Fall 2017

Priority Registration

March 20Fall 2017 class schedule is available in UAOnline
March 31Admitted UAA graduate students
April 3Admitted UAA seniors (90+ credits)
April 4Admitted UAA juniors (60-89 credits)
April 5Admitted UAA sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 6Admitted UAA freshman (0-29 credits)
April 10Students with pending fall UAA admission applications
April 17Open registration for all University of Alaska students

Academic Dates and Deadlines

August 28Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using waivers
September 4No class day – Labor Day – PWSC closed
September 5Faculty approval required to add classes
September 8, 5 p.m.Add/drop deadline
Credit/no credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
September 9Withdrawal period begins online
September 18, 5 p.m.Payment deadline, $125 assessed
October 27Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research and thesis courses; and continuous registration
October 30Spring 2018 schedule is available in UAOnline
November 1Deadline to apply for fall graduation and be included in the commencement program.
November 3Open-entry class registration deadline.
Withdrawal deadline
November 6$175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance.
November 23-26No class days – Thanksgiving holiday – PWSC closed
December 8Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 11-16Final exams
December 17Commencement
December 21Grades available on UAOnline
December 23 – January 3No class days – winter break – PWSC closed

Spring 2018

Priority Registration

October 30Spring 2018 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
November 10 UAA graduate students
November 13UAA seniors (90+ credits)
November 14UAA juniors (60-89 credits)
November 15UAA sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 16UAA freshman (0-29 credits)
November 20Students with pending spring UAA admission applications
November 27Open registration for all University of Alaska students

Academic Dates and Deadlines

January 15No class day – Alaska Civil Rights Day and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day – PWSC closed
January 16Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using waivers
January 22Faculty approval required to add classes
January 26, 5 p.m.Add/drop deadline
Credit/no credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 27Withdrawal period begins online
February 5Payment deadline, $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.

Summer 2018 class schedule goes live on UAOnline

March 12-17No class days – spring break
March 16PWSC closed
March 19Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research and thesis courses; and continuous registration
March 26$175 late payment fee assessed to those with an outstanding balance.
March 30Withdrawal deadline
April 6Deadline to apply for spring graduation and be included in the commencement program.
April 27Deadline to apply for spring graduation and walk in the commencement ceremony.
May 1-5Final exams
May 9Commencement
May 10Grades available on UAOnline

Summer 2018

Priority Registration

February 5, 2018Summer 2018 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 12UAA certificate and degree-seeking students
February 26UAA incoming students with pending summer admissions applications and open registration

Academic Dates and Deadlines

Ten-week sessionFirst five-week sessionSecond five-week session
Classes heldMay 21-August 4May 21-June 25June 27-August 4
Faculty approval needed to add classesMay 22May 22June 28
No class daysMay 28,   July 4-6May 28July 4-6
Add/drop deadline ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Audit-to-credit deadline
May 29, 5 p.m.May 29, 5 p.m.July 9, 5 p.m.
Registration deadline for independent and directed studies, practicum, internship and research courses.July 9July 9July 9
Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessedTBDTBDTBD
Withdrawal deadlineJuly 13June 8July 13
Payment deadline, $175 late fee assessedTBDTBDTBD
Grades available on UAOnlineAugust 9June 29August 9

Please note for classes with irregular start/end dates (different from the three sessions listed above:

  • Add/drop deadline is five business days after published class start date.
  • Classes with a start date prior to June is held to the first withdrawl deadline.
  • Classes with a start date on or after June 1 is held to the second withdrawal deadline.


Summer 2017

Priority Registration

February 6Summer 2017 class schedule is available in UAOnline
February 20Priority Registration for admitted certificate and degree-seeking students
February 27Open registration

Academic Dates and Deadlines

Ten-week sessionFirst five-week sessionSecond five-week session
Summer admissions application deadlineMay 1May 1May 1
Classes heldMay 22-August 5May 22-June 26June 29-August 5
Faculty approval needed to add classesMay 23May 23June 30
No class daysMay 29, June 30, July 3-4May 29July 3-4
Add/drop deadline ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Audit-to-credit deadline
May 30, 5 p.m.May 30, 5 p.m.July 6, 5 p.m.
Registration deadline for independent and directed studies, practicum, internship and research courses.July 7July 7July 7
Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessedJuly 6, 5 p.m.July 6, 5 p.m.July 6, 5 p.m.
Withdrawal deadlineJuly 14June 9July 14
Payment deadline, $175 late fee assessedJuly 28, 5 p.m.July 28, 5 p.m.July 28, 5 p.m.
Summer graduation application deadlineJuly 28June 28July 28
Grades available on UAOnlineAugust 10June 30August 10


Fall 2016

August 29Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using waivers
September 5No class day – Labor Day – PWSC closed
September 6Faculty approval required to add classes
September 9Add/drop deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
September 10Withdrawal period begins online
September 19Payment deadline, $125 assessed
October 31Spring 2017 schedule goes live
November 4Withdrawal deadline
November 7$175 late fee assessment
November 24-25No class days – Thanksgiving holiday – PWSC closed
December 8Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 12-17Final exams
December 17Fall 2016 Commencement
December 22Grades available on UAOnline
December 24 – January 3No class days – winter break – PWSC closed


Spring 2017

January 17Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers
January 23Faculty approval required to add classes
January 27Add/drop deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 28Withdrawal period begins online
February 6Payment deadline – $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
Summer 2017 class schedule goes live on UAOnline
March 13-18No class days – spring break
March 17PWSC closed
March 20Fall 2017 class schedule available on UAOnline
March 27$175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 31Open-entry class registration deadline
Withdrawal Deadline
Deadline to apply for spring graduation to ensure name is in commencement program
April 28Deadline to apply for spring graduation
May 1End of Term
May 2-6Final exams
May 10Commencement
May 11Grades available on UAOnline

Spring 2016

January 11Instruction begins
January 18Alaska Civil Rights Day & Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No Class Day
January 22Add/Drop Deadline & Credit-to-Audit Deadline
February 1Payment Deadline
February 2Late Fee Assessment $125.00
March 14-18Spring Break Week – No Class Days
March 18Employee Spring Break Holiday
March 21Payment Deadline
March 22Late Fee Assessment $175.00
April 25Last Day of Classes
April 26-30Spring Finals
April 30Commencement
May 4Grades Due


Summer 2016

May 8Faculty Contracts Begin
May 16Summer Session Instruction Begins
10-Week Session Begins
1st 5-Week Session Begins
May 23Last day to drop classes with 100% refund
May 30Memorial Day Holiday
No Class Day for 10-Week and 1st 5-Week Sessions
June 201st 5-Week Session Ends
June 222nd 5-Week Session Begins
June 23Grades Due for 1st 5-Week Session
July 1, 4 & 5No Class Days for 10 Week Session
July 4 & 5No Class Days for 2nd 5-Week Session
July 15Last day to withdraw from classes
July 30Summer Session Instruction Ends
10-Week Session Ends
2nd 5-Week Session Ends
August 3Grades Due for 10-Week Session and 2nd 5-Week Session
August 6Faculty Contracts End

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Last modified: June 22, 2017, modified by Jessica Young