Dates & Deadlines
 

Dates & Deadlines

The annual calendar at BYU includes fall, winter, and spring-summer (which includes spring term and summer term). Fall semester 2017 begins September 5th and ends before the Christmas holidays. Winter semester is from early January to late April. Spring-summer 2018 begins May 1. Registering for spring-summer allows students to accelerate their progress in many degree programs.

Ecclesiastical Endorsement Deadline
Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadlines
Graduate Student Dates & Deadlines
Graduation Dates & Deadlines
Health Plan Dates & Deadlines
Records/Registration Dates & Deadlines
Tuition Dates & Deadlines
University General Dates & Deadlines
 

Ecclesiastical Endorsement Deadline

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Ecclesiastical Endorsement Deadline
All enrolled continuing undergraduate,
graduate, intern, or Study Abroad
students' Continuing Student
Ecclesiastical Endorsements are due
to avoid registration delays
Mar 15 Mar 15 Mar 15 Mar 15

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Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

Scholarship Application Deadlines

New Freshmen/International 
Last day new freshmen and 
international 
students may submit 
undergraduate applications for 
academic scholarships and talent 
awards
Feb 1,
2017
Oct 1,
2017
Feb 1,
2018
Feb 1,
2018
Continuing Students 
Last day continuing undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Mar 1,
2017
Mar 1,
2017
Mar 1,
2018
Mar 1,
2018
Transfer Students 
Last day transfer undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Feb 1,
2017
Oct 1,
2017
Feb 1,
2018
Feb 1,
2018
Former Students Last day former 
undergraduate students may
submit scholarship applications
Mar 1,
2017
Oct 1,
2017
Mar 1,
2018
Mar 1,
2018

Financial Aid Deadlines

BYU Short-term Loans Due
Full payment due on BYU short-term
loans
Nov 1 Mar 1 Jun 1 Aug 1
FAFSA Deadline 
Last day federal government will
accept Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) for this
academic year
Jun 30 Jun 30 Jun 30 Jun 30

Additional information 

Graduate Student Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Application Deadlines
Departmental application deadlines
for entry to graduate studies may
be as early as this date. For specific
program and department deadlines
and requirements, refer to the
degree programs on the Graduate
Studies website:
graduatestudies.byu.edu
Dec 1,
2016
Feb 1,
2017
Oct 15,
2017
Jan 15,
2018
Apply for Graduation
Last day graduate students may
apply for graduation to receive a
diploma for this semester
Oct 20 Jan 26 May 4 June 29
Final Submission Deadline
Last day graduate students may
submit the ETD of their dissertation
or thesis so that the status shows
Grad Office Review and take ADV
Form 8d to Graduate Studies
(105 FPH); complete remaining
degree requirements; pay fees; and
submit exam results and any I and
T, etc., grade changes to the
Registrar's Office for graduation
(including any prerequisite
Independent Study)
Dec 15 Apr 13 Jun 21 Aug 3

Additional information 

Graduation Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  December 2017 April 2018 June 2018 August 2018
Apply for Graduation
Last day for undergraduates to
apply and pay fee for
graduation
Sep 15 Nov 15,
2017
Feb 15 Apr 15

Last day undergraduates may
submit to the Registrar's Office
all incompletes, T grades,
special exams, GE challenges,
military credit, official
transcripts of work completed
at other schools, and any
other information pertaining
to graduation

Nov 22 Mar 30 May 25 Jul 20

Last day Independent Study
final exams may be submitted
for graduation

Nov 30 Apr 4 May 31 Jul 26
Graduation – University
Commencement
Dec 21
(no exercises)
Apr 26 Jun 21
(no exercises)
Aug 16
Graduation – College
Convocations
Apr 27 Aug 17

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Health Plan Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Health Plan Deadline
Last day for new and continuing
students to submit Student Health
Plan enrollment or certification of
other coverage through the MyBYU
Web site
Sep 12 Jan 16 May 8 Jul 2

Additional information 

Records/Registration Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Semester-length
2018
Priority registration begins Mar 27,
2017
Oct 23,
2017
Feb 1 Feb 1 Feb 1
Discontinue Before Semester
Last day to officially discontinue
enrollment without a withdraw date
posted on the transcript
Sept 4 Jan 7 Apr 30 Jun 24 Apr 30
Add/Drop Deadline
Last day to add classes Last day
to drop classes without incurring a
pro-rata tuition charge Last day to
drop a class without a W (official
withdrawal) appearing on the
transcript
Sep 12 Jan 16 May 8 Jul 2 May 8
Withdraw Deadline 1st Term
Last day to withdraw from a first
 term class for academic reasons
Oct 9 Feb 12 Jun 5 N/A N/A
Discontinuance Deadline 1st Term
Last day to officially discontinue
from first term classes for
nonacademic emergencies
Oct 9 Feb 12 Jun 5 N/A N/A
Add/Drop Deadline 2nd Term
Last day to add second term
 classes Last day to drop a second
term class without a W (official
withdrawal) appearing on the
transcript
Nov 1 Mar 8 N/A Jul 2 N/A
Withdraw Deadline
Last day to withdraw from a class
for academic reasons
Nov 13 Mar 20 Jun 5 Jul 31 Jun 18
Withdraw Deadline 2nd Term
Last day to withdraw from a second
term class for academic reasons
Dec 1 Apr 4 N/A Jul 31 N/A
Discontinuance Deadline
Last day to officially discontinue
from the university or withdraw
from all classes for nonacademic
emergencies
Dec 1 Apr 4 Jun 5 Jul 31 Jun 18
Grade rolls available Dec 14 Apr 18 Jun 18 Aug 13 Aug 13
Grades due Jan 3 May 4 Jun 30 Aug 25 Aug 25
Grades available Jan 4 May 7 Jul 2 Aug 27 Aug 27

Additional information 

Tuition Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Semester-length
2018
Tuition Deadline
Tuition due in full. Ability to add
additional courses will be restricted
due to non-payment
Aug 29 Jan 1 Apr 24 Jun 18 Apr 24
Final Tuition Payment Deadline
Final tuition deadline. Current class
enrollment will be dropped for
non-payment. Late payments will not
be accepted.
Sep 12 Jan 16 May 8 Jul 2 May 8

Additional information 

University General Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Semester-length
2018
Annual University
Conference
Aug 28-30        
New Student
Orientation
Aug 31, Sep 1-2 Jan 6   Jun 22-23  
Classes begin Sep 5 Jan 8 May 1 Jun 25 May 1
Last day of first term
classes
Oct 24 Feb 28      
Second term classes
begin
Oct 25 Mar 1      
Friday class
instruction – no
 Tuesday classes
Nov 21        
No classes held Nov 22 Mar 16      
Last day of class
instruction
Dec 14 Apr 18 Jun 18 Aug 13 Aug 13
Exam preparation days Dec 15 Apr 19 Jun 19 Aug 14 Aug 14
Final exams Dec 16, 18-21 Apr 20-21,
23-25
Jun 20-21 Aug 15-16 Aug 15-16
Monday class
instruction – no
Tuesday classes
  Feb 20      

Holidays

Labor Day holiday Sep 5        
Thanksgiving holiday Nov 24-25        
Christmas holiday Dec 23, 26        
New Year’s Day
holiday
Dec 30, Jan 2        
Martin Luther King Day
holiday
  Jan 16      
Presidents’ Day
holiday
  Feb 20      
Memorial Day holiday     May 29    
Independence Day
holiday
      Jul 4  
Pioneer Day holiday       Jul 24  

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