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    University of Central Missouri
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2017, August - December

Aug. 10 Thursday, residence halls open for new first year students, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Aug. 11 Friday, university apartments open, 10 a.m.
Aug. 11 Friday, faculty planning.
Aug. 13 Sunday, residence halls open, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Aug. 14 Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Aug. 16 Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Aug. 16 Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 17 Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Aug. 17 Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 30 Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Sept. 4 Monday, Labor Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Sept. 15 Friday, Spring 2018 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Sept. 15 Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.*
Sept. 15 Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Sept. 15-17 Friday-Saturday-Sunday, Family Weekend.
Sept. 26 Tuesday, Student Progress Reports available at noon in MyCentral.
Oct. 6 Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester.
Oct. 9 Monday, second-half semester classes begin.
Oct. 11 Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
Oct. 11 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Oct. 11 Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before October 8th.
Oct. 14 Saturday, Homecoming.
Oct. 16 Monday, enrollment for spring semester begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 16 Monday, cap and gown distribution for Fall graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
Oct. 20 Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.*
Oct. 25 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Oct. 30 Monday, last day to apply for Fall undergraduate graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program.
Nov. 10 Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class.*
Nov. 15 Wednesday, last day to apply for Spring or Summer undergraduate graduation to be considered for the “15 to Finish” scholarship
Nov. 15 Wednesday, last day to petition for reinstatement for spring semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
Nov. 17 Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Nov. 20-24 Monday through Wednesday, fall break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
Nov. 23-24 Thursday and Friday, Thanksgiving holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED AND UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Nov. 26 Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Dec. 1 Friday, last day of fall semester classes.
Dec. 1 Friday, Summer semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
Dec. 4-8 Monday through Friday, fall semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
Dec. 8 Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Dec. 8 Friday, Graduate Commencement Ceremony (all colleges), 6 p.m.
Dec. 9 Saturday, Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m. (CAHSS, HCB&PS, and GS) and 2 p.m. (CHST and COE)
Dec. 13 Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.
Dec. 21 Thursday, Summer 2018 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Dec. 22-Jan. 1 Winter holidays, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.

Spring Semester 2018, January - May

Jan. 1  Monday, 2017-2018 FAFSA available at fafsa.gov
Jan. 1 Monday, New Year’s Day observed, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 2 Tuesday, offices open.
Jan. 5 Friday, University apartments open, 8 a.m.
Jan. 7 Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Jan. 8 Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Jan. 10 Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Jan. 10 Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 11 Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Jan. 11 Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 15 Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 25 Thursday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Feb. 2 Friday, Fall 2018 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Feb. 9 Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.*
Feb. 9 Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Feb. 20 Tuesday, Student Progress Reports available at noon in MyCentral.
March 2 Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester.
March 2 Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2017 fall semester course
March 5 Monday, second-half semester classes begin.
March 7 Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
March 7 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
March 7 Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes.
March 12 Monday, cap and gown distribution for spring and summer graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
March 16 Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.*
March 16 Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
March 19-23 Monday through Friday, Spring Break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
March 25 Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
March 26 Monday, enrollment for summer and fall semesters begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
March 28 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
April 1 Sunday, priority date for students to have submitted the 2018-2019 Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) to the national FAFSA processing agency.
April 2 Monday, last day to apply for Spring and Summer undergraduate graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program.
April 13 Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class.*
April 15 Sunday, last day to apply for Fall undergraduate graduation to be considered for the “15 to Finish” scholarship
April 15 Sunday, last day to petition for reinstatement for summer semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
April 27 Friday, last day of spring semester classes.
April 27 Friday, Fall semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
April 30-May 4 Monday through Friday, spring semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
May 4 Friday, housing facilities close, 6 p.m.
May 4 Friday, CHST Commencement Ceremonies, 2:30 p.m. graduate, 6:30 p.m. undergraduate.
May 5 Saturday, 9 a.m. CAHSS & GS, 12 p.m. COE & Thrive, & 3 p.m. HCB&PS Commencement Ceremonies.
May 9 Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.

Summer Sessions 2018, May - August

May 13 Sunday, housing facilities open for summer term.
May 14 Monday, 1st 6- and 12-week sessions begin.
May 15 Tuesday, last day to add a 1st 6-week class.
May 16 Wednesday, last day to add a 12-week class.
May 28 Monday, Memorial Day holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
May 29 Tuesday, 2nd 6-, and 8-week sessions begin.
May 30 Wednesday, last day to add a 2nd 6-week class.
May 31 Thursday, last day to add an 8-week class.
June 8 Friday, last day to drop a 1st 6 week class.
June 21 Thursday, 1st 6-week sessions end and final exams.
June 22 Friday, last day to drop a 2nd 6-week class.
June 22 Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2018 spring semester course
June 24 Sunday, housing facilities open for summer term.
June 25 Monday, 3rd 6-week session begins.
June 26 Tuesday, last day to add a 3rd 6-week class.
June 27 Wednesday, grades available for 1st 6-week session in MyCentral.
June 29 Friday, last day to drop an 8-week class.
July 3 Tuesday, 2nd 6-week session ends and final exams.
July 4-6 Wednesday-Friday, Independence Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
July 6 Friday, last day to drop a 12-week class.
July 11 Wednesday, grades available for 2nd 6-week session in MyCentral.
July 15 Saturday, last day to petition for reinstatement for fall semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
July 19 Thursday, 8-week session ends and final exams.
July 20 Friday, last day to drop a 3rd 6-week class.
July 25 Wednesday, grades available for 8-week session in MyCentral.
Aug. 2 Thursday, 3rd 6-week and 12-week sessions end and final exams.
Aug. 3 Friday, Spring semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
Aug. 8 Wednesday, grades available for last 6-week session and 12-week session in MyCentral.

*NOTE: In additional to full semester (16-week) and half-semester (8-week) classes, UCM offers many classes that are on a variable schedule.  The start, end, refund (100%, 50%, and 25%), and last day to drop dates may vary for individual classes.  The full schedule of UCM course offerings can be found online in the public Schedule of Courses site.  Students can find the refund and last day to drop deadlines for their particular courses online in MyCentral. Go to the “Student Services” tab and choose “Check Refund and Withdrawal Dates”.  More information can be found in the “Standards and Regulations ” section of this catalog.