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June 2016
June 06 Degree Application Available
The online degree application in myBama becomes available for Graduate & Undergraduate students
October 2016
October 24 Registration Begins
The Spring 2017
Registration Time Assignments are now available.
November 2016
November 15 Spring Bill Available
The Spring bill will open on November 15, 2016. Payment must be made before noon on December 12th. Please log in to your student account via myBama to make payment. For more information, visit
Student Accounts.
December 2016
December 12 Spring Payment Due and Cancellation
Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on December 12, 2016 for all Spring bills. Schedules will be cancelled for students who haven’t paid in full or participated in a payment plan before noon on this date.
January 2017
January 04 UA Offices Resume Normal Business Hours
January 11 Classes Begin
January 16 Classes Dismissed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (UA offices closed)
January 18 Last Day to Add a Course or Drop a Course Without a Grade of "W"
January 18 Graduate Degree Application Deadline
Last day to submit degree application for Graduate students. Application must be submitted online through myBama.
January 25 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.
February 2017
February 28 - March 02 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.
March 2017
March 03 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.
March 03 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.
March 10 - March 17 Classes Dismissed - Spring Holidays (UA offices closed)
Spring Holidays begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10th.
March 24 Regalia Deadline
Priority 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.
March 27 Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 Begins
Summer and Fall 2017 registration timetables are now available here:
Registration Dates and Times
March 29 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.
April 2017
April 03 - April 07 Honors Week
April 07 Classes Dismissed - Honors Day (UA offices open)
April 17 Summer Bill Available
The Summer bill will open on April 17, 2017. Payment must be made before noon on May 10. Please log in to your student account via myBama to make payment. For more information, visit
Student Accounts.
April 21 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.
April 26 Final Grade Entry Opens
For additional information on non-attendance grading and other grading policies, definitions, and terminology click:
Grading Information.
April 28 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.
April 28 Classes End
May 2017
May 01 Final Exams - Monday
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 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. & classes which begin 6:00 p.m. or later on Friday

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 Monday

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
May 02 Final Exams - Tuesday
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.: 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 TR between 4:00 p.m. - 5:50 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.
May 03 Final Exams - Wednesday
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 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

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 Wednesday

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
May 04 Final Exams - Thursday
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.

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 MWF 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.
May 05 Spring Commencement
4:30 p.m. - College of Arts & Sciences

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.
May 05 Final Exams - Friday
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.

For information on how to interpret the exam schedule and other final exam policies, click:
Final Exam Information.
May 05 President's Reception for Graduates
A reception at the President's Mansion for May 2017 graduates and their families from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
May 06 Spring Commencement
9:00 a.m. - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

1:30 p.m. - College of Education, College of Engineering, Capstone College of Nursing

6:00 p.m. - College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Human Environmental Sciences, School of Social Work

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.
May 07 Spring Commencement
2:00 p.m. Law School
May 09 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.
May 10 Summer Payment Due and Cancellation
Payment in full or participation in a payment plan is required before noon on May 10, 2017 for all Summer bills. Schedules will be cancelled for students who haven’t paid in full or participated in a payment plan before noon on this date.
May 24 Undergraduate Transfer Credit Deadline
Deadline for receipt of transfer credit (on an official transcript) for May graduates. If transfer credit is not received by this date, students will be removed from Spring graduation and will be forced to reapply for Summer graduation.
May 26 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.
June 2017
June 17 Diploma Ship Day
Diplomas for all Spring 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.