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2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


2019-2020 Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester 2019, August - December

Aug. 1 Thursday, UCM Scholarship Finder accepted through February 1, 2020.
Aug. 15
Thursday, residence halls open for new first year students, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aug. 16
Friday, university apartments open, 10 a.m.
Aug. 16
Friday, faculty planning.
Aug. 18
Sunday, residence halls open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Aug. 19
Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Aug. 19-27 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
Aug. 21
Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Aug. 21
Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for first-half semester classes. 
Aug. 21
Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 22
Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Aug. 22
Thursday, last day for a 100% refund for full semester classes.
Aug. 22
Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Aug. 22 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Aug. 26
Monday, last day for a 50% refund for first-half semester classes.
Aug. 27 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Aug. 28
Wednesday, last day for a 50% refund for full semester classes.
Aug. 29
Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for first-half semester classes.
Aug. 30 Friday, last day to award a summer degree/certificate. (always the last working day of August)
Sept. 2 Monday, Labor Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Sept. 4
Wednesday, last day for a 25% refund for full semester classes.
Sept. 5
Thursday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Sept. 16 Monday, Fall Census Date (always the 5th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Sept. 20
Friday, Spring 2020 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Sept. 20
Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.* (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Sept. 20
Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode. (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Sept. 23  Monday, Holds due by offices for spring enrollment. (always the 6th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Sept. 27-29
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, Family Weekend.
Oct. 1
Tuesday, Student Progress Reports due by noon in MyCentral. (always the 7th Tuesday of the semester)
Oct. 1
Tuesday, 2020-2021 FAFSA available at fafsa.gov
Oct. 11
Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
Oct. 11
Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a 2019 summer semester course. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
Oct. 12 Saturday, Homecoming 
Oct. 14
Monday, second-half semester classes begin. (always the 9th Monday of the semester)
Oct. 14-22 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
Oct. 15
Tuesday, grades due at noon for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before October 12th.
Oct. 16
Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
Oct. 16
Wednesday, last day for a 100%refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 16
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Oct. 16
Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before October 12th.
Oct. 17 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Oct. 21
Monday, last day for a 50% refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 21
Monday, enrollment for spring semester begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 21
Monday, cap and gown distribution for Fall graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
Oct. 22 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Oct. 24
Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for second-half semester classes.
Oct. 25
Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.* (always the 10th Friday of the fall semester)
Oct. 28
Monday, spring enrollment open to all seniors.  Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
Oct. 30
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. 30
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Nov. 1
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.
Nov. 1
Friday, last day to apply for Fall graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program.  (always the 11th Friday of the semester)
Nov. 1 Friday, Graduation fees posted for fall graduation candidates. (always the first Friday in November)
Nov. 6 Wednesday, spring enrollment open to all students.
Nov. 8 Friday, Summer 2020 schedule available for schools to review (available to public on December 20th).
Nov. 15
Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class.* (always the 13th Friday of the fall semester)
Nov. 15 Friday, last day to petition for reinstatement for spring semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
Nov. 22
Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Nov. 22 Friday, Fall 2020 schedule available for schools to review (available to public on January 31).
Nov. 25-27
Monday through Wednesday, fall break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
Nov. 28-29
Thursday-Friday, Thanksgiving holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED AND UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Dec. 1
Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Dec. 6
Friday, Summer semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported. (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
Dec. 6
Friday, last day of fall semester classes. (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
Dec. 9-13
Monday through Friday, fall semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
Dec. 9-13
Monday through Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-3, commencement name cards available in the Registrar’s Office (WDE 1000)
Dec. 13 Friday, 9 a.m. training for commencement stationary and program hooders at the Multipurpose Building
Dec. 13 Friday, 9:30 a.m. training for commencement faculty marshals at the Multipurpose Building
Dec. 13 Friday, Registrar’s Office closes at 3 p.m. in preparation for Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Dec. 13
Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
Dec. 13
Friday, Graduate Commencement Ceremony (all colleges), 6 p.m.
Dec. 14
Saturday, Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies, 10 a.m. (CAHSS, HCB&PS, and GS) and 2 p.m. (CHST and COE)
Dec. 17
Tuesday, grades due at noon for second-half semester and full semester classes.
Dec. 18
Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.
Dec. 20
Friday, Summer 2020 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Dec. 24-31
Winter holidays, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.

