Academic Calendar

The current and official academic calendar for UALR is maintained by the Office of Records and Registration. For information regarding the payment dates for each semester, please visit the Bursar’s Office website.
Spring 2018   Summer 2018
Fall 2018

Previous year calendars

 


Spring 2018

Registration Dates

Grad/Post-Bacc/Senior/Special Groups* Priority Registration Oct. 30
Priority Registration For Juniors Nov. 1
Priority Registration For Sophomores Nov. 2
Priority Registration For Freshmen Nov. 3
Priority Registration For All Students Nov. 3 – Jan. 2, 2018
Regular Registration For All Students Jan. 3 – Jan. 15, 2018
Late Registration For All Students Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Full Term – 1
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
-Late Registration Jan 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 22 by 4 p.m.
First 9 Week Term – 101
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
-Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22 by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 22 by 4 p.m.
Second 9 Week Term – 102
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Feb. 25
-Late Registration Feb. 26 – Feb. 28, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Feb. 23 – Feb. 28, by 4 p.m.
First 7 Week Term – 810
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
-Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 22 by 4 p.m.
Second 7 Week Term – 820
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Mar. 11
-Late Registration Mar. 12 – Mar. 14, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Mar. 9 – Mar. 14 by 4 p.m.
First 5 Week Term – 510
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
-Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 17, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 17 by 4 p.m.
Second 5 Week Term – 520
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Feb. 21
-Late Registration Feb. 22 – Feb. 23 , by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Feb. 21 – Feb. 23, by 4 p.m.
Third 5 Week Term – 530
-Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Apr. 8
-Late Registration Apr. 9 – Apr. 10, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Apr. 6 – Apr. 10, by 4 p.m.

Special Groups* include benefits eligible Military/Veterans, Donaghey Scholars, Athletes, and Science Scholars

General Dates

Undergrad Admission Application Deadline Please visit the Office of Admission’s website.
Campus Change Deadline (Main to Online/Online to Main) Jan. 12
University Closed (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Jan. 15
Mid-Term Grade Entry Feb. 26 – Mar. 16
Spring 2018 Graduation Application Deadline Mar. 2
GradFest TBA
Spring Break Mar. 19 – Mar. 25 (University Closed Mar. 23)
Commencement May 12 (9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.)

Deadlines to Remove Incomplete Grade Received in Spring 2018

Last Day to Remove “I” Received in Full Term Aug. 8, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 1st 9 Week Term Jun. 26, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 2nd 9 Week Term Aug. 6, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 1st 7 Week Term Jun. 1, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 2nd 7 Week Term Aug. 8, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I”Received in 1st 5 Week Term May 3, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 2nd 5 Week Term Jul. 5, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 3rd 5 Week Term Aug. 13, 2018

All terms with a Jan. 16 start date

Spring Full Term (regular semester - 1) Jan. 16 - May 8

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jan. 16
Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Jan. 20
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Mar. 13, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Apr. 30
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Apr. 27, by 5 p.m.
Consultation Day May 1
Final Exams May 1 – May 8
Grades Due May 10, by 12 noon

First 9-Week Term (101) - Jan. 16 - Mar. 26

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jan. 16
Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Jan. 20
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Feb. 20, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Mar. 16, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Mar. 26
Final Exams Mar. 26
Grades Due Mar. 28, by 12 noon

First 7-Week Term (810) - Jan. 16 - Mar. 7

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jan. 16
Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 22, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Jan. 20
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Feb. 14, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Mar. 6, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Mar. 7
Final Exams Mar. 7
Grades Due Mar. 9, by 12 noon

First 5-Week Term (510) - Jan. 16 - Feb. 19

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Jan. 15
Senior Citizen Registration Jan. 12 – Jan. 17, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jan. 16
Late Registration Jan. 16 – Jan. 17, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Jan. 20
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Feb. 1, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Feb. 16, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Feb. 19
Final Exams Feb. 19
Grades Due Feb. 21, by 12 noon

All terms with a Feb. 26 start date

Second 9-Week Term (102) - Feb. 26 - May 4

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Feb. 25
Senior Citizen Registration Feb. 23 – Feb. 28, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Feb. 26
Late Registration Feb. 26 – Feb. 28, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Mar. 3
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Apr. 9, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes May 3, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class May 4
Final Exams May 4
Grades Due May 8, by 12 noon

