fall 2016

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FALL 2016 IMPORTANT DATES

March 21 -
April 1

SAIL (Web) registration – by class standing and earned credit hours
Registration waitlisting (varies by class) begins

April 4 -
Sept. 8

SAIL (Web) registration – open

Aug. 1

Fall De-registration Day (TENTATIVE) (oakland.edu/deregistration)

Aug. 31

Orientation Part II - New Student Convocation  

Sept. 1

Classes begin 7:30 a.m. First Half session (8 weeks)

Classes begin 7:30 a.m. Full session (16 weeks)

Sept. 1-8

First week of late registration – SAIL (Web) registration/add class(es) continues

Sept. 5

Labor Day recess

Sept. 8

Last day 100% tuition refund – 1st half courses. In-person drops of courses must be received in the Registrar’s Office by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class - 1st half courses

Sept. 9-15

Second week of late registration – instructor signature required to register/add class(es)
Registration waitlisting (varies by class) ends

Sept. 15

Last day 100% tuition refund – full semester courses. In-person drops of courses must be received by the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class

Last day to declare audit

Last day “no–grade” drop

Financial aid credit lock: Financial aid is based on the registered courses and course credits as of 11:59 pm. Courses and credits added after that time are not considered in financial aid budgets or for disbursement of financial aid scholarships, grants, loans, and awards.

Sept. 16

First day 0% tuition refund – full semester courses

First day grade of “W” assigned for drops - full semester courses

Sept. 22

Official count date

 

Bill due date (NOTE: All fall tuition and housing is due on this bill due date regardless of class start date.)

Sept. 28

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in first half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid for students who stopped attending all courses.

Sept. 30

Last day to file application for degree/certificates for fall 2016

Oct. 6

Last day official withdrawal – 1st half classes

Oct. 13

Last day to complete competency exams

Oct. 22

Bill due date

Oct. 27

Last day 100% tuition refund – 2nd half courses. Fax and in-person drops of course must be received in the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class – 2nd half courses

Nov. 1

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in full semester courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

Last day to defend thesis/dissertation or DScPT report.

Nov. 3

Last day official withdrawal – full semester classes

Nov. 8

Last day to obtain thesis/dissertation or DScPT report format approval from Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning.

Nov. 13

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation or DScPT report to Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning in fulfillment of degree requirements.

Nov. 21

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in second half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

Nov. 23

Last day official withdrawal – 2nd half classes

Thanksgiving recess begins 10 p.m.

Nov. 28

Classes resume 7:30 a.m.

Nov. 30

Bill due date

Dec. 1

Winter De-registration Day (TENTATIVE) (oakland.edu/deregistration)

Nov. 28 -Dec. 5

UNIVERSITY SENATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS QUIZZES, TESTS OR EXAMINATIONS THE WEEK PRIOR TO WHEN THE FINAL EXAMINATION PERIOD BEGINS. VIOLATIONS OF THIS LEGISLATION SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICE, 205 WILSON HALL, (248) 370-2190 FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES OR TO THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDY,520 O’DOWD HALL,(248) 370-4053FOR GRADUATE COURSES

Dec. 5

Fall classes end 10 p.m.

Dec. 6

Study day

Dec. 7-13

Final exams end at 10 p.m.

Dec. 16

Grades due 10 a.m.

Dec. 17

Last day to resolve “I” grades from fall 2015

Dec. 17

Commencement – summer and fall degree graduates

Dec. 25

Bill due date

Dec. 23 -Jan. 2

University closed – holiday recess

fall 2016 additional information

Session

Begin
Date

End
Date

100% Refund

Last Day
Registration

w/o Permission

Last Day Late
Registration
w/Permission

Fin Aid
Census
Date 11:59 PM*

First Day
of "W"

Last Day
of "W"

Final Exams

Title IV
Return**

 

Grades

Due

10 a.m.

1 –  Full Term 16 weeks

September 01

December 05

September 15

September 08

September 15

September 15

September 16

November 03

December 07-13

November 1

December 16

F - First Half 8 Weeks

September 01

October 18

September 08

September 08

None

September 15

September 09

October 06

Last Class

September 28 

October 21

S - Second Half 8 Weeks

October 20

December 05

October 27

October 27

None

September 15

October 28

November 24

December 09-13

November 21 

December 16

C – Competency

September 01

October 13

September 15

September 08

None

September 15

September 09

N/A

N/A

 N/A

October 21

*Financial aid (ie. scholarships, grants, loans, awards) is finalized based on the registered courses and course credits on the financial aid credit lock date. Courses and credits added after the financial aid credit lock date are not considered for financial aid, scholarships, grants, loans, and awards. For more information, visit the Student Financial Services website.

**Last day for federal financial aid recipients to withdraw from all classes and return federal Title IV financial aid funds.