FALL SEMESTER 2016 CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES | Kent State University

FALL SEMESTER 2016 CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES

  • This calendar may be used for planning purposes with the understanding that all dates are subject to change. Last updated 12/23/2015.
  • Final dates are published on the University Registrar’s web site at www.kent.edu/registrar, or through specific correspondence from the Office of the University Registrar. 
  • Dates specific to Kent Campus activities are noted with a "KC".  All other dates and deadlines are system-wide.
  • Fee payment dates and information ($) are available at www.kent.edu/bursar/
  • All registration transactions are processed using FlashFAST via the Flashline portal at www.kent.edu.
  • NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the Parts of Term listed, registration/schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. Registration/Schedule Adjustment processing dates for courses may be found by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes Search at https://keys.kent.edu:44220/ePROD/bwlkffcs.p_adv_unsecure_sel_crse_search. Search for the course(s), then after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates. Information may also be found by clicking the Registration Deadlines & Tuition Credit Search link, found within Faculty & Advisors / Resources / Courses in FlashLine.

FALL 2016 PART-OF-TERM TABLE – DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

PART OF TERM START DATE END DATE CENSUS DATE LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS TO SELF ADD LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW MIDTERM GRADES PROCESSING FINAL GRADES PROCESSING FINAL GRADES PROCESSING DEADLINES
Full Term - 1 - 15 weeks (201680) (M) 29-AUG-2016 (U) 11-DEC-2016 12-SEP-2016 04-SEP-2016 06-NOV-2016 19-SEP-2016-18-OCT-2016 09-DEC-2016 Through 20-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 20-DEC-2016, Midnight
First 5 Weeks - F1 - 5 weeks (201680) (M) 29-AUG-2016 (U) 02-OCT-2016 04-SEP-2016 30-AUG-2016 19-SEP-2016 NA 29-SEP-2016 Through 04-OCT-2016 Tuesday, 04-OCT-2016, Midnight
Second 5 Weeks - F2 - 5 weeks (201680) (M) 03-OCT-2016 (U) 06-NOV-2016 09-OCT-2016 04-OCT-2016 24-OCT-2016 NA 03-NOV-2016 Through 08-NOV-2016 Tuesday, 08-NOV-2016, Midnight
Third 5 Weeks - F3 - 5 weeks (201680) (M) 07-NOV-2016 (U) 11-DEC-2016 13-NOV-2016 08-NOV-2016 28-NOV-2016 NA 09-DEC-2016 Through 20-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 20-DEC-2016, Midnight
First Half Semester - H1 - 7½ weeks (201680) (M) 29-AUG-2016 (W) 19-OCT-2016 07-SEP-2016 31-AUG-2016 30-SEP-2016 NA 19-OCT-2016 Through 25-OCT-2016 Tuesday, 25-OCT-2016, Midnight
Second Half Semester - H2 - 7½ weeks (201680) (H) 20-OCT-2016 (U) 11-DEC-2016 29-OCT-2016 22-OCT-2016 21-NOV-2016 NA 09-DEC-2016 Through 20-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 20-DEC-2016, Midnight
First 7 weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (201680) (M) 29-AUG-2016 (U) 16-OCT-2016 06-SEP-2016 30-AUG-2016 28-SEP-2016 NA 13-OCT-2016 Through 25-OCT-2016 Tuesday, 25-OCT-2016, Midnight
Second 7 weeks - W2 - 7 weeks (201680) (M) 24-OCT-2016 (U) 11-DEC-2016 01-NOV-2016 25-OCT-2016 23-NOV-2016 NA 09-DEC-2016 Through 20-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 20-DEC-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (201675) (M) 01-AUG-2016 (W) 23-NOV-2016 15-AUG-2016 06-AUG-2016 12-OCT-2016 NA 28-NOV-2016 Through 13-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 13-DEC-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (201675) (M) 01-AUG-2016 (W) 23-NOV-2016 15-AUG-2016 06-AUG-2016 12-OCT-2016 NA 28-NOV-2016 Through 13-DEC-2016 Tuesday, 13-DEC-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (201675) (M) 13-JUN-2016 (F) 30-SEP-2016 27-JUN-2016 18-JUN-2016 21-AUG-2016 NA 30-SEP-2016 Through 18-OCT-2016 Tuesday, 18-OCT-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 4th Year - P4 (201675) (T) 31-MAY-2016 (F) 30-SEP-2016 14-JUN-2016 06-JUN-2016 16-AUG-2016 NA 30-SEP-2016 Through 04-OCT-2016 Tuesday, 04-OCT-2016, Midnight
OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled    Grading Begins on last day of class. Tuesday, 20-DEC-2016, Midnight

 

