March 2020
March 09       Degree Application Available

The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students.
March 30       Registration for Summer and Fall 2020 Begins

Summer and Fall 2020 registration time assignments are now available.
July 2020
July 15       Student Account Payment Plans open; 4x Payment Plan, VA Payment Plan, and Med School Payment Plan Options Available

August 2020
August 04       Student Account Payment 3x Payment Plan Option Opens

August 10       Student Account Payment 4x Payment Plan closes; enrollment in this plan on August 10th requires 50% down payment for those that enroll at this point

August 10       Payments Due and Cancellation

Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on August 10, 2020 for all Fall bills. Schedules will be cancelled for students who haven't paid in full or participated in a payment plan before noon on this date.
August 13       Start of Financial Aid Disbursements for Fall (includes Law)

August 19       Classes Begin

August 26       Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W" for the Fall Full Term

September 2020
September 04       Fall Bill Due and Cancellation

Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on September 4, 2020 for all Fall bills. Schedules will be cancelled for students who haven't paid in full or participated in a payment plan before noon on this date.
September 07       Labor Day (UA closed)

September 10       Student Account Payment 3x Payment Plan requires 66% down beginning this date

September 17       Constitution Day (classes in session and UA offices open)

September 21       Student Account Payment 3x Payment Plan, VA Payment Plan, and Med School Payment Plan options end this date

October 2020
October 02       Degree Application Deadline

Last day to submit a degree application online through myBama. Only after petition and approval by the student's college will an application be accepted after the published deadline. If approved, the student will be assessed a $25 non-refundable late fee in addition to the graduation fee.
October 07       Midterm Grade Entry Deadline (11:59 p.m.)

Midterm grades are due tonight at 11:59 p.m. Instructors are required to submit midterm grades for all 100- and 200-level courses. Furthermore, midterm grading should be used to submit grades assigned for non-attendance. For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology click:
Grading Information.
October 26       Registration for Spring 2021 Begins

Spring 2021 registration time assignments are now available.
October 28       Last Day to Drop a Course with a Grade of "W" for the Fall Full Term

This is a student's last opportunity to drop a course. Drops after this date must be approved and processed by the student's college.
November 2020
November 20       In-person instruction ends; all remaining Fall 2020 instruction will be conducted remotely

November 20       Last Day for All Examinations and Extended Assignments

The week immediately preceding the final examination period each semester is reserved as a time in which students may concentrate on completing course work and preparing for final examinations. As such, The University prohibits all other examinations and extended assignments during that week.
November 21 - November 29       Thanksgiving Week - Classes Dismissed

November 26 - November 27       Thanksgiving Holidays (UA closed)

December 2020
December 04       Classes End

December 04       Last Day to Withdraw from the Fall Full/Fall 2 Terms

This is the last day students have to withdraw from the term (all classes) without requiring approval from the student's college Dean's office. Withdrawals from Nursing and Law always require approval from the respective Dean's office.
December 07       Final Exams - Monday (All final exams will be conducted remotely)

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Departmental Exam for SP 101/102/201/202

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. & classes which first meet on Monday and begin 6:00 p.m. or later

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 08       Final Exams - Tuesday (All final exams will be conducted remotely)

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 12:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. & classes which first meet on Tuesday and begin 6:00 p.m. or later

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 09       Final Exams - Wednesday (All final exams will be conducted remotely)

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 9:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 4:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. & classes which being 6:00 p.m. or later on Friday

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. & classes which first meet on Wednesday and begin 6:00 p.m. or later

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 10       Final Exams - Thursday (All final exams will be conducted remotely)

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. & classes which first meet MWF between 7:00 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. & classes which first meet on Thursday and begin 6:00 p.m. or later

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 11       Final Exams - Friday (All final exams will be conducted remotely)

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 12       Fall Commencement

Please visit the
Commencement website for more information.
December 15       Final Grade Entry Deadline (11:59 p.m.)

Any missing grades as of the 11:59 p.m. deadline will result in grades of "N" being assigned as placeholders. Instructors will then be required to submit grade change requests to correct all "N" grades. For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology click:
Grading Information.
January 2021
January 13       Undergraduate Transfer Credit Deadline

Deadline for receipt of transfer credit (on an official transcript) for December graduates. If transfer credit is not received by this date, students will be removed from December graduation and will be required to reapply for May graduation.
January 15       Diploma Address Deadline

Last day for students to make changes to the diploma address in myBama (Click View Graduation Applications link). Any changes made to the diploma address on the degree application after this date will not be reflected in the diploma order and will lead to delays in the receipt of diplomas.
January 15       Degree Completion Deadline

All degrees will be either awarded or denied by the Degree Completion Deadline; no degrees will be awarded after the published deadline. It is the responsibility of the degree candidate to ensure all requirements are met at the end of the term by the published deadline. More information posted under Diplomas & Degrees then
Degree Awarding.
February 2021
February 05       Diploma Ship Day

Diplomas for all December graduates will be shipped no later than this date. A notification will be sent to the Crimson email account when the diploma has shipped.