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Cancel/add deadlines

There is a standard progression each term for when and which approval(s) are required for enrollment changes. The tables below describe this standard progression and the dates for the listed term. For specific dates for other terms, see dates and deadlines. Due to COVID-19, students have been provided more flexibility in selecting the grade basis for their fall 2020 and spring 2021 classes. For more information, see Change grade basis.

If you are a Law student, check the registration dates and deadlines on the Law School website.

Spring 2021

Full semester classes

Spring 2021 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
Through January 25100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
January 26 - February 175%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
February 2 - 850%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
February 9 - 1525%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
February 16 - May 10%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
May 2 - 30%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Spring 2021 first 7-week classes

Spring 2021 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
Through January 25100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
January 26 - February 150%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
February 2 - 150%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
February 16 - March 80%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Spring 2021 second 7-week classes

Spring 2021 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
March 9 - 15100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
March 16 - 2250%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
March 23 - April 50%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
April 6 - May 30%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Summer

Note that "day" in the first column refers to the calendar day of the term which includes weekends.

1-2 week classes

DayRefundCancel classAdd classGrade basis/variable credits
Day 1100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Day 250%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Day 30%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from college scholastic committeeNo approval required
After day 30%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
Second to last day of instruction0%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
Last day of instructiono%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Summer 3-4 week classes

DayRefundCancel classAdd classGrade basis/variable credits
Days 1 through 2100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Days 3 through 450%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Days 5 through 60%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from college scholastic committeeNo approval required
After day 60%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
Second to last day of instruction0%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
Last day of instruction0%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Summer 5-6 week classes

DayRefundCancel classAdd classGrade basis/variable credits
Days 1 through 3100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Days 4 through 650%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Day 725%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Day 825%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Days 9 through 140%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
After day 140%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
Second to last day of instruction0%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
Last day of instruction0%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Summer 7-8 week classes

DayRefundCancel classAdd classGrade basis/variable credits
Days 1 through 4100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Days 5 through 750%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Day 850%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Days 9 through 1025%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Days 11 through 140%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
After day 140%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
Second to last day of instruction0%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
Last day of instruction0%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Summer 9-week classes or longer

DayRefundCancel classAdd classGrade basis/variable credits
Days 1 through 5100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Days 6 through 750%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
Days 8 through 1250%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Days 13 through 1425%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
Day 1525%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
After day 150%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
Second to last day of instruction0%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
Last day of instruction0%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Fall 2020

Full semester classes

Fall 2020 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
Through September 14100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
September 15—2175%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
September 22—2850%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
September 29—October 525%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
October 6—November 90%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNo approval required
November 10 — December 10%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
December 2—160%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Fall 2020 first 7-week classes

Fall 2020 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
Through September 14100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
September 15—2150%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
September 22—October 50%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
October 6—260%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Fall 2020 second 7-week classes

Fall 2020 date rangeRefundCancel classAdd classVariable credits
October 27—November 2100%No approval requiredNo approval requiredNo approval required
November 3—950%No approval requiredApproval required from instructor onlyNo approval required
November 10—December 10%No approval required, W recorded on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed
December 2—160%Approval required from college scholastic committee, W on transcriptApproval required from both instructor and college scholastic committeeNot allowed

Important Dates

Academics

Mon, May 3, 2021 Last day of instruction
Wed, May 12, 2021 End of spring semester
Mon, May 17, 2021 May session and summer 13-week classes begin

Billing & Payment

Sun, Apr 18, 2021 Fourth billing statement for spring available (new charges and past-due balances only, due date: 5/1/21)
Sat, May 1, 2021 Spring payment due in full (for new charges and/or past due balances)
Tue, May 18, 2021 Fifth billing statement for spring available (new charges and past-due balances only, due date: 5/31/21)

Registration

Mon, Apr 12, 2021 Fall semester registration begins for students admitted to degree or certificate programs
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 Fall registration opens for non-degree and visiting students
Mon, May 3, 2021 Last day of instruction