Academic calendar

Academic Calendar

2019-2020 academic year

 

Application deadlines

2019-2020 application deadlines
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Deadline for scholarship/WUE consideration Friday, 2/1/2019 Sunday, 12/15/2019
Application deadline for first-year applicants (Fall 2019/Spring 2020) Sunday, 4/7/2019 Sunday, 12/15/2019
Application deadline for transfer/second bachelor's applicants Monday, 7/1/2019 Sunday, 12/15/2019
Application deadline for non-degree/graduate special applicants Friday, 8/16/2019 Friday, 1/10/2020
Application deadline for returning student applicants Friday, 8/23/2019 Friday, 1/17/2020
 

Dates of instruction

2019-2020 dates of instruction
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
First day of classes Monday, 8/29/2019 Tuesday, 1/21/2020
Prep Day Wednesday, 12/11/2019 Wednesday, 5/6/2020
Finals week begins Thursday, 12/12/2019 Thursday, 5/7/2020
Instruction Ends Wednesday, 12/18/2019 Wednesday, 5/13/2020
Semester ends - last day faculty on campus for fall semester Friday, 12/20/2019 Monday, 5/18/2020
Faculty to post final grades in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m. Monday, 12/23/2019 Monday, 5/18/2020
Wintermester classes begin N/A Thursday, 1/2/2020
Spring Semester Faculty reporting date N/A Tuesday, 1/14/2020
Wintermester instruction ends N/A Friday, 1/17/2020
Final grades due for Wintermester classes by 5 p.m. in MyNEVADA N/A Tuesday, 1/21/2020
 

Adding, dropping classes or complete withdrawl

*These updated deadlines apply to regular session classes only. For classes with dynamic start/end dates contact mynevada@unr.edu to request information for your specific course.

2019-2020 adding, dropping or withdrawing from classes
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Final day to add or swap classes without permission from instructor Friday, 8/20/2019 Monday, 1/27/2020
Final day to receive a 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the University Thursday, 9/5/2019 Thursday, 1/30/2020
Final day to change from a letter grade to S/U or S/U to a letter grade or audit Thursday, 9/5/2019 Thursday, 1/30/2020
Final day to add or swap classes with permission from instructor Thursday, 9/5/2019 Thursday, 1/30/2020
No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the University; 50% refund for complete withdrawal begins Thursday, 9/5/2019 Thursday, 1/30/2020
Final day to receive a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the University Friday, 10/4/2019 Thursday, 1/30/2020
Final day to drop classes and receive a W Thursday, 10/31/2019 Tuesday, 3/31/2020
Final day to change from credit to audit Thursday, 10/31/2019 Tuesday, 3/31/2020
No dropping of individual classes after this deadline Thursday, 10/31/2019 Tuesday, 3/31/2020
Final day to receive a 100% refund for Wintermester N/A Thursday, 1/2/2020
Last day to drop Wintermester classes and receive a 50% refund N/A Monday, 1/6/2020
Final day to receive a 100% refund for Wintermester N/A Thursday, 1/2/2020
Final day to withdraw from Wintersession classes and receive a W N/A Friday, 1/10/2020
Final day to change Wintermester class from credit to audit N/A Friday, 1/10/2020
 

Housing

2019-2020 housing dates
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Second housing payment due Saturday, 6/15/2019 N/A
Deadline to cancel housing and only forfeit security deposit Saturday, 6/15/2019 N/A
Deadline to cancel housing and only forfeit security deposit and initial payment Wednesday, 7/31/2019 N/A
Residence halls open Thursday, 8/22/2019 Sunday, 1/19/2020
 

Tuition and fees deadlines

2019-2020 tuition and fees deadlines
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Fall semester fees due; final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees Friday, 8/23/2019 N/A
First payment due for those students on payment plan Friday, 8/23/2019 Friday, 1/17/2020
Late fees assessed Friday, 8/23/2019 Friday, 1/17/2020
Second fee payment due for those on payment plan Monday, 9/23/2019 Monday, 2/17/2020
Final fee payment due for those on payment plan Wednesday, 10/23/2019 Tuesday, 3/17/2020
Last day to pay Wintermester tuition without late fees N/A Thursday, 1/2/2020
Spring semester fees due; final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees N/A Friday, 1/17/2020
 

