Aug 21, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

University Calendar


The UNCW undergraduate catalogue includes a calendar for the current academic year and a tentative calendar for the following two years. All calendars are subject to change, especially the tentative calendars, and will be updated online as necessary. The 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 calendars will not be official until published in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 online catalogues, respectively.


University Calendar 2015-2016

 

Fall, 2015

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

August 10, Monday Academic year begins
August 12-13, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 15, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 16-17, Sunday-Monday Freshman Orientation and advising
August 17, Monday On-campus housing opens for returning students 10 a.m.
August 17, Monday Convocation
August 19, Wednesday Classes begin
August 26, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
August 27, Thursday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
September 1, Tuesday UNC census day
September 7, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 10, Thursday Fall Faculty meeting
September 11-14, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 7, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 9-12, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 12-13, Monday-Tuesday Fall break; no classes
October 14, Wednesday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 16, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Fall 2015 – undergraduate students
November 6, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
November 25, Wednesday No classes
November 26-27, Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes
November 30, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
December 2, Wednesday Last day of classes
December 3, Thursday Reading Day
December 4-5, Friday-Saturday Final Examinations
December 7-10, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
December 11, Friday Fall semester ends
December 12, Saturday Commencement
December 13, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
December 24-31 Thursday-Thursday University closed
   

Spring, 2016

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

January 1, Friday New Year’s Day, University closed
January 4, Monday Spring semester begins
January 6, Wednesday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
January 7-8, Thursday-Friday Orientation and advising
January 11, Monday Classes begin
January 18, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes.
January 19, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
January 20, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
January 25, Monday UNC census day
February 26, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
March 4, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Spring 2016 – undergraduate students
March 4-7, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
March 5, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 5-13, Saturday-Sunday Spring Break; no classes
March 14, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
March 24, Thursday No classes
March 25, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
March 28, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
April 1, Friday Last day to withdraw with W - graduate students
April 6, Wednesday Spring Faculty meeting 
April 12, Tuesday Graduation application deadline – undergraduate and graduate students
April 27, Wednesday Last day of classes
April 28, Thursday Reading Day
April 29-30, Friday-Saturday Final Examinations
May 2-5, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
May 5, Thursday Spring semester ends
May 6-7, Friday-Saturday Commencement
May 7, Saturday Academic year ends
May 8, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer, 2016

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

May 11, Wednesday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
May 11-12, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
May 16, Monday Classes begin
May 17, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
May 17, Tuesday UNC census day
May 18, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement.
May 30, Monday Memorial Day state holiday; no classes
June 1, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
June 3-6, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
June 6, Monday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
June 14, Tuesday Last day of classes
June 15, Wednesday Reading Day
June 16, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
June 17, Friday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
June 19, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
June 20, Monday Classes begin
June 21, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
June 21, Tuesday UNC census day
June 22, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement.
June 24, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Summer 2016 – undergraduate students
July 4, Monday Independence Day state holiday; no classes
July 8, Friday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
July 15, Friday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
July 19, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 20, Wednesday Reading Day
July 21, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
July 22, Friday On-campus Housing closes at 10 a.m.
   

University Calendar 2016-2017

Fall, 2016

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation 

August 8, Monday Academic year begins
August 10-11, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 13, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 14-15, Sunday-Monday Freshman Orientation and advising
August 15, Monday On-campus housing opens for returning students 10 a.m.
August 15, Monday Convocation
August 17, Wednesday Classes begin
August 24, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
August 26, Friday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement 
August 30, Tuesday UNC census day
September 2-5, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
September 5, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 6, Tuesday Fall Faculty meeting
September 15, Thursday Graduation Application Deadline – Fall 2016 – graduate students
October 6-7, Thursday-Friday Fall break; no classes
October 7-10, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 10, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 10, Monday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 14, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Fall 2016 – undergraduate students
November 10, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
November 23, Wednesday No classes
November 24-25, Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes
November 28, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
November 30, Wednesday Last day of classes
December 1, Thursday Reading Day
December 2-3, Friday-Saturday Final Examinations
December 5-8, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
December  8, Thursday Fall semester ends
December 10, Saturday Commencement
December 11, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
December 23-31, Friday-Saturday University closed
   

