Dec 02, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalogue Archived 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 2020 - 2021 and the 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
 

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, Wednesday 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 10 11, Thursday Friday Fall break; no classes
October 14, Monday Classes resume at 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 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 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 March 30, Monday   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.


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 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 

IMPORTANT: The FALL 2020 academic calendar has been modified due to planning updates arising from Covid 19. Please click on the following and check back often for updates:

Message from Chanceloor Sartarelli: Planning Update
Modified Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

August 10 – December 12 Semester Start – Commencement
August 19 – December 2 Classes Start – End
August 10, Monday Academic year begins
August 13, 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 Fall Break cancelled
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  November 24, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 3, Thursday   November 25, Wednesday Reading Day
December 4 – 5, Friday – Saturday   November 30-December 5, Monday through 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 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 Begins – 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.


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 20, Sunday On-campus housing opens at 10 a.m.
June 28, Monday Summer II - classes begin
June 29, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class
June 29, Tuesday Census day
June 30, Wednesday Late registration fee for reinstatement
June 30, Wednesday Summer II - tuition due
July 5, Monday Independence Day (observed) – state holiday; no classes
July 14, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
July 20, Tuesday Last day of classes
July 21, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students
July 28, Wednesday Reading Day
July 29, Thursday Final examinations; Summer II term ends
July 30, Friday On-campus housing closes at 10 a.m.
July 30 – August 2, Friday – Monday 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 www.uncw.edu/reg

August 18 - December 1 Classes Start - End
August 9 - December 11 Semester Start - Commencement (last day finals 12/9-semester ends)
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 10 a.m.
August 15-6, 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 holidays; no classes
November 29, Monday Classes resume at 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 10 a.m.
December 24 - 31, Friday - Friday Winter break; university closed

 

Spring 2022

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

January 10 - April 27 Classes Start - End
January 5 - May 6, 7 Semester Open - Commencement (last day finals May 5-semester ends)
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 Freshmen 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 class
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

May 11 - 13, Wednesday - Thursday Transfer orientation and advising
May 12, Thursday On-campus housing opens Summer 1, 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 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, 10 a.m.
June 26, Sunday On-campus housing opens Summer 2, 10 a.m.
June 27, Monday Summer II - classes begin
June 28, Tuesday Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without 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, 10 a.m.
August 5 - 7, Friday - Monday IT maintenance weekend (Friday 12 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)