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23-24 Academic AND Registration Calendar

The Academic Calendar is your source for important dates related to your academic career at UAFS. It is compiled and published by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Registrar's Office.

Should you have any questions please contact our office by phone or by email.

Phone: 479-788-7230
Email: Registrar@sensingserendipity.com

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January 2024

Date Detail
1 Holiday – campus closed
2 Campus re-opens-late registration continues
2 Spring undergraduate admissions deadline
8 Spring wait list ends (16 weeks)
11 Last day of winter intersession classes
11 No spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 
12 Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance of more than $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 
12 University Day
13 Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed
16 Spring 2024 Classes Begin
16-19 Spring Schedule Adjustment Period
22 Last day to drop first eight-week course with a full refund.
23 Last day to drop full-semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring. No new or re-enrollment after noon.
23 Students with no payment plan who owe a balance of more than $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.
30 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date

February 2024

Date Detail
23 Last day to drop a first 8-week course with a "W"
26 Advising campaigns sent to students-Students begin scheduling advising appointments

March 2024

Date Detail
1 Fall Schedule available online
1 Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-fall class
1 Application deadline for the BSN Accelerated program-fall class
1 Summer/Fall priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
7 Second 8-week classes begin
8 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
11 Last day to drop second 8-week course with full refund
13 Mid-term grades due and available on My.UAFS
15 Deadline for School of Education fall 2024 admissions applications
18 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50-percent refund
17-23 Spring Break – no classes; campus offices close at 5 p.m. (campus closed Friday, March 22)
22 Campus closed

April 2024

Date Detail
5 Faculty and Staff Appreciation/Undergraduate Research Symposium - No classes; offices open
12 Last day to drop an undergraduate 16-week class(es) with a “W”
15 Application deadline for Surgical Technology-fall class
15 Priority registration for certain groups
16 Priority registration for students with 90+ credit hours
17 Priority registration for students with 60+ credit hours
18 Priority registration for students with 30+ credit hours
19 Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
22 Summer/Fall registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent. Summer registration begins for new students
26 Last day to drop a second 8-week course with a "W"

May 2024

Date Detail
3 Last day of spring classes
4-10 Final exam week
11 Commencement
13 Spring Intersession and Maymester classes begin
15 Application deadline for Radiography - fall class
15 Application deadline for Imaging Sciences-Diagnostic Medical Sonography - fall class
15 Graduate admissions deadline for summer entry
16 Spring grades available on My.UAFS
20 Application deadline for Dental Hygiene - fall class
20 Application deadline for AAS-BSDH Online Completion Program - fall class
22 Summer undergraduate admissions deadline 
27 Memorial Day – campus closed
28 Summer wait list ends (first 5-weeks and 10-weeks)
30 No Summer registration after 11:59 p.m. 
31 Last day of Spring intersession/Maymester
31 Summer payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.

June 2024

Date Detail
1 Summer web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
3 Summer classes begin
3-4 Summer Schedule Adjustment Period
4 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week and 10-week class with full refund
7 Students who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.
10 Registration needs to be completed by today for courses to be eligible for Federal Student Aid. If your initial enrollment for summer occurs after June 10 and is for second 5-week course(s), you may still be eligible for Federal Student Aid.
10 Last day to drop a first 5-week and 10-week summer class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date
28 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week class(es) with a “W”

July 2024

Date Detail
2 Payment Plans for Fall 2024 open
3 Last day of summer first 5-week classes
4 Independence Day holiday- campus closed
8 Summer second 5-week classes begin
9 Last day to drop second 5-week class and receive a full refund
12 Last day to drop a graduate class(es) with a “W” (10-weeks)
15 Graduate Admissions deadline for fall entry
15 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class and receive a 50-percent refund. No refund after this date.
19 Last day to drop summer 10-week class with a “W”

August 2024

Date Detail
1 Students with past due balances over $200 will be withdrawn from their fall classes at 5 p.m.
2 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class(es) with a “W”
2 Fall undergraduate admissions deadline
7 Last day of summer term
12 Fall wait list ends (16-weeks)
14 Summer grades available on My.UAFS
15 No Fall registration after 11:59 p.m. 
15-16 University Days
16 Fall payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.  
17 Fall web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
19 Fall classes begin
19-23 Fall Schedule Adjustment Period
21 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
23 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 100% refund for fall
23 Students who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.
28 Last day to drop first 8-week course with 50% refund

