Student Advising Office

Current Students

The Student Advising Office oversees academic advising, graduation, academic matters, events, and many other programs for undergraduate students in the Moody College of Communication.

Fall 2016 Deadlines

August 19

Friday Registration for the fall semester for new students and for readmitted students (who have not yet registered). To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm (CT) on Tuesday, August 23.

University residence halls open at 9:00 am.

University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.

August 22

Monday Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 10.

Registration for the fall semester for continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm (CT) on Tuesday, August 23.

August 23

Tuesday Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students.

Tuition bills for undergraduate students who registered after Friday, July 15 are due by 5:00 pm.

August 24

Wednesday Classes begin.

August 29

Monday Fourth class day; last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. 

Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details).

September 5

Monday Labor Day holiday.

September 9

Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.

Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm (CT).

Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 

Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details.)

September 23

Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.

October 10

Monday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.  

October 20-21, 24-26

Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.

October 21

Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.

October 24-November 4

Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students. 

November 1

Tuesday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.

Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.

Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.

Last day an undergraduate student may register in absentia.

November 8

Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.

November 23-26

Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.

December 3-4

Saturday-Sunday Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.

December 5

Monday Last class day.

December 6-7, 11

Tuesday-Wednesday, Sunday No-class days.

December 8-10, 12-14

Thursday-Saturday, Monday-Wednesday Fall semester final examinations.

December 15

Thursday University residence halls close at 9:00 am (CT).

December 17

Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

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