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23-24 Academic AND Registration Calendar

The Academic Calendar is your source for important dates related to your academic career at Ƶ. It is compiled and published by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Registrar's Office. Should you have any questions please contact our office by phone at 479-788-7230 or by email at Registrar@uafs.edu.

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August 2023

Date

Detail

1 Ƶ with past due balances over $200 will be withdrawn from their fall classes at 5 p.m.
4 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class(es) with a “W”
4 Fall undergraduate admissions deadline
9 Last day of summer term
14 Fall wait list ends (16-weeks)
16 Summer grades available on My.Ƶ
17-18 University Days
18 Fall payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.  No new or re-enrollment after 12:00 p.m.
21 Fall classes begin
21-25 Fall Schedule Adjustment Period
23 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
25 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 100% refund for fall
25 Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. No enrollment after 12:00 p.m.
30 Last day to drop first 8-week course with 50% refund

September 2023

Date Detail
4 Labor Day holiday – campus closed
5 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.
25 Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments
29 Last day to drop a first 8-week class(es) with a W

October 2023

Date Detail
1 Spring/Summer Schedule available online
1 Spring priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
12 Second 8-week classes begin
16 Last day to drop second 8-week course with a full refund
14 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
15 Deadline for School of Education spring 2024 admissions applications
16-17 Fall Break – no classes, offices open – close at 5:00 p.m.
18 Mid-term grades due and available on My.Ƶ
23 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund

November 2023

Date Detail
10 Last day to drop undergraduate class(es) with a “W” (full term)
13 Payment Plans for Spring 2024 open
13 Priority registration for certain groups
14 Priority registration for students/graduates with 90+ credit hours
15 Priority registration for students/graduates with 60+ credit hours
16 Priority registration for students/graduates with 30+ credit hours
17 Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
20 Spring/summer registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent
22 Thanksgiving break no classes, offices open- close at 5:00 p.m.
23-24 Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed
27 Last day to drop a second 8-week class(es) with a “W”

December 2023

Date Detail
7 Last day of fall classes
8 Reading day
9-15 Final exam week
15 Graduate Ƶ deadline for spring entry
16 Commencement
21 Final grades available on My.Ƶ
18-21 Campus offices close at 5 p.m.
18 Winter Intersession begins
22-31 Holiday – campus closed

January 2024 

Date Detail
1 Holiday – campus closed
2 Campus re-opens-late registration continues
2 Spring undergraduate admissions deadline
8 Spring wait list ends (16-weeks)
11 Last day of winter intersession classes
11 No Spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 
12 Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 
12 University Day
13 Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed
16 Spring 2024 Classes Begin
16-19 Spring Schedule Adjustment Period
18 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
19 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring
19 Ƶ with no payment plan, who owe a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.
30 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date

February 2024 

Date

Detail

23 Last day to drop a first 8-week course with a "W"
26 Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments

March 2024 

Date

Detail

1 Fall Schedule available online
1 Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-fall class
1 Application deadline for the BSN Accelerated program-fall class
1 Summer/Fall priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
7 Second 8-week classes begin
8 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
11 Last day to drop second 8-week course with full refund
13 Mid-term grades due and available on My.Ƶ
15 Deadline for School of Education fall 2024 admissions applications
18 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund
17-23 Spring Break – no classes - campus offices close at 5:00 p.m. (March 22, the campus will be closed)
22 Campus closed

April 2024 

Date

Detail

5 Faculty Appreciation/Undergraduate Research Symposium-no classes/offices open
12 Last day to drop an undergraduate 16-week class(es) with a “W”
15 Application deadline for Surgical Technology-fall class
15 Priority registration for certain groups
16 Priority registration for students with 90+ credit hours
17 Priority registration for students with 60+ credit hours
18 Priority registration for students with 30+ credit hours
19 Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
22 Summer/fall registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent. Summer registration begins for new students
26 Last day to drop a second 8-week course with a "W"

May 2024

Date

Detail

3

Last day of spring classes

4-10

Final exam week

11

Commencement

13

Spring intersession & Maymester classes begin

15

Application deadline for Radiography-fall class

15

Application deadline for Imaging Sciences-Diagnostic Medical Sonography-fall class

15

Graduate admissions deadline for summer entry

16

Spring grades available on My.Ƶ

20

Application deadline for Dental Hygiene-fall class

20

Application deadline for AAS-BSDH Online Completion Program-fall class

22

Summer undergraduate admissions deadline 

27

Memorial Day holiday – campus closed

28

Summer wait list ends (first 5-weeks and 10-weeks)

30

No Summer registration after 11:59 p.m. 

