Fall 2024 Academic Calendar – Office of the Registrar (2024)

(All dates are tentative until closer to the beginning of the semester.)

UG = Undergraduate students;GRAD = Graduate students

Part of Term (POT) values indicate the time frame for the course. The Class Schedule shows what part of term each course is scheduled in to assist with identifying deadlines. Start and end dates for non-standard course offerings are shown in the Section Details on Course Explorer:

  • 1 = full 16 week semester (approximately 8/26/2024 – 12/11/2024 plus finals)
  • A= first 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 8/26/2024 – 10/18/2024)
  • B = second 8 weeks of the semester (approximately 10/21/2024 – 12/11/2024 plus finals)

2024-2025 Senate Academic Calendar

Undergraduate student registration deadlines by POT in an easy to read chart.
Graduate and Professional student registration deadlines by POT in an easy to read chart.

Graduation and Degree Certification deadlines.

March 4

  • Class Schedule is available on Course Explorer

March 18

  • Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Summer and Fall 2024 priority registration available to view on Student Self-Service. Open time tickets will be assigned the following day.

April 1

  • Priority registration begins for Summer and Fall 2024 for eligible continuing and returning students

April 18

  • Open registration begins forFall 2024 for all except non-degree students

July 15

  • Open registration begins forFall 2024 for non-degree students

July 26

  • Fall advanced registration verification available from NSC via Student Self-Service under Registration & Records/Enrollment Verification

August 19

  • Fall tuition and fee charges first appear on student accounts

August 18-25

  • University Housing Fall 2024 Move-In

August 24 – September 27

August 25

  • Deadline to cancel registration (drop all classes) for full reversal of tuition and campus fees for classes scheduled in a regular semester. For non-standard course offerings, deadline to cancel is the last day prior to instruction.

August 26

  • First day of instruction for the Fall semesterand POT A courses
  • Deadline for students to register for first classes without being charged $15 late feepenalty

August 27

  • Late registration begins via Student Self-Service

August 30

  • Deadline for ALL students to add aPOT A course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline forALL students to drop POT A (1st 8 week) course for refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease.
  • Deadline to suppress directory information

September 2

  • Labor Day (all-campus holiday) – no classes

September 9 – “10th day” add/drop deadline

  • Deadline for ALL students to drop or reduce POT 1 (full semester) hours and receive refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease. No refund for dropping a POT 1 class after this date.
  • Deadline for UG to add a semester courseviaStudent Self-Service
  • Deadline for GRAD to add asemester course via Student Self-Service and without approval

September 10

  • Official fall enrollment information transmitted to NSC for processing to NSLDS to provide loan deferment if applicable. Notification to federal loan providers should occur within 2 – 3 weeks.

September 20

  • Deadline for UG to dropPOT A (1st 8 week) courseviaStudent Self-Service without grade of W. Students may contact their college office to request an exception by petition to the drop deadline in the case of extraordinary circ*mstances.
  • Deadline for UG to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis inPOT Acourse
  • Deadline for UGto file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option inPOT A course
  • Deadline for GRAD to dropPOT A courseviaStudent Self-Service

September 28

  • Full payment due for Fall 2024 charges unless on a payment plan. VisitPay My Bill for more information regarding payment options and due dates.

October 4

  • Deadline for GRAD to drop aPOT A course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRADto elect credit/no credit for a POT A course or to change credit/no credit to a regular grade

October 7

  • Midterm grade entryenabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service.

October 15 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting midterm grades for freshmen.

October TBD

  • Final exam schedule is available to view on Course Explorer

October 16

  • POT A (1st 8 week) grade entry enabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service.

October 18

  • Deadline for UG to dropsemester courseviaStudent Self-Service without grade of W. Students may contact their college office to request an exception by petition to the drop deadline in the case of extraordinary circ*mstances.
  • Deadline for UG to removeincomplete grade from previous semester to prevent change to F grade
  • Deadline for UG to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis insemester course
  • Deadline for UGto file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option insemester course
  • Deadline for UG to withdraw from Fall semester (drop all courses) without grade of W
  • Deadline for LAWstudents to drop semester course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD to dropsemester course via Student Self-Service

October TBA

  • Final exam schedule posted to Office of Registrar website and Course Explorer

October 21

  • Time Tickets (earliest registration times) for Spring 2025 priority registration available to view on Student Self-Service
  • POT B courses begin (non-traditional courses may begin earlier or later)

October 25

  • Deadline for UG to addPOT B (2nd 8 week) course
  • Deadline for GRAD to addPOT B course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline forALL students to drop POT B (2nd 8 week) course for refund if tuition range changes or billing hours decrease.
  • 2:00 PM Faculty deadline for reporting POT A (1st 8 week) grades.Students can view grades the following day viaStudent Self-ServiceormyIllini.

November 1

  • Deadline to withdraw from the university if enrolled in POT 1 and receive the minimum 40% pro-rata refund.

November 4

  • Priority registration for Spring 2025 begins

November 11

  • POT A (first 8 week) grade entry reenabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service. Any grades submitted at this time will not be viewable until after final grade entry.

November 15

  • Deadline for UG to drop POT B courseviaStudent Self-Service without grade of W. Students may contact their college office to request an exception by petition to the drop deadline in the case of extraordinary circ*mstances.
  • Deadline for UG to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis inPOT B course
  • Deadline for UGto file intent to use Campus Grade Replacement option inPOT B course
  • Deadline for GRAD to dropPOT B course via Student Self-Service
  • Deadline for GRADto dropsemester course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis insemester course
  • Last day for GRAD students to withdraw from term without grade of W

November 21

  • Spring 2025 openregistration begins forall students

November 23 – December 1

  • Fall Break

December 5

  • Deadline to update Study Abroad and Thesis 599 registration.

December 6

  • Deadline for GRAD to dropPOT B course without grade of W
  • Deadline for GRAD to elect credit/no credit or change credit/no credit to regular grade basis forPOT B course
  • Deferred (DFR) grades for Study Abroad and Thesis 599 sections are rolled to Academic History.

December 9

  • Final grade entry enabled for Instructors in Faculty Self-Service.

December 11

  • Last day of instruction

December 12

  • Reading day (no classes,no final examinations)
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop POT B course without petitioning Graduate College
  • Last day for GRAD to add/drop semester course without petitioning Graduate College

December 13–19 Weekdays only

  • Final examination period

December 23

  • Degree conferral.Diplomaswill be shipped in approximately 9 weeks.

December 23 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting grades. Students can view final grades the following day via Student Self-Service.

January 3 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting LAW grades. Students can view final grades the following day viaStudent Self-ServiceormyIllini.

January 8

  • College deadline for reporting Academic Standing. Students can view status the following day viaStudent Self-Service.

January 9

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2024 grades are released

January 10 at 2:00 PM

  • Faculty deadline for reporting ZJUI grades. Students can view final grades the following day viaStudent Self-Service or myIllini.

January 17

  • College deadline for reporting Dean’s List. Undergraduate students can view status the following day viaStudent Self-Service.

January 28

  • Transcripts on hold for Fall 2024 degrees are released
Fall 2024 Academic Calendar – Office of the Registrar (2024)
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