Nov 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 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 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 calendars will not be official until published in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 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
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

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 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 Undergraduate/Graduate 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 Deadline – Fall 2018 – undergraduate and 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 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 10 a.m.
December 21, Friday Undergraduate (Pre-registration) Tuition Due
December 22-31, Friday-Monday University closed
   

Spring, 2019

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 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 10 a.m.
January 9-11, Wednesday-Friday Orientation and advising
January 10, Thursday Spring semester begins
January 14, Monday Classes begin
January 18, Friday Undergraduate/graduate tuition due
January 21, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr., state holiday; no classes
January 22, Tuesday Classes resume
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 Deadline – Spring 2019 – undergraduate students
March 9, Saturday On-campus housing closes 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 10 a.m.
March 18, Monday Classes resume 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 8 a.m.
April 22, Monday Graduation Application Deadline – Summer 19 – graduate students
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 11, Saturday Academic year ends
May 12, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer, 2019

May 22-June 24 Summer I Start-End
May 22-June 20 Classes Start-End
   
May 19, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
May 20-21, Monday-Tuesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 22, Wednesday Classes begin – Summer 1
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 1 – 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/Term ends
June 25, Tuesday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   
July 1-August 1 Summer 2 Start-End
July 1-July 30 Classes Start-End
June 27, Thursday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
July 1, Monday Classes begin – Summer 2
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 2 – 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 30, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 31, Wednesday Reading Day
August 1, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
August 2, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
August 9-12, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
   

University Calendar 2019-2020

Fall, 2019   

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 21-December 4 Classes StartEnd
August 12-December 14 Semester StartCommencement
   
August 12, Monday Academic year begins
August 14-15, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 17, Saturday On-campus housing opens for freshmen students at 8 a.m.
August 18, Sunday On-campus housing opens for returning and transfer students at 9 a.m.
August 18-19, Sunday-Monday Freshman orientation and advising
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 Undergraduate/Graduate Tuition Due
September 2, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 4, Thursday 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
October 14, Monday Classes resume 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 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 10 a.m.
December 20, Friday Undergraduate tuition due
December 23-January 1, Monday-Wednesday University closed
   

Spring 2020

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 13-April 29 Classes Start–End
January 9-May 8, 9 Semester Open–Commencement
   
January 1, Wednesday New Year’s Day, state holiday
January 2, Thursday University Opens
January 7, Tuesday On-campus housing opens 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 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 Undergraduate/graduate tuition due
January 23, Thursday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
January 27, Monday Census Day
March 7, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 7-15, Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
March 13-16, Friday-Monday It Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.-Monday 8 a.m.)
March 15, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
March 16, Monday Classes resume 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 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 9, Saturday Academic year ends
May 10, Sunday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer 2020

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 17, Sunday On-campus housing opens Summer 1, 10 a.m.
May 18-19 Monday-Tuesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 20, Wednesday Summer 1 – 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 1 tuition due
May 25, Monday Memorial Day, state holiday; no classes
May 26, Tuesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
May 29-June 1, Friday-Monday It Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.-Monday 8 a.m.)
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 Summer 1, 10 a.m.
June 24, Wednesday Grades due by 2 p.m.
June 25, Thursday On-campus housing opens Summer 2, 10 a.m.
June 29, Monday Summer 2 – 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 2 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 witha 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 Summer 2, 10 a.m.
August 7-10, Monday-Friday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. – Monday 8 a.m.)
   

University Calendar 2020-2021

Fall 2020

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 19-December 2 Classes Start-End
August 10-December 12 Semester Start-Commencement
   
August 10, Monday Academic year begins
August 12-13, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer Orientation and Advising
August 15, Saturday On-campus housing opens for freshmen students
August 16, Sunday On-campus housing opens for returning and transfer students
August 16-17, Sunday-Monday Freshman orientation and advising
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
August 27, Thursday Undergraduate/Graduate Tuition Due
September 1, Tuesday Census Day
September 7, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 10, Thursday Fall Faculty Meeting
September 12-14, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 8-9, Thursday-Friday Fall Break
October 12, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 16, Friday Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students
October 17-19, 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 8 a.m.
December 2, Wednesday Last day of classes
December 3, Thursday Reading Day
December 4-5, Friday-Saturday Final Exams
December 7-10, Monday-Thursday Final Exams
December 12, Friday Commencement
December 13, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
December 18, Friday Undergraduate tuition due
December 24-January 1, Thursday-Friday University closed
   

Spring 2021

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 11-April 28 Classes Start-End
January 7-May 7, 8 Commencement
   
January 1, Friday New Year’s Day; state holiday
January 5, Tuesday On-campus housing opens 1 p.m.
January 6, Wednesday Transfer orientation and advising
January 7-8, Thursday-Friday Freshman 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 20, Wednesday Undergraduate/graduate tuition due
January 25, Monday Census Day
March 6, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 6-14, Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
March 12-15, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8
March 15, Monday Classes resume 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 8 a.m.
April 7, Wednesday Spring Faculty meeting
April 8, 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 Exams
May 3-6, Monday-Thursday Final Exams
May 7-8, Friday-Saturday Commencement
May 9, Sunday Housing closes 10 a.m.
   

Summer 2021

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 12-13, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
May 13, Thursday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
May 17, Monday Summer I classes begin
May 18, Tuesday Census Day
May 18, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
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 3, Thursday 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 Exams
June 18, Friday On-campus housing closes Summer 1, 10 a.m.
June 21, Monday Summer 2 classes begin
June 22, Tuesday Census Day
June 22, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
June 23, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
June 30, Wednesday Summer 2 tuition due
July 5, Monday Independence Day, 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 Exams
July 23, Friday On-campus housing closes Summer 2, 10 a.m.
July 30-August 2 IT maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)