March 2017
March 06       Degree Application Available

The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students.
March 27       Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 Begins

Summer and Fall 2017 registration timetables are now available here:
Registration Dates and Times
July 2017
July 17       Fall Bill Available

The Fall bill will open on July 17, 2017. Payment must be made before noon on August 10. Please log in to your student account via myBama to make payment. For more information, visit
Student Accounts.
August 2017
August 10       Fall Payment Due and Cancellation

Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on August 10, 2017 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 23       Classes Begin

August 30       Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"

September 2017
September 04       Classes Dismissed - Labor Day (UA offices Closed)

September 18       Constitution Day (classes in session and UA offices open)

October 2017
October 06       Degree Application Deadline

Last day to submit degree application. Application must be submitted 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 11       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 12 - October 14       Graduation Celebration

Ferguson Center Supply Store Lobby - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
During the event, students can purchase Bachelor's and Master's regalia 10% off; diploma frames will be 10% off; select rings and invitations with Balfour; a photographer will be present.
October 26 - October 27       Classes Dismissed - Mid-Semester Study Break (UA offices open)

October 27       Regalia Deadline

Deadline to rent/purchase doctoral, faculty, or law regalia. Sizing and availability cannot be guaranteed after this date. (Purchase at the SUPe Store in the Ferguson Center or online through the SUPe Store's website
here.
October 30       Registration for Spring 2018 Begins

Spring 2018
registration time assignments are now available.
November 2017
November 01       Last Day to Drop a Course with a Grade of "W"

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 22       Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices open)

November 23 - November 24       Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices closed)

November 29       Final Grade Entry Opens

For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology visit our
Grade Reporting page.
December 2017
December 01       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.
December 08       Classes End

December 08       Last Day to Withdraw from the Term

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 11       Final Exams - Monday

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 GN 101/102/103 & SP 101/102/103/201/202

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

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

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 begin 6:00 p.m. or later on Tuesday

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 13       Final Exams - Wednesday

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 begin 6:00 p.m. or later on Wednesday

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 14       Final Exams - Thursday

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 begin 6:00 p.m. or later on Thursday

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 15       Final Exams - Friday

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 15       President's Reception

A reception at the President's Mansion for December 2017 graduates and their families from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
December 16       Winter Commencement

9:00 a.m. - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Engineering, School of Social Work, School of Law

1:30 p.m. - College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Capstone College of Nursing

Graduate and Undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies as listed above according to their respective college.
December 19       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 2018
January 17       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 19       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.
February 2018
February 09       Diploma Ship Day

Diplomas for all Fall graduates will be shipped no later than this date. A shipment notification will be sent to students' Crimson email accounts when diplomas are en route.