Fall Important Dates

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Important Dates for Fall 2017

Dates Events and Deadlines
Mar. 15, 2017 Application Deadline for Fall 2017 December Graduation - Undergraduate students seeking a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate.
Apr. 3-30, 2017 YOUR TIME TO REGISTER USING FlashFAST - Access your Registration Status page in the Student Category / Dashboard / Priority Resources Section to view your time to register or to see if you have an advising requirement that prevents registration. Please note not all registration activity may result in a bill being generated prior to a due date. Students can view their student account information through their FlashLine account. Visit the Bursar's Office website for tuition payment deadlines and any additional fee payment information.
May 1-Sept. 3, 2017 OPEN REGISTRATION USING FlashFAST - ALL ELIGIBLE STUDENTS Sept 3, 2017 is the last day to add a full term class or change sections of a class. Access the View Schedule of Courses in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section for deadlines for flexibly scheduled courses. Please note not all registration activity may result in a bill being generated prior to a due date. Students can view their student account information through their FlashLine account. Visit the Bursar's Office website for tuition payment deadlines and any additional fee payment information.
June 16, 2017 Application Deadline for Summer 2017 August Graduation – Graduate students seeking a graduate degree or certificate or Undergraduate students seeking an associate degree.
Aug. 28, 2017 DAY AND EVENING CLASSES BEGIN
Sept. 1, 2017 Application Deadline for Fall 2017 December Graduation – Graduate students seeking a graduate degree or graduate certificate or undergraduate students seeking an associate degree.
Sept. 1-3, 2017 WEEKEND CLASSES BEGIN
Sept. 3, 2017 Sept 3, 2017 is the last day to add a full term class or change sections of a class. Access the View Schedule of Courses in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section for deadlines for flexibly scheduled courses. Please note not all registration activity may result in a bill being generated prior to a due date. Students can view their student account information through their FlashLine account. Visit the Bursar's Office website for tuition payment deadlines and any additional fee payment information.
Sept. 3, 2017 Last day to elect credit/audit/pass-fail or credit hour options.
Sept. 4, 2017 Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed.)
Sept. 10, 2017 Last day to drop any or all courses that meet the full semester before grade of "W" is assigned. Access the View Schedule of Courses in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section or View or Print Course Schedule and Purchase Textbooks in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section to view your student printable schedule for deadlines for flexibly schedule courses.
Sept. 11-Nov. 5, 2017 WITHDRAWAL FROM ANY OR ALL COURSES THAT MEET THE FULL TERM USING FLASHFAST.
(Grade of "W" assigned.) Access the View Schedule of Courses in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section or View or Print Course Schedule and Purchase Textbooks in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section to view your student printable schedule for deadlines for flexibly scheduled courses.
Sept. 15, 2017 Application Deadline for Spring 2018 May Graduation – Undergraduate students seeking a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate.
Oct. 18, 2017 Midterm Grades Available to students in FlashLine. Login to FlashLine to View Midterm Grades in the Student Category / Resources Page / Grades and Transcripts Section.
Nov. 10, 2017 Veterans Day Observance (No Classes, Offices Closed.)
Nov. 22 at Noon - Nov. 26, 2017 Thanksgiving Recess (Classes recessed Wednesday noon through Sunday. Offices closed Thursday and Friday.)
Dec. 10, 2017 Classes End
Dec. 11-17, 2017 Final Exam Week – See Exam Schedule for dates and times.
Dec. 15, 2017 Application Deadline for Summer 2018 August Graduation – Undergraduate students seeking a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate.
  Kent Campus Commencements – See the Academic Calendar for dates.
Dec. 21, 2017 Final Grades available to students in FlashLine. Login to FlashLine to View Final Grades for the Current Term in the Student Category / Resources Page / Grades and Transcripts Section.
  Holiday Schedule – See the Academic Calendar for dates.
Jan. 16, 2018 Spring 2018 Classes Begin
Feb. 1, 2018 Fall 2017 diplomas mailed to students at their diploma address or permanent address if the diploma address has not been provided.
  • The Fall 2017 Schedule of Classes will be available for viewing on Feb. 27, 2017 at 8 a.m.
  • You must clear all registration holds, register for classes and make payment of fees by published deadlines before attending classes. Students who are not officially registered for a course by published university deadlines should not be attending classes and will not receive credit or a grade for the course.
  • To access links to register for classes, login to FlashLine and click on the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section. Access your Registration Status in the Student Category / Dashboard / Priority Resources Section to view your time to register or to see if you have an advising requirement that prevents registration. There is no entry schedule for registration/schedule adjustment after Your Time to Register ends. FlashFAST is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you have trouble registering, contact the registration office at the campus where you are enrolled for assistance.
  • For up-to-date class schedule information, login to FlashLine and View Schedule of Courses in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section to access a class schedule search in FlashFAST, or access the online Schedule of Classes Search on the University Registrar's Web site.
  • NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for a full term, the deadlines for processing registration transactions and tuition credit percentages may be different. For these flexibly-scheduled classes, information is available by going to View or Print Course Schedule and Purchase Textbooks in the Student Category / Resources Page / Courses and Registration Section in FlashLine, your Add or Drop a Course Section, or by accessing the View Schedule of Courses. After locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.
  • Students who are not officially enrolled for any coursework (i.e. neither registered nor paid fees) as of the end of the first week of classes for the fall or spring semesters will have a non-waivable and non-refundable late registration fee assessed for any initial registration processed.  Visit the Bursar's Office website for information on students' fees. 
  • The complete policy on Registration is available in the Kent State University Catalog.  Access the catalog from the Academics web page.
  • All dates are subject to change.
  • Use the Petition for Exception to Registration Form when requesting registration/schedule adjustment transactions to your class schedule after published University deadlines for the class(es).