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UNCG ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2023-2024

Fall 2023

Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

  
August 7-11, Mon.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 7, MondayFall semester opens
August 8, TuesdayUNCG Annual Kickoff
August 14, MondayConvocation Day
August 15, TuesdayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
August 15, TuesdayFinancial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline
August 15-21, Tues.-Mon.Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 21, MondayHours locked for financial aid purposes.
August 21, MondayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
August 21, MondayLast day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
August 22, TuesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December
August 28, MondayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
September 4, MondayLabor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 22, FridayMid-term grades due; grading window opens September 11.
October 5, ThursdayFounders Day
October 6, FridayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December
October 6, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
October 6, FridayInstruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 11, WednesdayClasses resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
Oct. 11-Nov. 20, Wed.-Mon.Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 20, FridayFinal date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations
Nov. 3-Nov. 20, Fri.- Mon.Spring semester registration for continuing students
November 1, WednesdayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2024
November 3, FridayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
November 13, MondayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
November 21, TuesdayInstruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
November 27, MondayClasses resume, 8:00 a.m.
November 29, WednesdayLast day of classes
November 30, ThursdayFinal date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates. 
November 30, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
November 30, ThursdayReading Day
Dec. 1 & 2, Fri. & Sat.; Dec. 4-7, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
December 8, FridayDecember Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum (11:00 a.m.)
December 8, FridayDecember Graduate School Graduation Ceremony (3:30 p.m.)
December 9, SaturdayDeadline for submission of final grades for the Standard Term by 10:00 pm.

Approved by the Faculty Senate November 11, 2020.


Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Fall
The one-day shortage of Mondays in the fall is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays (for MW or MWF meeting patterns). If a class meets only on Monday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Spring 2024

Spring 2024 Academic Calendar

  
January 2-5, Tues.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 8, MondayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
January 8, MondayFinancial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline
January 8-12, Mon.-Fri.Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 12, FridayHours locked for financial aid purposes.
January 12, FridayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
January 12, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
January 15, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 15, MondayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May
January 22, MondayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
February 1, ThursdaySummer session registration begins for continuing students.
February 15, ThursdayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Spring 2025
February 16, FridayMid-term grades due; grading window opens February 5.
March 1, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
March 1, FridayFinancial aid priority filing period ends for 2024-25 academic year
March 2, SaturdayInstruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 p.m.
March 8, FridayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May
March 11, MondayClasses resume after Spring Break, 8:00 a.m.
March 11-Apr. 4, Mon.-Thurs.Fall semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 13, WednesdayFinal date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
March 20, WednesdayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
March 29, FridaySpring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 2, TuesdayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
Apr. 8-Apr. 21, Mon.-Sun.Fall semester registration for continuing students
April 24, WednesdayLast day of classes
April 25, ThursdayFinal date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees.
April 25, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
April 25, ThursdayReading Day
April 26 & 27, Fri. & Sat.; April 29-May 2, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
May 2, ThursdayMay Graduate School Graduation Ceremony, Greensboro Coliseum 10:00 a.m.
May 3, FridayMay Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum, 10:00 a.m.
May 4, SaturdayDeadline for submission of final grades for the Standard Term.

Approved by the Faculty Senate November 11, 2020.


Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Spring
The one-day shortage of Fridays in the spring is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays. If a class meets only on Friday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Summer 2024

Summer 2024 Academic Calendar

  
May 6, MondayMBA and BLS first summer session classes begin
May 8, WednesdayFirst summer session classes begin
May 15, WednesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in Summer
May 27, MondayMemorial Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
June 12, WednesdayFirst summer session final examinations
June 12, WednesdayFinal date for August doctoral candidates' oral examinations
June 13, ThursdaySecond summer session classes begin
June 14, FridayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
June 14, FridayMBA and BLS first summer session final examinations
June 17, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session classes begin
June 19, WednesdayJuneteenth holiday. Campus observance programs. Classes meet; offices open.
June 21, FridayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
July 4, ThursdayIndependence Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
July 5, FridayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in August
July 18, ThursdaySecond summer session final examinations
July 18, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School
July 29, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session final examinations
August 2, FridaySummer graduation date

Approved by the Faculty Senate November 11, 2020. Amended April 14, 2021.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2024-2025

Fall 2024

Fall 2024 Academic Calendar

  
August 12-16, Mon.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 12, MondayFall semester opens
August 13, TuesdayUNCG Annual Kickoff
August 19, MondayConvocation Day
August 20, TuesdayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
August 20, TuesdayFinancial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline
August 20-26, Tues.-Mon.Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 26, MondayHours locked for financial aid purposes.
August 26, MondayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
August 26, MondayLast day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
August 27, TuesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December
September 2, MondayLabor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 3, TuesdayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
September 27, FridayMid-term grades due; grading window opens September 16.
October 1, SundayOpening day for the financial aid priority filing period for the 2025-26 academic year; FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) available.
To Be AnnouncedDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December
October 5, SaturdayFounders Day
October 11, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
October 11, FridayInstruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 16, WednesdayClasses resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
Oct. 16 - Nov. 29, Wed. - Sun.Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 25, FridayFinal date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations
November 1, WednesdayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2025
November 8, FridayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
Nov. 12 - Nov. 29, Tues. - Sun.Spring semester registration for continuing students
November 18, MondayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
November 26, TuesdayInstruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
December 2, MondayClasses resume, 8:00 a.m.
December 4, WednesdayLast day of classes
December 5, ThursdayFinal date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates. 
December 5, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
December 5, ThursdayReading Day
Dec. 6 & 7, Fri. & Sat.; Dec. 9-12, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
December 12, ThursdayDecember Graduate School Graduation Ceremony
December 13, FridayDecember Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
December 14, SaturdayDeadline for submission of final grades for the Standard Term.

