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March 2016
March 07 Degree Application Available
The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students.
March 28 Registration Begins
The registration time tables for Summer and Fall 2016 are now available:
Registration Time Tables.
July 2016
July 15 Fall Bill Available
The Fall bill will open on July 15, 2016. 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 2016
August 10 Fall Payment Due and Cancellation
Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on August 10, 2016 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 17 Classes Begin
August 24 Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"
August 31 Midterm Grade Entry Opens
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.
September 2016
September 05 Classes Dismissed - Labor Day (UA offices Closed)
September 16 Constitution Day (classes in session and UA offices open)
October 2016
October 05 Midterm Grade Entry Deadline
Midterm grades are due tonight at midnight. 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 07 Undergraduate Degree Application Deadline
Last day to submit degree application for Undergraduate students. Application must be submitted online through myBama.
October 11 - October 12 Graduation Celebration
Supply Store Lobby - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students can get Bachelor’s and Master’s regalia 10% off; diploma frames will be 20% off; select your rings and invitations with Balfour; a photographer will be present.
October 24 Registration for Spring 2017 Begins
The Spring 2017
Registration Time Assignments are now available.
October 26 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.
October 27 - October 28 Classes Dismissed - Mid-Semester Study Break (UA offices open)
October 31 Doctoral Regalia Priority Deadline
Deadline to rent/purchase doctoral gowns. 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.
November 2016
November 12 Priority Deadline for Regalia Rental
Priority deadline for renting 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.
November 22 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 23 Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices open)
November 23 Final Grade Entry Opens
For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology click:
Grading Information.
November 24 - November 25 Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices closed)
December 2016
December 02 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 02 Classes End
December 05 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 101/102/103/201/201

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 06 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 07 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 08 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 09 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 09 President's Reception for December Graduates
A reception at the President's Mansion for December 2016 graduates and their families from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
December 10 Winter Commencement
Saturday at 9:00 a.m.: College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, College of Human Environmental Sciences, and Capstone College of Nursing

Saturday at 1:30 p.m.: College of Commerce & Business Administration, College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Engineering, School of Social Work and School of Law.

Graduate and Undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies as listed above according to their respective colleges. Students should arrive 90 minutes prior to the published start time of their ceremony.
December 13 Final Grade Entry Deadline (Midnight)
Any missing grades as of the midnight 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 2017
January 04 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 Winter graduation and will be forced to reapply for Spring graduation.
January 06 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 27 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.