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Fall 2023

October 1, 2022
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application Opens

The 2023 - 2024 free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

December 1, 2022
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.

December 1, 2022
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Freshmen

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for freshmen.

February 1, 2023
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Continuing, Transfer, Graduate, and Professional Students

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for continuing, transfer, graduate, and professional students.

February 15, 2023
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.

March 27, 2023 to April 18, 2023
Priority Registration

Priority registration for the Fall 2023 semester. Please make sure to meet with your advisor to remove your advisor hold before priority registration begins. Check the registration webpage for more information about steps you should take to ensure a smooth registration process.

April 15, 2023
Second Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

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

April 15, 2023
Graduate School International Application Deadline

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

April 24, 2023 to June 15, 2023
New Program Graduate Student Registration

Registration is open for new program graduate students.

May 1, 2023
Freshmen Confirmation Deadline

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

May 1, 2023 to June 15, 2023
New Post-Baccalaureate Student Registration

Registration is open for new post-baccalaureate students.

May 15, 2023
First Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

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

May 15, 2023
Undergraduate International Application Deadline

Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit their application.

July 15, 2023 to August 20, 2023
Class Add/Drop for Registered Students

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

July 21, 2023
Graduate School Application Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

August 1, 2023
Undergraduate Admission Deadline for Required Documents

Final deadline of required documents for Fall 2023 undergraduate admission, excluding freshmen considered on a space-availability basis.

August 20, 2023
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 21, 2023 to August 25, 2023
Late Registration

Late registration begins for returning students and applicants cleared for late admission. A late fee is assessed for students who register late.

August 22, 2023
Payment Deadline

First Fall 2023 payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

August 25, 2023
Class Add Deadline

Last day to add a class.

August 25, 2023
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for employees to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm Fall 2023 registration and tuition waiver.

August 25, 2023
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Deadline

Last day to appeal for Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress for the 

2023 fall semester.

August 27, 2023
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive an 80% refund for full-term courses.

September 4, 2023
Academic Holiday - Labor Day

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

September 10, 2023
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a full-term class without it appearing on a transcript.

September 10, 2023
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option for full-term classes (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

September 17, 2023
Class Withdrawal Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive a 50% refund for full-term classes.

September 20, 2023
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to appeal residency status for Fall 2023.

September 20, 2023
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, 2023
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

October 9, 2023 to October 23, 2023
Midterm Grading Window

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

October 22, 2023
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

October 23, 2023
Midterm

Midterm of Fall 2023 (end of the ninth week of classes).

October 23, 2023 to October 24, 2023
Academic Holiday - Fall Break

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

October 23, 2023 to November 14, 2023
Academic Major Changes Prohibited

Students are prohibited from changing academic majors.

October 26, 2023
Federal Student Aid Repayment Deadline

Federal aid repayment cutoff for full term courses. Students who withdraw or stop attending a full-term course before this date may be required to repay federal aid.

November 1, 2023
Degree Application Deadline

Last day to apply for a December 2023 undergraduate or graduate degree in myUK.

November 1, 2023
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load from full-term classes. After this date students are only permitted withdraw for urgent non-academic reasons.

November 16, 2023
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

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

November 22, 2023
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

November 22, 2023 to November 25, 2023
Academic Holiday - Thanksgiving Break

Classes do not meet. University of Kentucky offices will be closed on November 23 and November 24.

November 30, 2023
Graduate Degree Candidate Final Examination Deadline

Last day candidates for a December 2023 graduate degree can sit for a final examination.

December 4, 2023 to December 18, 2023, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

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

December 4, 2023 to December 6, 2023
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 6, 2023
Classes End

Last day of classes before final exams.

December 7, 2023 to December 8, 2023
Reading Days

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

December 8, 2023
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day for December 2023 degree candidates to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

December 11, 2023 to December 14, 2023
Final Examinations

Final examination week for all classes.

December 15, 2023
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for December 2023 degree candidates to submit a final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School (for those students who first submitted December 8). 

December 15, 2023
Commencement

Commencement ceremonies held for December 2023 graduates.

December 15, 2023
End of Semester

Official end of the semester.


