Spring Semester 2016 Calendar of Important Dates | University Registrar | Kent State University

Spring 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 2/4/2016
  • Final dates are published on 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.
  • Final examinations are scheduled for the last day of class for summer terms. 
  • 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.
 

SPRING 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 (201610) (T) 19-JAN-2016 (U) 08-MAY-2016 02-FEB-2016 24-JAN-2016 03-APR-2016 03-MAR-2016 Through
08-MAR-2016
06-MAY-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
First 5 Weeks - F1 - 5 weeks (201610) (T) 19-JAN-2016 (U) 21-FEB-2016 24-JAN-2016 20-JAN-2016 08-FEB-2016 NA 19-FEB-2016 Through
23-FEB-2016
Tuesday, 23-FEB-2016, Midnight
Second 5 Weeks - F2 - 5 weeks (201610) (M) 22-FEB-2016 (U) 03-APR-2016 29-FEB-2016 23-FEB-2016 18-MAR-2016 NA 01-APR-2016 Through
05-APR-2016
Tuesday, 05-APR-2016, Midnight
Third 5 Weeks - F3 - 5 weeks (201610) (M) 04-APR-2016 (U) 08-MAY-2016 10-APR-2016 05-APR-2016 25-APR-2016 NA 06-MAY-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
First Half Semester - H1 - 7½ weeks (201610) (T) 19-JAN-2016 (W) 09-MAR-2016 28-JAN-2016 21-JAN-2016 19-FEB-2016 NA 09-MAR-2016 Through
15-MAR-2016
Tuesday, 15-MAR-2016, Midnight
Second Half Semester - H2 - 7½ weeks (201610) (H) 10-MAR-2016 (U) 08-MAY-2016 21-MAR-2016 12-MAR-2016 16-APR-2016 NA 06-MAY-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
First 7 Weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (201610) (T) 19-JAN-2016 (U) 06-MAR-2016 27-JAN-2016 20-JAN-2016 17-FEB-2016 NA 04-MAR-2016 Through
15-MAR-2016
Tuesday, 15-MAR-2016, Midnight
Second 7 weeks - W2 - 7 weeks (201610) (M) 14-MAR-2016 (U) 08-MAY-2016 24-MAR-2016 16-MAR-2016 17-APR-2016 NA 06-MAY-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (201605) (M) 04-JAN-2016 (F) 29-APR-2016 18-JAN-2016 10-JAN-2016 17-MAR-2016 NA 29-APR-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (201605) (M) 04-JAN-2016 (F) 29-APR-2016 18-JAN-2016 10-JAN-2016 17-MAR-2016 NA 29-APR-2016 Through
17-MAY-2016
Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (201605) (M) 19-OCT-2015 (F) 12-FEB-2016 02-NOV-2015 25-OCT-2015 31-DEC-2015 NA 12-FEB-2016 Through
01-MAR-2016
Tuesday, 01-MAR-2016, Midnight
Podiatric - 4th - Year - P4 (201605) (M) 28-SEP-2015 (F) 29-JAN-2016 21-OCT-2015 04-OCT-2015 15-DEC-2015 NA 29-JAN-2016 Through
02-FEB-2016
Tuesday, 02-FEB-2016, Midnight
201610 OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled Grading Begins on last day of class. Tuesday, 17-MAY-2016, Midnight
 

 

