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 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 12

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 drop a class and receive a full refund (three-week session)

January 4

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

January 4

Written approval of Instructor or Department Chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule (three-week session)

January 5

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 4

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 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.

Summer 2022

Date

 Event

January 31, 2022

Class Schedules available for Summer Semester 2022

April 4 - April 24

Early Registration for Summer Semester 2022

April 25 - May 15

Open Registration for Summer Semester 2022

April 15

Application for Summer graduation open through June 15. Apply via MyBLUE. ($25.00 fee due with application)

May 6

Financial Aid credited to bill

May 16 - August 5

Summer 2022 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 19

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

May 20

Enrollment 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 30

Memorial Day (Student & Staff Holiday - UNK Offices closed)

June 3

Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty

June 8

Grading opens for Summer classes concluding June 10

June 14

Grades due for Summer classes concluding June 10

June 15

Final day to apply for a degree in August. Graduation Application available via MyBLUE. ($25.00 fee due with application)

Detailed Graduation Information

June 23

Enrollment Day. Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Fall 2022.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

July 4

Independence Day (Student & Staff Holiday - UNK Offices closed)

July 6

Grading opens for Summer classes concluding July 8

July 12

Grades due for Summer classes concluding July 8

July 15

Application for Fall Graduation open through September 15. Apply via MyBLUE. ($25.00 fee due with application)

July 21

Transfer Day - Open to new transfer students who have been admitted to UNK for Fall 2022.
Reservation required. Contact UNK Admissions Office for more information.

August 3

Grading opens for Summer classes concluding August 5

August 5

Summer 2022 Semester ends.

August 5

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

Detailed Graduation Information

August 9

Grades due for Summer classes concluding August 5

*Summer Courses follow prorated dates for deadlines, tuition charges and refunds. For Summer course tuition charges or refund dates, please contact Student Accounts.

** 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, evaluation standards, whenever considered necessary ro 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 2022: August 22 - December 16 (Includes Finals Week)*

Date

Event

July 15

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

August 12

Financial Aid credited to bill

April 25 - August 21

Fall 2022 General Registration continues via MyBLUE. Open to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

August 22 - December 16

2022 Fall Semester

August 22

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

August 26

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

August 26

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

August 26

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

August 27 - September 2

Written approval of Instructor or Department Chairperson 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 27 - November 11

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

September 1

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

September 2

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

September 3-16

Written approval of Instructor and Department Chairperson 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 5

Labor Day. All classes dismissed and UNK offices closed.

September 9

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

September 15

Last day to apply for a degree in December. Graduation application available through MyBLUE.

Detailed Graduation Information

September 16

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

September 22

Last day to submit Fall 2022 tuition and fees payment without penalty

September 26

Spring 2023 Class Schedule available on MyBLUE.

October 17-18

Fall Break, all classes dismissed; UNK Offices open

October 19

Academic Advising for Spring 2023 registration begins. Students meet with assigned faculty advisors.

October 21

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

October 24 - November 13

Early Registration for Spring 2023. Students may register via MyBLUE beginning at the scheduled hour and anytime following.

Registration Times.

November 11

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

November 14, 2022 - January 2, 2023

General Registration for Spring 2023 Three-Week Session via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

November 14, 2022 - January 21, 2023

General Registration for Spring 2023 via MyBLUE. Available to all interested persons admitted to UNK.

November 23

Student Holiday (UNK offices open)

November 24-27

Thanksgiving Vacation (UNK offices closed)

December 1

Application for Spring graduation open through February 1.

Apply via MyBLUE.

December 12

MyBLUE opens for grading.

December 12-15

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

Final Exam Schedule

December 16

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

Detailed Graduation Information

December 20

Final Grades due via MyBLUE by 5:00 PM

December 23 - January 2

UNK Offices closed for holidays.

Spring 2023: January 3 - May 19 (Includes Finals Week)*

Date

Event

September 26, 2022

Class Schedules available for Spring Semester 2023

October 19, 2022

Academic Advising begins for Spring Semester 2023

October 24, 2022 Early Registration begins for Spring Semester 2023
November 14, 2022 - January 2, 2023 General Registration for Spring Semester (Three-Week Session)
November 14, 2022 - January 22, 2023 General Registration for Spring Semester (Regular Academic Session)

December 1, 2022

Application for Spring Graduation open through February 1, 2023. Apply via MyBLUE.

December 26, 2022

Financial Aid credited to bill for students enrolled in the three-week session

January 2

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

January 3 - January 20

Spring 2023 Three-Week Session

January 3 - January 17

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 drop a class and receive a full refund (three-week session)

January 4

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

January 4

Written approval of Instructor or Department Chairperson required for late registration and change of schedule (three-week session)

January 5

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

Financial Aid credited to bill for students enrolled in the Spring 2023 Regular Academic Session

January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - UNK offices closed

January 17 Last day to withdraw from one or more courses for the three-week session

January 18

Spring 2023 Three-Week Session grading opens

January 23 - May 19

Spring 2023 Regular Academic Session

January 23

Late Registration begins ($15.00 late registration fee assessed)

January 24

Spring 2023 Three Week Session grading closes

January 27

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

January 27

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

January 28 - April 21

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

January 28 - February 3

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

February 4 - February 17

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 2023 Graduation application available via MyBLUE. $25 fee due with application

Detailed Graduation Information

February 2

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

February 3

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

February 10

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

February 17

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

February 23

Last day to submit tuition and fees payment without penalty

March 12 - 19

Spring Semester Break (Student Holiday - UNK offices open)

April 3

Early Registration for Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 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 2023 Graduation open through June 15. Apply via MyBLUE.

April 21

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

April 24

General Registration begins for Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 classes via MyBLUE. Available to all persons admitted to UNK

May 12

Last day of regularly scheduled classes**

May 15

Grading opens (full-semester)

May 15-18

Finals Week: Classes rescheduled according to Final Exam Schedule

Finals Schedule

May 19

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

Health & Sports Center

Detailed Graduation Information

May 23

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.