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  1. Week of July 25, 2016

    1. Friday, July 29, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session (S2b) course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a second-half session (S2b) course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  2. Week of August 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, August 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmInstruction ends
      2. 1:00 pmReading Day
    2. Friday, August 5, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Saturday, August 6, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
  3. Week of August 7, 2016

    1. Monday, August 8, 2016

      1.  August degree conferral (no commencement)
      2.  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
  4. Week of August 14, 2016

    1. Friday, August 19, 2016

      1.  Last business day to cancel fall registration
  5. Week of August 21, 2016

    1. Monday, August 22, 2016

      1.  Instruction begins
    2. Friday, August 26, 2016

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a first half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a first half-session course via Student Self-Service
  6. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Friday, September 2, 2016

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a semester course without permission
  7. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Monday, September 5, 2016

      1.  Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
  8. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Friday, September 16, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first half-session course via Student Self-Service
  9. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Friday, September 30, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
  10. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Friday, October 14, 2016

      1.  Last day for student to drop a semester course on Student Self-Service
  11. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Monday, October 17, 2016

      1.  Second-half session courses begin
  12. Week of October 30, 2016

    1. Sunday, October 30, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add themselves to December degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
    2. Monday, October 31, 2016

      1.  Registration for spring begins
  13. Week of November 1, 2016

    1. Friday, November 4, 2016

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a second half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session course
  14. Week of November 6, 2016

    1. Friday, November 11, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
      4.  Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
  15. Week of November 13, 2016

    1. Friday, November 18, 2016

      1.  Deadline for the Graduate College to receive the doctoral Final Exam Result form
    2. Saturday, November 19, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
  16. Week of November 20, 2016

    1. Sunday, November 20, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    2. Monday, November 21, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    3. Tuesday, November 22, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    4. Wednesday, November 23, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    5. Thursday, November 24, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
      2.  Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holiday)
    6. Friday, November 25, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
      2.  Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holiday)
    7. Saturday, November 26, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
  17. Week of November 27, 2016

    1. Sunday, November 27, 2016

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    2. Monday, November 28, 2016

      1.  Instruction resumes
  18. Week of December 1, 2016

    1. Friday, December 2, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session course without a grade of W and without approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
  19. Week of December 4, 2016

    1. Wednesday, December 7, 2016

      1.  Instruction ends
    2. Thursday, December 8, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
      2.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
      3.  Last day for Grads to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last spring or summer to prevent F by rule
      4.  Reading Day
    3. Friday, December 9, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
      2.  Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
    4. Saturday, December 10, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
  20. Week of December 11, 2016

    1. Sunday, December 11, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    2. Monday, December 12, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Tuesday, December 13, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Wednesday, December 14, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    5. Thursday, December 15, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    6. Friday, December 16, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
      2.  Last day for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
  21. Week of December 18, 2016

    1. Monday, December 19, 2016

      1.  December degree conferral (no commencement)
  22. Week of January 8, 2017

    1. Friday, January 13, 2017

      1.  Last business day to cancel spring registration
  23. Week of January 15, 2017

    1. Monday, January 16, 2017

      1.  Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
    2. Tuesday, January 17, 2017

      1.  Instruction begins
  24. Week of January 22, 2017

    1. Monday, January 23, 2017

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a first half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a first half-session course via Student-Self Service
  25. Week of January 29, 2017

    1. Monday, January 30, 2017

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a semester course via Student Self-Service
  26. Week of February 5, 2017

    1. Friday, February 10, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first half-session course via Student Self-Service
  27. Week of February 19, 2017

    1. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first half-session course with approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
  28. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course on UI Integrate
  29. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Monday, March 13, 2017

      1.  Second half-session courses begin
    2. Friday, March 17, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session course via Student Self-Service
    3. Saturday, March 18, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
  30. Week of March 19, 2017

    1. Sunday, March 19, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 20, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    3. Tuesday, March 21, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    4. Wednesday, March 22, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    5. Thursday, March 23, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    6. Friday, March 24, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    7. Saturday, March 25, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
  31. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Sunday, March 26, 2017

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1.  Instruction resumes
  32. Week of April 2, 2017

    1. Sunday, April 2, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to add themselves to May degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
    2. Monday, April 3, 2017

      1.  Registration for Fall and Summer begins
    3. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a second half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session course
      3.  Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
  33. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1.  Deadline for the Graduate College to receive the doctoral Final Exam Result form
      2.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
      3.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
      4.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from current term without a grade of W
  34. Week of April 16, 2017

    1. Friday, April 21, 2017

      1.  Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
  35. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day to complete deposit of May master's theses
  36. Week of May 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, May 3, 2017

      1.  Instruction ends
    2. Thursday, May 4, 2017

      1.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
      2.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
      3.  Last day for Grads to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
      4.  Reading Day
    3. Friday, May 5, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Saturday, May 6, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
  37. Week of May 7, 2017

    1. Sunday, May 7, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    2. Monday, May 8, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Tuesday, May 9, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Wednesday, May 10, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    5. Thursday, May 11, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
    6. Friday, May 12, 2017

      1.  Final examination period
  38. Week of May 14, 2017

    1. Sunday, May 14, 2017

      1.  May degree conferral. See the Commencement Office for details about the ceremony.
    2. Friday, May 19, 2017

      1.  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students

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