Academic Dates and Deadlines

The MSC 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

October 31, 2022 Spring 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
November 14 Seniors (90+ credits)
November 15 Juniors (60-89 credits)
November 16 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 17 Freshman (0-29 credits)
November 21 Incoming students with pending spring admission applications
November 28 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 16

No class day - Alaska Civil Rights Day and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 17

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

January 23 Faculty approval required to add classes
January 27, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline for 100% refund
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 28 Withdrawal period begins online (withdrawing does not result in a refund)
February 6 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
February 6 Summer 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
March 13-17 No class days - Spring break
March 17 UAA/Mat-Su Campus Closed
March 24 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
March 24 Fall 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
March 27 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 31 Withdrawal deadline
April 7 Deadline to apply for spring graduation to be included in the commencement ceremony and program
April 28 Deadline to apply for summer 2023 reinstatement
April 28

Late deadline to apply for spring graduation

April 28 Last day of instruction
May 2-6 Final exams
May 11 Grades available in UAOnline
May 12 Commencement for spring 2023 graduates

 

 

Priority Registration

Date Registration Event
February 6 Summer 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 13 UAA certificate and degree-seeking students
February 27 UAA incoming students with pending summer admission applications and 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 15-   July 29 May 15-   June 19 June 22-    July 29 Classes held


May 16


May 16


June23


Faculty approval needed to add classes

May 29 May 29 N/A


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

May 22 May 22 June 29
Add/drop period ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline


May 23


May 23


June 30


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

July 21 July 22 July 22 5 pm Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses, and continuous registration


July 3-4


July 3-4


July 3-4


Independence Day - UAA/Mat-Su  campus closed, no class day


July 7


June 2


July 7


Withdrawal deadline


July 10


July 10


July 10


5 pm
 Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed


July 21


July 21


July 21


Summer graduation application deadline


July 21


July 21


July 21


Deadline to apply for fall 2023 reinstatement


July 24


July 24


July 24


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


Aug 3


June 23


Aug 3


Grades available in UAOnline

 

Priority Registration

March 20, 2023 Fall 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 3 Seniors (90+ credits)
April 4 Juniors (60-89 credits)
April 5 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 6 Freshman (0-29 credits)
April 10 Incoming students with pending fall admission applications
April 17 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 28

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

September 4 No class day - Labor Day - UAA/Mat-Su campus closed
September 5 Faculty approval required to add classes
September 8, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline
September 9 Withdrawal period begins online (withdrawing does not result in a refund)
September 18 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
October 27 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
October 30 Spring 2024 class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
November 3 Withdrawal Deadline
November 6 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
November 10 Deadline to apply for fall graduation and be included in the commencement program
November 10-26 Priority registration period for spring 2024. See spring 2024 tab for more specific dates.
November 22 No class day (non-teaching day) Mat-Su College open
November 23-24 No class days - Thanksgiving holiday - Mat-Su College campus closed
December 8 Deadline to apply for Mat-Su College fall graduation
December 15 Deadline to apply for spring 2024 reinstatement
December 11-16 Final exams
December 16 Deadline to apply for spring 2023 reinstatement 
December 21 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec 22, 2022- Jan 2, 2023 No class days - Winter Break - Mat-Su College 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.