Spring, 2017

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

January 2, Monday New Year’s Day, state holiday
January 3, Tuesday University Opens
January 4, Wednesday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
January 5, Thursday Spring semester begins
January 5-6, Thursday-Friday Orientation and advising
January 9, Monday Classes begin
January 16, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes
January 17, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
January 18, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
January 23, Monday UNC census day
February 15, Wednesday Graduation Application Deadline – Spring 2017 – graduate students
February 24, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
March 3, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Spring 2017– undergraduate students
March 3-6, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
March 4, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 4-12, Saturday-Sunday Spring Break; no classes
March 12, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
March 13, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
March 30, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
April 5, Wednesday Spring Faculty meeting
April 13, Thursday No classes
April 14, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
April 17, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
April 17, Monday Graduation Application Deadline – Summer 2017 – graduate students
April 26, Wednesday Last day of classes
April 27, Thursday Reading Day
April 28-29, Friday-Saturday Final Examinations
May 1-4, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
May 4, Thursday Spring semester ends
May 5-6, Friday-Saturday Commencement
May 6, Saturday Academic year ends
May 7, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer 2017 

Summer, 2017

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

May 12, Friday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
May 15-16, Monday-Tuesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 17, Wednesday Classes begin
May 18, Thursday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
May 18, Thursday UNC census day
May 19, Friday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement.
May 29, Monday Memorial Day state holiday; no classes
June 1, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
June 2-5, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
June 8, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
June 15, Thursday Last day of classes
June 19, Monday Reading Day
June 20, Tuesday Final examinations/Term ends
June 21, Wednesday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
June 23, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Summer 2017 – undergraduate students
June 23, Friday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
June 26, Monday Classes begin
June 27, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
June 27, Tuesday UNC census day
June 28, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement.
July 4, Tuesday Independence Day state holiday; no classes
July 5, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
July 14, Friday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
July 25, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 26, Wednesday Reading Day
July 27, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
July 28, Friday On-campus Housing closes at 10 a.m.
 

University Calendar 2017-2018

Fall, 2017

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

August 7, Monday Academic year begins
August 9-10, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 12, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 13-14, Sunday-Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 14, Monday On-campus housing opens for returning students 10 a.m.
August 14, Monday Convocation
August 16, Wednesday Classes begin
August 23, Wednesday Last Day for Registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
August 24, Thursday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
August 29, Tuesday UNC census day
September 1-4, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
September 4, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 7, Thursday Fall Faculty meeting
October 5-6, Thursday-Friday Fall break; no classes
October 6-9, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
October 9, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 9, Monday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 13, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Fall 2017 – undergraduate and graduate students
November 9, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
November 22, Wednesday No classes
November 23-24, Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes
November 27, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
November 30, Thursday Last day of classes
December 1, Friday Reading Day
December 2, Saturday Final Examinations
December 4-8, Monday-Friday (Friday until 12:00pm) Final Examinations
December 8, Friday Fall semester ends
December 9, Saturday Commencement
December 10, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
December 22-30 University closed
   

Spring 2018

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

January 1, Monday New Year’s Day, state holiday; no classes
January 2, Tuesday University opens
January 3, Wednesday On-campus housing opens 1:00 p.m.
January 4, Thursday Spring semester begins
January 4-5, Thursday-Friday Orientation and advising
January 8, Monday Classes begin
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes
January 16, Tuesday Last day for Registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
January 17, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
January 22, Monday UNC census day
February 23, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
March 2, Friday Graduation Application Deadline – Spring 2018 – undergraduate and graduate students
March 2-5, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
March 3, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 3-11, Saturday-Sunday Spring break; no classes
March 11, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
March 12, Monday Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
March 28, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
March 29, Thursday No classes
March 30, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
April 2, Monday Classes resume 8:00 am
April 4, Wednesday Spring Faculty meeting
April 25, Wednesday Last day of classes
April 26, Thursday Reading Day
April 27-28, Friday-Saturday Final Examinations
April 30-May 3, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
May 3, Thursday Spring semester ends
May 4-5, Friday-Saturday Commencement
May 5, Saturday Academic year ends
May 6, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

May 13, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
May 14-15 Transfer orientation and advising
May 16, Wednesday Classes begin
May 17, Thursday Last day for Registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
May 17, Thursday UNC census day
May 18, Friday Late Registration Fee for reinstatement
May 28, Monday Memorial Day state holiday; no classes
May 31, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
June 1-3, Friday – Sunday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 12 p.m. – Sunday, 5 p.m.)
June 7, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
June 14, Thursday Last day of classes
June 15, Friday Reading Day
June 18, Monday Final examinations/Term ends
June 19, Tuesday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
June 21, Thursday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
June 25, Monday Classes begin
June 26, Tuesday Last day for Registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
June 26, Tuesday UNC census day
June 27, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for reinstatement
June 27, Wednesday Graduation Application Deadline – Summer 2018 – undergraduate and graduate students
July 3, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
July 4, Wednesday Independence Day state holiday; no classes
July 11, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
July 24, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 25, Wednesday Reading Day
July 26, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
July 27, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.