Winter 2023

October 16, 2023
Priority Admission Deadline

Priority deadline for admission to the Winter Intersession.

October 30, 2023 to November 21, 2023
Priority Registration

Priority registration opens for Winter 2023.

November 27, 2023 to December 15, 2023
Registration Resumes

Registration continues for Winter 2023 for currently enrolled students. Winter Intersession registration for newly admitted students.

December 14, 2023
Admission Deadline

Deadline for admission to the Winter Intersession.

December 17, 2023
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 18, 2023
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

December 20, 2023
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive an 80% refund for full-term classes.

December 22, 2023
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a full-term class without it appearing on a transcript.

December 22, 2023
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option for full-term classes (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

December 22, 2023
Payment Deadline

Winter 2023 payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

December 23, 2023
Class Drop Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive a 50% refund for full-term classes.

December 25, 2023
Academic Holiday - Christmas Day

Christmas Day (Holiday – Classes Do Not Meet).

December 31, 2023
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load for full-term classes. After this date students are only permitted withdraw for urgent non–academic reasons.

January 1, 2024
Academic Holiday - New Year's Day

New Year's Day (Holiday – Classes Do Not Meet).

January 2, 2024 to January 4, 2024
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 5, 2024
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 5, 2024
End of Intersession

Official end of the Winter Intersession.

January 8, 2024
Final Grades Due

The last day faculty are able to submit final grades.


Spring 2024

October 1, 2022
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application Opens

The 2023 - 2024 free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

December 1, 2022
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Freshmen

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for freshmen.

February 1, 2023
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Continuing, Transfer, Graduate, and Professional Students

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for continuing, transfer, graduate, and professional students.

September 1, 2023
Second Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

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

September 15, 2023
Graduate School International Application Deadline

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

October 1, 2023
First Academic Suspension Reinstatement Deadline

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

October 9, 2023 to November 21, 2023
New Student Registration

Spring 2024 registration opens for new students in the following categories: online certificate, non-degree, certificate non-degree, visiting, and online degree seeking.

October 16, 2023
Undergraduate International Application Deadline

Deadline for undergraduate international applicants to submit their application.

October 30, 2023 to November 21, 2023
Priority Registration

Priority registration for Spring 2024

November 27, 2023 to January 7, 2024
Class Add/Drop

Add/Drop begins for registered students and students who have not registered for Spring 2024.

November 27, 2023 to January 7, 2024
New Program Graduate Student Registration

Registration is open for new program graduate students.

December 1, 2023
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.

December 4, 2023 to January 7, 2024
New Post-Baccalaureate Student Registration

Registration is open for new post-baccalaureate students.

December 8, 2023
Graduate School Application Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

January 7, 2024
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 8, 2024 to January 12, 2024
Late Registration

Late registration begins for returning students and applicants cleared for late admission. A late fee is assessed for students who register late.

January 8, 2024
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

January 12, 2024
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Deadline

Last day to appeal for Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress for the 2024 spring semester.

January 12, 2024
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for employees to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm Spring 2024 registration and tuition waiver.

January 14, 2024
Class Drop Deadline for 80% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive an 80% refund for full-term courses.

January 15, 2024
Academic Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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

January 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

First Spring 2024 payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

January 28, 2024
Class Drop Deadline for No 'W' Grade

Last day to drop a full-term class without it appearing on a transcript.

January 28, 2024
Class Grade Type Change Deadline

Last day to change grading option for full-term classes (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit).

February 4, 2024
Class Withdrawal Deadline for 50% Refund

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load and receive a 50% refund for full-term courses.

February 7, 2024
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to appeal residency status for Spring 2024.

February 20, 2024
Doctoral Candidate Notification of Intent Deadline

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

February 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

February 26, 2024 to March 11, 2024
Midterm Grading Window

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

March 11, 2024 to March 16, 2024
Academic Holiday - Spring Break

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

March 11, 2024
Midterm

Midterm of Spring 2024 (end of the ninth week of classes).

March 18, 2024 to April 9, 2024
Academic Major Changes Prohibited

Students are prohibited from changing academic majors.

March 21, 2024
Federal Student Aid Repayment Deadline

Federal aid repayment cutoff for full term courses. Students who withdraw or stop attending a full-term course before this date may be required to repay federal aid.

