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2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


2018-2019 Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester 2018, August - December

Aug. 9 Thursday, residence halls open for new first year students, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aug. 10 Friday, university apartments open, 10 a.m.
Aug. 10 Friday, faculty planning.
Aug. 12 Sunday, residence halls open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Aug. 13 Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Aug. 15 Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Aug. 15 Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for first-half semester classes. 
Aug. 15 Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 16 Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Aug. 16 Thursday, last day for a 100% refund for full semester classes.
Aug. 16 Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 16 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Aug. 20 Monday, last day for a 50% refund for first-half semester classes.
Aug. 21 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Aug. 22 Wednesday, last day for a 50% refund for full semester classes.
Aug. 23 Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for first-half semester classes.
Aug. 28 Tuesday, last day for a 25% refund for full semester classes.
Aug. 29 Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Aug. 31 Friday, last day to award a Summer degree/certificate.
Sept. 3 Monday, Labor Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Sept. 10 Monday, Fall Census Date (always the 5th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Sept. 14 Friday, Spring 2019 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Sept. 14 Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.* (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Sept. 14 Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode. (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Sept. 14-16 Friday-Saturday-Sunday, Family Weekend.
Sept. 17 Monday, Holds due by offices for spring enrollment. (always the 6th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Sept. 25 Tuesday, Student Progress Reports available at noon in MyCentral. (always the 7th Tuesday of the semester)
Oct. 1 Monday, 2019-2020 FAFSA available at fafsa.gov
Oct. 5 Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
Oct. 5 Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2018 summer semester course. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
Oct. 8 Monday, second-half semester classes begin. (always the 9th Monday of the semester)
Oct. 9 Tuesday, grades due at noon for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before October 6th.
Oct. 10 Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
Oct. 10 Wednesday, last day for a 100%refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 10 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Oct. 10 Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before October 6th.
Oct. 11 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Oct. 15 Monday, last day for a 50% refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 15 Monday, enrollment for spring semester begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 15 Monday, cap and gown distribution for Fall graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
Oct. 16 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Oct. 18 Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 19 Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.* (always the 10th Friday of the fall semester)
Oct. 22 Monday, spring enrollment open to all seniors.  Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 24 Wednesday, spring enrollment open to all juniors and seniors. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 24 Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Oct. 26 Friday, spring enrollment open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 26 Friday, last day to apply for Fall graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program.  (always the 11th Friday of the semester)
Oct. 27 Saturday, Homecoming.
Oct. 31 Wednesday, spring enrollment open to all students.
Nov. 2 Friday, Summer 2019 schedule available for schools to review (available to public on December 14).
Nov. 9 Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class.* (always the 13th Friday of the fall semester)
Nov. 15 Thursday, last day to apply for Spring or Summer undergraduate graduation to be considered for the “15 to Finish” scholarship.
Nov. 15 Thursday, last day to petition for reinstatement for spring semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
Nov. 16 Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Nov. 16 Friday, Fall 2019 schedule available for schools to review (available to public on February 1).
Nov. 19-21 Monday through Wednesday, Fall Break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
Nov. 21-23 Wednesday-Friday, Thanksgiving holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED AND UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Nov. 25 Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Nov. 30 Friday, last day of fall semester classes. (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
Nov. 30 Friday, Summer semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
Dec. 1 Saturday, MoCents Scholarship Applications accepted through March 1.
Dec. 3-7 Monday through Friday, fall semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
Dec. 3-7 Monday through Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-4, commencement name cards available in the Registrar’s Office (WDE 1000)
Dec. 7 Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Dec. 7 Friday, Graduate Commencement Ceremony (all colleges), 6 p.m.
Dec. 8 Saturday, Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m. (CAHSS, HCB&PS, and GS) and 2 p.m. (CHST and COE)
Dec. 11 Tuesday, grades due at noon for second-half semester and full semester classes.
Dec. 12 Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.
Dec. 14 Friday, Summer 2019 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Dec. 21-Jan. 1 Friday-Tuesday, Winter Holidays, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.