Spring Semester 2020, January - May

Jan. 1
Wednesday, New Year’s Day observed, UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 2
Thursday, offices open.
Jan. 10
Friday, University apartments open, 8 a.m.
Jan. 12
Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
Jan. 13
Monday, 8 a.m., classes begin.
Jan. 13-21 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
Jan. 15
Wednesday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for first-half semester classes. Waitlist for first-half semester classes ends.
Jan. 15
Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 15
Wednesday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 15 Wednesday, last day to award a fall degree/certificate.  (always January 15th or the next earliest weekday if on a weekend)
Jan. 16
Thursday, last day for enrollment and changing classes for full semester classes. Waitlist for full semester classes ends.
Jan. 16
Thursday, last day for a 100% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 16
Thursday, last day to change a full semester class to/from audit grade mode.
Jan. 16 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Jan. 20
Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
Jan. 21
Tuesday, last day for a 50% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 21 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
Jan. 23
Thursday, last day for a 50% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 24
Friday, last day for a 25% refund for first-half semester classes.
Jan. 29
Wednesday, last day for a 25% refund for full semester classes.
Jan. 30
Thursday, last day to change a first-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
Jan. 31
Friday, Fall 2020 course schedule available to view in MyCentral.
Feb. 1 Saturday, UCM Scholarship Finder Applications due today.
Feb. 1 Saturday, priority date for submission of the 2020-2021 Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) to the national FAFSA processing agency for consideration for the Access Missouri Grant.
Feb. 10 Monday, Spring Census Date (always the 5th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Feb. 14
Friday, last day to drop a first-half semester class.* (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Feb. 14
Friday, last day to change a full semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode. (always the 5th Friday of the semester)
Feb. 17 Monday, Holds due by offices for spring enrollment. (always the 6th Monday of the fall/spring semesters)
Feb. 25
Tuesday, Student Progress Reports available at noon in MyCentral. (always the 7th Tuesday of the semester)
Feb. 28 Friday, Curriculum Deadline for 2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs, including Four Year Guides.
March 6
Friday, final examinations for first-half semester classes and end of first-half semester.
March 6
Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a fall semester course. (always the 8th Friday of the semester)
March 9
Monday, second-half semester classes begin. (always the 9th Monday of the semester)
March 9-24 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
March 9
Monday, cap and gown distribution for spring and summer graduation begins at the University Store at The Crossing through commencement day.
March 10
Tuesday, grades due at noon for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before March 7th.
March 11
Wednesday, last day to add/change a second-half semester class. Waitlist for second-half semester classes ends.
March 11
Wednesday, last day for a 100% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 11
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from audit grade mode.
March 11
Wednesday, grades available for first-half semester classes and classes that ended before March 7th.
March 12 Thursday, course drops for classes that started Monday/Tuesday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
March 13
Friday, residence halls close, 6 p.m.
March 16-20
Monday through Friday, Spring Break, CLASSES DISMISSED.
March 22
Sunday, residence halls open, noon.
March 23
Monday, enrollment for summer and fall semesters begins. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
March 23
Monday, last day for a 50% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 24 Tuesday, course drops for classes that started Wednesday-Sunday for Enrollment Validation after 10 a.m.
March 26
Thursday, last day for a 25% refund for second-half semester classes.
March 27
Friday, last day to drop a full semester class.
March 27
Friday, last day to apply for Spring and Summer graduation to have name included in the printed commencement program. (always the 11th Friday of the Semester)
March 30
Monday, summer/fall enrollment open to all seniors. Students can find their individual enrollment access date at ucmo.edu/registrar/dates/enroll.cfm.
April 1
Wednesday, last day to change a second-half semester class to/from pass/fail grade mode.
April 1
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 1 Wednesday, priority date for submission of the 2020-2021 Federal Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) to the national FAFSA processing agency for SEOG and Federal Work Study.
April 3
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 3 Friday, Spring 2021 schedule available to Schools for edits.
April 3 Friday, Graduation fees posted for spring graduation candidates. (always the first Friday in April)
April 8
Wednesday, summer/fall enrollment open to all students.
April 15
Wednesday, last day to petition for reinstatement for summer semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
April 17
Friday, last day to drop a second-half semester class. (always the 14th Friday of the spring semester)
May 1
Friday, last day of spring semester classes.  (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
May 1
Friday, Fall semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported. (always the Friday of the 16th week of classes)
May 4-7 Monday through Thursday 8-5 commencement name cards available in the Registrar’s Office (WDE 1000).
May 4-8
Monday through Friday, spring semester final examinations (includes second-half semester classes).
May 8 Friday, 9 a.m. training for commencement stationary and program hooders at the Multipurpose Building
May 8 Friday, 9:30 a.m. training for commencement faculty marshals at the Multipurpose Building
May 8 Friday, Registrar’s Office closes at 11 a.m. in preparation for Commencement Ceremonies
May 8
Friday, housing facilities close, 6 p.m.
May 8
Friday, 2:30 p.m. Graduate Commencement Ceremony, and 6:00 p.m. CHST Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.
May 9
Saturday, 10 a.m. CAHSS, GS, COE & Thrive, & 2 p.m. HCB&PS Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies.
May 12
Tuesday, grades due at noon for second-half semester and full semester classes.
May 13
Wednesday, final semester grades available in MyCentral.

