March 2021
March 08       Degree Application Available

The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students.
March 22       Registration for Summer and Fall 2021 Begins

Summer and Fall 2021 registration time assignments are now available.
July 2021
July 15       Fall 2021 Bill Available

July 15       Student Account Payment Plans open; 4x Payment Plan, VA Payment Plan, and Med School Payment Plan Options Available

August 2021
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       Fall 2021 Bill Due and Cancellation

Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on August 10, 2021 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 12       Start of Financial Aid Disbursements for Fall (includes Law)

August 16       Fall 2021 Late Enrollment Bill Available

August 18       Classes Begin for Full Term

August 25       Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W" for the Fall Full Term

August 26       Registration Begins for Fall 2

August 27       Med School Payment Plan Option Closes

September 2021
September 03       Fall 2021 Bill Due and Cancellation

Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on September 3, 2021 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 06       Labor Day (UA closed)

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

September 10       VA Payment Plan Option Closes

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

September 20       Classes Begin for Fall 2

September 21       Student Account Payment 3x Payment Plan Option Closes

October 2021
October 04       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 06       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 25       Registration for Spring 2022 Begins

Spring 2022 registration time assignments will be available by October 1, 2021.
October 27       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.
October 28 - October 29       Mid-Semester Study Break - Classes Dismissed (UA offices open)

November 2021
November 23       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 24       Thanksgiving - Classes Dismissed (UA offices open)

November 25 - November 26       Thanksgiving - Classes Dismissed (UA closed)

December 2021
December 03       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 03       Classes End for Full Term and Fall 2

December 06       Final Exams - Monday

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 7:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 2:00 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 5:00 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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 07       Final Exams - Tuesday

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 8:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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 08       Final Exams - Wednesday

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

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 12:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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 09       Final Exams - Thursday

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 9:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet MWF between 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 3:30 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Provisional Exam Period - This time may be used to reschedule final exams for students who have exam conflicts or three or more final exams scheduled on Monday-Wednesday of Final Exam Week. Exams should be rescheduled according to the appropriate priority as outlined in the
Final Exam Policy.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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 10       Final Exams - Friday

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

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Classes which first meet TR between 11:00 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
December 11       Fall Commencement

Please visit the
Commencement website for more information.
December 14       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.
December 23 - January 03       Classes Dismissed - Holiday Break (UA offices closed)

January 2022
January 12       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 14       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.
January 14       Diploma Address & Diploma Name Change 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.

Students may edit middle name and suffix on the graduation application. These edits are for the diploma name only and do not change the official name on the academic record. Any other changes to the name must be filed in accordance with the UA
name change policy. Changes made after this date will not be reflected on the diploma.
February 2022