Spring Term 2016

Dates may be subject to change without notice.

Dec. 29, Tues.
• University bills with Spring 2016 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

Jan. 1, Fri.
• University holiday—offices closed.

Jan. 6, Wed.
• Schedule of Classes for Summer 2016 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Jan. 8, 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. Jan. 10, without a late registration fee.
• Last day to cancel registration by contacting the Office of the Registrar by 5 p.m. Registration may be cancelled via AccessPlus without tuition assessment until 11 p.m. Jan. 10.

Jan. 10, Sun.
• Last day to initiate registration for spring through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.
• Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for spring to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Jan. 11, Mon.
• Class work begins.
• Schedule changes processed through AccessPlus registration or in 10 Enrollment Services Center.

Jan. 15, Fri.
• 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. 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 spring through AccessPlus registration.
• Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.
• Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Jan. 16, Sat.
• Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply. See www.isubookstore.com for details.

Jan. 18, Mon.
• University holiday—offices closed, classes recessed.

Jan. 20, Wed.
• Fee payment deadline for spring. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full.

Jan. 25, Mon.
• 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 change a full-semester or first half-semester course from Pass/Not Pass to grade basis without it counting toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.
• Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Jan. 29, Fri.
• Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Spring 2016 through AccessPlus.

Feb. 12, Fri.
• Last day to drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.
• Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Courses changed to graded basis after Jan. 25 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

Feb. 16, Tues.
• Last day to change degree audit information for spring.

Feb. 20, Sat.
• Fee payment deadline, spring. Second payment (minimum due).
• Schedule of Classes for Fall 2016 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Feb. 23, Tues.
• Advising period for Summer and Fall 2016 registration begins.

Mar. 4, Fri.
• First half-semester courses end.

Mar. 7, Mon.
• Second half-semester courses begin.

Mar. 8, Tues. 2:15 p.m.
• Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus.

Mar. 11, 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.
• Last day to change a second half-semester course from Pass/Not Pass to grade basis without it counting toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.
• Undergraduate graduation applications for Summer 2016 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Mar.14-18, Mon.-Fri.
• Spring break, classes recessed.

March 20, Sun.
• Fee payment deadline, spring

Mar. 21, Mon.
• Registration period for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 begins.
• First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 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, and most Sundays.
• Seniors graduating Summer 2016 should submit a Graduation Application. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Mar. 22, Tues.
• First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Mar. 25, 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. Courses changed to graded basis after Jan. 25 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.
• 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.
• Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

March 29, Tues.
• First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 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.

Apr. 5, Tues.
• First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Apr. 12, Tues.
• First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday, and most Sundays.

Apr. 15, 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. Courses changed to graded basis after March 11 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.
• Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations.

Apr. 19, Tues.
• Graduate College: last day for final submission of graduate student graduation approval form.

Apr. 20, Wed.
• Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration.

Apr. 21, Thurs.
• Graduate College: last day to upload final electronic thesis/dissertation for Thesis Office review.

Apr. 28, Thurs.
• End of term textbook buyback and rental book

May 2-May 6, Mon.—Fri.
• Final examinations.

May 4, Wed.
• University bills with Summer 2016 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus http://accessplus.iastate.edu

May 6, Fri.
• Spring semester ends.
• Graduate College Commencement: http://www.graduation.iastate.edu/

May 7, Sat.
• Veterinary Medicine Commencement: http://www.graduation.iastate.edu/
• Undergraduate Commencement: http://www.graduation.iastate.edu/

May 10, Tues.
• Last day of end of term textbook buyback and rental book return at University Bookstore.

May 11, Wed., 2:15 p.m.
• Final grades due on Bb Learn and AccessPlus.

May 12, Thurs.
• Grade reports available on AccessPlus.