Academic Calendar

The academic calendar includes important dates such as the semester start and end dates, holidays, commencement ceremonies and more for University of Arizona North Valley students.

Academic Year 2020-2021

FALL 2020: Current university plans will include in-person courses but are subject to change dependent on COVID-19 rates in Arizona. No in-person course meetings will be held after Thanksgiving Recess.

Classes Begin August 24, 2020
Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered for as of 8/19/20 without late charges  August 24, 2020
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess August 31, 2020
Last day to drop without a grade of W (withdraw) September 6, 2020
Labor Day, no classes September 7, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess November 1, 2020
Veteran's Day, no classes November 11, 2020
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 22, 2020
Thanksgiving Recess November 26-November 29, 2020
Last Day of Classes December 9, 2020
Reading Day—no classes or finals December 10, 2020
Final Exam Period December 11-17, 2020

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm.
Some deadlines for 7-week courses will be different.

Spring 2021

Classes Begin January 13, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 18, 2021
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 15, 2021
UA Spring Break, no fully online or ITV classes March 6-15, 2021
UANV Spring recess, no in-person classes March 15-21, 2020
Last day of classes May 5, 2021
Reading day, no classes or finals May 6, 2021
Final Exam Period May 7-13, 2021
Commencement May 14, 2021

Dates and deadlines above are for full-semester courses. 7-week courses have different dates and deadlines.

 

 

Academic Year 2019-2020

FALL 2019

Classes Begin August 26, 2019
Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered for as of 8/21/19 without late charges  August 26, 2019
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess September 1, 2019
Labor Day, no classes September 2, 2019
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess November 3, 2019
Veteran's Day, no classes November 11, 2019
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 24, 2019
Thanksgiving Recess November 28-December 1, 2019
Last Day of Classes December 11, 2019
Reading Day—no classes or finals December 12, 2019
Final Exam Period December 13-19, 2019

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Spring 2020

Classes Begin January 15, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 20, 2020
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 17, 2020
UANV Spring recess, no  in-person classes March 7-15, 2020
Last day of classes May 6, 2020
Reading day, no classes or finals May 7, 2020
Final Exam Period May 8-14, 2020
Commencement May 15, 2020

Dates and deadlines above are for full-semester courses. 7-week courses have different dates and deadlines.

Academic Year 2018-2019

FALL 2018

Classes Begin August 20, 2018
Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered for as of 8/15/18 without late charges  August 20, 2018
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess August 27, 2018

Begin $25 course late drop fee; instructor approval required to change or add classes

August 28, 2018

Last day to drop without a W on transcript

September 3, 2018
Labor Day, no classes September 3, 2018
$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge Applied for unpaid tuition due 8/20/18 September 11, 2018
Last day to change or add classes with only instructor approval October 12, 2018
Deadline to pay tuition ALL UNITS registered 8/16/18 through 10/17/18 without late charges Ocober 22, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess October 28, 2018
Veteran's Day, no classes November 12, 2018
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 16, 2018
Thanksgiving Recess November 22-25, 2018
Last Day of Classes December 5, 2018
Reading Day—no classes or finals December 6, 2018
Final Exam Period December 7-13, 2018

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Spring 2019

Classes Begin January 9, 2019
Deadline to pay tuition on all units registered for as of 1/6/2019   January 9, 2019
$50 Late payment charge applied for unpaid tuition January 10, 2019
Last day to change classes using UAccess January 16, 2019
Begin $25 course drop late fee January 17, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 21, 2019

Last day to drop without a W

Last day to be eligible for a refund when dropping units for Spring 2019 

January 22, 2019
$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge applied for unpaid tuition due 1/9/2019 January 31, 2019
Deadline to apply for Spring and Summer degree candidacy without a late fee  February 1, 2019
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 18, 2019
UA Main Campus and Online Spring recess March 2-10, 2019

Deadline to pay tuition for all units registered for between 1/7 and 3/10

$50 late charge applied after today

March 12, 2019
UANV Spring recess, no  in-person classes March 11-17, 2019
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess March 26, 2019
Last day of classes May 1, 2019
Reading day, no classes or finals May 2, 2019
Final Exam Period May 3-9, 2019
Commencement May 10, 2019

Dates and deadlines above are for full-semester courses. 7-week courses have different dates and deadlines.

