2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Date(s)Event
July 10, 2017Last Day to submit Fall 2017 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans
July 10 - 12, 2017DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination
Written phase (students will complete exams as a group)
July 24 - 31st, 2017Biology Competency Exam Dates
July 24 - August 13, 2017Fall 2017 Regular Registration
August 1, 2017Last Day to submit Fall 2017 non-degree Applications
Spring 2018 Application Materials Due (SOPHAS)
August 9 - 10, 2017New Student Orientation
August 14, 2017Fall Classes Begin
Last Day to Pay Fall 2017/Tuition/Fees
August 14 - 18, 2017Fall 2017 Late Registration
August 7 - 11, 2017DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Oral phase (examinations scheduled individually with students during this week)
August 18, 2017Last Day to Add a Fall Course (Must Pay Late Registration Fee)
August 18, 2017Last Day to drop a Fall Course with a 100% Refund
August 27, 2017No Refund for Fall Courses dropped after this date
September 4, 2017Labor Day Observed (no classes / offices closed)
September 11, 2017Last Day to drop a Fall Course without a “W”
September 18 - 25, 2017Biology Competency Exam Dates
October 1, 2017Fall 2017 Graduation Applications Due
October 9, 2017Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Meeting (Noon–1:00 pm)
October 11, 2017Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Meeting (4:00 – 5:00 pm)
November 4 - 8, 2017American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA

November 6 - 13, 2017Biology Competency Exam Dates
November 10, 2017Veteran’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
November 17, 2017Last Day to Drop a Fall Course
November 23, 2017UAMS Holiday - (no classes/offices closed)
(Friday after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by Governor)
November 27 -December 8, 2017Spring 2018 Early Registration Opens: Continuing Students Only
December 11, 2017Last Day to Submit Spring 2018 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans
December 15, 2017Fall Classes End
December 18, 2017 - January 7, 2018Spring 2018 Regular Registration
December 22, 2017Fall Grades Due
December 25 & 26, 2017UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 1, 2018UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 2, 2018Last Day to submit Spring 2018 non-degree Applications
January 8 - 12, 2018Spring 2018 Late Registration
January 8, 2018Last Day to Pay Spring 2018 Tuition/Fees
New Student Orientation
Spring Classes Begin
January 12, 2018Last Day to drop a Spring Course with 100% refund
Last Day to add a Spring Course (must pay late registration fee)
January 15, 2018Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
January 22, 2018No Refund for Spring Courses dropped after this date
February 1, 2018Spring 2018 Graduation Applications Due
February 5, 2018Last Day to Drop a Spring Course without a “W”
February 19, 2018President’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
March 5, 2018Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (Noon–1:00 pm)
March 7, 2018Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (4:00–5:00 pm)
March 5 - 12, 2018Biology Competency Exam Dates
March 19 - 23, 2018Spring Break (no classes)
April 2 - 27, 2018Summer 2017 Online Registration Opens (through April 27th)
April 20, 2018Last Day to drop a Spring Course
May 10, 2018Last Day to Submit Summer 2018 Preceptorship Plans
May 14, 2018Grades Due for Graduates
May 14 - 28, 2018
Summer 2018 Online Registration Re-Opens (through May 28th)
May 15, 2018Last Day to Submit Summer 2018 non-degree Applications
May 18, 2018Spring Classes End
May 19, 2018COPH Convocation/UAMS Commencement
May 25, 2018Spring Grades Due
May 28, 2018Memorial Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
May 29, 2018Last Day to Pay Summer 2018 Tuition/Fees
Summer Classes Begin

May 29 - June 5, 2018Summer 2018 Late Registration by Add form only (through June 5th)
June 4, 2018Last Day to drop a Summer Course with 100% refund
June 4, 2018Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (Noon-1:00pm)
June 6, 2018Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Information Session (4:00 – 5:00 pm)
June 11, 2018Last Day to drop a Summer Course without a “W”
No Refund for Summer Courses dropped after this date
June 25-July 6, 2018Fall 2018 Early Online Registration Opens: Continuing Students Only
July 1, 2018Summer 2018 Graduation Applications Due
July 4, 2018Independence Day (no classes)
July 6, 2018Last Day to Drop a Summer Course
July 9 - 11, 2018DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination
Written phase (students will complete exams as a group)
July 10, 2018Last Day to Submit Fall 2018 Preceptorship/Culminating Experience Plans
July 20, 2018Summer Classes End
July 23 - August 13, 2018Fall 2018 Regular Registration
July 23 - 30, 2018Biology Competency Exam Dates
July 27, 2018Summer Grades Due
August 13, 2018Fall 2018 Classes Begin through December 21st
August 13 - 17, 2018DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Oral Phase
(Examinations scheduled individually with students during this week)