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Spring 2018 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, May 12, 2018 as a Final Examination day.

Published on 6/13/2017

Tue, January 2

Spring 2018 Degree Application Submission Available for UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE students. Those students who expect to complete their degree requirements by the official degree conferral date (5/20/2018) must apply via MyUAlbany.

Tue, January 23

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

Tue, January 23

Classes begin at 8:00 am 

Wed, January 24

Late registration begins. Late registration fee charged. 

Thu, January 25 - Fri, January 26

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

Fri, January 26

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

Mon, January 29 - Tue, January 30

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

Mon, January 29

Last day to drop semester length and 8 Week 1 courses with 0% financial liability (view liability schedule) 

Tue, January 30

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

Tue, January 30

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. 

Tue, January 30

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

Mon, February 5

Last day of late registration for the semester 

Mon, February 5

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

Mon, February 5

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

Mon, February 5

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. 

Mon, February 5

Last day to formally audit semester length course 

Mon, February 5

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

Mon, February 12

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

Mon, February 12

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

Tue, February 13

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

Fri, February 16

Spring 2018 UNDERGRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany 

Mon, February 19

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

Mon, February 19

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

Tue, February 20

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

Thu, February 22

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

Thu, February 22

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

Mon, March 12 - Sun, March 18

Classes Suspended
Spring Break

Fri, March 16

Spring 2018 GRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany 

Mon, March 19

Classes Resume at 8:00 am

Mon, March 19

Midterm Point

Mon, March 19

8 Week 1 Final examination period begins 

Tue, March 20

Last day of 8 Week 1 classes 

Tue, March 20

8 Week 1 Final examination period ends 

Wed, March 21

First day for Albany Law School students to cross-register for Fall 2018 UAlbany courses 

Wed, March 21

8 Week 2 classes begin at 8:00 am 

Wed, March 21 - Thu, April 19

Advance Registration for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 begins

Fri, March 23

Expected date that final grades for 8W1 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. 

Fri, March 23 - Mon, March 26

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

Mon, March 26

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

Mon, March 26

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

Tue, March 27

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

Wed, March 28

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

Wed, March 28

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. 

Fri, March 30

Classes Suspended at 2:35 pm
Passover

Sat, March 31

Classes Suspended
Passover

Sun, April 1

Classes Suspended
Easter

Mon, April 2

Classes Resume at 12:35 pm

Tue, April 3

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

Fri, April 6

Last day for students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2017 or Winter 2018 

Mon, April 9

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

Mon, April 9

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

Tue, April 10

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

Wed, April 11

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

Tue, April 17

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

Fri, April 20

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

Fri, April 20

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

Tue, May 1

Last day for dissertation and thesis submission for Spring 2018 graduation 

Wed, May 9

Last day of classes 

Wed, May 9

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

Thu, May 10

Reading Day 

Fri, May 11

Final examinations begin 

Thu, May 17

Final examinations end 

Fri, May 18 - Sun, May 20

Spring 2018 Commencement Weekend 

Sun, May 20

Official degree conferral date Spring 2018

While degree clearance begins after the conclusion of final grading, it may take up to one month to complete the posting of all degrees. This timeline should be considered when ordering transcripts and submitting degree verifications. Please check your unofficial transcript to see when your degree has been awarded. Students with degree deficiencies will be contacted via their UAlbany email addresses. For additional information, please check Semester Deadline Announcements under the Academics tab in MyUAlbany.

Tue, May 22

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.