Academic Year 2017-2018

FALL 2017

Classes Begin August 21, 2017
Deadline to pay tuition for ALL UNITS registered for as of 8/17/17 without late charges  August 21, 2017
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess August 28, 2017

Begin $25 course late drop fee; instructor approval required to change or add classes

August 29, 2017

Last day to drop without a W on transcript

September 4, 2017
Labor Day, no classes September 4, 2017
$125.00 Unpaid Tuition Charge Applied September 12, 2017
Last day to change or add classes with only instructor approval October 13, 2017
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess October 29, 2017
Veteran's Day, no classes November 10, 2017
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 17, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess November 23-26, 2017
Last Day of Classes December 6, 2017
Reading Day—no classes or finals December 7, 2017
Final Exam Period December 8-14, 2017

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Spring 2018

Classes Begin January 10, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 15, 2018
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 19, 2018
UA Main Campus and Online Spring recess March 5-9, 2018
UANV Spring recess, no classes March 12-18, 2018
Last day of classes May 2, 2018
Reading day, no classes or finals May 3, 2018
Final Exam Period May 4-10, 2018

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

FALL 2016

Classes Begin August 22, 2016
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess August 29, 2016

Begin $25 course late drop fee; instructor approval required to change or add classes

August 30, 2016

Last day to drop without a W on transcript

September 4, 2016
Labor Day, no classes September 5, 2016
Late registration ($250 fee) begins September 13, 2016
Last day to change or add classes with only instructor approval October 14, 2016
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess October 20, 2016
Veteran's Day, no classes November 11, 2016
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 28, 2016
Thanksgiving Recess November 24-27, 2016
Last Day of Classes December 7, 2016
Reading Day—no classes or finals December 8, 2016
Final Exam Period December 9-15, 2016

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Spring 2017

Classes Begin January 11, 2017
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 16, 2017
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 20, 2017
Spring recess, no classes March 11-19, 2017
Last day of classes May 3, 2017
Reading day, no classes or finals May 4, 2017
Final Exam Period May 5-11, 2017

 

Academic Year 2015-2016

FALL 2015

Classes Begin August 24, 2015
Last day to add or change classes in UAccess August 31, 2015

Begin $25 course late drop fee; instructor approval required to change or add classes

September 1, 2015

Last day to drop without a W on transcript

September 6, 2015
Labor Day, no classes September 7, 2015
Late registration ($250 fee) begins September 15, 2015
Last day to change or add classes with only instructor approval October 16, 2015
Last day to withdraw from a class through UAccess November 1, 2015
Veterans Day, no classes November 11, 2015
Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions November 20, 2015
Thanksgiving Recess November 26-29, 2015
Last Day of Classes December 9, 2015
Reading Days—no classes or finals December 10-13, 2015
Final Exam Period December 14-17, 2015

For a full list of all dates and deadlines, visit: https://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Spring 2016

Classes Begin January 13, 2016
$50 Late payment charge for tuition January 14, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr Holiday, no classes January 18, 2016
Begin $25 course late drop fee; instructor approval required to change or add classes January 22, 2016
Last day to drop without a W on transcript January 27, 2016
Deadline to apply for Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 degree candidacy. Applications will be accepted after this date, however a $50.00 Late Candidacy Application fee will be assessed. February 1, 2016
Late registration ($250 fee) begins February 4, 2016
Presidents' Day Holiday, no classes February 15, 2016

Change of Schedule form with instructor's permission to add or change classes is accepted until the end of the business day.  After this, all registration changes require both instructor and dean signatures.

UAccess is still available to withdraw online through March 29th.

March 8, 2016
Spring recess, no classes March 12-20, 2016

Last day to withdraw from a class online through UAccess.

The complete withdrawal process is still available through the last day of classes.

March 29, 2016

Final deadline to submit Last Change Petitions to the student's college.  

The complete withdrawal process is still available through the last day of classes.

April 19, 2016
Last day of classes May 4, 2016
Reading day, no classes or finals May 5, 2016
Final Exam Period May 6-12, 2016
Degree award date for students
completing by close of Spring Semester

Friday, May 13, 2016