Fall Key Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2023 Overview

Course TERM Full Semester 1st Half 2nd Half 1st Mini 2nd Mini 3rd Mini
Start DATE August 28 August 28 October 23 August 28 October 3 November 9
Last Day to Add without Signatures [1] September 3 August 25 October 20 August 25 October 2 November 8
Schedule Adjustment [2] and Elect Pass/Fail September 3 September 3 October 26 September 3 Day following 2nd Class Day following 2nd Class
Last Day to ADD [3] September 11 September 11 Day following 3rd Class Day following 3rd Class Day following 3rd Class Day following 3rd Class
Last Day to DROP with “W” [4] October 27 September 27 November 21 September 19 October 26 December 5
P/F change to Letter November 8 October 2 November 29 September 20 October 27 December 6
End DATE December 19 October 20 December 19 October 2 November 8 December 19

[1] Signatures are required to add a course after this date.

[2] After these dates, late fees apply ($20.00) for all schedule changes and “W” grades are assigned for drops.

[3] You MUST be registered in courses by this date in order to receive credit and grades.

[4] For Withdrawal from the university, go to the Student Affairs Office, Netzer Administration Building 119.

Fall 2023 Details by Month


23-26 Wednesday-Saturday: New student arrival and orientation.

27 Sunday: Last day to register. Any student who has not registered by this date at 3:00pm will be assessed a $40 Late Registration Fee.

28 Monday: Classes begin.

  • Add/Drop begins online and in the Registrar’s Office (Netzer 130).


3 Sunday: **ADD/DROP ENDS**

  • After this date, all schedule adjustments (add/drop) for full semester courses will result in a $20 late fee.
  • “W” grades are assigned for dropping a full semester course after this date.
  • After this date, all Individual Course Enrollment, Independent Study, Internship, and Teaching Assistantship forms (3 s.h. or more) will result in a $20 late fee.
  • Last day for students with part-time enrollment to drop a course with no tuition liability.

4 Monday: Labor Day - no classes, administrative offices closed.

5 Tuesday: Classes resume.


  • You MUST be registered in a course by this date to receive credit and grades. See chart above for mini and half-semester ADD/DROP deadlines.

21 Thursday: ​​ Semester bill - second Installment Plan payment due.​​

25 Monday:

  • TAP Certification begins. Students receiving TAP awards must be in full-time DAC (12 s.h. or more of Degree Applicable Credit) to be eligible for TAP. Failure to enroll in full-time DAC will result in the loss of the award.


6 Friday:  University closes after last class.

11 Wednesday:  Classes resume.

19 Thursday:  Interim Progress Reports due from faculty.

21 Saturday:  Semester bill - third and final Installment Plan payment due.


  • Last day to drop a full semester course.


1 Wednesday: December 2023 Diploma/Certificate Application and related application fee due in the Registrar’s Office.

6 Monday: Beginning date for Winter and Spring 2024 pre-enrollment.

9 Thursday:  After this date, all Individual Course Enrollment, Independent Study, Internship, and Teaching Assistantship forms (less than 3 s.h.) will result in a $20 late fee.

20 Monday:  Last day for students to make up Incomplete and Pending Grades from Spring and Summer 2023 or to file the Extension of Time Form.

21 Tuesday:  University closes after last class.

27 Monday:  Classes resume.

29 Wednesday:  Last day to withdraw or take a leave of absence from the University. After this date, students must complete all coursework.


4 Monday:  Last day for faculty to turn in grades for previously assigned Incomplete and Pending Grades or to file the Extension of Time Form.


11 Monday:  Last day of regular class schedule.

12 Tuesday:  **STUDY DAY, NO CLASSES**

13-19 Wednesday through Tuesday:

Adding/Dropping Full Semester Courses Online

Add Full Semester Courses online from August 28th 8:00am until September 3rd at Midnight.

No signatures required for course drops/withdrawals. These can be processed online until the withdrawal dates for each part of term.

No signatures required for course adds from August 28th - September 3rd, UNLESS:

  • The course is a First Mini or Half Semester Course.
  • The course requires department or instructor approval.
  • The course is reserved for students in a designated major.
  • You have not met the course prerequisite.
  • You have a time conflict.

Students with any of the above problems MUST process add/drops via the Registrar's Office. All schedule adjustments for full semester courses made after September 3rd at midnight require the instructor’s permission.

Note: An instructor adding a name to or deleting a student name from a roster does NOT CONSTITUTE an official add or drop. Students are academically responsible for making all schedule adjustments either on the web or via the Registrar’s Office. Students should always check their schedules carefully.

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