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.


Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Fall
The one-day shortage of Mondays in the fall is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays (for MW or MWF meeting patterns). If a class meets only on Monday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Spring 2025

Spring 2025 Academic Calendar

  
January 6-10, Mon.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 13, MondayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
January 13, MondayFinancial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline
January 13-17, Mon.-Fri.Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 15, WednesdayFinancial aid priority filing period ends for 2025-26 academic year.
January 17, FridayHours locked for financial aid purposes.
January 17, FridayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
January 17, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.
January 20, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 21, TuesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May
January 27, MondayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
February 3, MondaySummer session registration begins for continuing students.
February 15, SaturdayDeadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Spring 2026
February 21, FridayMid-term grades due; grading window opens February 10.
March 7, FridayLast day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)
March 8, SaturdayInstruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 p.m.
To Be AnnouncedDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May
March 17, MondayClasses resume after Spring Break, 8:00 a.m.
March 17-Apr. 30, Mon.-Wed.Fall semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 19, WednesdayFinal date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
March 26, WednesdayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
April 18, FridaySpring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 8, TuesdayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
Apr. 11-Apr. 30, Fri.-Wed.Fall semester registration for continuing students
April 30, WednesdayLast day of classes
May 1, ThursdayFinal date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees.
May 1, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
May 1, ThursdayReading Day
May 2 & 3, Fri. & Sat.; May 5-8, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
May 8, ThursdayMay Graduate School Graduation Ceremony
May 9, FridayMay Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
May 10, SaturdayDeadline for submission of final grades for the Standard Term.

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.


Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Spring
The one-day shortage of Fridays in the spring is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays. If a class meets only on Friday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Summer 2025

Summer 2025 Academic Calendar

  
May 12, MondayMBA and BLS first summer session classes begin
May 14, WednesdayFirst summer session classes begin
May 21, WednesdayDeadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in Summer
May 26, MondayMemorial Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
June 18, WednesdayFirst summer session final examinations
June 18, WednesdayFinal date for August doctoral candidates' oral examinations
June 19, ThursdaySecond summer session classes begin
June 19, ThursdayJuneteenth holiday (observed). Campus observance programs. Classes meet; offices open.
June 20, FridayDeadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School
June 20, FridayMBA and BLS first summer session final examinations
June 23, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session classes begin
June 27, FridayDeadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School
July 4, FridayIndependence Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
To Be AnnouncedDeadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in August
July 24, ThursdaySecond summer session final examinations
July 24, ThursdayDeadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School
August 4, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session final examinations
August 8, FridaySummer graduation date
Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2025-2026

Fall 2025

This calendar includes only benchmark dates for the specified term. Additional items will be included when the calendar is fully activated in the January prior to the affected academic year.

Fall 2025 Academic Calendar

  
August 11-15, Mon.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 11, MondayFall semester opens
August 18, MondayConvocation Day
August 19, TuesdayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
August 25, MondayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
September 1, MondayLabor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 2, TuesdayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
October 5, SundayFounders Day
October 10, FridayInstruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 15, WednesdayClasses resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
November 25, TuesdayInstruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
December 1, MondayClasses resume, 8:00 a.m.
December3, WednesdayLast day of classes
December 4, ThursdayReading Day
Dec. 5 & 6, Fri. & Sat.; Dec. 8-11, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
December 12, FridayDecember Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.


Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Fall
The one-day shortage of Mondays in the fall is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays (for MW or MWF meeting patterns). If a class meets only on Monday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Spring 2026

This calendar includes only benchmark dates for the specified term. Additional items will be included when the calendar is fully activated in the January prior to the affected academic year.

Spring 2026 Academic Calendar

  
January 5-9, Mon.-Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 12, MondayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
January 16, FridayDrop/Add period ends; last day to change course(s) or course section(s) for the Standard Term.
January 19, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 26, MondayCensus reporting; no additional schedule adjustment for the Standard Term.
March 7, SaturdayInstruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 p.m.
March 16, MondayClasses resume after Spring Break, 8:00 a.m.
April 3, FridaySpring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 29, WednesdayLast day of classes
April 30, ThursdayReading Day
May 1 & 2, Fri. & Sat.; May 4-7, Mon.-Thurs.Final examinations
May 8, FridayMay Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.

Days of the Week Meeting Distribution for Spring
The one-day shortage of Fridays in the spring is made up with the one-day overage of Wednesdays. If a class meets only on Friday (three-hour class), then it is the instructor’s responsibility to make up the 150 minute deficit via an online or other instructional method outside of the classroom.

Summer 2026

This calendar includes only benchmark dates for the specified term. Additional items will be included when the calendar is fully activated in the January prior to the affected academic year.

Summer 2026 Academic Calendar

  
May 11, MondayMBA and BLS first summer session classes begin
May 13, WednesdayFirst summer session classes begin
May 25, MondayMemorial Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
June 17, WednesdayFirst summer session final examinations
June 18, ThursdaySecond summer session classes begin
June 19, FridayMBA and BLS first summer session final examinations
June 19, FridayJuneteenth holiday. Campus observance programs. Classes meet; offices open.
June 22, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session classes begin
July 3, Friday (observed)Independence Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
July 23, ThursdaySecond summer session final examinations
August 3, MondayMBA and BLS second summer session final examinations
August 7, FridaySummer graduation date
Approved by the Faculty Senate March 14, 2023.