Academic Calendar

Note: Academic calendars are subject to change without notice. The University reserves the right to revise or change rules, charges, fees, schedules, courses, requirements for degrees, and other regulations affecting students including, but not limited to, evaluations standards, whenever considered necessary or desirable. The University reserves the right to cancel any course for insufficient registration and to phase out any program. Registration by a student signifies an agreement to comply with all regulations of the University.

Fall 2018 Term Dates

First Semester
Fall 2018

July 15

Application for Fall Graduation open through September 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

April 23 - August 24

Fall 2018 General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

August 17

8:00 a.m. - Residence Halls open.

August 20

Fall 2018 classes begin.

August 20- 24

OPEN DROP/ADD AND REGISTRATION: Students adjust their schedules via MyBLUE.

August 27

Written approval of instructor or department chairperson or dean required for late registration and change of schedule. Forms are available at the Registrar's Office, Warner Hall. Drop option via MyBLUE is available through the mid-point of the class.

August 29

E-bill notifications will be sent to student's Lopermail account.

September 3

Labor Day Break. All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

September 4

All classes reconvene.

September 15

Last day to apply for Fall 2018 graduation. Graduation application available through MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

September 17

Spring 2019 class schedule available on MyBLUE.

September 20

Tuition and Fees due in full for Fall 2018 classes.

October 15 - 16

Fall Break, all classes dismissed; UNK Offices open.

October 17

Begin Academic Advising for Spring 2019 registration. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

October 19

Last day to Drop a full semester class with a "W" in lieu of a grade. All drops processed by student via MyBLUE.

October 22 - November 9

Begin Early Registration for Spring 2019. Students may register via MyBLUE beginning at the scheduled hour and anytime following.

Registration Times.

November 12 - January 11

General Registration for Spring 2019 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

November 21 - 24

Thanksgiving Break. All classes dismissed. UNK offices closed November 22 and 23.

November 26

Classes reconvene.

December 1

Application for Spring graduation open through February 1. Apply via MyBLUE.

November 30

New Student Orientation & Transfer Day. Open to new students who have been admitted to UNK for Spring 2019. Reservation required.
Contact UNK Admissions Office for information.

December 5

MyBLUE opens for grading.

December 10 - 13

Finals Week: Classes re-scheduled according to final exam schedule.

Final Exam Schedule

December 13

Winter Commencement Rehearsal, 3:00 p.m. Health & Sports Center.

December 14

10:00 a.m. - Winter Commencement Ceremony, Health & Sports Center.

Detailed Graduation Information

December 18

5:00 p.m. - Final Grades due via MyBLUE.

December 24 - January 1

UNK Offices closed for holidays.

Spring 2019 Semester Dates

Second Semester
Spring 2019

December 1

Application for Spring graduation open through February 1, 2019. Apply via MyBLUE.

January 1-6

Spring 2019 General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

January 2

UNK Offices open.

January 4

Residence Halls open 12:00 p.m.

January 7

Spring 2019 class begin.

January 7-11

OPEN DROP/ADD AND REGISTRATION: Students adjust their schedules via MyBLUE.

January 14

Written approval of instructor or department chairperson or dean required for late registration and change of schedule. Forms are available at the Registrar's Office, Warner Hall. Drop option via MyBLUE is available through the mid-point of the class.

January 17

E-bill notifications will be sent to student's Lopermail account.

January 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. All Classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

February 1

Last day to apply for Spring 2019 graduation. Graduation application available via MyBLUE.
Detailed Graduation Information

February 7

Tuition and Fees are due in full for Spring 2019 classes.

March 8

Last Day to drop a full semester class with a "W" in lieu of a grade.
All drops processed by student via MyBLUE.

March 17-24

Spring Break - All classes dismissed; UNK Offices open.

March 25

Monday, Classes reconvene.
Begin Academic Advising for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

April 1

Begin Early Registration for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019. Available to all students currently enrolled in Spring classes. Registration opens according to Class Standing and the last 4 digits of the NUID number. Students may register via MyBLUE beginning at the scheduled hour and anytime following. Registration Times.

April 15

Application for Summer graduation open through June 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

April 19

Transfer Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Summer 2019/Fall 2019.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for information.

April 22

General Registration begins for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

April 24

MyBLUE opens for grading.

April 29 - May 2

Finals Week: Classes rescheduled according to Final Exam Schedule.

Finals Schedule

May 2

3:00 p.m. - Spring Commencement Rehearsal, Health & Sports Center.

May 3

10:00 a.m. - Spring Commencement Ceremony, Health & Sports Center.

Detailed Graduation Information

May 7

5:00 p.m. - Final grades due via MyBLUE.

Summer 2019 Semester Dates

Summer 2019

April 15

Application for Summer graduation open through June 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

May 6

Summer 2019 Term begins.
Classes will periodically convene and conclude according to dates and times shown on the class schedule on MyBLUE. All students must complete their registration by the first class day. Please check MyBLUE Schedule of Classes for class days and times and meeting dates.

May 9

E-bill notifications will be sent to student's Lopermail account.

May 17

Transfer Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Fall 2019.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

May 27

Memorial Day. All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

May 28

Classes reconvene and UNK offices open.

May 29

Tuition and Fees due in full for Summer 2019 classes.

June 15

Last Day to apply for Summer Graduation. Graduation Application available via MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

June 20

Transfer Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Fall 2019.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

July 4

All classes dismissed & UNK offices closed in observance of Independence Day.

July 5

Classes reconvene and UNK offices open.

July 15

Application for Fall Graduation open through September 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

July 18

Transfer Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

July 25

3:00 p.m. - Summer Commencement Rehearsal, Health & Sports Center.

July 26

10:00 a.m. - Summer Commencement Ceremony, Health & Sports Center.

Detailed Graduation Information

August 23

8:00 a.m. - Residence Halls open.

August 26

Fall 2019 classes begin.