Academic Dates and Deadlines

The Mat-Su College Academic Calendar is a valuable tool. You can check here to keep track of important dates and deadlines. The calendar is planned several months ahead to help your preparations.

Academic Calendar

Dates and deadlines shown below are for regular, semester-length courses.

Priority Registration

February 5 Summer 2024 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 12 Certificate and degree-seeking students
February 19 Open registration

Dates and Deadlines

For classes with irregular start/end dates (different from the three sessions listed below):

  • Add/drop deadline is five business days after published class start date
  • Classes with start date prior to June held to first withdrawal deadline
  • Classes with start date on or after June 1 held to second withdrawal deadline

Late-starting classes and miscellaneous charges after the payment deadline should be paid when the charge is incurred and are subject to any subsequent late fee assessments during the term.

10-week Session 1st 5-week Session 2nd 5-week Session Deadline
May 20-  Aug 3 May 20-  June 24 June 27-    Aug 3 Classes held


May 21


May 21


June 28


Faculty approval needed to add classes

May 27 May 27 N/A


Memorial Day - UAA/Mat-Su College closed, no class day

May 28 May 28 July 8
Add/drop period ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


May 29


May 29


July 9


Withdrawal period begins (withdrawing does not result in a refund)


July 4-6


NA


July 4-6


Independence Day - UAA/Mat-Su College closed

July 8 July 8 July 8 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses, and continuous registration
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


July 12


June 7


July 12


Withdrawal deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


July 15


July 15


July 15


5 pm
 Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed 


July 26


July 26


July 26


Summer graduation application deadline


July 26


July 26


July 26


Deadline to apply for fall 2024 reinstatement


July 29


July 29


July 29


5 pm
 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance 


Aug 8


June 28


Aug 8


Grades available in UAOnline

Priority Registration

March 25 Fall 2024 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 1 Seniors (90+ credits)
April 2 Juniors (60-89 credits)
April 3 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 4 Freshman (0-29 credits)
April 8 Open registration

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m., five business days after the published class start day. Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of that drop period.

Dates and Deadlines

August 26

Instructions begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers

September 2 No class day - Labor Day -  Campus closed
September 3 Faculty approval required to add classes
September6 Add/drop deadline for 100% refund
Credit/no-credit deadline

Credit-to-audit deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
September 7 Withdrawal period begins online (withdrawing does not result in a refund)
September 16 5 pm Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed 
October 25 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
October 28 Spring 2025 class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
November 1 Withdrawal Deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
November 4 5 pm $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance 
November 27 No class day (non-teaching day) Campus open
November 28-30 No class days - Fall Break - Campus closed
December 6 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 9-14 Final Exams
December 13 Deadline to apply for spring 2025 reinstatement
December 19 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec 24 - Jan 1 No class days - Winter Break - Campus closed

Priority Registration

October 28 Spring 2025 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
November 4 Seniors (90+ credits)
November 5 Juniors (60-89 credits)
November 6 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 7 Freshman (0-29 credits)
November 11 Open registration

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m., five business days after the published class start day. Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of that drop period.

Dates and Deadlines

January 13

Instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers

January 20 No class day - Alaska Civil Rights Day and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Campus closed
January 21 Faculty approval required to add classes
January 24

Add/drop deadline for 100% refund
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline

January 25 Withdrawal period begins  (withdrawing does not result in a refund)
February 3 5 pm Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed 
February 3 Summer 2025 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
March 10-14 No class days - Spring break
March 14-15 Campus Closed
March 21 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
March 24 5 pm $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance 
March 28 Withdrawal deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
March 28 Deadline to apply for spring graduation to be included in the commencement ceremony and program
March 31 Fall 2025 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 25 Deadline to apply for summer 2025 reinstatement
April 25

Deadline to apply for spring graduation

April 29- May 3 Final exams
May 8 Grades available in UAOnline
May 9 2025 Commencement Ceremony

Priority Registration

February 3 Summer 2025 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 10 Certificate and degree-seeking students
November 17 Open registration

Dates and Deadlines

For classes with irregular start/end dates (different from the three sessions listed below):

  • Add/drop deadline is five business days after published class start date
  • Classes with start date prior to June held to first withdrawal deadline
  • Classes with start date on or after June 1 held to second withdrawal deadline

Late-starting classes and miscellaneous charges after the payment deadline should be paid when the charge is incurred and are subject to any subsequent late fee assessments during the term.

10-week Session 1st 5-week Session 2nd 5-week Session Deadline
May 19-  Aug 2 May 19-  June 23 June 26-    Aug 2 Classes held


May 20


May 20


June 27


Faculty approval needed to add classes

May 26 May 26 N/A


Memorial Day - UAA/Mat-Su College closed, no class day

May 27 May 27 July 7
Add/drop period ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


May 28


May 28


July 8


Withdrawal period begins (withdrawing does not result in a refund)


July 3-5


NA


July 3-5


Independence Day - UAA/Mat-Su College closed

July 7 July 7 July 7 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses, and continuous registration
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


July 11


June 6


July 11


Withdrawal deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline


July 14


July 14


July 14


5 pm
 Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed 


July 25


July 25


July 25


Summer graduation application deadline


July 25


July 25


July 25


Deadline to apply for fall 2025 reinstatement


July 28


July 28


July 28


5 pm
 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance 


Aug 7


June 27


Aug 7


Grades available in UAOnline

Priority Registration

March 31 Fall 2025 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 7 Seniors (90+ credits)
April 8 Juniors (60-89 credits)
April 9 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 10 Freshman (0-29 credits)
April 14 Open registration

Note: For classes with irregular start or end dates, the drop with 100 percent refund period ends at 5 p.m., five business days after the published class start day. Students wishing to change from credit-to-audit must do so by the end of that drop period.

Dates and Deadlines

August 25

Instructions begins
Add/drop period begins
Credit-to-audit period begins
Registration begins for senior citizens using tuition waivers

September 1 No class day - Labor Day -  Campus closed
September 2 Faculty approval required to add classes
September 5 Add/drop deadline for 100% refund
Credit/no-credit deadline

Credit-to-audit deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
September 6 Withdrawal period begins online (withdrawing does not result in a refund)
September 15 5 pm Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed 
October 24 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
October 27 Spring 2026 class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
October 31  Withdrawal Deadline
5 pm in person
11:59 pm on UAOnline
November 4 5 pm $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance 
November 26 No class day (non-teaching day) Campus open
November 27-28 No class days - Fall Break - Campus closed
December 5 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 8-13 Final Exams
December 12 Deadline to apply for spring 2026 reinstatement
December 18 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec 25 - Jan 2 No class days - Winter Break - Campus closed

Interactive Calendar

Feel free to add any of these calendar events to your online calendar (Google, Outlook, Apple). Just check the box next to an event and click "Add to my Calendar". Also, you can email yourself reminders so it is in more than one place.