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Fall 2021

December 1, 2020
Freshmen Early Action Deadline

Freshmen application deadline for the early action track. The early action track is encouraged for all freshmen – especially if you wish to be considered for the Lewis Honors College, competitive and academic scholarships or if you plan to live on campus.

February 15, 2021
Freshmen Regular Decision Deadline

Freshmen application deadline for the regular decision track. This is our regular decision track, which allows you to be considered for admission to UK but you may not be considered for Lewis Honors College or Competitive and Academic Scholarships.

February 15, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Freshmen

Priority filing deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen.

March 15, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Continuing and Transfer Students

Priority filing deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students.

March 15, 2021
Graduate School International Application Deadline

Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

April 15, 2021
Second Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension.

April 26, 2021 to June 17, 2021
New Program Graduate Student Registration

Registration is open for new program graduate students.

May 1, 2021
Freshmen Confirmation Deadline

Enrollment deposit deadline, orientation fee, scholarship offer acceptance deadline.

May 3, 2021 to June 17, 2021
New Post-Baccalaureate Student Registration

Registration is open for new post-baccalaureate students.

May 15, 2021
First Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges.

May 15, 2021
Undergraduate International Application Deadline

Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit their application.

June 21, 2021 to July 16, 2021
New Student Orientations

New Student Orientation for new freshmen, transfers, and readmitted students.

July 10, 2021 to August 22, 2021
Class Add/Drop for Registered Students

All students that have previously registered for classes are able to add/drop classes as needed.

July 23, 2021
Graduate School Application Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

August 1, 2021
Undergraduate Admission Deadline for Required Documents

Final deadline for submission of all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen who will be considered on a space-available basis.

August 4, 2021
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 4 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2021 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver.

August 16, 2021 to August 20, 2021
New Student Orientations

New Student Orientation and Registration for new freshmen, transfer, readmission, non-degree, and international students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register.

August 19, 2021 to August 22, 2021
K Week

K Week for all new undergraduate students.

August 22, 2021
Class Drop Deadline for 100% Refund

Last day a student may officially drop a course or withdraw from all classes with the Office of the University Registrar for a full refund.

August 22, 2021
Payment Deadline

Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees - if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed.

August 23, 2021
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

August 23, 2021 to August 27, 2021
Late Registration

Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

August 27, 2021
Class Add Deadline

Last day to add a class.

August 27, 2021
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to officially drop from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund.

September 1, 2021
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 4 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2021 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver.

September 6, 2021
Academic Holiday - Labor Day

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

September 10, 2021
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

September 10, 2021
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript. Classes dropped after this date will appear on the student's transcript with a 'W' grade assigned.

September 20, 2021
Doctoral Candidate Notification of Intent Deadline

Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School.

September 22, 2021
Class Withdrawal Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund.

September 22, 2021
Payment Deadline

Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees – if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed.

September 23, 2021
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status.

October 11, 2021 to October 25, 2021
Midterm Grading Window

The window for faculty to submit midterm grades for their classes.

October 25, 2021
Midterm

Midterm of 2021 Fall Semester - end of ninth week of classes.

October 25, 2021 to October 26, 2021
Academic Holiday - Fall Break

University of Kentucky offices will be open. Classes do not meet.

October 25, 2021 to November 17, 2021
Academic Major Changes Prohibited

Students are prohibited from changing academic majors.

November 1, 2021
Degree Application Deadline

Last day for filing an application for a December 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK.

November 3, 2021
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”

November 11, 2021
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

Last day candidates for a December 2021 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School.

November 24, 2021 to November 27, 2021
Academic Holiday - Thanksgiving Break

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

December 6, 2021 to December 20, 2021, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

The window for faculty to submit final grades for their classes.

December 6, 2021 to December 8, 2021
Prep Days

University of Kentucky offices are open and classes meet normally. No major assignments, quizzes, or exams may be scheduled during Prep Days.

December 8, 2021
Classes End

Last day of classes before final exams.

December 9, 2021 to December 10, 2021
Reading Days

University of Kentucky offices are open. Classes do not meet.

December 10, 2021
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day candidates for December 2021 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

December 13, 2021 to December 16, 2021
Final Examinations

Final examination week for all classes.

December 17, 2021
End of Semester

Official end of the semester.

December 17, 2021
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for candidates for a December 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted December 10.

