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Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

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

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Published on 1/29/2016

Sat, January 2

Spring 2016 Degree Application Submission Available for UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE students. Those students who expect to complete their degree requirements by the official degree conferral date (5/15/2016) must apply via MyUAlbany.

Tue, January 19

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

Wed, January 20

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

Wed, January 20

Classes begin at 8:00am

Thu, January 21

Late registration begins. Late registration fee charged.

Fri, January 22 - Mon, January 25

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

Mon, January 25

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

Tue, January 26

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

Tue, January 26 - Wed, January 27

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

Wed, January 27

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.

Wed, January 27

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

Wed, January 27

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

Tue, February 2

Last day to formally audit semester length course

Tue, February 2

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

Tue, February 2

Last day of late registration for the semester

Tue, February 2

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

Tue, February 2

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

Tue, February 2

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.

Tue, February 9

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

Tue, February 9

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

Wed, February 10 100% financial liability for dropped 8 Week 1 courses (view liability schedule).

Fri, February 12

Spring 2016 UNDERGRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany

Tue, February 16

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

Tue, February 16

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

Wed, February 17

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

Fri, February 19

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

Fri, February 19

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

Tue, March 8

Midterm Point

Tue, March 8

8 Week 1 Final examination period begins

Wed, March 9

Last day of 8 Week 1 classes

Wed, March 9

8 Week 1 Final examination period ends

Thu, March 10

8 Week 2 classes begin at 8:00am

Sat, March 12 - Fri, March 18

Classes Suspended
Spring Break

Mon, March 14

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.

Wed, March 16

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

Fri, March 18

Spring 2016 GRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany

Sat, March 19

Classes Resume at 8:00am

Mon, March 21 - Tue, April 19

Advance Registration for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 begins 

Mon, March 21

First day for Albany Law School students to cross-register for Fall 2016 UAlbany courses 

Mon, March 21 - Tue, March 22

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

Tue, March 22

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

Tue, March 22

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

Wed, March 23

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

Thu, March 24

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

Thu, March 24

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.

Sun, March 27

Classes Suspended
Easter

Mon, March 28

Classes Resume at 12:35pm

Wed, March 30

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

Thu, March 31

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

Tue, April 5

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

Tue, April 5

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

Fri, April 8

Last day for students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2015 or Winter 2016

Wed, April 13

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

Mon, April 18

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

Mon, April 18

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

Fri, April 22

Classes Suspended at 2:35pm
Passover

Sat, April 23

Classes Suspended
Passover

Sun, April 24

Classes Resume at 8:00am

Sun, May 1

Last day for dissertation and thesis submission for Spring 2016 graduation

Wed, May 4

Last day of classes

Wed, May 4

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

Thu, May 5

Reading Day

Fri, May 6

Final examinations begin

Fri, May 13 Final examinations end

Sat, May 14 - Sun, May 15

Spring 2016 Commencement Weekend

Sun, May 15

Official degree conferral date Spring 2016

Wed, May 18

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.