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March 2015
March 09 Degree Application Available
The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students.
August 2015
August 19 Classes Begin
August 26 Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"
August 26 Graduate Degree Application Deadline
Last day to submit degree application for Graduate students. Application must be submitted online through myBama.
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 2015
September 07 Classes Dismissed - Labor Day (UA offices closed)
September 10 Spring 2016 Class Schedule Available in myBama
The spring 2016 class schedule will be available for viewing and searching in myBama and Schedule Builder.
September 17 Constitution Day (classes in session and UA offices open)
October 2015
October 07 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 09 Undergraduate Degree Application Deadline
Last day to submit degree application for Undergraduate students. Application must be submitted online through myBama.
October 26 Registration for Spring 2016 Begins
Link to registration time tables will be posted here by October 1, 2015.
October 28 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 29 - October 30 Classes Dismissed - Mid-Semester Study Break (UA offices open)
November 2015
November 24 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 25 Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices open)
November 25 Final Grade Entry Opens
For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology click:
Grading Information.
November 26 - November 27 Classes Dismissed - Thanksgiving (UA offices closed)
November 27 Attendance Reply Deadline
Last day for graduation candidates to change ceremony attendance reply in myBama (Click View Graduation Applications link)
December 2015
December 02 Faculty Attendance Reply Deadline
Deadline for Faculty to submit online ceremony attendance response. Link to online response system emailed to all active faculty earlier in the semester.
December 04 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 04 Last Day of Classes
December 07 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 08 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 09 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 10 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 11 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 12 Winter Commencement
Saturday at 9:00 a.m.: College of Commerce & Business Administration, College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Engineering, and School of Social Work

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

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 start of their respective ceremony.
December 15 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.
December 24 - January 03 Classes Dismissed - Holiday Break (UA offices closed)
January 2016
January 06 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 08 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 29 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.