March 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

March 25, 2024
Class Withdrawal Deadline

Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load for full-term classes. After this date students are only permitted withdraw for urgent non-academic reasons.

April 1, 2024
Degree Application Deadline

Last day to apply for a May 2024 or August 2024 degree or certificate in myUK.

April 4, 2024
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

Last day candidates for a May 2024 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School.

April 18, 2024
Graduate Degree Candidate Final Examination Deadline

Last day candidates for a May 2024 graduate degree can sit for a final examination.

April 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

April 22, 2024 to May 6, 2024, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

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

April 22, 2024 to April 24, 2024
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 24, 2024
Classes End

Last day of classes before final exams.

April 25, 2024 to April 26, 2024
Reading Days

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

April 26, 2024
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day for May 2024 degree candidates to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

April 29, 2024 to May 2, 2024
Final Examinations

Final examination week for all classes.

May 3, 2024
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for May 2024 degree candidates to submit a final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School (for those students who first submitted April 26).

May 3, 2024 to May 4, 2024
Commencement

Commencement ceremonies held for May 2024 graduates.

May 3, 2024
End of Semester

Official end of the semester.


Summer 2024

October 1, 2022
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application Opens

The 2023 - 2024 free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

December 1, 2022
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Freshmen

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for freshmen.

February 1, 2023
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline for Continuing, Transfer, Graduate, and Professional Students

Priority 2023 - 2024 FAFSA filing deadline for continuing, transfer, graduate, and professional students.

March 25, 2024 to April 16, 2024
Priority Registration

Priority registration for the Summer 2024 term. Please make sure to meet with your advisor to remove your advisor hold before priority registration begins. Check the registration webpage for more information about steps you should take to ensure a smooth registration process.

April 1, 2024
Degree Application Deadline

Last day to apply for a May 2024 or August 2024 degree or certificate in myUK.

April 13, 2024
Graduate School Admission Deadline

Deadline for applications to be submitted to The Graduate School.

April 15, 2024
Undergraduate Admission Deadline for Required Documents

Final deadline of required documents for Summer 2023 undergraduate admission.

April 17, 2024 to May 10, 2024
Registration Resumes

Summer 2024 registration and add/drop continues for students enrolled in Spring 2024.

May 12, 2024
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 13, 2024
Classes Begin

Classes begin for all undergraduate and graduate students.

May 13, 2024 to May 14, 2024
Late Registration

Late registration begins for returning students and applicants cleared for late admission. A late fee is assessed for students who register late.

May 14, 2024
Employee Educational Program Deadline

Last day for employees to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm Summer 2024 registration and tuition waiver.

May 14, 2024
Change of Major Deadline for Tuition Assessment Recalculation

May 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

First Summer 2024 payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

May 27, 2024
Academic Holiday - Memorial Day

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

June 12, 2024
Residency Application Deadline

Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to appeal residency status for Summer 2024.

June 18, 2024
Doctoral Candidate Notification of Intent Deadline

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

June 19, 2024
Academic Holiday - Juneteenth

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

June 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

July 4, 2024
Academic Holiday - Independence Day

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

July 10, 2024
Graduate Degree Candidate Deadline to Schedule Final Examination

Last day candidates for an August 2024 graduate degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School.

July 22, 2024
Payment Deadline

Monthly payment deadline. If the total amount due is not paid, a late payment fee of 1.5% of the amount past due will be assessed.

July 24, 2024
Graduate Degree Candidate Final Examination Deadline

Last day candidates for an August 2024 graduate degree can sit for a final examination.

July 29, 2024 to August 12, 2024, 5:00pm
Final Grade Submission Window

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

August 1, 2024
Graduate School Dissertation/Thesis Format Review Deadline

Last day for August 2024 degree candidates to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge.

August 5, 2024 to August 7, 2024
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 8, 2024
Graduate School Final Dissertation/Thesis Deadline

Last day for August 2024 degree candidates to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) to the Graduate School for students who first submitted Aug 1.

August 8, 2024
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 8, 2024
End of Session

Official end of the Summer 2023 session.