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

Date Registration Event
February 7 Summer 2022 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
February 14 UAA certificate and degree-seeking students
February 28 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 16-Jul 30 May 16-June 20 June 23 - Jul 30 Classes held
May 17 May 17 June 24 Faculty approval needed to add classes
May 30 May 30 May 30 Holiday - UAA closed, no class day
May 23 May 23 Jul 1 Add/drop period ends
Deadline to drop for 100% refund
Credit-to-audit deadline
July 1 July 1 July 1 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses, and continuous registration
Jul 4-5 Jul 4-5 Jul 4-5 Holiday - UAA closed, no class day
July 8 June 3 July 8 Withdrawal deadline
July 11 July 11 July 11 5pm Payment deadline, $125 late fee assessed
July 22 July 22 July 22 5pm $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
July 22 July 22 July 22 Summer graduation application deadline
July 22 July 22 July 22 Deadline to apply for Fall 2022 reinstatement
Aug 4 June 24 Aug 4 Grades available in UAOnline
 

Priority Registration

March 21, 2022 Fall 2022 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
April 4 Seniors (90+ credits)
April 5 Juniors (60-89 credits)
April 6 Sophomores (30-59 credits)
April 7 Freshman (0-29 credits)
April 11 Incoming students with pending fall admission applications
April 18 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 29

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 4 Withdrawal period begins online
September 5 No class day - Labor Day - MSC closed
September 9, 5 p.m. Add/drop deadline
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
September 19 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
October 28 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
October 31 Spring 2023 class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
November 4 Withdrawal Deadline
November 7 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
November 23 No class day (non-teaching day) MSC open
November 24-27 No class days - Thanksgiving holiday - MSC closed
December 16 Deadline to apply for MSC fall graduation
December 12-16 Final exams
December 22 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec 23, 2021- Jan 2, 2022 No class days - Winter Break - MSC closed

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 fall 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
Credit/no-credit deadline
Credit-to-audit deadline
January 28 Withdrawal period begins online
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 closed
March 24 Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis, and open-entry courses; and continuous registration
March 27 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
March 24 Fall 2023 class schedule viewable in UAOnline
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

 

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.