All terms with a Feb. 22 start date

Second 5-Week Term (520) - Feb. 22 - Apr. 4

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Feb. 21
Senior Citizen Registration Feb. 21 – Feb. 23, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Feb. 22
Late Registration Feb. 22 – Feb. 23, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Feb. 24
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Mar. 12, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Apr. 3, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Apr. 4
Final Exams Apr. 4
Grades Due Apr. 6, by 12 noon

All terms with a Mar. 12 start date

Second 7-Week Term (820) - Mar. 12 - May 8

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Mar. 11
Senior Citizen Registration Mar. 9 – Mar. 14, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Mar. 12
Late Registration Mar. 12 – Mar. 14, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Mar. 17
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Apr. 17, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes May 7, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class May 8
Final Exams May 8
Grades Due May 10, by 12 noon

All terms with an Apr. 9 start date

Third 5-Week Term (530) - Apr. 9 - May 11

Regular Registration Jan. 2 – Apr. 8
Senior Citizen Registration Apr. 6 – Apr. 10, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Apr. 9
Late Registration Apr. 9 – Apr. 10, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Saturday Classes Begin Apr. 14
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Apr. 25, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes May 10, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class May 11
Final Exams May 11
Grades Due May 15, by 12 noon

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Summer 2018

Registration Dates

Priority Registration by class standing Mar. 26 – Mar. 30
-Grad/Post-Bacc/Senior/Special Groups Mar. 26 – Mar. 27
-Juniors Mar. 28
-Sophomores Mar. 29
-Freshmen Mar. 30
Early Registration For All Students Mar. 31 – May 13
9 Week Term – 1
-Regular Registration May 14 – May 28
-Late Registration May 29 – June 1, by 4p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration May 26 – June 1, by 4 p.m.
7 Week Term – 3
-Regular Registration May 14 – June 10
-Late Registration Jun. 11 – 12, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jun. 8 – 12, by 4 p.m.
First 5 Week Term – 2
-Regular Registration May 14 – May 28
– Late Registration May 29 – 30, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration May 25 – 30, by 4 p.m.
Second 5 Week Term – 4
-Regular Registration May 14 – Jul. 8
– Late Registration Jul. 9 – 10, by 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Jun. 6 – Jul. 10, by 4 p.m.

Special Groups* include benefits eligible Military/Veterans, Donaghey Scholars, Athletes, and Science Scholars

General Dates

Undergrad Admission Application Deadline Please visit the Office of Admission’s website.
University Closed (Memorial Day) May 28
University Closed (Independence Day ) July 4
Graduation Application Due July 6, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in Spring 2018 (Full Term) Aug. 14

Deadlines to Remove Incomplete Grade Received in Summer 2018

Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 9 Week Term Nov. 4, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in First 5 Week Term Oct. 3, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in Second 5 Week Term Nov. 12, 2018
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in 7 Week Term Nov. 1, 2018


All terms with a May 29 start date

Summer 1 - 9-Week Term - May 29 - Jul. 31

Regular Registration May 14 – 28
Senior Citizen Registration May 26 – June 1, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin May 29
Late Registration May 29 – June 1, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Jul. 3, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Jul. 30, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Jul. 31
Final Exams Jul. 31
Grades Due Aug. 2, by 12 noon


Summer 2 - First 5-Week Term - May 29 - Jul. 2

Regular Registration May 14 – 28
Senior Citizen Registration May 25 – 30, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin May 29
Late Registration May 29 – 30, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Jun. 14, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Jun. 29 , by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Jul. 2
Final Exams Jul. 2
Grades Due Jul. 5 , by 12 noon

All terms with a Jun. 11 start date

Summer 3 - 7 Week Term - Jun. 11 - Aug. 1

Regular Registration May 14 – Jun. 10
Senior Citizen Registration Jun. 8 – 12, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jun. 11
Late Registration Jun. 11 – 12, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Jul. 11, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Jul. 31 , by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Aug. 1
Final Exams Aug. 1
Grades Due Aug. 3, by 12 noon

All terms with a Jul. 5 start date

Summer 4 - Second 5-Week Term - Jul. 9 - Aug. 10

Regular Registration May 14 – Jul. 8
Senior Citizen Registration Jul. 6 – Jul. 10, by 4 p.m.
Classes Begin Jul. 9
Late Registration Jul. 9 – 10, by 4 p.m.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 100% Refund; Last Day to Change Audit Status For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw for 50% Refund For payment dates or refund schedule please visit the Bursar’s Office Website.
Last Day to Drop an Individual Class Jul. 25, by 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes Aug. 9, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Class Aug 10
Final Exams Aug 10
Grades Due Aug. 14, by 12 noon