Academic Calendar

The following is reprinted from http://reg.uncg.edu/calendars.

This Bulletin page is not updated with changes to the Academic Calendar after publication. Check the source Web page for current information.

Fall 2018

Date Event
August 4, Friday Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline
August 6-10, Mon.-Fri. Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 6, Monday Fall semester opens
August 7, Tuesday State of the Campus Address
August 13, Monday Convocation Day
August 14, Tuesday Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.
August 14-20, Tues.-Mon. Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 20, Monday Last day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission
August 20, Monday Financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.
August 20, Monday Last day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
August 21, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2018
August 27, Monday Census reporting
September 1-30 Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.
September 3, Monday Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 7, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2018
October 1, Monday Opening day for the financial aid priority filing period for the 2019-20 academic year; FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) available.
October 5, Friday Founders Day
October 5, Friday Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 5, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
October 10, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
Oct. 10 - Nov. 13, Wed.–Tues. Spring semester and summer session advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 19, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates’ oral examinations
Oct. 22 - Nov. 13, Mon.–Tues. Spring and Summer 2019 registration for continuing students
November 1, Wednesday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2019
November 2, Friday Deadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
November 12, Monday Deadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
November 20, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
November 27, Monday Clases resume, 8:00 a.m.
November 28, Wednesday Last day of classes
November 29, Thursday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.
November 29, Thursday Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
November 29, Thursday Reading Day
December 1, Saturday Financial aid priority filing period ends for 2019-20 academic year.
Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Fri. & Sat.; Dec. 3-6, Mon. - Thurs. Final examinations
December 7, Friday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Faculty Senate May 4, 2016. Approved by the Chancellor May 13, 2016.

Amended September 8, 2016.

Spring 2019

Date Event
December 20, Thursday Undergraduate academic appeals deadline
January 7-11, Mon.–Fri. Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 14, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.
January 14-18, Mon.–Fri Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 18, Friday Financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.
January 18, Friday Last day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission
January 18, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
January 21, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 21, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2018
January 28, Monday Census reporting
February 1, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May 2019
February 1–28 Undergraduate Students declare or change major in February.
February 15, Friday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Spring 2020
March 2, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 p.m.
March 11, Monday Classes resume after Spring Break, 8:00 a.m
March 11, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF (withdraw failing)
March 18 - Apr. 24, Mon.–Wed. Fall 2019 advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 13, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates’ oral examinations
March 20, Wednesday Deadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
Apr. 1 - Apr. 24, Mon.–Wed. Fall 2019 registration for continuing students
April 2, Tuesday Deadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
April 5, Friday Student Excellence Day
April 19, Friday Spring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
May 1, Wednesday Last day of classes.
May 2, Thursday Final date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees. Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
May 2, Thursday Reading Day
May 3 & 4, Fri. & Sat.; May 6-9, Mon. - Thurs. Final examinations
May 10, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Faculty Senate May 4, 2016. Approved by the Chancellor May 13, 2016.

Amended September 8, 2016.

Summer 2019

Date Event
May 13, Monday MBA and BLS first summer session classes begin
May 15, Wednesday First summer session classes begin
May 20, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in Summer 2018
May 27, Monday Memorial Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
May 31, Friday Classes dismissed for Memorial Day are held on this date.
June 7, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in Summer 2018
June 19, Wednesday First summer session final examinations
June 20, Thursday Second summer session classes begin
June 24, Monday MBA and BLS first summer session final examinations
June 25, Tuesday MBA and BLS second summer session classes begin
July 4, Thursday Independence Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
July 25, Thursday Second summer session final examinations
August 6, Tuesday MBA and BLS second summer session final examinations
August 9, Friday Summer graduation date

Approved by the Faculty Senate May 4, 2016. Approved by the Chancellor May 13, 2016. 

Amended September 8, 2016. Amended October 3, 2017.