  EVENT DESCRIPTION BEGIN DATE END DATE NOTES
  Fall 2016 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. July 1, 2015 Mar. 15, 2016  
  Fall 2016 Schedule Build Window Oct. 12, 2015 Nov. 25, 2015 Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
  Spring 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Dec. 1, 2015 Sept. 15, 2016  
  Fall 2016 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Mar. 1, 2016 Sept. 2, 2016  
  Fall 2016-Schedule of Classes Available in FlashFAST. Feb. 29, 2016, Mon., 8 a.m.   Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
  Summer 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Mar. 1, 2016 Dec. 15, 2016  
  Priority Registration: Protected Groups Mar. 16, 2016   Dates are subject to change.
  Your Time to Register Begins: Graduate Students (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 28, 2016   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar. Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Your Time to Register Begins: Seniors (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Mar. 29, 2016   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar. Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Your Time to Register Begins: Juniors (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Apr. 4, 2016   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Your Time to Register Begins: Sophomores (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Apr. 11, 2016   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Your Time to Register Begins: Continuing Freshmen (Students should check their Registration Status page in FlashLine to determine their time to register and/or to see if they have an advising requirement that prevents registration.) Apr. 18, 2016   Dates are subject to change. See entry schedules on www.kent.edu/registrar.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Open Registration/Schedule Adjustment: All Eligible Students Students may self-add, switch sections of courses, and drop courses during this time. Apr. 25, 2016 Sept. 4, 2016 Dates are subject to change. If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the full term, registration/ schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes. Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Fall 2016 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree or graduate. Mar. 1, 2016 Sept. 2, 2016  
  Fall 2016 -First Day of Classes Aug. 29, 2016    
  Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed) Sept. 5, 2016    
  $100 Late Registration Fee Assessed Sept. 5, 2015   Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
  Fall 2016 - Last day to drop courses that meet the full term before a grade of “W” is assigned.     Sept. 11, 2016 Dates are subject to change. If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for the full term, registration/ schedule adjustment deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes. Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.  Payment deadlines are on the Bursar Website at www.kent.edu/bursar/.
  Fall 2016 -Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses Sept. 12, 2016 Nov. 6, 2016 Weeks 3-10.  NOTE: If class beginning and/or ending dates are other than the regular session dates for a full term, deadlines may be different than noted. You may determine deadlines by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes Search.  Search for the course(s), and after locating the course, click on the "Registration Deadlines" link to determine course specific dates.
  Fall 2016 - Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm Sept. 12, 2016    
  Fall 2016-College/Campuses Review Graduation Reports Sept. 12, 2016, Mon. TBA. SAAR-232 Graduation List (status = PN) Public Folders > Kent State University > Student > Official > Student Records (Registrar) > College. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Columbus Day (observed Fri., Nov. 25, 2016) Oct. 10, 2016    
  Spring 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Oct. 1, 2016 Jan. 20, 2017  
  Fall 2016 - Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for Freshmen in Full-Term Courses (Weeks 4-7) Sep. 19, 2016 Oct. 18, 2016 Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
  Missing and Partially-Graded Midterm Grade Rosters Updated on the Secured Extranet Sharepoint Site. Access the rosters through the Faculty and Staff Portal on the Registrar’s Office home page. Oct. 17, 2016 Oct. 19, 2016 Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
  Midterm Grades Officially Available to Freshmen in FlashFAST (week 8) Oct. 19, 2016   Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
  Spring 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree. Oct. 1, 2016 Jan. 20, 2017  
  Veterans Day Observed (No Classes, Offices Closed) Nov. 11, 2016    
  Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 23, 2016 Nov. 27, 2016 Classes recessed Wednesday noon through Sunday; offices closed Thursday and Friday.
  Fall 2016-Deadline for PhD/AUD/DNP Degree Clearance   Dec. 9, 2016, Fri. Colleges will update SHADEGR (graduation status = 5) for those candidates who have completed ALL graduation requirements.  Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201610, 201660; Grad: 201580) Dec. 9, 2016    
  Fall 2016-Classes Officially End Dec. 11, 2016    
  Fall 2016-Final Examination Period Dec. 12, 2016 Dec. 18, 2016  
  Fall 2016-Commencement(s) (KC) Dec. 16, 2016, Fri. Dec. 17, 2016, Sat. All dates are subject to change. See Commencement website or the Official University Academic Calendar for dates.
  Missing and Partially-Graded Final Grade Rosters Updated on the Secured Extranet Sharepoint Site. Access the rosters through the Faculty and Staff Portal on the Registrar’s Office home page. Dec. 19, 2016 Dec. 21, 2016  
  Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201610, 201660; Grad: 201580) Dec. 21, 2016    
  Fall 2016– Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs. Dec. 21, 2016   See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses.
  Fall 2016-Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST Dec. 22, 2016    
  Holiday Observance TBA   See University Academic Calendar for dates.
  Fall 2016-Lists of students that were dismissed for 201680 will be provided to advising offices. TBA    
  Fall 2016-Deadline for Degree Clearance – All Other Degrees   Jan. 11, 2017, Wed. Colleges will update SHADEGR (graduation status = 5) for those candidates who have completed ALL graduation requirements.  Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Post in Banner Jan. 12, 2017, Thur.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Degrees Available in FlashFAST Jan. 19, 2017, Thur.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Degree Verification sent to Clearinghouse Jan. 19, 2017, Thur.    
  Fall 2016-Final Graduation List Available in Cognos Jan. 20, 2017, Fri.   SAAR-232 Graduation List (status = AW) Public Folders > Kent State University > Student > Official > Student Records (Registrar) > College. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Registrar’s Office Diploma Production Jan. 23, 2017, Mon. Feb. 10, 2017, Fri. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Diplomas/Certificates Available for Pick-up at the Registrar's Office Feb. 13, 2017, Mon. Feb. 15, 2017, Wed. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserv.
  Fall 2016-Remaining Diplomas/Certificates will be mailed to Permanent or Diploma Address listed in the student's FlashLine account Feb. 17, 2017, Fri.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserv.