Apr 21, 2019  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Graduate Catalogue 
    
CURRENT 2018-2019 Graduate Catalogue

University Calendar


The UNCW graduate 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 2019 - 2020 and the 2020 - 2021 calendars will not be official until published in the 2019 - 2020 and 2020 - 2021 online catalogues, respectively.


University Calendar 2018 - 2019

Fall 2018 

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

August 13 December 13 Semester Start End
August 22 December 5 Classes Start End
December 15, Saturday Commencement
August 13, Monday Academic year begins
August 15 16, Wednesday Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 18, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 19 20, Sunday Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 20, Monday On-campus housing opens for returning students at 10:00 a.m.
August 20, Monday Convocation
August 22, Wednesday Classes begin
August 29, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
August 30, Thursday Tuition due
August 30, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
September 3, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 5, Wednesday UNC census day
September 7 10, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
September 10, Monday Fall faculty meeting (canceled)
October 11 12, Thursday Friday Fall Break; no classes (canceled)
October 19 - 21, Friday - Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 22, Monday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 23, Tuesday Graduation Application Closes – graduate students
November 15, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
November 21, Wednesday No classes
November 22 23, Thursday Friday Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes
November 26, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 6, Thursday Reading Day (canceled)
December 7, Friday Last day of classes
December 8, Saturday Final examinations
December 10 14, Monday Friday Final examinations
December 14, Friday Fall semester ends
December 15, Saturday Commencement
December 16, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
December 22 31, Friday Monday Winter break; university closed

 

Spring 2019

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

January 10 May 9 Semester Start End
January 14 May 1 Classes Start End
May 10 11, Friday Saturday Commencement
January 1, Tuesday New Year’s Day state holiday
January 2, Wednesday University opens
January 8, Tuesday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
January 10, Thursday Spring semester begins
January 10 11, Thursday Friday Orientation and advising
January 14, Monday Classes begin
January 18, Friday Tuition due
January 21, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day state holiday; no classes
January 22, Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
January 23, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
January 24, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
January 28, Monday UNC census day
March 5, Tuesday Last day to withraw with a W – undergraduate students
March 8, Friday Graduation Application Closes – graduate students
March 9, Saturday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
March 9 17, Saturday Sunday Spring Break; no classes
March 15 17, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
March 17, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
March 18, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 3, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
April 10, Wednesday Spring faculty meeting
April 18, Thursday No classes
April 19, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
April 22, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
May 1, Wednesday Last day of classes
May 2, Thursday Reading Day
May 3 4, Friday Saturday Final examinations
May 6 9, Monday Thursday Final examinations
May 9, Thursday Spring semester ends
May 10 11, Friday Saturday Commencement
May 12, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.

 

Summer 2019

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

May 22 June 24 Summer I Start End
May 22 June 20 Classes Start End
May 19, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
May 20 21, Monday Tuesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 22, Wednesday Classes begin – Summer I
May 23, Thursday UNC census day
May 23, Thursday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
May 24, Friday Late registration fee for reinstatement
May 24, Friday Summer I tuition due
May 27, Monday Memorial Day state holiday; no classes
May 31 June 2, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
June 6, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
June 13, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
June 20, Thursday Last day of classes
June 21, Friday Reading day
June 24, Monday Final examinations; Summer I term ends
June 25, Tuesday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
July 1 August 1 Summer II Start End
July 1 July 30 Classes Start End
June 27, Thursday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
July 1, Monday Classes begin – Summer II
July 2, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.
July 2, Tuesday UNC census day
July 3, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
July 3, Wednesday Summer II tuition due
July 4, Thursday Independence Day state holiday; no classes
July 9, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students
July 17, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students
July 22, Monday Graduation Application Closes – graduate students
July 30, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 31, Wednesday Reading Day
August 1, Thursday Final examinations; Summer II term ends
August 2, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.

 

University Calendar 2019 - 2020

Fall 2019

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
 

August 21 December 4 Classes Start End
August 12 December 14 Semester Start Commencement
August 12, Monday Academic year begins
August 14 15, Wednesday Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 17, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 18 19, Sunday Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 19, Monday On-campus housing opens for returning students at 10 a.m.
August 19, Monday Convocation
August 21, Wednesday Classes begin
August 28, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
August 29, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
August 29, Thursday Tuition due
September 2, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 4, Thursday UNC census day
September 6 9, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
September 12, Thursday Fall faculty meeting
October 9, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 10 11, Thursday Friday Fall break; no classes
October 14, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
October 18 21, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
November 14, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
November 27, Wednesday No classes
November 28 29, Thursday Friday Thanksgiving  state holiday; no classes
December 2, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 4, Wednesday Last day of classes
December 5, Thursday Reading Day
December 6 7, Friday Saturday Final examinations
December 9 12, Monday Thursday Final examinations
December 14, Saturday Commencement
December 15, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
December 16, Monday Grades due at 2 p.m.
December 23 January 1, Monday Wednesday Winter break; university closed

 

