FALL SEMESTER 2017 CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES | University Registrar | Kent State University

FALL SEMESTER 2017 CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES

  • This calendar may be used for planning purposes with the understanding that all dates are subject to change. Last updated 6/1/2016.
  • Final dates are published on the University Registrar’s website 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 under the Faculty & Advisors Category / Resources Page / Courses Section in FlashLine

 

FALL 2017 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 (201780) (M) 28-AUG-2017 (U) 10-DEC-2017 11-SEP-2017 03-SEP-2017 05-NOV-2017 18-SEP-2017-17-OCT-2017 08-DEC-2017 Through 19-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 19-DEC-2017, Midnight
First 5 Weeks - F1 - 5 weeks (201780) (M) 28-AUG-2017 (U) 01-OCT-2017 03-SEP-2017 29-AUG-2017 18-SEP-2017 NA 28-SEP-2017 Through 03-OCT-2017 Tuesday, 03-OCT-2017, Midnight
Second 5 Weeks - F2 - 5 weeks (201780) (M) 02-OCT-2017 (U) 05-NOV-2017 08-OCT-2017 03-OCT-2017 23-OCT-2017 NA 02-NOV-2017 Through 07-NOV-2017 Tuesday, 07-NOV-2017, Midnight
Third 5 Weeks - F3 - 5 weeks (201780) (M) 06-NOV-2017 (U) 10-DEC-2017 12-NOV-2017 07-NOV-2017 27-NOV-2017 NA 08-DEC-2017 Through 19-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 19-DEC-2017, Midnight
First Half Semester - H1 - 7½ weeks (201780) (M) 28-AUG-2017 (W) 18-OCT-2017 06-SEP-2017 30-AUG-2017 29-SEP-2017 NA 18-OCT-2017 Through 24-OCT-2017 Tuesday, 24-OCT-2017, Midnight
Second Half Semester - H2 - 7½ weeks (201780) (H) 19-OCT-2017 (U) 10-DEC-2017 28-OCT-2017 21-OCT-2017 20-NOV-2017 NA 08-DEC-2017 Through 19-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 19-DEC-2017, Midnight
First 7 weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (201780) (M) 28-AUG-2017 (U) 15-OCT-2017 05-SEP-2017 29-AUG-2017 27-SEP-2017 NA 12-OCT-2017 Through 24-OCT-2017 Tuesday, 24-OCT-2017, Midnight
Second 7 weeks - W2 - 7 weeks (201780) (M) 23-OCT-2017 (U) 10-DEC-2017 31-OCT-2017 24-OCT-2017 22-NOV-2017 NA 08-DEC-2017 Through 19-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 19-DEC-2017, Midnight
Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (201775) (M) 31-JUL-2017 (W) 22-NOV-2017 14-AUG-2017 05-AUG-2017 11-OCT-2017 NA 27-NOV-2017 Through 12-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 12-DEC-2017, Midnight
Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (201775) (M) 31-JUL-2017 (W) 22-NOV-2017 14-AUG-2017 05-AUG-2017 11-OCT-2017 NA 27-NOV-2017 Through 12-DEC-2017 Tuesday, 12-DEC-2017, Midnight
Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (201775) (M) 12-JUN-2017 (F) 29-SEP-2017 26-JUN-2017 17-JUN-2017 20-AUG-2017 NA 02-OCT-2017 Through 17-OCT-2017 Tuesday, 17-OCT-2017, Midnight
Podiatric - 4th Year - P4 (201775) (T) 30-MAY-2017 (F) 06-OCT-2017 13-JUN-2017 05-JUN-2017 20-AUG-2017 NA 06-OCT-2017 Through 10-OCT-2017 Tuesday, 10-OCT-2017, Midnight
OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled    Grading Begins on last day of class. Tuesday, 19-DEC-2017, Midnight

 