31

Last day of spring intersession/Maymester

31

Summer payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.


June 2024

Date

Detail

1

Summer web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

3

Summer classes begin

3-4 Summer Schedule Adjustment Period
4 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week and 10-week class with full refund
7 Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.
10 Registration needs to be completed by today for courses to be eligible for Federal Student Aid. If your initial enrollment for summer occurs after June 10 and is for second 5-week course(s), you may still be eligible for Federal Student Aid.
10 Last day to drop a first 5-week and 10-week summer class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date
28 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week class(es) with a “W”

July 2024

2

Payment Plans for Fall 2024 open

3

Last day of summer first 5-week classes

4

Independence Day holiday- campus closed

8

Summer second 5-week classes begin

9

Last day to drop second 5-week class and receive a full refund

12

Last day to drop a graduate class(es) with a “W” (10-weeks)

15

Graduate Ƶ deadline for fall entry

15

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

19 Last day to drop summer 10-week class with a “W”

August 2024

Date

Detail

1

Ƶ with past due balances over $200 will be withdrawn from their fall classes at 5 p.m.

2

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class(es) with a “W”

2

Fall undergraduate admissions deadline

7

Last day of summer term

12

Fall wait list ends (16-weeks)

14

Summer grades available on My.Ƶ

15

No Fall registration after 11:59 p.m. 

15-16

University Days

16

Fall payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.  

17

Fall web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

19

Fall classes begin

19-23

Fall Schedule Adjustment Period

21

Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund

23

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 100% refund for fall

23

Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.

28

Last day to drop first 8-week course with 50% refund


September 2024

Date

Detail

2

Labor Day holiday – campus closed

3

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

23

Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments

27 Last day to drop a first 8-week class(es) with a W

October 2024

Date

Detail

1

Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-spring class

1

Spring/Summer Schedule available online

1

Spring priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.

10

Second 8-week classes begin

11

Last day to drop second 8-week course with a full refund

11

Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”

15

Deadline for School of Education spring 2025 admissions applications

14-15

Fall Break – no classes, offices open – close at 5:00 p.m.

16

Mid-term grades due and available on My.Ƶ

21 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund

November 2024

Date

Detail

8

Last day to drop undergraduate class(es) with a “W” (full term)

11

Payment Plans for Spring 2024 open

11

Priority registration for certain groups

12

Priority registration for students/graduates with 90+ credit hours

13

Priority registration for students/graduates with 60+ credit hours

14

Priority registration for students/graduates with 30+ credit hours

15

Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours

18

Spring/summer registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent

27

Thanksgiving break no classes, offices open- close at 5:00 p.m.

28-29

Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed

22 Last day to drop a second 8-week class(es) with a “W”

December 2024

Date

Detail

5

Last day of fall classes

6

Reading day

7-13

Final exam week

14

Commencement

15

Graduate Ƶ deadline for spring entry

19

Final grades available on My.Ƶ

16-20

Campus offices close at 5 p.m.

16

Winter Intersession begins

23-31

Holiday – campus closed


January 2025

Date

Detail

1

Holiday – campus closed

2

Campus re-opens-late registration continues

2

Spring undergraduate admissions deadline

6

Spring wait list ends (16-weeks)

9

Last day of winter intersession classes

9

No Spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 

10

Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 

10

University Day

11

Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

13

Spring 2025 Classes Begin

13-17

Spring Schedule Adjustment Period

15

Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund

17

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring

17

Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.

20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed

28

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.


February 2025

Date

Detail

19

Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments

21 Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments

March 2025

Date

Detail

1

Fall Schedule available online

1

Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-fall class

1

Application deadline for the BSN Accelerated program-fall class

1

Summer/Fall priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.

6

Second 8-week classes begin

7

Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”

10

Last day to drop second 8-week course with full refund

12

Mid-term grades due and available on My.Ƶ

17

Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund

15

Deadline for School of Education fall 2025 admissions applications

23-29

Spring Break – no classes - campus offices close at 5:00 p.m. (March 28, the campus will be closed)

28

Campus closed


April 2025

Date

Detail

11

Faculty Appreciation/Undergraduate Research Symposium-no classes/offices open

11

Last day to drop an undergraduate 16-week class(es) with a “W”

14

Priority registration for certain groups

15

Priority registration for students with 90+ credit hours

15

Application deadline for Surgical Technology-fall class

16

Priority registration for students with 60+ credit hours

17

Priority registration for students with 30+ credit hours

18

Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours

18

Last day to drop a second 8-week course with a "W"

21

Summer/fall registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent. Summer registration begins for new students.


