2016-2017 Academic Calendar

July 5-22, 2016 Fall 2016 Early Registration Opens: Continuing Students Only (through July 22nd)
July 11, 2016 Last Day to submit Fall 2016 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans
July 11-13, 2016 DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Written phase (students will complete exams as a group)
July 15 – 22, 2016 Biology Competency Exam Dates
August 1, 2016 Last Day to submit Fall 2016 non-degree Applications Spring 2016 Application Materials Due (SOPHAS)
August 1-15, 2016 Fall 2016 Regular Registration
August 10-11, 2016 New Student Orientation
August 12, 2016 Last Day to Pay Fall 2016 Tuition/Fees
August 15, 2016 Fall Classes Begin
August 16-19, 2016 Fall 2016 Late Registration
August TBA, 2016 DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Oral phase (examination dates scheduled individually during second week of August)
August 21, 2016 Fall 2016 Graduation Applications Due Last Day to drop a Fall Course with a 100% Refund Last Day to add a Fall Course (must pay late registration fee) No Refund for Fall Courses dropped after this date
September 5, 2016 Labor Day Observed (no classes / offices closed)
September 6, 2016 Last Day to drop a Fall Course without a “W”
September 19-26, 2016 Biology Competency Exam Dates
October 10, 2016 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Meeting (Noon–1:00 pm)
October 12, 2016 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Meeting (4:00 – 5:00 pm)
October 29 – November 2, 2016 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting Denver, CO
November 7 – 14, 2016 Biology Competency Exam Dates
November 11, 2016 Veteran’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
November 14 – 23, 2016 Spring 2017 Early Registration Opens: Continuing Students Only (through November 23rd)
November 24, 2016 UAMS Holiday – (no classes/offices closed) (Friday after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by Governor)
November 25, 2016 Last Day to Drop a Fall Course
December 12, 2016 Last Day to submit Spring 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans
December 12, 2016 – January 3, 2017 Spring 2017 Regular Registration
December 16, 2016 Fall Classes End
December 22, 2016 Fall Grades Due
December 23 & 26, 2016 UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 2, 2017 UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 3, 2017 Last Day to submit Spring 2017 non-degree Applications Spring 2017 Online Registration Re-Opens (through Jan. 9th)
January 4-9, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration
January 9, 2017 Last Day to Pay Spring 2017 Tuition/Fees New Student Orientation Spring Classes Begin
January 13, 2017 Last Day to drop a Spring Course with 100% refund Last Day to add a Spring Course (must pay late registration fee) No Refund for Spring Courses dropped after this date Spring 2017 Graduation Applications Due
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
January 30, 2017 Last Day to drop a Spring Course without a “W”
February 20, 2017 President’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
March 6, 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (Noon–1:00 pm)
March 8, 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (4:00–5:00 pm)
March 6 – 13, 2017 Biology Competency Exam Dates
March 20 – 24, 2017 Spring Break (no classes)
April 3 – 14, 2017 Summer 2017 Online Early Registration
April 21, 2017 Last Day to drop a Spring Course
May 15, 2017 Last Day to submit Summer 2017 non-degree Applications
May 15 – 30, 2017 Summer 2017 Online Regular Registration
May 18, 2017 Grades Due for Graduates
May 19, 2017 Spring Classes End
May 20, 2017 COPH Convocation/UAMS Commencement
May 26, 2017 Spring Grades Due Last Day to Pay Summer 2017 Tuition/Fees
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
May 30, 2017 Summer Classes Begin
May 31, 2017 – June 6, 2017 Summer 2017 Late Registration
June 1, 2017 Last Day to drop a Summer Course with 100% refund No Refund for Summer Courses dropped after this date
June 5, 2017 Summer 2017 Graduation Applications Due Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (Noon – 1:00 pm)
June 7, 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (4:00 – 5:00 pm)
June 8, 2017 Last Day to drop a Summer Course without a “W”
June 26 – July 7, 2017 Fall 2017 Early Online Registration Opens: Continuing students only
July 4, 2017 Independence Day (no classes)
July 10, 2017 Last Day to Submit Fall 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans Last Day to Drop a Summer Course
July 21, 2017 Summer Classes End
July 24 – 31, 2017 Biology Competency Exam Dates
July 24, 2017 – August 13, 2017 Fall 2017 Regular Registration Opens
July 28, 2017 Summer Grades Due