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

February 1, 2021 Summer 2021 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 8, 2021 Certificate and degree-seeking students
February 22, 2021 Incoming students with pending summer admission applications & open registration

Note: Classes with irregular start/end dates (different from the three session 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

Dates and Deadlines

  10-week session
Classes held May 17-July 31
Deadline for admissions May 17
Faculty approval needed to add classes May 18
Add/drop period ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline
May 24, 5p.m.
UAA Summer late admission application deadline June 15
Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration July 2
Holiday - MSC closed July 5-6
Withdrawal deadline July 9
Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed July 12, 5p.m.
$175 late payment fee assessed to those with an outstanding balance July 23, 5p.m.
Summer graduation application deadline July 23
Credit/No Credit deadline July 30
Grades available in UAOnline August 5
 

Priority Registration

March 22, 2021 Fall 2021 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 5 Seniors (90+ credits)
April 6 Juniors (60-89 credits)
April 7 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 8 Freshman (0-29 credits)
April 12 Incoming students with pending fall admission applications
April 19 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 23

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

August 30 Faculty approval required to add classes
September 3, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
September 4 Withdrawal period begins online
September 6 No class day - Labor Day - MSC closed
September 13 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
October 22 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
October 25 Spring class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
October 29 Withdrawal Deadline
November 1 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
November 12 Deadline to apply for fall graduation and be included in the commencement program
November 24 No class day (non-teaching day) MSC open
November 25-26 No class days - Thanksgiving holiday - MSC closed
December 3 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 6-11 Final exams
December 16 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec 23, 2021- Jan 2, 2022 No class days - Winter Break - MSC closed
 

Priority Registration

October 25, 2021 Spring 2022 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
November 8 Seniors (90+ credits)
November 9 Juniors (60-89 credits)
November 10 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
November 11 Freshman (0-29 credits)
November 15 Incoming students with pending fall admission applications
November 22 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 10

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

January 17

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

January 18 Faculty approval required to add classes
January 21, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 22 Withdrawal period begins online
January 31 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
January 31 Summer 2022 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
March 7-11 No class days - Spring break
March 11 UAA closed
March 14 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
March 21 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 21 Fall 2022 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
March 25 Withdrawal deadline
April 1 Deadline to apply for spring graduation to be included in the commencement ceremony and program
April 15 Deadline to apply for summer 2022 reinstatement
April 22 Late deadline to apply for spring graduation
April 26-30 Final exams
May 5 Grades available in UAOnline
May 6 Commencement for Spring 2022 graduates

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.