Orientation and NevadaFIT

2019-2020 orientation and NevadaFIT dates
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Orientation Experience Friday, 6/14/2019 N/A
Orientation Express Monday 6/17/2019 - Tuesday 6/18/2019 N/A
Orientation Express Thursday 6/20/2019 - Friday, 6/21/2019 N/A
Orientation Experience Monday, 6/24/2019 N/A
Orientation Experience Friday, 6/28/2019 N/A
Orientation Express Monday, 7/1/2019 N/A
Orientation Transition Monday, 7/8/2019 - Tuesday, 7/9/2019 N/A
Orientation Experience Thursday, 7/11/2019 - Friday, 7/12/2019 N/A
Orientation Experience Monday, 7/15/2019 - Tuesday, 7/16/2019 N/A
Orientation Transition Thursday, 7/18/2019 - Friday, 7/19/2019 N/A
Orientation Experience Monday, 7/22/2019 N/A
New Undergraduate Student Orientation Wednesday, 7/24/2019 N/A
New Transfer Student Orientation Monday, 7/29/2019 N/A
New Undergraduate Student Orientation Wednesday, 7/31/2019 N/A
Orientation Express N/A N/A
NevadaFit move-in day Saturday, 8/17/2019 N/A
Opening Ceremony TBA N/A
NevadaFit Programs Saturday, 8/17/2019 - Thursday, 8/22/2019 N/A
New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception Thursday, 8/22/2019 Thursday, 1/16/2020
 

University holidays

2019-2020 University holidays
University holidays & Spring Break Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Labor Day (no classes, campus closed) Monday, 9/2/2019
Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed) Friday, 10/25/2019
Veteran's Day (no classes; campus closed) Monday, 11/11/2019
Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed) Thursday, 11/28/2019
Family Day (no classes; campus closed) Friday, 11/26/2019
Christmas Holiday (campus closed) Wednesday, 12/25/2019
New Year's Day; campus closed Wednesday, 1/1/2020
Martin Luther King Day; campus closed, no classes Monday, 1/20/2020
President's Day; campus closed, no classes Monday 2/17/2020
Spring Break; campus open, no classes 3/14/2020 - 3/22/2020
 

Registration and enrollment deadlines

2019-2020 registration and enrollment deadlines
Event/activity/deadline Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Final day to apply for change of residency for Fall Semester Friday, 8/16/2019 N/A
Final day for initial registration Friday, 8/23/2019 Friday, 1/17/2020
Enrollment for Spring 2020 begins N/A Friday, 11/1/2019
Enrollment for Wintermester begins N/A Friday, 11/1/2019
Final day to enroll in Wintermester class N/A Friday, 1/3/2020
Summer Session registration starts N/A Monday, 3/23/2020
Fall semester enrollment begins N/A Wednesday, 4/1/2020
 

Commencement dates and deadlines

2019-2020 commencement and graduation dates and deadlines
Commencement Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Deadline to apply for graduation Tuesday, 10/1/2019 Sunday, 3/1/2020
Final day for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation Friday, 12/6/2019
Commencement Saturday, 12/7/2019 5/14/2020, 5/15/20, 5/16/2020
 

Wintermester deadlines

2019 Wintermester deadlines
Wintermester Date
Enrollment for Wintermester begins Friday, 11/1/2019
First day of classes Thursday, 1/2/2020
Instruction Ends Friday, 1/17/2020
Faculty to post final grades in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m. Tuesday, 1/21/2020
Final day to receive a 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university Thursday, 1/2/2020
Final day to receive a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university or from Wintermester classes Monday, 1/6/2020
Final day to drop classes and receive a W Friday, 1/10/2020
Final day to change from credit to audit Friday, 1/10/2020
Final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees Thursday, 1/2/2020
Final day for initial registration Thursday, 1/2/2020
Enrollment for Wintermester (2019) and Spring (2020) semester begins Friday, 11/1/2019