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Academic Calendars

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

Published on 1/13/2021

Sat, January 2

Spring 2021 Degree Application Submission Available for UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE students.  Those students who expect to complete degree requirements by the official degree conferral date (05/16/2021) must apply via MyUAlbany 

Sat, January 30

UUP eligible students using the UUP Employee Tuition Waiver may register for/add 8 Week 1 or Semester Length course

Sun, January 31

Last day for International Students to drop courses with no SEVIS Fee. The SEVIS fee is not refundable once classes begin (view liability schedule)

Mon, February 1

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

Mon, February 1

Classes begin

Tue, February 2

Late Registration begins. Late Registration fee charged 

Thu, February 4

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

Sun, February 7

Last day to drop semester length and 8W1 courses with 0% financial liability (view liability schedule

Mon, February 8

Last day to add 8 Week 1 course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required)

Mon, February 8

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

Mon, February 8

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

Fri, February 12

Spring 2021 UNDERGRADAUTE Degree Application due - submit via MyUAlbany 

Fri, February 12

Last day of late registration for the semester 

Fri, February 12

Last day to add semester length course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required) 

Fri, February 12

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

Fri, February 12

Last day to formally audit semester length course (information can be found here

Sun, February 14

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

Sun, February 14

Last day to drop 8W1 courses with 65% financial liability (view liability schedule

Mon, February 15

100% financial liability for dropped 8W1 courses (view liability schedule

Sun, February 21

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

Sun, February 28

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

Mon, March 1

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

Wed, March 3

Classes Suspended

Thu, March 4

Classes Resume

Thu, March 4

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

Thu, March 4

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

Thu, March 4

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

Fri, March 19

Last day of 8 Week 1 classes 

Fri, March 19

Spring 2021 GRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany 

Fri, March 19

Midterm Point 

Sat, March 20

UUP eligible students using the UUP Employee Tuition Waiver may register for/add 8 Week 2 course 

Mon, March 22

8 Week 2 classes begin

Wed, March 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

Thu, March 25

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

Sun, March 28

Last day to drop 8W2 courses with 0% financial liability (view liability schedule

Mon, March 29

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

Mon, March 29

Last day to add 8 Week 2 course with permission of instructor via MyUAlbany (permission number required) 

Sat, April 3

Last day to drop 8W2 courses with 65% financial liability (view liability schedule

Sun, April 4

100% financial liability for dropped 8W2 courses (view liability schedule

Tue, April 6

Classes Suspended

Wed, April 7

Classes Resume

Fri, April 9

Last day for students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2020 or Winter 2021 

Mon, April 12

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

Mon, April 12

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

Mon, April 12

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

Thu, April 22

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

Thu, April 22

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

Thu, April 22

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

Sat, May 1

Last day for dissertation and thesis submission for Spring 2021 graduation 

Tue, May 11

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

Tue, May 11

Last day of classes 

Wed, May 12

Final examinations begin 

Sat, May 15

Final examinations end 

Sun, May 16

Official degree conferral date Spring 2021. 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.

Wed, May 19

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