Summer Sessions 2020, May - August

May 17
Sunday, housing facilities open for summer term.
May 18
Monday, 1st 6-week (session S6F) and 12-week (session SFM) sessions begin.
May 18-26 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
May 19
Tuesday, last day to add a 1st 6-week class.
May 20
Wednesday, last day to add a 12-week class.
May 25
Monday, Memorial Day holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED.
May 29
Friday, last day to award a spring degree/certificate. (always the last working day of May)
June 1
Monday, 2nd 6-week (session S6G) and 8-week (session S9K) sessions begin. (always Monday of week 3 of summer semester)
June 1-9 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
June 2 Tuesday, last day to add a 2nd 6-week class.
June 3 Wednesday, last day to add an 8-week class.
June 12
Friday, last day to drop a 1st 6-week class. (always the 4th Friday of the summer semester)
June 25
Thursday, 1st 6-week sessions end and final exams.
June 26
Friday, last day to drop a 2nd 6-week class. (always the 6th Friday of the summer semester)
June 26
Friday, last day to petition for a grade appeal of a spring semester course. (always the 6th Friday of the summer semester)
June 29
Monday, 3rd 6-week (session S6H) session begins. (always Monday of week 7 of summer semester)
June 29-July 7 Monday-Tuesday, Enrollment Validation Process.  See instructions for details.
June 30 Tuesday, last day to add a 3rd 6-week class.
June 30
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 1st 6-week session classes.
July 1
Wednesday, grades available for 1st 6-week session in MyCentral.
July 3
Friday, Independence Day Holiday, CLASSES DISMISSED and UNIVERSITY OFFICES CLOSED
July 6
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 6 Monday, Graduation fees posted for summer graduation candidates.  (always the first Friday in July, if a holiday, the next Monday)
July 9
Thursday, 2nd 6-week session ends and final exams. (always Thursday of week 8 of summer semester)
July 10
Friday, last day to drop a 12-week class. (always the 8th Friday of the summer semester)
July 14
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 2nd-week session classes.
July 15
Wednesday, grades available for 2nd 6-week session in MyCentral.
July 15 Wednesday, last day to petition for reinstatement for fall semester (for suspended and dismissed students)
July 23
Thursday, 8-week session ends and final exams.  (always Thursday of week 10 of summer semester)
July 24
Friday, last day to drop a 3rd 6-week class. (always the 10th Friday of the summer semester)
July 28
Tuesday, grades due at noon for 8-week session classes.
July 29
Wednesday, grades available for 8-week session in MyCentral.
Aug. 6
Thursday, 3rd 6-week and 12-week sessions end and final exams.
Aug. 6 Thursday, Summer Census Date (always the last Thursday of the summer semester)
Aug. 7
Friday, Spring semester U grades change to F grades if no other grade reported. (always the Friday of the 12th week of summer semester)
Aug. 11
Tuesday, grades due at noon for last 6-week session and 12-week session classes.
Aug. 12
Wednesday, grades available for last 6-week session and 12-week session in MyCentral.
Aug. 31 Monday, last day to award a summer degree/certificate.

*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 Records and Registration tab” tab, under Registration using the “Check Refund and Withdrawal Dates” link.  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.