September 2024

Date Detail
2 Labor Day holiday – campus closed
3 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.
23 Advising campaigns sent to students-Students begin scheduling advising appointments
27 Last day to drop a first 8-week class(es) with a W

October 2024

Date Detail
1 Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-spring class
1 Spring/Summer Schedule available online
1 Spring priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
10 Second 8-week classes begin
11 Last day to drop second 8-week course with a full refund
11 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
15 Deadline for School of Education spring 2025 admissions applications
14-15 Fall Break – no classes, offices open – close at 5:00 p.m.
16 Mid-term grades due and available on My.UAFS
21 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund

November 2024

Date Detail
8 Last day to drop undergraduate class(es) with a “W” (full term)
11 Payment Plans for Spring 2024 open
11 Priority registration for certain groups
12 Priority registration for students/graduates with 90+ credit hours
13 Priority registration for students/graduates with 60+ credit hours
14 Priority registration for students/graduates with 30+ credit hours
15 Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
18 Spring/summer registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent
27 Thanksgiving break no classes, offices open- close at 5:00 p.m.
28-29 Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed
22 Last day to drop a second 8-week class(es) with a “W”

December 2024

Date Detail
5 Last day of fall classes
6 Reading day
7-13 Final exam week
14 Commencement
15 Graduate Admissions deadline for spring entry
19 Final grades available on My.UAFS
16-20 Campus offices close at 5 p.m.
16 Winter Intersession begins
23-31 Holiday – campus closed

January 2025

Date Detail
1 Holiday – campus closed
2 Campus re-opens-late registration continues
2 Spring undergraduate admissions deadline
6 Spring wait list ends (16-weeks)
9 Last day of winter intersession classes
9 No Spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 
10 Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 
10 University Day
11 Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
13 Spring 2025 Classes Begin
13-17 Spring Schedule Adjustment Period
15 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
17 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring
17 Students who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.
20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed
28 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.

February 2025

Date Detail
19 Advising campaigns sent to students-Students begin scheduling advising appointments
21 Advising campaigns sent to students-Students begin scheduling advising appointments

March 2025 
(*Some dates for March and April 2025 are tentative due to the implementation of Workday, our new student information system. Check back for updates.)

Date Detail
1 *Fall Schedule available online
1 Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-fall class
1 Application deadline for the BSN Accelerated program-fall class
1 *Summer/Fall priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
6 Second 8-week classes begin
7 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
10 Last day to drop second 8-week course with full refund
12 Mid-term grades due and available on My.UAFS
17 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund
15 Deadline for School of Education fall 2025 admissions applications
23-29 Spring Break – no classes - campus offices close at 5:00 p.m. (March 28, the campus will be closed)
28 Campus closed

April 2025
(*Some dates for March and April 2025 are tentative due to the implementation of Workday, our new student information system. Check back for updates.)

Date Detail
11 Faculty and Staff Appreciation/Undergraduate Research Symposium-no classes/offices open
11 Last day to drop an undergraduate 16-week class(es) with a “W”
14 *Priority registration for certain groups
15 *Priority registration for students with 90+ credit hours
15 Application deadline for Surgical Technology-fall class
16 *Priority registration for students with 60+ credit hours
17 *Priority registration for students with 30+ credit hours
18 *Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
18 Last day to drop a second 8-week course with a "W"
21 *Summer/fall registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent. Summer registration begins for new students.

May 2025

Date Detail
2 Last day of spring classes
3-9 Final exam week
7 Summer undergraduate admissions deadline 
10 Commencement
12 Spring intersession & Maymester classes begin
15 Application deadline for Radiography-fall class
15 Application deadline for Imaging Sciences-Diagnostic Medical Sonography-fall class
15 Spring grades available on My.UAFS
15 Graduate admissions deadline for summer entry
20 Application deadline for Dental Hygiene-fall class
20 Application deadline for AAS-BSDH Online Completion Program-fall class
26 Memorial Day holiday – campus closed
27 Summer wait list ends (first 5-weeks and 10-weeks)
29 No Summer registration after 11:59 p.m. 
30 Last day of spring intersession/Maymester
30 Summer payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m. 
31 Summer web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students

