Academic Calendar

Five Year Academic Calendar Fall 2017 – Summer 2022


Academic Calendar 2017-2018

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)

Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Date(s)Event
July 10, 2018Last Day to submit Fall 2018 Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Plans
July 9-11, 2018DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination
Written phase (students will complete exams as a group)
July 23 - 30, 2018Biology Competency Exam Dates
July 23 – August 13, 2018Fall 2018 Regular Registration
August 6, 2018Last Day to Submit Fall 2018 Non-Degree Seeking Applications
August 8-9, 2018New Student Orientation Begins
August 13, 2018Fall Classes Begin through December 21st
Last Day to Pay Fall 2018 Tuition/Fees
August 13-17, 2018DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Oral phase (examinations scheduled individually with students during this week)
August 14-17, 2018Fall 2018 Late Registration
August 17, 2018Last Day to Add a Fall Course (Must Pay Late Registration Fee)
August 17, 2018Last Day to drop a Fall Course with a 100% Refund
August 24, 2018No Refund for Fall Courses dropped after this date
September 3, 2018Labor Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
September 10, 2018Last Day to drop a Fall Course without a “W”
September 17-24, 2018Biology Competency Exam Dates
October 1, 2018Spring 2019 Application Materials Due (SOPHAS)
October 8, 2018Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Meeting
(Noon–1:00 pm)
October 10, 2018Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Meeting
(4:00 – 5:00 pm)
October 29 – November 9, 2018Spring 2019 Early Registration Opens Continuing Students Only
November 1, 2018Fall 2018 Graduation Applications Due
November 5 – 12, 2018Biology Competency Exam Dates
November 10-14, 2018American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 12, 2018Veteran’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
November 21, 2018Last Day to Drop a Fall Course
November 22, 2018UAMS Holiday – (no classes/offices closed)
(Friday after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by Governor)
December 3, 2018-January 7, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Registration
December 10, 2018Last Day to Submit Spring 2019 Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Plans
December 21, 2018Fall Classes End
December 24 & 25, 2018UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 1, 2019UAMS Holiday – Offices Closed
January 2, 2019Last Day to Submit Spring 2019 Non-Degree Seeking Applications
January 7, 2019Last Day to Pay Spring 2019 Tuition/Fees
New Student Orientation
Spring Classes Begin through May 17th
January 8-11, 2019Spring 2019 Late Registration
January 11, 2019Last Day to Drop a Spring Course with 100% refund
Last Day to Add a Spring Course (must pay late registration fee)
January 21, 2019No Refund for Spring Courses dropped after this date
January 21, 2019Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
February 1, 2019Spring 2019 Graduation Applications Due
February 5, 2019Last Day to Drop a Spring Course without a “W”
February 18, 2019President’s Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
March 1, 2019Fall 2019 Application Materials Due (SOPHAS)
March 4, 2019Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Session (Noon–1:00 pm)
March 6, 2019Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Session (4:00–5:00 pm)
March 4 – 11, 2019Biology Competency Exam Dates
March: TBDSpring Break (no classes)
April 1 – 26, 2019Summer 2019 Early Registration Opens (through April 26th)
April 19, 2019Last Day to drop a Spring Course
May 10, 2019Last Day to Submit Summer 2019 Applied Practice Experience Plans
May 15, 2019Grades Due for Graduates
May 13 - 28, 2019Summer 2019 Regular Registration (through May 28th)
May 17, 2019Spring Classes End
May 18, 2019COPH Convocation/UAMS Commencement
May 21, 2019Last Day to Submit Summer 2019 Non-Degree Applications
May 24, 2019Spring Grades Due
May 27, 2019Memorial Day Observed (no classes/offices closed)
May 28, 2019Last Day to Pay Summer 2019 Tuition/Fees
Summer Classes Begin through July
May 29 – June 3, 2019Summer 2019 Late Registration by Add Form Only
June 3, 2019Last Day to drop a Summer Course with 100% refund
June 3, 2019Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Session (Noon-1:00pm)
June 5, 2019Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Information Session
(4:00 – 5:00 pm)
June 10, 2019Last Day to Drop a Summer Course without a “W”
No Refund for Summer Courses dropped after this date
TBDFall 2019 Early Registration Opens
July 1, 2019Summer 2019 Graduation Applications Due
July 4, 2019Independence Day (no classes)
July 5, 2019Last Day to Drop a Summer Course
July 8-10, 2019DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination
Written phase (students will complete exams as a group)
July 10, 2019Last Day to Submit Fall 2019 Applied Practice/Integrative Learning Experience Plans
July 22-29, 2019Biology Competency Exam Dates
August 2, 2019Summer Classes End
August 7-8, 2019New Student Orientation Begins
August 9, 2019Summer Grades Due
August 12, 2019Fall 2019 Classes Begin through December 20th
August 12-16, 2019DrPH Program Comprehensive Examination – Oral Phase
(Examinations scheduled individually with students during this week)