Dec 11, 2019  
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate 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 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 calendars will not be official until published in the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 online catalogues, respectively.


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 9:00 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, Wednesday 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 10-11, Thursday-Friday Fall Break
October 14, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 17, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
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, Friday-Monday 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 13, 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, Saturday Commencement
December 13, Sunday 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 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 Exams/Term ends
June 18, Friday On-campus housing closes Summer 1, 10 a.m.
June 20, Sunday On-campus housing opens Summer 2, 10 a.m.
June 28, Monday Summer 2 classes begin
June 29, Tuesday Census Day
June 29, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
June 30, Wednesday Late Registration Fee for Reinstatement
July 5, Monday Independence Day, state holiday; no classes
July 14, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students
July 21, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
July 20, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 28, Wednesday Reading Day
July 29, Thursday Final Exams/Term ends
July 30, 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.)
   

University Calendar 2021-2022

 Fall 2021

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

August 18 - December 1 Classes Start-End
August 9 - December 11 Semester Start-Commencemen
   
August 9, Monday Academic year begins
August 11-12, Wednesday-Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
August 14, Saturday On-campus housing opens for freshmen and transfer students only at 8 a.m.
August 15, Sunday On-campus housing opens for returning students at 10 a.m.
August 15-16, Sunday-Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 16, Monday Convocation and transfer orientation and advising
August 18, Wednesday Classes begin
August 25, Wednesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
August 26, Thursday Late registration fee for reinstatement
August 31, Tuesday Census day
September 6, Monday Labor Day state holiday; no classes
September 7, Tuesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
September 9, Wednesday Fall faculty meeting
September 10-13, Friday-Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 7-8, Thursday-Friday Fall break
October 11, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
October 15-18, Friday-Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
October 19, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students
November 8, Monday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
November 24, Wednesday No classes
November 25-26, Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes
November 29, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
December 1, Wednesday Last day of classes
December 2, Thursday Reading day
December 3-4, Friday-Saturday Final examinations
December 6-9, Monday-Thursday Final Examinations
December 9, Thursday Fall semester ends
December 11, Saturday Commencement
December 12, Sunday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
December 24-31, Friday-Friday University closed
   

 Spring 2022

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-April 27 Classes Start-End
January 5-May 6, 7 Semester Start-Commencement
   
January 3, Monday New Year’s Day observed, state holiday
January 4, Tuesday University opens
January 4, Tuesday Partial on-campus housing opens 1 p.m. for transfer students
January 5, Wednesday On-campus housing opens for all students
January 5, Wednesday Transfer orientation and advising
January 6-7, Thursday-Friday Freshman orientation and advising
January 10, Monday Classes begin
January 17, Monday MLK Day, no classes, state holiday
January 18, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
January 19, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
January 24, Monday Census day
March 5, Saturday On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.
March 5-13, Saturday-Sunday Spring break
March 11-14, Friday-Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
March 13, Sunday On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.
March 14, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
March 16, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students
April 5, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
April 6, Wednesday Spring faculty meeting
April 14, Thursday No classes
April 15, Friday Good Friday state holiday; no classes
April 18, Monday Classes resume 8 a.m.
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 2022

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 11-12, Wednesday Transfer orientation and advising
May 12, Thursday On-campus housing opens for Summer I at 10 a.m.
May 16, Monday Summer I - Classes begin
May 17, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
May 17, Tuesday 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 a W - undergraduate students
June 3-6, Friday-Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 12 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)
June 7, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
June 14, Tuesday Last day of classes
June 15, Wednesday Final examinations/Term ends
June 16, Thursday On-campus housing closes Summer 1 at 10 a.m.
June 26, Sunday On-campus housing opens Summer 2 at 10 a.m.
June 27, Monday Summer 2 - Classes begin
June 28, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (witout a grade) or add a class
June 28, Tuesday Census day
June 29, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
July 4, Monday Independence Day observed, state holiday; no classes
July 13, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students
July 19, Tuesday Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students
July 26, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 27, Thursday Final examinations/Term ends
July 28, Friday On-campus housing closes Summer 2 at 10 a.m.
August 15-17, Friday-Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 12 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)