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Academic and Financial Calendar

August 2017

Date Term
August 2 Summer Deadline to Drop with a W – 2nd Session
August 11 Summer Classes End – Full and 2nd Sessions
August 11 Summer

Fall

Graduate Students

Deadline for Graduation Application and Admission to Candidacy

August 11 Summer Deadline for Total Withdrawal from UT
August 11 Summer Graduate Students

All Incompletes Must Be Removed for Graduation

August 11 Summer Deadline for Dependent of a Public School Teacher and Dependent of a State Employee Fee Waiver Form
August 12 Summer Official Graduation Date
August 14 Fall Statements Available on MyUTK by afternoon
August 16 Fall VolCard Dollars Available
August 21 Fall Deadline for Fee Payment by 4:30 pm
August 23 Fall Classes Begin
August 23 Fall Late Registration/Late Fees Begin
August 24 Fall Deadline to Request Excess Financial Aid Transferred to VolCard
August 28 Fall Deadline to Add, Change Grading Options, or Drop without a W
– 1st Session
August 29 Fall Direct Deposit of Excess Financial Aid Available at Banks

September 2017

Date Term
September 1 Fall Deadline to Final Register, Add, Change Grading Options, or Drop without a W – Full Session
September 1 Fall Deadline for Late Registration Payment by 4:30 pm
September 4 Labor Day Holiday
September 5 Fall Deadline to Adjust Hours for Financial Aid Awarding
September 29 Fall Deadline to Drop with a W – 1st Session

October 2017

Date Term
October 5-6 Fall Break
October 6 Fall Deadline for Second Installment Payment by 4:30 pm
October 13 Fall 1st Session Classes End
October 16 Fall 2nd Session Classes Begin
October 16 Spring Priority Registration Begins
October 21 Fall Deadline to Add, Change Grading Options, or Drop without a W – 2nd Session
October 25 Fall Deadline for Final Installment Payment by 4:30 pm

November 2017

Date Term
November 3 Fall Graduate Students

Deadline to Defend Thesis/Dissertation or Take Final Exam

November 14 Fall Deadline to Drop with a W – Full Term
November 17 Fall Graduate Students

Deadline to Submit Electronic Thesis/Dissertation/Final Exam Report

November 22 Fall Deadline to Drop with a W – 2nd Session
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holidays

December 2017

Date Term
December 5 Fall Classes End
December 5 Fall Deadline for Total Withdrawal from UT
December 5 Fall Graduate Students

All Incompletes Must Be Removed for Graduation

December 6 Fall Study Day
December 6 Spring Statements Available on MyUTK
December 7-8, 11-14 Fall Exams
December 14 Fall Graduate Hooding
December 15 Fall Commencement
December 16 Fall Official Graduation Date

January 2018

Date Term
January 8 Spring Deadline for Priority Registration Payments
January 10 Spring Classes Begin
January 10 Spring Late Registration and Fees Begin
January 15 Martin Luther King Holiday
January 16 Spring Deadline to Add, Change Grading, or Drop without a W – 1st Session
January 19 Spring Deadline to Final Register, Add, Change Grading, or Drop without a W – Full Session
January 19 Spring Deadline for Late Registration Payments
January 23 Spring Deadline to Adjust Hours for Financial Aid Awarding

February 2018

Date Term
February 16 Spring Deadline to Drop with a W – 1st Session
February 28 Spring 1st Session Classes End

March 2018

Date Term
March 1 Spring 2nd Session Classes Begin
March 6 Spring Deadline to Add, Change Grading, or Drop without a W – 2nd Session
March 12-16 Spring Break
March 30 Spring Recess Holiday

April 2018

Date Term
April 3 Spring Deadline to Drop with a W – Full Term
April 6 Spring Graduate Students

Deadline to Defend Thesis, Dissertation, or Take Final Exam

April 9 Spring Deadline to Drop with a W – 2nd Session
April 20 Spring Graduate Students

Deadline to Submit Thesis, Dissertation, or Final Exam Report

April 27 Spring Classes End
April 27 Spring Deadline for Total Withdrawal from UT
April 27 Spring Graduate Students

Deadline to Remove Incompletes for Graduation

April 30 Spring Study Day

May 2018

Date Term
May 1-4, 7-8 Spring Exams
May 9 Mini-Term Classes Begin
May 9-12 Spring Commencement Ceremonies and Graduate Hooding
May 12 Spring Official Graduation Date
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday
May 30 Mini-Term Classes End
May 31 Summer Full and 1st Session Classes Begin

July 2018

Date Term
July 4 July 4th Holiday
July 6 Summer 1st Session Classes End
July 9 Summer 2nd Session Classes Begin

August 2018

Date Term
August 10 Summer Classes End – Full and 2nd Session
August 11 Summer Official Graduation Date
August 22 Fall Classes Begin

September 2018

Date Term
September 3 Labor Day Holiday

October 2018

Date Term
October 4-5 Fall Break
October 12 Fall 1st Session Classes End
October 15 Fall 2nd Session Classes Begin

November 2018

Date Term
November 22-23 Thanksgiving Holidays

December 2018

Date Term
December 4 Fall Classes End
December 5 Fall Study Day
December 6-7, 10-13 Fall Exams
December 13 Fall Graduate Hooding
December 14 Fall Commencement
December 15 Fall Official Graduation Date

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