Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018

Date Deadline/Event
Monday, Aug. 27 Fall semester begins
Monday, Sept. 3 Labor Day – No classes
Tuesday, Sept. 4 Last day to file petitions for course credit by examination
Monday, Sept. 10 Add/Drop via Student Administration System closes. Courses added or dropped after this date require additional signatures (see chart). Dropped courses will have a “W” for withdrawal recorded on the academic record.
Last day to place courses on Pass/Fail
Monday, Sept. 17 Last day for students to make up Incomplete or Absence grades
Tuesday-Monday, Sept. 18-24 Examinations for course credit by examination
Tuesday, Sept. 25 Dean’s signature required to add courses
Friday, Oct. 5 Mid-semester progress reports due students from faculty
Monday, Oct. 22 Registration for the Spring 2019 semester via Student Administration System begins
Monday, Oct. 29 Last day to drop a course
Last day to convert courses on Pass/Fail option to letter grade
Friday, Nov. 16 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2018 degree
Sunday-Saturday, Nov. 18-24 Thanksgiving recess
Friday, Nov. 30 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a fall 2018 degree
Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a fall 2018 degree
Friday, Dec. 7 Last day of fall semester classes
Monday-Sunday, Dec. 10-16 Final examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 19 Grades are due at 12 p.m.

Summer Session 2018

The summer calendar and detailed information concerning the summer session may be obtained from the Office of Summer and Winter Programs. For course offering, registration procedures, fees, and deadlines, please consult summersession.uconn.edu.

Date Deadline/Event
Friday, July 27 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a summer 2018
Friday, Aug. 10 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a summer 2018 degree
Friday, Aug. 24 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a summer 2018 degree
Conferral date for summer 2018 degrees