 - Tue, October 25

UUP eligible students using the ECRP waiver may register for/add 8 Week 2 course

Mon, October 24

Expected date that final grades for 8 Week 1 classes will be posted and available to students on MyUAlbany (by 12:00pm). Subject to change at any time. Please check Semester Deadline Announcements under the Academics tab in MyUAlbany for additional information. Students who are missing grades after this date should contact their instructors directly.

Tue, October 25

Last day for GRADUATE students to drop semester length course ("W" assigned)

Tue, October 25

Last day to add 8 Week 2 course without permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (no permission number required) 

Wed, October 26

Last day to drop 8 Week 2 courses with 0% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Thu, October 27

Last day to drop 8 Week 2 course without receiving a "W"

Thu, October 27

Last day to add 8 Week 2 course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required). Adding courses after this date will require a letter from the course instructor.

Wed, November 2

Last day to drop 8 Week 2 courses with 60% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Tue, November 8

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to file S/U option or return to A-E grading for semester length course

Tue, November 8

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to drop semester length course ("W" assigned) 

Wed, November 9

Last day to drop 8 Week 2 courses with 80% financial liability (view liability schedule)

Thu, November 10

100% financial liability for dropped 8 Week 2 courses (view liability schedule)

Fri, November 11

Last day for students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2016 or Summer 2016

Wed, November 16

Last day for GRADUATE students to drop 8 Week 2 course ("W" assigned)

Mon, November 21

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to drop 8 Week 2 course ("W" assigned)

Mon, November 21

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to file S/U option or return to A-E grading for 8 Week 2 course

Wed, November 23

Classes Suspended
Thanksgiving Break

Mon, November 28

Classes Resume 8:00 am

Thu, December 1

Last day for dissertation and thesis submission for Fall 2016 graduation

Sun, December 11

December 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Mon, December 12

Last day of classes 

Mon, December 12

Last day for UNDERGRADUATE students to withdraw voluntarily from the University and receive "W" grades 

Tue, December 13

Reading Day

Wed, December 14

Final examinations begin

Tue, December 20

Final examinations end

Fri, December 23

Expected date that final grades for 8 Week 2 classes and semester length classes will be posted and available to students on MyUAlbany (by 12:00pm). Subject to change at any time. Please check Semester Deadline Announcements under the Academics tab in MyUAlbany for additional information. Students who are missing grades after this date should contact their instructors directly.

Sat, December 24

Official degree conferral date Fall 2016