Dates & Deadlines

Important semester-by-semester dates and deadlines, including the last day to use CAMs for adding, dropping, and changing classes. 

Winter closure dates – December 21st – January 1st. 

Fall Semester 2020

EventDate
Registration for the fall 2020 semester beginsMonday, July 6
Deadline for most scholarshipsFriday, July 31
Deadline for applications for admission/residential centerFriday, August 7
Registration (on campus)Wednesday, August 19
Residence center opensWednesday, August 19
First day of instructionMonday, August 24
Last day to add semester-long classesFriday, August 28
Last day to add semester-long classes w/instructor permissionFriday, September 4
Holiday – Labor DayMonday, September 7
Deadline for student-initiated and faculty-initiated dropsFriday, September 11
Student progress reports dueFriday, October 9
Deadline for student-initiated withdrawalsFriday, October 9
Deadline for faculty-initiated withdrawalsFriday, October 16
Holiday – Alaska Day (Observed)Friday, October 16
Holiday – Inuit Day (Observed)Friday, November 6
Holiday – Veteran’s DayWednesday, November 11
Holiday – ThanksgivingThursday/Friday, November 26 – 27
Last day of instructionSaturday, December 5
Deadline for faculty to post gradesMonday, December 7
Residence Center closesMonday, December 7

Spring Semester 2021

EventDate
Registration for the spring 2021 semester beginsWednesday, November 18
Deadline for most scholarshipsTuesday, December 2
Early registration for current students (on campus)Wednesday, December 3
Deadline for application for admission/residential centerFriday, December 18
Open registration (Tuzzy Library)Wednesday, January 13
Residence center opensWednesday, January 13
Holiday – Martin Luther King DayMonday, January 18
First day of instructionTuesday, January 19
Last day to add semester-long classesFriday, January 22
Last day to add semester-long classes w/ instructor permissionFriday, January 29
Deadline for student-initiated and faculty-initiated dropsFriday, February 5
Holiday – Presidents’ DayMonday, February 15
Deadline for student-initiated withdrawalsFriday, March 12
Student progress reports dueFriday, March 12
Deadline for faculty initiated withdrawalsFriday, March 19
Holiday – Elizabeth Peratrovich DayTuesday, March 30
Deadline for Applications for GraduationFriday, March 26
Graduating students’ preliminary grades to RegistrarFriday, April 1
Last day of instructionThursday, April 29
CommencementSaturday, May 1
Residence center closesSunday, May 2
Alumni DayMonday, May 3
Deadline for faculty to post gradesTuesday, May 4

Summer Semester 2021

EventDate
Registration for the summer 2021 semester beginsWednesday, April 7
Deadline for most scholarshipsFriday, May 1
First day of instructionTuesday, May 4
Holiday – Memorial DayMonday, May 31
Holiday – Founder’s DayFriday, July 2
Holiday – Independence Day (Observed)Monday, July 5
Last day of instructionFriday, August 13