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 2020 Semester Dates

First Semester
Fall 2020

 

July 15

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

April 27-August 21

Fall 2020 General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

August 21

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

August 24

Fall 2020 classes begin.

August 24-28

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

August 29-September 4

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.

September 3

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

September 5-18

Written approval of instructor and department chairperson and 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.

September 7

Classes in session.

September 15

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 graduation. Graduation application available through MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

September 21

Spring 2021 Class Schedule available on MyBLUE.

September 24

Tuition and Fees due in full for Fall 2020 classes.

October 19-20

Fall Break, all classes dismissed; UNK Offices open.

October 21

Begin Academic Advising for Spring 2021 registration. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

October 23

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

October 26-November 13

Begin Early Registration for Spring 2021. Students may register via MyBLUE beginning at the scheduled hour and anytime following.

Registration Times.

November 16-January 8

General Registration for Spring 2021 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

November 25-28

Thanksgiving Break. All classes dismissed. UNK offices closed November 26 and 27.

November 30

Classes reconvene.

December 1

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

December 4

New Student Orientation & Transfer Day. Open to new students who have been admitted to UNK for Spring 2021. Reservation required.
Contact UNK Admissions Office for information.

December 14

MyBLUE opens for grading.

December 14-17

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

Final Exam Schedule

December 17

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

7:00 p.m. Winter Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Health & Sports Center

December 18

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

Detailed Graduation Information

December 22

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

December 24-January 1

UNK Offices closed for holidays.

Spring 2021

Spring 2021 Semester Dates

Second Semester
Spring 2021

 

December 1, 2020

Application for Spring graduation open through February 1, 2021. Apply via MyBLUE.

January 1-22

Spring 2021 Regular Academic Session General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

January 4

UNK Offices open.

January 4

Residence Halls open 9:00am.

January 4

Spring 2021 Three Week Session classes begin.

January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - UNK offices closed.

January 20

Spring 2021 Three Week Session grading opens.

January 25

Spring 2021 Regular Academic Session classes begin.

January 25-29

Regular Academic Session - OPEN DROP/ADD AND REGISTRATION: Students adjust their schedules via MyBLUE.

January 26

Spring 2021 Three Week Session grading closes.

January 30 - February 5

Regular Academic Session - 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.

February 1

Last day to apply for Spring 2021 graduation. Graduation application available via MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

February 4

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

February 6-19

Regular Academic Session - Written approval of instructor and department chairperson and 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.

February 25

Tuition and Fees are due in full for Spring 2021 classes.

March 26

Regular Academic Session - Last Day to drop a full semester class with a "W" in lieu of a grade.

All drops processed by student via MyBLUE.

March 29

Begin Academic Advising for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 registration. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

April 5

Begin Early Registration for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021. 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 16

Transfer Day - Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Summer 2021/Fall 2021.

Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for information.

April 26

General Registration begins for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

May 3

MyBLUE opens for grading.

May 3 - 6

Finals Week: Classes rescheduled according to Final Exam Schedule.

Finals Schedule

May 6

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

May 7

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

Detailed Graduation Information

May 11

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