May 2025

Date

Detail

2

Last day of spring classes

3-9

Final exam week

7

Summer undergraduate admissions deadline 

10

Commencement

12

Spring intersession & Maymester classes begin

15

Application deadline for Radiography-fall class

15

Application deadline for Imaging Sciences-Diagnostic Medical Sonography-fall class

15

Spring grades available on My.Ƶ

15

Graduate admissions deadline for summer entry

20

Application deadline for Dental Hygiene-fall class

20

Application deadline for AAS-BSDH Online Completion Program-fall class

26

Memorial Day holiday – campus closed

27

Summer wait list ends (first 5-weeks and 10-weeks)

29

No Summer registration after 11:59 p.m. 

30

Last day of spring intersession/Maymester

30

Summer payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 

will be dropped at 5 p.m. 

31

Summer web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students


June 2025

Date

Detail

2

Summer classes begin

2-3

Summer Schedule Adjustment Period

3

Last day to drop a summer first 5-week and 10-week class with full refund

6

Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.

9

Last day to drop a first 5-week and 10-week summer class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

9

Registration needs to be completed by today for courses to be eligible for Federal Student Aid. If your initial enrollment for summer occurs after June 9th and is for second 5-week course(s), you may still be eligible for Federal Student Aid.

27 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week class(es) with a “W”

July 2025

Date

Detail

2

Last day of first 5-week classes

2

Payment Plans for Fall 2025 open

4

Independence Day holiday- campus closed

7

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class with full refund

8

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class with full refund

11

Last day to drop a graduate class(es) with a “W” (10-weeks)

14

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

15

Graduate Ƶ deadline for fall entry

18 Last day to drop summer 10-week class with a “W” 

August 2025

Date

Detail

1

Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class(es) with a “W”

1

Ƶ with past due balances over $200 will be withdrawn from their fall classes at 5 p.m.

1

Fall undergraduate admissions deadline

6

Last day of summer term

11

Fall wait list ends (16-weeks)

13

Summer grades available on My.Ƶ

14

No Fall registration after 11:59 p.m. 

14-15

University Days

15

Fall payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.  

16

Fall web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

18

Fall classes begin

18-22

Fall Schedule Adjustment Period

20

Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund

22

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 100% refund for fall

22

Ƶ who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.

25 Last day to drop first 8-week course with 50% refund 

September 2025

Date

Detail

1

Labor Day holiday – campus closed

2

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

22

Advising campaigns sent to students-Ƶ begin scheduling advising appointments

26 Last day to drop a first 8-week class(es) with a W

October 2025

Date

Detail

1

Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-spring class

1

Spring/Summer Schedule available online

1

Spring priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.

9

Second 8-week classes begin

13

Last day to drop second 8-week course with a full refund

10

Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”

15

Deadline for School of Education spring 2026 admissions applications

13-14

Fall Break – no classes, offices open – close at 5:00 p.m.

15

Mid-term grades due and available on My.Ƶ

20

Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund


November 2025

Date

Detail

7

Last day to drop undergraduate class(es) with a “W” (full term)

10

Payment Plans for Spring 2026 open

10

Priority registration for certain groups

11

Priority registration for students/graduates with 90+ credit hours

12

Priority registration for students/graduates with 60+ credit hours

13

Priority registration for students/graduates with 30+ credit hours

14

Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours

17

Spring/summer registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient

 and concurrent.

21

Last day to drop a second 8-week class(es) with a “W”

26

Thanksgiving break no classes, offices open- close at 5:00 p.m.

 27-28 Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed

December 2025

Date

Detail

4

Last day of fall classes

5

Reading day

6-12

Final exam week

13

Commencement

15

Graduate Ƶ deadline for spring entry

19

Final grades available on My.Ƶ

15-23

Campus offices close at 5 p.m.

15

Winter Intersession begins

24-31  Holiday – campus closed

January 2026

Date

 Detail

1-2

Holiday – campus closed

5

Campus re-opens-late registration continues

5

Spring undergraduate admissions deadline

8

Last day of winter intersession classes

12

Spring wait list ends (16-weeks)

15

No Spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 

16

Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Ƶ with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 

16

University Day

17

Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

19

Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed

20

Spring 2026 Classes Begin

20-23

Spring Schedule Adjustment Period

22

Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund

23

Last day to drop full semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring

23

Ƶ with no payment plan, who owe a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.


February 2026

Date

Detail

 3 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.