EVENT DESCRIPTION BEGIN DATE END DATE NOTES
Fall 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. July 1, 2016 Mar. 15, 2017  
Fall 2017 Schedule Build Window Oct. 11, 2016 Nov. 23, 2016 Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
Spring 2018 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Dec. 1, 2016 Sept. 15, 2017  
Fall 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Mar. 1, 2017 Sept. 1, 2017  
Fall 2017-Schedule of Classes Available in FlashFAST. Feb. 27, 2017, Mon., 8 a.m.   Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via listserv.
Summer 2018 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students pursuing a bachelor degree or undergraduate certificate. Mar. 1, 2017 Dec. 15, 2017  
Priority Registration: Protected Groups Mar. 22, 2017   Dates are subject to change.
My 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.) Apr. 3, 2017   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/.
My 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.) Apr. 4, 2017   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/.
My 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. 10, 2017   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/.
My 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. 17, 2017   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/.
My 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. 24, 2017   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. May 1, 2017 Sept. 3, 2017 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 2017 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree or graduate. Mar. 1, 2017 Sept. 1, 2017  
Fall 2017 -First Day of Classes Aug. 28, 2017    
Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed) Sept. 4, 2017    
$100 Late Registration Fee Assessed Sept. 4, 2017   Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
Fall 2017 - Last day to drop courses that meet the full term before a grade of “W” is assigned.     Sept. 10, 2017 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 2017 -Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses Sept. 11, 2017 Nov. 5, 2017 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 2017 - Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm Sept. 11, 2017    
Fall 2017-College/Campuses Review Graduation Reports Sept. 11, 2017, Mon.   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. 24, 2017) Oct. 9, 2017    
Spring 2018 - Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students seeking an associate degree. Oct. 1, 2017 Jan. 19, 2018  
Fall 2017 - Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for Freshmen in Full-Term Courses (Weeks 4-7) Sep. 18, 2017 Oct. 17, 2017 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. 16, 2017 Oct. 18, 2017 Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
Midterm Grades Officially Available to all students enrolled in lower division (00000, 10000, 20000 level) courses in FlashFAST (week 8) Oct. 18, 2017   Midterms Grades Process and Dates Subject to Change
Spring 2018 - Graduation Application Deadline for Graduate Students seeking a graduate degree. Oct. 1, 2017 Jan. 19, 2018  
Veterans Day Observed (No Classes, Offices Closed) Nov. 10, 2017    
Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 22, 2017 Nov. 26, 2017 Classes recessed Wednesday through Sunday; offices closed Thursday and Friday.
Fall 2017-Deadline for PhD/AUD/DNP Degree Clearance   Dec. 8, 2017, 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: 201710, 201760; Grad: 201680) Dec. 8, 2017    
Fall 2017-Classes Officially End Dec. 10, 2017    
Fall 2017-Final Examination Period Dec. 11, 2017 Dec. 17, 2017  
Fall 2017-Commencement(s) (KC)     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. 18, 2017 Dec. 20, 2017  
Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201710, 201760; Grad: 201680) Dec. 20, 2017    
Fall 2017– Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs. Dec. 20, 2017   See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses.
Fall 2017-Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST Dec. 21, 2017    
Holiday Observance Dec. 24, 2017 Jan. 1, 2018 See University Academic Calendar for dates.
Fall 2017-Lists of students that were dismissed for 201780 will be provided to advising offices. TBA    
Fall 2017-Deadline for Degree Clearance – All Other Degrees   Jan. 9, 2018, Tues. 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 2017-Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Post in Banner Jan. 10, 2018, Wed.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2017-Degrees Available in FlashFAST Jan. 12, 2018, Fri.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2017-Degree Verification sent to Clearinghouse Jan. 12, 2018, Fri.    
Fall 2017-Final Graduation List Available in Cognos Jan. 16, 2018, Tues.   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 2017-Registrar’s Office Diploma Production Jan. 16, 2018, Tues. Jan. 26, 2018, Fri. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2017-Diplomas/Certificates available for pick-up at the Registrar’s Office Jan. 29, 2018, Mon. Jan. 31, 2018, Wed. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.
Fall 2017-Diplomas/Certificates will be mailed to permanent or diploma address listed in student’s FlashLine account Feb. 1, 2018, Thur.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing listserv.