    EVENT DESCRIPTION BEGIN DATE END DATE NOTES
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Schedule Build Window (DCU) Apr. 14, 2015, Tues. May 22, 2015, Fri. Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
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Timetable produced and uploaded to Banner May 26, 2015, Tues. July 17, 2015, Fri. Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
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201610-Schedule of Classes and Registration Information Available in FlashFAST. Aug. 24, 2015, Mon.   Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
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201610-Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students Seeking a Bachelor Degree or Undergraduate Certificate Dec. 8, 2014, Mon. Sept. 15, 2015, Tues.  
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201610-Graduation Application Deadline For Undergraduate Students Seeking an Associate Degree Oct. 1, 2015, Thu. Jan. 22, 2016, Fri.  
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Priority Registration Begins: Protected Groups Oct. 21, 2015, Wed.    
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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.) Oct. 26, 2015   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/.
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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.) Oct. 27, 2015   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/.
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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.) Nov. 2, 2015   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/.
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201610-Graduation Application Deadline For Graduate Students Seeking a Graduate Degree or Graduate Certificate Nov. 9, 2015, Mon. Jan. 22, 2016, Fri.  
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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.) Nov. 9, 2015   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/.
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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.) Nov. 16, 2015   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/.
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Registration/Schedule Adjustment Begins: All Eligible Students (Instructor approval required when adding classes after the first week of classes or the prorated equivalent for flexibly scheduled courses) Nov. 23, 2015 Jan. 31, 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/.
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Martin Luther King Day (No Classes, Offices Closed) Jan. 18, 2016, Mon.    
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201610-First Day of Classes Jan. 19, 2016, Tues.    
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$100 Late Registration Fee Assessed Jan. 25, 2016, Mon.   Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
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201610-Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses Feb. 1, 2016, Mon. Apr. 3, 2016, Sun. 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.  Registration/ Schedule Adjustment processing dates for courses may be found by accessing the Detailed Class Search from the Schedule of Classes Search located on the Registrar’s Web site 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.   
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201610-College/Campuses Review Graduation Lists Feb. 12, 2016, Fri. June 8, 2016, Wed. 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 list serve.
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201610-Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm Feb. 2, 2016, Tues.    
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201610-Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for Freshmen in Full Term Classes. (week 7) Mar. 3, 2016, Thur. Mar. 8, 2016, Tues.  
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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. Mar. 7, 2016, Mon. Mar. 9, 2016, Wed.    
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Midterm Grades Officially Available to Freshmen in FlashFAST (week 8) Mar. 9, 2016, Wed.    
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Spring Recess (No Classes, Offices Open) Mar. 21, 2016, Mon. Mar. 27, 2016, Sun.  
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Remembrance Day (final exams, classes or parts of classes recess from noon through 2 p.m.) May 4, 2016, Mon.    
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201610-Deadline for PhD/AUD Degree Clearance   May 6, 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 list serve.
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Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201580; Grad: 201510)   May 6, 2015, Fri.  
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201610-Classes Officially End May 8, 2016, Sun.    
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201610-Final Examination Period May 9, 2016, Mon. May 15, 2016, Sun.  
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201610-Commencement(s) (KC) May 13, 2016, Fri. May 14, 2016, Sat. Dates are subject to change; determined by Commencement.  Access the Official University Academic Calendar from the Calendars link on www.kent.edu for information.
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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. May 16, 2016, Mon. May 18, 2016, Wed.  
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201610-Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs   May 18, 2016, Wed. See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses
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Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201580; Grad: 201510)   May 18, 2016, Wed.  
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Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST May 19, 2016, Thur.    
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201610-Lists of students that were dismissed for Spring 2016 will be provided to advising offices. May 19, 2016, Thur.    
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201610-Deadline for Degree Clearance-All Other Degrees   June 8, 2016, 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 list serve.
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201610-Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Post in Banner June 9, 2016, Thur.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing list serve.
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201610-Degrees Available in FlashFAST June 16, 2016, Thur.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing list serve.
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201610-Final Graduation List Available in Cognos June 17, 2016, 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 list serve.
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201610-Registrar’s Office Diploma Production June 20, 2016, Mon. July 1, 2016, Fri. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via Graduation_Processing list serve.
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201610-Diplomas/Certificates Available for Pick-up at the Registrar’s Office July 5, 2016,Tues. July 7, 2016, Thur. Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing list serve.
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201610-Remaining Diplomas/Certificates will be Mailed to Permanent or Diploma Address Listed in Student’s FlashLine Account July 8, 2016, Fri.   Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing list serve.