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Academic Calendars

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 15, 2018 as a Final Examination day.

Published on 11/5/2018

Fri, August 24

Opening Convocation 

Sat, August 25

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

Mon, August 27

Fall 2018 Degree Application Submission Available for UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE students. Those students who expect to complete degree requirements by the official degree conferral date (12/22/2018) must apply via MyUAlbany.

Mon, August 27

Classes begin at 8:00 am 

Mon, August 27

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

Tue, August 28

Late registration begins. Late registration fee charged.

Thu, August 30

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

Sun, September 2

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

Mon, September 3

Classes Suspended
Labor Day

Tue, September 4

Classes Resume at 8:00 am

Tue, September 4

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

Tue, September 4

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

Tue, September 4

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

Sun, September 9

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

Sun, September 9

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

Mon, September 10

Classes Suspended
Rosh Hashanah

Tue, September 11

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

Tue, September 11

Last day of late registration for the semester 

Tue, September 11

Last day to formally audit semester length course 

Tue, September 11

Classes Resume at 8:00 am

Tue, September 11

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

Sun, September 16

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

Sun, September 16

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

Mon, September 17

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

Wed, September 19

Classes Suspended
Yom Kippur

Thu, September 20

Classes Resume at 8:00 am

Sun, September 23

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

Mon, September 24

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

Wed, September 26

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

Mon, October 1

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

Mon, October 1

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

Tue, October 16

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

Tue, October 16

8 Week 1 Final examination period begins

Tue, October 16

Midterm Point 

Wed, October 17

8 Week 1 Final examination period ends 

Wed, October 17 - Fri, November 16

Advance Registration for Winter 2018-19 and Spring 2019 begins 

Wed, October 17

Last day of 8 Week 1 classes 

Wed, October 17

First day for Albany Law School students to cross-register for Spring 2019 UAlbany courses 

Thu, October 18

8 Week 2 classes begin at 8:00 am 

Mon, October 22

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 23

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

Tue, October 23

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

Wed, October 24

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

Thu, October 25

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

Thu, October 25

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

Wed, October 31

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

Tue, November 6

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

Tue, November 6

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

Wed, November 7

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

Thu, November 8

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

Fri, November 9

Last day for students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 

Wed, November 14

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

Mon, November 19

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

Mon, November 19

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

Wed, November 21 - Sun, November 25

Classes Suspended
Thanksgiving Break

Mon, November 26

Classes Resume at 8:00 am

Sat, December 1

Last day for dissertation and thesis submission for Fall 2018 graduation 

Mon, December 10

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

Mon, December 10

Last day of classes 

Tue, December 11

Reading Day 

Wed, December 12

Final examinations begin 

Tue, December 18

Fall 2018 UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE degree applications due - submit via MyUAlbany 

Tue, December 18

Final examinations end

Please see information about degree conferrals and grading (below). 

Fri, December 21

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 22

Official degree conferral date Fall 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.