Fall Term 2015

Dates may be subject to change without notice.

Aug. 5, Wed. 
• University bills with Fall 2015 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

Aug. 7, Fri.
• Undergraduate applications for graduation for Fall 2015 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Aug. 20, Thurs.
• Fee payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Aug. 21, Fri.  
• Last day to initiate registration in person without a late registration fee in the Registrar's Student Scheduling Office, 10 Enrollment Services Center by 5 p.m. Registration may be initiated using AccessPlus until 11 p.m. Aug 23, without a late registration fee.

Aug. 23, Sun.    
• Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.
• Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for fall to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Aug. 24, Mon.  
• Class work begins
• Schedule changes processed through AccessPlus registration or in 10 Enrollment Services Center.

Aug. 28, Fri.   
• Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.   
• Last day to process most schedule changes without a schedule change fee or to add/drop a course without signatures of instructor and adviser (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses). See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines and the Schedule of Classes for exceptions. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj
• Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.
• Last day to process a schedule change for fall through AccessPlus registration.
• Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Aug. 29, Sat.  
• Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply. See www.isubookstore.com for details.

Sept. 4, Fri.     
• Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.
• Last day to elect to audit a full-semester course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Sept. 7, Mon.   
• University holiday—offices closed, classes recessed.

Sept. 11, Fri. 
• Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Fall 2015 through AccessPlus.

Sept. 20, Sun.  
• Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due) on AccessPlus.

Sept. 23, Wed.
• Last day to change degree audit information for fall semester.             

Sept. 25, Fri.     
• Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.
• Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.
• Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a first half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Oct. 3, Sat.        
• Schedule of Classes for Spring 2016 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Oct. 5, Mon.
• Advising period for Spring 2016 registration begins.

Oct. 16, Fri., 2:15 p.m.  
• Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus.
• First half-semester courses end.

Oct. 19, Mon.   
• Second half-semester courses begin.

Oct. 20, Tues.   
• Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Oct. 21, Wed.
• Registration period for Spring 2016 begins.
• First day of assigned Spring 2016 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.
• Seniors graduating Spring 2016 should submit a Graduation Application via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Oct. 22, Thurs. 
• First day of assigned Spring 2016 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.

Oct. 23, Fri.  
• Last day to process most schedule changes for a second half-semester course without a schedule change fee or to add/drop a second half-semester course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj
• Last day to drop a second half-semester course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Oct. 29, Thurs. 
• First day of assigned Spring 2016 registration dates for students projected as juniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Oct. 30, Fri.  
• Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.
• Last day to change a full-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.
• Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Nov. 4, Wed.    
• Graduate College: last day for graduate students to cancel graduation through AccessPlus without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Nov. 5, Thurs.  
• First day of assigned Spring 2016 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.

Nov. 12, Thurs.
• First day of assigned Spring 2016 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.
• Last day of assigned registration start dates for Spring 2016 registration.

Nov. 20, Fri.    
• Last day to add/drop a second half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.
• Last day to change a second half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.
• Undergraduate graduation applications for Spring 2016 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Nov. 23-27, Mon.—Fri.
• Thanksgiving break, classes recessed.

Nov. 25, Wed. 
• Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations.

Nov. 26-27, Thurs.—Fri.    
• University holidays—offices closed.

Dec. 1, Tues.  
• Graduate College: last day for final submission of Graduate Student Graduation Approval Form.      
• Graduate College: last day to upload electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Dec. 10, Thurs.
• End of term textbook buyback and begins at University Bookstore.

Dec. 14-18, Mon.—Fri.
• Final examinations.

Dec. 18, Fri.   
• Fall semester ends.

Dec. 19, Sat.     
• Undergraduate Commencement: www.graduation.iastate.edu
• Graduate College Commencement: www.graduation.iastate.edu

Dec. 22, Tues., 2:15p.m.            
• Final grades due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus.
• Last day for end of term rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore. See www.isubookstore.com for details.

Dec. 23, Wed.  
•Grade reports available on AccessPlus

Dec. 24-25, Thurs.—Fri.
•University holidays—offices closed.