The University of Alaska Fairbanks

1997-98 UAF Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 1997

Registration beginsMarch 31
Fee payment beginsJuly 1
Application for admission deadlineAug. 1
Orientation for new studentsAug. 31-Sept. 3
Labor Day (no registration, fee payment or classes)Sept. 1
Residence halls open, 9 a.m.Sept. 1
Financial aid disbursement availableSept. 2
First day of instructionSept. 4
Late registration beginsSept.4
Late registration and fee payment endsSept. 12
Last day for 100 percent refund of tuition and materials feesSept. 12
Last day for student-initiated and faculty-initiated drops (course will not appear on academic record)Sept. 19
Last day for 50 percent refund, tuition onlySept. 19
Low grade reports for freshmen dueOct. 1
Last day to apply for fall semester graduationOct. 15
Last day for student-initiated and faculty-initiated withdrawals (course will appear on academic record as "W")Oct. 31
Registration and fee payment for spring 1998 beginsNov. 3
Thanksgiving holidays (no classes)Nov. 27-30
Last day of instructionDec. 12
Final examinationsDec. 15-18
Residence halls close, noonDec. 19
All grades due to Office of the Registrar, noonDec. 22
Campus closed 5 p.m. Dec. 24-8 a.m.Jan. 5

Spring Semester 1998

Registration beginsNov. 3
Fee payment beginsNov. 3
Application for admission deadlineDec. 1
Residence halls open, 9 a.m.Jan. 11
Orientation for new studentsJan. 12-13, 1998
Financial aid disbursement availableJan. 13
First day of instructionJan. 15
Late registration beginsJan. 15
Alaska Civil Rights Day (no classes -- late registration and fee payment continue)Jan. 19
Late registration and fee payment endJan. 23
Last day for 100 percent refund of tuition and materials feesJan. 23
Last day for student-initiated and faculty-initiated drops (course will not appear on academic record)Jan. 30
Last day for 50 percent refund, tuition onlyJan. 30
Make-up day for Alaska Civil Rights Day (Monday classes)Feb. 7
Low grade reports for freshmen dueFeb. 11
Last day to apply for spring semester graduationFeb. 13
Last day for student-initiated and faculty-initiated withdrawals (course will appear on academic record as "W")March 13
Spring Recess (no classes)March 16-22
Registration and fee payment for fall 1998 beginMarch 23
All Campus Day (no classes)April 24
Last day of instructionMay 1
Final examinationsMay 4-7
Grades for graduating seniors due to Office of the Registrar, noonMay 7
Residence halls close, noonMay 8
CommencementMay 10
All grades due to Office of the Registrar, noonMay 13

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