Spring Semester 2018 Calendar of Important Dates | Kent State University

Spring Semester 2018 Calendar of Important Dates

  • THIS CALENDAR MAY BE USED FOR PLANNING PURPOSES WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Last updated 11/21/2017.
  • 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.
  • 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.

SPRING 2018 PART-OF-TERM TABLE - DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

PART OF TERM

START DATE

END DATE

CENSUS ONE 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 (201810)

(T) 16-JAN-2018

(U) 06-MAY-2018

30-JAN-2018

21-JAN-2018

25-MAR-2018

05-FEB-2018 – 06-MAR-2018

04-MAY-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

First 5 Weeks – F1 – 5 Weeks (201810)

(T) 16-JAN-2018

(U) 18-FEB-2018

21-JAN-2018

17-JAN-2018

05-FEB-2018

NA

16-FEB-2018 – 20-FEB-2018

(T), 20-FEB-2018, Midnight

Second 5 Weeks – F2 – 5 Weeks (201810)

(M) 19-FEB-2018

(U) 25-MAR-2018

25-FEB-2018

20-FEB-2018

12-MAR-2018

NA

23-MAR-2018 – 27-MAR-2018

(T), 27-MAR-2018, Midnight

Third 5 Weeks – F3 – 5 Weeks

(201810)

(M) 02-APR-2018

(U) 06-MAY-2018

08-APR-2018

03-APR-2018

23-APR-2018

NA

04-MAY-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

First Half Semester – H1 – 7½ weeks (201810)

(T) 16-JAN-2018

(W) 07-MAR-2018

25-JAN-2018

18-JAN-2018

16-FEB-2018

NA

07-MAR-2018 – 13-MAR-2018

(T), 13-MAR-2018, Midnight

Second Half Semester – H2 – 7½ weeks (201810)

(H) 08-MAR-2018

(U) 06-MAY-2018

19-MAR-2018

10-MAR-2018

14-APR-2018

NA

04-MAY-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

First 7 weeks - W1 - 7 weeks (201810)

(T) 16-JAN-2018

(U) 04-MAR-2018

24-JAN-2018

17-JAN-2018

14-FEB-2018

NA

02-MAR-2018 – 13-MAR-2018

(T), 13-MAR-2018, Midnight

Second 7 weeks – W2 - 7 weeks (201810)

(M) 12-MAR-2018

(U) 06-MAY-2018

22-MAR-2018

14-MAR-2018

15-APR-2018

NA

04-MAY-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

Podiatric - 1st Year - P1 (201805)

(T) 02-JAN-2018

(F) 27-APR-2018

16-JAN-2018

07-JAN-2018

16-MAR-2018

NA

27-APR-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

Podiatric - 2nd Year - P2 (201805)

(T) 02-JAN-2018

(F) 27-APR-2018

16-JAN-2018

07-JAN-2018

16-MAR-2018

NA

27-APR-2018 – 15-MAY-2018

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

Podiatric - 3rd Year - P3 (201805)

(M) 16-OCT-2017

(F) 09-FEB-2018

30-OCT-2017

22-OCT-2017

28-DEC-2017

NA

09-FEB-2018 – 27-FEB-2018

(T), 27-FEB-2018, Midnight

Podiatric - 4th Year - P4 (201805)

(M) 10-OCT-2017

(F) 02-FEB-2018

24-OCT-2017

15-OCT-2017

22-DEC-2017

NA

02-FEB-2018 – 06-FEB-2018

(T), 06-FEB-2018, Midnight

201810 - OPEN LEARNING COURSES - Flexibly Scheduled

Grading Begins on the last day of class.

(T), 15-MAY-2018, Midnight

 
 
EVENT DESCRIPTION
BEGIN DATE
END DATE
NOTES
201810/201805-Update Schedule Events Maintenance Table in SSB with midterm and final grades processing windows for all parts of term.
Apr. 10, 2017, Mon.
 
 
201810: Update Schedule Events Maintenance Table in SSB with FEEPUB date provided by Bursar.
Apr. 10, 2017, Mon.
 
FEEPUB date: Dec. 4, 2017
Schedule Build Window (DCU)
Apr. 11, 2017, Tues.
May 19, 2017, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
Timetable produced and uploaded to Banner
May 22, 2017, Mon.
July 14, 2017, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
Schedule Adjustment in Banner/Workflow
July 17, 2017, Mon.
Aug. 18, 2017, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
201810-Schedule of Classes and Registration Information Available in FlashFAST.
Aug. 21, 2017, Mon.
 