Spring 2020

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
 

January 13 April 29 Classes Start End
January 9 May 8, 9 Semester Start Commencement
January 1, Wednesday New Year’s Day state holiday
January 2, Thursday University opens
January 7, Tuesday On-campus housing opens at 1 p.m.
January 8, Wednesday Transfer orientation and advising
January 9 10, Thursday Friday Freshman orientation and advising
January 13, Monday Classes begin
January 20, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes
January 21, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
January 22, Wednesday Tuition due
January 23, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
January 27, Monday UNC census day
March 7, Saturday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
March 7 15, Saturday Sunday Spring break; no classes
March 13-16, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.-Monday 8 a.m.)
March 15, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
March 16, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
March 17, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W  undergraduate students
April 1, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W  graduate students
April 8, Wednesday Spring faculty meeting
April 9, Thursday No classes
April 10, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
April 13, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 29, Wednesday Last day of classes
April 30, Thursday Reading Day
May 1-2, Friday-Saturday Final examinations
May 4 7, Monday Thursday Final examinations
May 8 9, Friday Saturday Commencement
May 10, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
May 11, Monday Grades due by 2 p.m.

 

Summer 2020

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

 

May 15 18, Friday Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
May 17, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
May 18 19 Monday Tuesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 20, Wednesday Summer I – Classes begin
May 21, Thursday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
May 21, Thursday UNC census day
May 22, Friday Summer I tuition due
May 25, Monday Memorial Day – state holiday; no classes
May 26, Tuesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
June 4, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
June 11, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
June 18, Thursday Last day of classes
June 19, Friday Reading Day
June 22, Monday Final examinations
June 23, Tuesday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
June 24, Wednesday Grades due by 2 p.m.
June 25, Thursday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
June 29, Monday Summer II – Classes begin
June 30, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
June 30, Tuesday UNC census day
July 1, Wednesday Summer II tuition due
July 2, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
July 3, Friday Independence Day state holiday; no classes
July 14, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
July 21, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
July 27, Monday Last day of classes
July 28, Tuesday Reading Day
July 29, Wednesday Final examinations
July 30, Thursday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.

 

University Calendar 2020 - 2021

Fall 2020

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

 

August 10 – December 12 Semester Start – Commencement
August 19 – December 2 Classes Start – End
August 10, Monday Academic year begins
August 12 – 13, Wednesday – Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 15, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new students at 8 a.m.
August 16, Sunday On-campus housing opens for returning/transfer students at 10 a.m.
August 16 – 17, Sunday – Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 17, Monday Convocation; orientation and advising for freshmen and transfer students
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 Tuition due; late registration fee for reinstatement
September 1, Tuesday UNC census day
September 7, Monday Labor Day – state holiday; no classes
September 10, Tuesday Fall faculty meeting
September 11 – 13, Friday – Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
October 8 – 9, Thursday – Friday Fall break; no classes
October 12, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
October 16, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
October 16 – 18, Friday – Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
November 13, 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 at 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 (Thursday until 12 p.m.) Final examinations
December 10, Thursday Fall semester ends
December 12, Saturday Commencement
December 13, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
December 14, Monday Grades due by 2 p.m.
December 24 – January 1 Winter break; university closed

 

Spring 2021

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

 

January 7 – May 8 Semester Start – Commencement
January 11 – April 28 Classes Start – End
January 1, Friday New Year’s Day – state holiday
January 4, Monday University opens
January 5, Tuesday On-campus housing opens at 1 p.m.
January 6, Wednesday Transfer orientation and advising
January 7, Thursday Semester begins
January 7 – 8, Thursday – Friday Freshman orientation and advising
January 11, Monday Classes begin
January 18, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – 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 Tuition due; late registration fee for reinstatement
January 25, Monday UNC census day
March 6, Saturday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
March 8 – 12, Monday – Friday Spring break; no classes
March 12 – 15, Friday – Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
March 15, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
March 19, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
April 1, Thursday No classes
April 2, Friday Good Friday – state holiday; no classes
April 5, Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 7, Wednesday Spring faculty meeting
April 9, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
April 28, Wednesday Last day of classes
April 29, Thursday Reading Day
April 30 – May 1, Friday – Saturday Final examinations
May 3 – 6, Monday – Thursday (Thursday until 12 p.m.) Final examinations
May 6, Thursday Spring semester ends
May 7 – 8, Friday – Saturday Commencement
May 9, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
May 10, Monday Grades due by 2 p.m.

 

Summer 2021

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg

 

May 17 – June 15 Classes Start – End
May 17 – June 17 Summer I Start – End
May 12 – 13, Wednesday – Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
May 13, Thursday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
May 17, Monday Summer I – Classes begin
May 18, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class; UNC census day
May 19, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
May 21, Friday Summer I tuition due
May 31, Monday Memorial Day – state holiday; no classes
June 1, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
June 4 – 7, Friday – Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
June 8, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
June 15, Tuesday Last day of classes
June 16, Wednesday Reading Day
June 17, Thursday Final examinations; Summer I term ends
June 18, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
June 21 – July 20 Classes Start – End
June 21 – July 22 Summer II Start – End
June 20, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
June 21, Monday Grades due by 2 p.m.; Summer II – Classes begin
June 22, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class; UNC census day
June 23, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
June 30, Wednesday Summer II tuition due
July 5, Monday Independence Day (observed) – state holiday; no classes
July 7, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
July 14, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
July 20, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 21, Wednesday Reading Day
July 22, Thursday Final examinations; Summer II term ends
July 23, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
July 26, Monday Grades due by 2 p.m.
July 30 – August 2, Friday – Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)