2016-2017 Academic Calendar
|Fall||Spring||Significance of Date|
|Aug. 15||Jan. 5||Payment due to hold position in classes. Failure to make this payment will result in cancellation of preregistration and the student will need to register again. See payment plans below.|
|Aug. 11||Fall Institute, Part I|
|Aug. 13||Jan. 24||Opening Academic Convocation/Founder’s Day|
|Aug. 13–15||New Freshman Orientation|
|Aug. 15||Registration during office hours, with payment for students not registered|
|Aug. 15||Jan. 9||Fall/Spring semester begins|
|Aug. 16||Jan. 9||First day of regular on-campus classes|
|Aug. 15–19||Jan. 9–13||BUonline Mod #1 / #3 begins. Last day to DROP: before 1st chat session|
|Jan. 16||MLK Holiday. University closed.|
|Aug. 23||Jan. 17||Last day to add/drop a regular class|
|WITHDRAW period with “W” entered on the transcript for on-campus and full-semester online courses|
|Sept. 5||Labor Day. Campus closed.|
|Sept. 5–9||Jan 30–Feb 3||Deadline for withdrawals (with “W” on transcript) from Mod #1 / #3 BUonline classes – before 4th chat session|
|Feb. 1||Final date for Application for Diploma to graduate in 2017|
|Sept. 23||Feb. 14||Incomplete grades due for past semester.|
|Sept. 27||Fall Institute, Part II; on-campus classes cancelled.|
|Sept. 30||Feb. 17||Midterm Warning Slips issued|
|Oct. 5||March 3||Last day for withdrawing with a “W” on transcript for semester classes|
|Oct. 8||End of Mod 1|
|Oct. 6–10||March 6–10||Semester Break. No classes.|
|Oct. 17–21||March 13–16||BUonline Mod #2 / #4 begins. Last day to DROP: before 1st chat session|
|Nov. 1||March 1||Final payment due for students on the deferred payment plan. Late fees will be incurred for payments made after this date.|
|March 4||End of Mod 3|
|April 1||Kentucky State Grant deadline for FAF. Kentucky Teachers Scholarship deadline|
|April 4–7||Deadline for withdrawals (with “W” on transcript) from Mod #2 / #4 BUonline classes – before 4th chat session|
|Nov. 23–27||April 13–17||Thanksgiving Break/Easter Break. No classes.|
|April 23||Honors Convocation|
|Dec. 5–7||May 1–3||Final exams. Semester exams taken on other than scheduled date – $10.00. Intrasemestral tests taken on other than scheduled date – $5.00.|
|Dec. 10||May 6||BU Online completed by midnight. Fall/Spring semester ends|
|May 6||Spring Semester Ends|
|Jan. 15||June 15||Final payment due for employer tuition reimbursement|
Tuition, Room and Board, and Fees:
Information on tuition, room and board, and other fees incurred may be found by clicking here.
The University reserves the right to cancel any class for which there is not sufficient registration.
Admission to class for those who pay special tuition or audit is on a “space available” basis.
Fees are subject to change without notification. If withdrawal is not made officially, the student will receive an “F” for the course taken and will be charged in full.
Check University Catalog for other academic policies.