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Registration Deadlines

Registration Deadlines - Spring 2016

Note: Students are expected to comply with all deadlines by 11:59 P.M. U.S. Eastern Standard Time on the date of the deadline.

Registration begins via web for continuing students Dec. 7
Registration begins via web for new students Dec. 14
In-person registration begins Jan. 19
Start of Spring courses Jan. 20
Tuition/fee payment deadline Jan. 22
Deadline for first installment under deferred payment plan Jan. 22
Last day to add courses or to drop for a full tuition credit Feb. 2
Last day to change points in variable-point courses Feb. 16
Deadline for second installment under deferred payment plan Feb. 19
Deadline for third installment under deferred payment plan Mar. 19
Last day of Spring courses May 10


Withdrawal Schedule - Spring 2016

Note: Students must withdraw by 11:59 P.M. U.S. Eastern Standard Time on the last day of each date range in order to receive the corresponding tuition credit.


Withdraw on... Receive tuition credit of...
Before Feb. 3 100%
Feb. 3-5 80%
Feb. 6-12 75%
Feb. 13-19 70%
Feb. 20-26 65%
Feb. 27 - Mar. 4 55%
Mar. 5-11 50%
Mar. 12-18 40%
After Mar. 18 0%

Detailed Registration Information