Students are responsible for complying with all deadlines for their individual programs of study.

August 7-11,
Monday-Friday
Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 7, Monday Fall semester opens
August 8, Tuesday State of the Campus Address
August 8, Tuesday New Student Orientation, EUC Auditorium, 4:00 pm
August 9, Wednesday New Student Orientation, EUC Auditorium, 6:00 pm
August 15, Tuesday Classes begin, 8:00 am
August 15-21, Tuesday-Monday Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 21, Monday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission.
Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes. Last day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund
August 22, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2017
September 4, Monday Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
October 5, Thursday Founders Day
October 6, Friday Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 pm
October 9, Monday Last day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
October 11, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 am
October 11-November 14 Spring and Summer 2018 advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 20, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates’ oral examinations
October 23-November 14 Spring and Summer 2018 registration for continuing students
November 3, Friday Deadline for filing dissertation & original signature pages with The Graduate School
November 13, Monday Deadline for filing thesis with The Graduate School
November 21, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 pm
November 27, Monday Classes resume, 8:00 am
November 29, Wednesday Last day of classes
November 30, Thursday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates,
including electronic submission of final thesis or dissertation to The Graduate
School and payment of fees owed to the University
November 30, Thursday Reading Day
December 1, Friday Financial aid priority filing period ends for 2018-2019 academic year
December 1-2, 4-7 Final examinations
December 7, Thursday December Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, UNCG Auditorium, 3:00
December 8, Friday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
January 2-5,
Tuesday-Friday
Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 8, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 am
January 8-12, Monday-Friday Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 12, Friday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission.
Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes. Last day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund
January 15, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Offices closed
January 16, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2018
March 2, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
March 3, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 pm
March 12, Monday Classes resume after Spring Break, 8:00 am
March 12-April 18 Fall 2018 advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 14, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates’ oral examinations
March 21, Wednesday Deadline for filing dissertation & original signature pages with The Graduate School
March 26-April 18 Fall 2018 registration for continuing students
March 30, Friday Spring Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
April 3, Tuesday Deadline for filing thesis with The Graduate School
April 6, Friday Student Excellence Day
April 25, Wednesday Last day of classes, University follows Friday schedule
April 26, Thursday Final date for complete clearance of May graduate degree candidates, including electronic submission of final thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School and payment of fees owed to the University
April 26, Thursday Reading Day
April 27-28, April 30-May3 Final examinations
May 3, Thursday May Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, UNCG Auditorium, 3:00
May 4, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
May 7, Monday MBA Summer Session I classes begin
May 10, Thursday Summer Session I classes begin
May 14, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in August 2018
May 28, Monday Memorial Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
June 1, Friday Classes dismissed for Memorial Day are held on this date
June 13, Wednesday Summer Session I Final Exams
June 15, Friday MBA Summer Session I Final Exams
June 14, Thursday Summer Session II classes begin
June 18, Monday MBA Summer Session II classes begin
July 4, Wednesday Independence Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
July 20, Friday Summer Session II Last Day of Final Exams
July 30, Monday MBA Summer Session II Last Day of Final Exams
August 3, Friday Summer graduation date