December 17, 2021
Commencement

Commencement ceremonies held for December 2021 graduates.


Winter 2021

October 15, 2021
Priority Admission Deadline

Priority deadline for admission to the Winter Intersession.

November 1, 2021 to November 23, 2021
Priority Registration

Priority registration for Winter Intersession.

November 29, 2021 to December 17, 2021
Class Add/Drop

Add/Drop for registered students and for students who have not registered.

December 17, 2021
Admission Deadline

Deadline for admission to the Winter Intersession.

December 19, 2021
Class Drop Deadline for 100% Refund

Last day a student may officially drop a course or withdraw from all classes with the Office of the University Registrar for a full refund.

December 20, 2021
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund.

December 20, 2021
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

December 20, 2021
Class Add Deadline

Last day to add a class.

December 22, 2021
Payment Deadline

Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees - if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed.

January 3, 2022
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”

January 3, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to officially drop from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund.

January 3, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript. Classes dropped after this date will appear on the student's transcript with a 'W' grade assigned.

January 3, 2022
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

January 4, 2022 to January 6, 2022
Prep Days

University of Kentucky offices are open and classes meet normally. No major assignments, quizzes, or exams may be scheduled during Prep Days.

January 7, 2022
Final Examinations

All final exams are given during normal class hours for Winter Intersession. Final exams for asynchronous classes are given at a time dictated by the course instructor/syllabus.

January 7, 2022
End of Intersession

Official end of the Winter Intersession.

January 11, 2022, 5:00pm
Final Grades Due

The last day faculty are able to submit final grades.


Spring 2022

February 15, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Freshmen

Priority filing deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year for financial aid for entering freshmen.

March 15, 2021
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Continuing and Transfer Students

Priority filing deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year for financial aid for continuing and transfer students.

September 15, 2021
Graduate School International Application Deadline

Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

September 15, 2021
Second Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension.

October 1, 2021
First Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

Deadline for students to schedule an appointment for reinstatement in all colleges.

October 11, 2021 to November 23, 2021
New Student Registration

Registration for Spring 2022 for new students in the following categories: On-Line Certificate, Non-Degree Students, Certificate Non-Degree Students, Visiting Students, and On-line Degree Seeking.

October 15, 2021
Undergraduate International Application Deadline

Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit their application.

October 15, 2021
Undergraduate Admission Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate applicants planning to attend November New Student Orientation (including registration for spring classes).

November 1, 2021 to November 23, 2021
Priority Registration

Priority registration for the 2022 Spring Semester.

November 19, 2021
New Student Orientation

2022 Spring Semester New Student Orientation for freshmen, transfer, readmission students.

November 29, 2021 to January 9, 2022
New Program Graduate Student Registration

Registration is open for new program graduate students.

November 29, 2021 to January 9, 2022
Class Add/Drop

Add/Drop for registered students and for students who have not registered.

November 30, 2021
Final Undergraduate Admission Deadline

Final deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate admission for the 2022 Spring Semester.

December 1, 2021 to December 20, 2021
Class Add/Drop for Registered Students

All students that have previously registered for classes are able to add/drop classes as needed.

December 6, 2021
Graduate School Application Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

December 6, 2021 to January 9, 2022
New Post-Baccalaureate Student Registration

Registration is open for new post-baccalaureate students.

December 8, 2021
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for students in the Employee Program registered through December 8 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2022 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver.

January 7, 2022
International New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation for new international students.

January 7, 2022
K2 Welcome Program

K2 welcome program for incoming full-time undergraduate freshmen and transfers.

January 9, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for 100% Refund

Last day a student may officially drop a course or withdraw from all classes with the Office of the University Registrar for a full refund.

January 10, 2022
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

January 10, 2022 to January 14, 2022
Late Registration

Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

January 14, 2022
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 8 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2022 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver.

January 14, 2022
Class Add Deadline

Last day to add a class.

January 14, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to officially drop from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund.

January 17, 2022
Academic Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

January 22, 2022
Payment Deadline

Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees – if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed.

January 28, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript. Classes dropped after this date will appear on the student's transcript with a 'W' grade assigned.

January 28, 2022
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

February 9, 2022
Class Withdrawal Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund.

February 10, 2022
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status.

February 20, 2022
Doctoral Candidate Notification of Intent Deadline

Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School.