Spring Semester 2019, January - May

Jan. 1
Tuesday, New Year’s Day observed, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 2
Wednesday, offices open.
Jan. 11
Friday, University apartments open, 8 a.m.
Jan. 13
Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Jan. 14
Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Jan. 15
Tuesday, last day to award a Fall degree/certificate.
Jan. 16
Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Jan. 16
Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 16
Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 17
Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Jan. 17
Thursday, last day for a 100% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 17
Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 17 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Jan. 21
Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 22
Tuesday, last day for a 50% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 22 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Jan. 24
Thursday, last day for a 50% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 25
Friday, last day for a 25% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 30
Wednesday, last day for a 25% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 31
Thursday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Feb. 1
Friday, Fall 2019 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Feb. 11 Monday, Spring Census Date (always the 5th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Feb. 15
Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.* (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Feb. 15
Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode. (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Feb. 18 Monday, Holds due by offices for spring enrollment. (always the 6th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Feb. 26
Tuesday, Student Progress Reports available at noon in MyCentral. (always the 7th Tuesday of the semester)
March 1
March 8
Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
March 8
Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2018 fall semester course. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
March 11
Monday, second-half semester classes begin. (always the 9th Monday of the semester)
March 11
Monday, cap and gown distribution for spring and summer graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
March 12
Tuesday, grades due at noon for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before March 9th.
March 13
Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
March 13
Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 13
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
March 13
Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before March 9th.
March 14 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
March 15
Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
March 18-22
Monday through Friday, Spring Break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
March 24
Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
March 25
Monday, enrollment for summer and fall semesters begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
March 25
Monday, last day for a 50% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 26 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
March 28
Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 29
Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.
March 29
Friday, last day to apply for Spring and Summer undergraduate graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program.
March 31
Sunday, priority date for students to have submitted the 2019-2020 Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) to the national FAFSA processing agency.
April 1
Monday, summer/fall enrollment open to all seniors. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
April 3
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
April 3
Wednesday, summer/fall enrollment open to all juniors and seniors. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
April 5
Friday, summer/fall enrollment open to all sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
April 10
Wednesday, summer/fall enrollment open to all students.
April 15
Monday, last day to apply for Fall undergraduate graduation to be considered for the “15 to Finish” scholarship.
April 15
Monday, last day to petition for reinstatement for summer semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
April 19
Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class.
May  3
Friday, last day of spring semester classes. (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
May 3
Friday, Fall semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
May 6-May 10
Monday through Friday, spring semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
May 6-May 10
Monday through Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-12, commencement name cards available in the Registrar’s Office (WDE 1000)
May 10
Friday, housing facilities close, 6 p.m.
May 10
Friday, CHST Commencement Ceremonies, 2:30 p.m. graduate, 6:00 p.m. undergraduate.
May 11
Saturday, 9 a.m. CAHSS & GS, 12 p.m. COE & Thrive, & 3 p.m. HCB&PS Commencement Ceremonies.
May 14
Tuesday, grades due at noon for second-half semester and full semester classes.
May 15
Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.

Summer Sessions 2019, May - August

May 19
Sunday, housing facilities open for summer term.
May 20
Monday, 1st 6-week (session S6F) and 12-week (session SFM) sessions begin.
May 21
Tuesday, last day to add a 1st 6-week class.
May 22
Wednesday, last day to add a 12-week class.
May 27
Monday, Memorial Day holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
May 31
Friday, last day to award a Spring degree/certificate.
June 3
Monday, 2nd 6-week (session S6G) and 8-week (session S9K) sessions begin.
June 4 Tuesday, last day to add a 2nd 6-week class.
June 5 Wednesday, last day to add an 8-week class.
June 14
Friday, last day to drop a 1st 6-week class. (always the 4th Friday of the summer semester)
June 26
Wednesday, grades available for 1st 6-week session in MyCentral.
June 27
Thursday, 1st 6-week sessions end and final exams.
June 28
Friday, last day to drop a 2nd 6-week class. (always the 6th Friday of the summer semester)
June 28
Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2019 spring semester course. (always the 6th Friday of the summer semester)
July 1
Monday, 3rd 6-week (session S6H) session begins.
July 2 Tuesday, last day to add a 3rd 6-week class.
July 2
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 1st 6-week session classes.
July 3
Wednesday, grades available for 1st 6-week session in MyCentral.
July 4-5
Thursday and Friday, Independence Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
July 8
Monday, last day to drop an 8-week class. (always the 7th Friday of the summer semester unless campus is closed, then it’s the next business day)
July 11
Thursday, 2nd 6-week session ends and final exams.
July 12
Friday, last day to drop a 12-week class. (always the 8th Friday of the summer semester)
July 15
Monday, last day to petition for reinstatement for fall semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
July 16
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 2nd-week session classes.
July 17
Wednesday, grades available for 2nd 6-week session in MyCentral.
July 25
Thursday, 8-week session ends and final exams.
July 26
Friday, last day to drop a 3rd 6-week class. (always the 10th Friday of the summer semester)
July 30
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 8-week session classes.
July 31
Wednesday, grades available for 8-week session in MyCentral.
Aug. 8
Thursday, 3rd 6-week and 12-week sessions end and final exams.
Aug. 8 Thursday, Summer Census Date (always the last Thursday of the summer semester)
Aug. 9
Friday, Spring semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported.
Aug. 13
Tuesday, grades due at noon for last 6-week session and 12-week session classes.
Aug. 14
Wednesday, grades available for last 6-week session and 12-week session in MyCentral.

*NOTE: In addition 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/Student Home” tab and choose “Check Refund and Withdrawal Dates”.  Additional dates and deadlines can be found at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates. More information can be found in the “Standards and Regulations” section of this catalog.