Fall Term 2017

Dates may be subject to change without notice.

Aug. 1, Tues.                       
•  University bills with Fall 2017 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

Aug. 18, 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. 20 without a late registration fee.

Aug. 20, Sun.                      
• Fee payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.
•  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. 21, Mon.                     
•  Class work begins.
•  Schedule changes processed through AccessPlus registration or in 10 Enrollment Services Center.

Aug. 25, Fri.                        
•  Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.
•  Last day to process most schedule changes 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. 26, Sat.                        
• Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply. See www.isubookstore.com for details.

Sept. 1, 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. 4, Mon.                      
•  University holiday—offices closed, classes recessed.            

Sept. 8, Fri.                         
•  Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Fall 2017 through AccessPlus without a late fee.

Sept. 20, Wed.                    
•  Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due) on AccessPlus.
•  Last day to change degree audit information for fall semester.      

Sept. 22, 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.             

Sept. 30, Sat.                       
•  Schedule of Classes for Spring 2018 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Oct. 2, Mon.                       
•  Advising period for Spring 2018 registration begins.

Oct. 13, Fri., 2:15 p.m.       
•  Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn, Canvas, or AccessPlus.
•  First half-semester courses end.

Oct. 16, Mon.                      
•  Second half-semester courses begin.

Oct. 18, Wed.                      
•  Registration period for Spring 2018 begins.
•  First day of assigned Spring 2018 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 2018 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Oct. 19, Thurs.

•  First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.

Oct. 20, Fri.                         
•  Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due on AccessPlus.
•  Last day to process most schedule changes for 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.   

Oct. 26, Thurs.                    
•  First day of assigned Spring 2018 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. 27, 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. 1, Wed.                       
• Graduate College: last day for graduate students to cancel graduation through AccessPlus without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.
•  Graduate College: Last day to submit the Request for Final Oral Exam form for Fall 2017 graduation.

Nov. 2, Thurs.                     
• First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.

Nov. 9, Thurs.                     
• First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday—Saturday.

Nov. 15, Wed., 4 p.m.     
• Last day of assigned registration start dates for Spring 2018 registration.

Nov. 17, 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 2018 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Nov. 20-24, Mon.—Fri.      
•  Thanksgiving break, classes recessed.

Nov. 22, Wed.                     
•  Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations. Open your account in ProQuest and enter the name of your thesis/dissertation.

Nov. 23-24, Thurs.—Fri.    
•  University holidays—offices closed.

Nov. 28, Tues.                    
• Graduate College: last day to submit signed Graduate Student Approval Form.       

Nov. 30, Thurs.                   
• Graduate College: last day to upload electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Dec. 7, Thurs.                     
• End of term textbook buyback and begins at University Bookstore.

Dec. 11-15, Mon.—Fri.       
•  Final examinations.

Dec. 15, Fri.                        
•  Fall semester ends.
• Graduate College: Last day to have your POSC approved for Spring 2018 graduation.         

Dec. 16, Sat.                        
• University Commencement: www.graduation.iastate.edu

Dec. 20, Wed., 2:15p.m.    
•  Final grades due on Bb Learn, Canvasor AccessPlus.
•  Last day for end of term rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore. See www.isubookstore.com for details.    

Dec. 21, Thurs.                   
•  Grade reports available on AccessPlus

Dec. 25-26, Mon.-Tues.     
•  University holiday—offices closed.