February 28, 2022 to March 14, 2022
Midterm Grading Window

The window for faculty to submit midterm grades for their classes.

March 14, 2022 to March 19, 2022
Academic Holiday - Spring Break

University of Kentucky offices will be open. Classes do not meet.

March 14, 2022
Midterm

Midterm of 2022 Spring Semester - end of ninth week of classes.

March 21, 2022 to April 13, 2022
Academic Major Changes Prohibited

Students are prohibited from changing academic majors.

March 28, 2022
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for “urgent non-academic reasons.”

April 1, 2022
Degree Application Deadline

Last day for filing an application for a May 2022 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK.

April 7, 2022
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

Last day candidates for a May 2022 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School.

April 21, 2022
Graduate Degree Candidate Final Examination Deadline

Last day for candidates for a May 2022 graduate degree to sit for a final examination.

April 25, 2022 to May 9, 2022, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

The window for faculty to submit final grades for their classes.

April 25, 2022 to April 27, 2022
Prep Days

University of Kentucky offices are open and classes meet normally. No major assignments, quizzes, or exams may be scheduled during Prep Days.

April 27, 2022
Classes End

Last day of classes before final exams.

April 28, 2022 to April 29, 2022
Reading Days

University of Kentucky offices are open. Classes do not meet.

April 29, 2022
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day candidates for a May 2022 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

May 2, 2022 to May 5, 2022
Final Examinations

Final examination week for all classes.

May 6, 2022 to May 7, 2022
Commencement

Commencement ceremonies held for May 2022 graduates.

May 6, 2022
End of Semester

Official end of the semester.

May 6, 2022
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for candidates for a May 2022 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT)for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted April 29.


Summer 2022

March 7, 2022 to April 19, 2022
New Student Registration

Registration for Summer 2022 for new students in the following categories: On-Line Certificate, Non-Degree Students, Certificate Non-Degree Students, Visiting Students, and On-line Degree Seeking.

March 15, 2022
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline

Priority filing deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year for 2022 Summer Session.

March 28, 2022 to April 19, 2022
Priority Registration

Priority registration for the 2022 Summer Semester.

April 1, 2022
Degree Application Deadline

Last day for filing an application for an August 2022 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK.

April 8, 2022
Graduate School Application Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

April 15, 2022
Undergraduate Admission Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission for undergraduate admission for the 2022 Summer Session.

April 20, 2022 to May 13, 2022
Class Add/Drop for Registered Students

All students that have previously registered for classes are able to add/drop classes as needed.

May 13, 2022
New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation and Registration for new and returning students.

May 15, 2022
Class Drop Deadline for 100% Refund

Last day a student may officially drop a course or withdraw from all classes with the Office of the University Registrar for a full refund.

May 16, 2022
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

May 16, 2022 to May 17, 2022
Late Registration

Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

May 18, 2022
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services for tuition waiver for the 2022 Summer Session.

May 22, 2022
Payment Deadline

Payment deadline of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees – if total amount due is not paid as indicated on the account statement, a late payment fee of 1.5 percent of the amount past due will be assessed.

May 30, 2022
Academic Holiday - Memorial Day

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

June 14, 2022
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and University Registrar for change of residency status.

June 20, 2022
Academic Holiday - Juneteenth

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

June 27, 2022
Doctoral Candidate Notification of Intent Deadline

Last day for doctoral candidates for the August 2022 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam.

July 4, 2022
Academic Holiday - Independence Day

University of Kentucky offices will be closed. Classes do not meet.

July 16, 2022
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

Last day candidates for an August 2022 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School.

July 29, 2022
Graduate Degree Candidate Final Examination Deadline

Last day for candidates for an August degree to sit for the final examination in the Graduate School.

August 1, 2022 to August 15, 2022, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

The window for faculty to submit final grades for their classes.

August 4, 2022
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day for candidates for an August 2022 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

August 8, 2022 to August 10, 2022
Prep Days

University of Kentucky offices are open and classes meet normally. No major assignments, quizzes, or exams may be scheduled during Prep Days.

August 11, 2022
Final Examinations

Final examinations for all full-term classes. All final exams are given during normal class hours for Summer Session. Final exams for asynchronous classes are given at a time dictated by the course instructor/syllabus.

August 11, 2022
End of Session

Official end of the Summer 2022 session.

August 11, 2022
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for candidates for an August 2022 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted August 4.