June 2025

Date Detail
2 Summer classes begin
2-3 Summer Schedule Adjustment Period
3 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week and 10-week class with full refund
6 Students who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.
9 Last day to drop a first 5-week and 10-week summer class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.
9 Registration needs to be completed by today for courses to be eligible for Federal Student Aid. If your initial enrollment for summer occurs after June 9th and is for second 5-week course(s), you may still be eligible for Federal Student Aid.
27 Last day to drop a summer first 5-week class(es) with a “W”

July 2025

Date Detail
2 Last day of first 5-week classes
2 Payment Plans for Fall 2025 open
4 Independence Day holiday- campus closed
7 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class with full refund
8 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class with full refund
11 Last day to drop a graduate class(es) with a “W” (10-weeks)
14 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.
15 Graduate Admissions deadline for fall entry
18 Last day to drop summer 10-week class with a “W” 

August 2025

Date Detail
1 Last day to drop a summer second 5-week class(es) with a “W”
1 Students with past due balances over $200 will be withdrawn from their fall classes at 5 p.m.
1 Fall undergraduate admissions deadline
6 Last day of summer term
11 Fall wait list ends (16-weeks)
13 Summer grades available on My.UAFS
14 No Fall registration after 11:59 p.m. 
14-15 University Days
15 Fall payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.  
16 Fall web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
18 Fall classes begin
18-22 Fall Schedule Adjustment Period
20 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
22 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 100% refund for fall
22 Students who enroll in courses after the payment deadline with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m.
25 Last day to drop first 8-week course with 50% refund 

September 2025

Date Detail
1 Labor Day holiday – campus closed
2 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.
22 Advising campaigns sent to students-Students begin scheduling advising appointments
26 Last day to drop a first 8-week class(es) with a W

October 2025

Date Detail
1 Application deadline for Traditional BSN program-spring class
1 Spring/Summer Schedule available online
1 Spring priority advising. Returning and transfer students will register on the day that corresponds with the number of credits they have earned.
9 Second 8-week classes begin
13 Last day to drop second 8-week course with a full refund
10 Last day to drop a graduate course with a “W”
15 Deadline for School of Education spring 2026 admissions applications
13-14 Fall Break – no classes, offices open – close at 5:00 p.m.
15 Mid-term grades due and available on My.UAFS
20 Last day to drop second 8-week course with 50% refund

November 2025

Date Detail
7 Last day to drop undergraduate class(es) with a “W” (full term)
10 Payment Plans for Spring 2026 open
10 Priority registration for certain groups
11 Priority registration for students/graduates with 90+ credit hours
12 Priority registration for students/graduates with 60+ credit hours
13 Priority registration for students/graduates with 30+ credit hours
14 Priority registration for students with 0-29 credit hours
17 Spring/summer registration begins for non-degree seeking students including transient and concurrent.
21 Last day to drop a second 8-week class(es) with a “W”
26 Thanksgiving break no classes, offices open- close at 5:00 p.m.
 27-28 Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed

December 2025

Date Detail
4 Last day of fall classes
5 Reading day
6-12 Final exam week
13 Commencement
15 Graduate Admissions deadline for spring entry
19 Final grades available on My.UAFS
15-23 Campus offices close at 5 p.m.
15 Winter Intersession begins
24-31  Holiday – campus closed

January 2026

Date Detail
1-2 Holiday – campus closed
5 Campus re-opens-late registration continues
5 Spring undergraduate admissions deadline
8 Last day of winter intersession classes
12 Spring wait list ends (16-weeks)
15 No Spring registration after 11:59 p.m. 
16 Spring payment deadline 5 p.m. Students with a balance over $500 and no payment plan will be dropped at 5 p.m. 
16 University Day
17 Spring web registration re-opens for currently enrolled students
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-campus closed
20 Spring 2026 Classes Begin
20-23 Spring Schedule Adjustment Period
22 Last day to drop first 8-week course with a full refund
23 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate and graduate course and receive a full refund for spring
23 Students with no payment plan, who owe a balance over $500 will be dropped at 5 p.m.

February 2026

Date Detail
 3 Last day to drop full semester undergraduate or graduate course and receive a 50% refund. No refund after this date.