Dates are subject to change. Schedulers will be sent updates via list serve.
201810-Graduation Application Deadline for Undergraduate Students Seeking a Bachelor Degree or Undergraduate Certificate
Dec. 1, 2016, Thur.
Sept. 15, 2017, Fri.
 
201810-Graduation Application Deadline For Undergraduate Students Seeking an Associate Degree
Oct. 1, 2017, Sun.
Jan. 19, 2018, Fri.
 
201810-Graduation Application Deadline For Graduate Students Seeking a Graduate Degree or Graduate Certificate
Oct. 1, 2017, Sun.
Jan. 19, 2018, Fri.
 
Priority Registration Begins: Protected Groups
Oct. 18, 2017, Wed.
 
 
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.)
Oct. 23, 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.)
Oct. 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/.
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.)
Oct. 30, 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.)
Nov. 6, 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.)
Nov. 13, 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/.
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. 20, 2017
Jan. 28, 2018
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/.
Martin Luther King Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)
Jan. 15, 2018, Mon.
 
 
201810-First Day of Classes
Jan. 16, 2018, Tues.
 
 
$100 Late Registration Fee Assessed
Jan. 22, 2018, Mon.
 
Applicable for students registering for their first enrolled hour for the term.
201810-Course Withdrawal from Any or All courses for the full term. “W” grade is assigned to dropped courses
Jan. 29, 2018, Mon.
Mar. 25, 2018, Sun.
Weeks 3-10NOTE: 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.   
201810-Registration Deadline for State Subsidy (15th Day), 5 pm
Jan. 30, 2018, Tues.
 
 
201810-Midterm Grading Begins in FlashFAST for students enrolled in Full Term 00000-29999 courses. (weeks 4-7)
Feb. 5, 2018, Mon.
Mar. 6, 2018, Tues.
 
201810-College/Campuses Review Graduation Lists
Feb. 12, 2018, Mon.
May 24, 2018, Thurs.
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.
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. 5, 2018, Mon.
Mar. 7, 2018, Wed.
 
 
Midterm Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST (week 8)
Mar. 7, 2018, Wed.
 
 
Spring Recess (No Classes, Offices Open)
Mar. 26, 2018, Mon.
Apr. 1, 2018, Sun.
 
Remembrance Day (final exams, classes or parts of classes recess from noon through 2 p.m.)
May 4, 2018, Fri..
 
 
201810-Deadline for PhD/AUD Degree Clearance
 
May 4, 2018, 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 the Graduation_Processing list serve.
Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201780; Grad: 201710)
 
May 4, 2018, Fri.
 
201810-Classes Officially End
May 6, 2018, Sun.
 
 
201810-Final Examination Period
May 7, 2018, Mon.
May 13, 2018, Sun.
 
201810-Commencement(s) (KC)
May 12, 2018, 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.
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 14, 2018, Mon.
May 16, 2018, Wed.
 
201810-Registrar’s Office Runs End of Term Final Grades Processing Jobs
 
May 16, 2018, Wed.
See Base Part of Term Table on Page 1 for Grading Deadlines for All Parts of Term and Open Learning Courses
Default Grades Posted for Outstanding IN Grades Received: (Undergrad: 201780; Grad: 201710)
 
May 16, 2018, Wed.
 
Final Grades Officially Available in FlashFAST
May 17, 2018, Thur.
 
 
201810-Lists of students that were dismissed for Spring 2018 will be provided to advising offices.
May 17, 2018, Thur.
 
 
201810-Deadline for Degree Clearance-All Other Degrees
 
May 24, 2018, Thurs.
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 the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Registrar’s Office Begins Degree Posting in Banner
May 25, 2018, Fri.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Degrees Available in FlashFAST
May 31, 2018, Thur.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Degree Verification and Grads Only Enrollment files sent to Clearinghouse
June 1, 2018, Fri.
 
 
201810-Final Graduation List Available in Cognos
June 1, 2018, 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 the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Registrar’s Office Diploma Production
June 4, 2018, Mon.
June 15, 2018, Fri.
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Diplomas/Certificates Available for Pick-up at the Registrar’s Office
June 18, 2018, Mon.
June 20, 2018, Wed.
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.
201810-Remaining Diplomas/Certificates will be Mailed to Permanent or Diploma Address Listed in Student’s FlashLine Account
June 21, 2018, Thur.
 
Dates are subject to change. Updates will be sent via the Graduation_Processing listserve.