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.

Future Academic Calendars - This projection is based on the calendar guidelines contained in the Regents Policy 2.4.1.  Any changes to those guidelines will change these projected dates. 

Spring 2021

Date

Event

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. - Undergraduate Spring Commencement Rehearsal, Health & Sports Center.

May 7

10:00 a.m. - Undergraduate Spring Commencement Ceremony,

Health & Sports Center.

Detailed Graduation Information

May 8

10:00 a.m. - Graduate Spring Commencement Ceremony,

Health & Sports Center.

Detailed Graduation Information

May 11

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

Summer 2021

Date

 Event

April 15

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

May 10

Summer 2021 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 13

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

May 21

Transfer Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Fall 2021.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

May 27

Tuition and Fees due in full for Summer 2021 classes.

May 31

Memorial Day. All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

June 1

Classes reconvene and UNK offices open.

June 15

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

Detailed Graduation Information

June 24

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

July 5

All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed for Independence Day.

July 6

Classes reconvene and UNK offices open.

July 15

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

July 22

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

July 29

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

July 30

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

Detailed Graduation Information

August 20

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

August 23

Fall 2021 classes begin.

Fall 2021

Date

Event

July 15

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

April 26-August 20

Fall 2021 General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

August 20

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

August 23

Fall 2021 classes begin.

August 23-27

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

August 30-September 3

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 2

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

September 6-10

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 6

Labor Day. All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

September 7

Classes reconvene and UNK offices open.

September 15

Last day to apply for Fall 2021 graduation. Graduation application available through MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

September 23

Tuition and Fees due in full for Fall 2021 classes.

September 27

Spring 2022 Class Schedule available on MyBLUE.

October 18-19

Fall Break, all classes dismissed; UNK Offices open

October 20

Classes reconvene.

October 20

Begin Academic Advising for Spring 2022 registration. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

October 22

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

October 25-November 12

Begin Early Registration for Spring 2022. Students may register via MyBLUE beginning at the scheduled hour and anytime following.

Registration Times.

November 15-January 21

General Registration for Spring 2022 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

November 24-27

Thanksgiving Break. All classes dismissed. UNK offices closed November 25 and 26.

November 29

Classes reconvene.

December 1

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

December 3

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

December 13

MyBLUE opens for grading.

December 13-16

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

Final Exam Schedule

December 16

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

December 17

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

Detailed Graduation Information

December 21

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

December 24-January 1

UNK Offices closed for holidays.

Spring 2022: January 3 - May 12 (Includes Finals Week)*

Date

Event

September 27, 2021

Class Schedules available for Spring Semester 2022

October 20, 2021

Academic Advising begins for Spring Semester 2022

October 25, 2021 Early Registration begins for Spring Semester 2022
November 15, 2021 - January 2, 2022 General Registration for Spring Semester (Three-Week Session)
November 15, 2021 - January 23, 2022 General Registration for Spring Semester (Regular Academic Session)

December 1, 2021

Application for Spring Graduation open through February 1, 2022. Apply via MyBLUE.

January 2

Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record (three-week session)

January 3 - January 21

Spring 2022 Three-Week Session

January 3 - January 13

All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record (three-week session)

January 3

UNK Offices open.

January 3

Residence Halls open 9:00am

January 3 Last day to change a course registration to Credit/No Credit (three-week session)
January 3 Last day to drop a class and receive a full refund (three-week session)

January 4

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

January 5

Written approval of instructor or department chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule (three-week session)

January 6

Written approval of instructor and department chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule (three-week session)

January 6 Last day to drop a class and receive a partial refund (three-week session)
January 13 Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the three-week session

January 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - UNK offices closed

January 19

Spring 2022 Three-Week Session grading opens

January 24

Spring 2022 Regular Academic Session classes begin

January 25

Spring 2022 Three Week Session grading closes

January 28

Last day to file a drop to remove course from student's record

January 28

Last day to drop a full-semester course and receive a 100% refund

January 29 - March 25

All course withdrawals noted with a grade of "W" on academic record

January 29

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

January 29 - February 4

Written approval of instructor or department chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule

February 5 - February 18

Written approval of instructor and department chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule

February 1

Last day to apply for a degree in May. Spring 2022 Graduation application available via MyBLUE. $25 fee due with application

Detailed Graduation Information

February 3

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

February 5

Last day to drop a full-semester course and receive a 75% refund

February 11

Last day to drop a full-semester course and receive a 50% refund

February 18

Last day to drop a full-semester course and receive a 25% refund

February 18

Last day to change a full-semester course registration to or from Credit/No Credit

February 24

Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty

March 12 - 16

Spring Semester Break (Student Holiday - UNK offices open)

March 25

Last day to withdraw from one or more full-semester courses for the term

April 4

Early Registration for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 begins. 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 2022 Graduation open through June 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

April 25

General Registration begins for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all persons admitted to UNK

May 6

Last day of regularly scheduled classes**

May 9 - 12

Finals Week: Classes rescheduled according to Final Exam Schedule

Finals Schedule

May 9

Grading opens (full-semester)

May 13

10:00 a.m. - Spring Commencement Ceremony,

Health & Sports Center

Detailed Graduation Information

May 17

Grading closes (full-semester)

*Mini-Session Courses follow pro-rated dates for deadlines, tuition charges, and refunds. For Mini-course tuition charges or refund dates, please contact Student Accounts.

**Faculty, please see the 15th Week Policy regarding the last week of classes.