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 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
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

Additional information 

Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Scholarship Application Deadlines

New Freshmen/International 
Last day new freshmen and 
international 
students may submit 
undergraduate applications for 
academic scholarships and talent 
awards
Dec 15, 
2018
Aug 1, 
2019
Dec 15,
2019
Dec 15,
2019
Continuing Students 
Last day continuing undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Feb 1,
2019
Feb 1,
2019
Feb 1,
2020
Feb 1,
2020
Transfer Students 
Last day transfer undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Dec 15,
2018
Aug 1, 
2019
Dec 15,
2019
Dec 15,
2019
Former Students Last day former 
undergraduate students may
submit scholarship applications
Dec 15,
2018
Aug 1,
2019
Dec 15,
2019
Dec 15,
2019

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 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Application Deadline
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,
2018
Feb 1,
2019
Oct 15,
2019
Jan 15,
2020
Apply for Graduation
Last day graduate students may
apply for graduation to receive
a diploma for this semester.

Last day graduate students may
apply for graduation to walk in April
but graduate in June or August
Oct 18


 
Jan 24


 
May 1


Mar 13
Jun 26


Mar 13
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 13 Apr 10 Jun 18 Aug 7

Additional information 

Graduation Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  December 2019 April 2020 June 2020 August 2020
Apply for Graduation
Last day for undergraduates to
apply and pay fee for
graduation
Sep 15 Nov 15 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 27 May 22 Jul 17

Last day Independent Study
final exams may be submitted
for graduation

Nov 27 Apr 1 May 28 Jul 23
Graduation – University
Commencement

Dec 19
(no exercises)

Apr 23 June 18
(no exercises)
Aug 13
(no exercises)
Graduation – College
Convocations
Apr 23
and 24

Additional information 

Health Plan Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
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 11 Jan 14 May 7 Jul 1

Additional information 

Records/Registration Dates & Deadlines2

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2019
Winter
2020
Spring
2020
Summer
2020
Semester-length
2020
Priority registration begins Mar 25,
2019
(Freshmen:
June 10,
2019)
Oct 21,
2019
Feb 1 Feb 1 Feb 1
First Day of Classes Sept 3 Jan 6 Apr 28 Jun 22 Apr 28
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 10 Jan 13 May 5 Jun 29 May 5
Withdraw Deadline 1st Term
Last day to withdraw from a first
 term class for academic reasons
Oct 7 Feb 10 Jun 2 N/A N/A
Discontinuance Deadline 1st Term
Last day to officially discontinue
from first term classes for
nonacademic emergencies
Oct 7 Feb 10 Jun 2 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
Oct 30 Mar 5 N/A Jun 29 N/A
Withdraw Deadline
Last day to withdraw from a class
for academic reasons
Nov 11 Mar 17 Jun 2 Jul 28 Jun 15
Withdraw Deadline 2nd Term
Last day to withdraw from a second
term class for academic reasons
Nov 26 Apr 2 N/A Jul 28 N/A
Discontinuance Deadline
Last day to officially discontinue
from the university or withdraw
from all classes for nonacademic
emergencies
Nov 26 Apr 2 Jun 2 Jul 28 Jun 15
Grade rolls available Dec 12 Apr 15 Jun 15 Aug 10 Aug 10
Grades due Dec 30 Apr 30 Jun 26 Aug 21 Aug 21
Grades available Jan 2 May 4 Jun 29 Aug 24 Aug 24

Additional information 

Tuition Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2019
Winter
2020
Spring
2020
Summer
2020
Semester-length
2020
Tuition Deadline
Tuition due in full. Ability to add
additional courses will be restricted
due to non-payment
Aug 27 Dec 30 Apr 21 Jun 15 Apr 21
Final Tuition Payment Deadline
Final tuition deadline. Current class
enrollment will be dropped for
non-payment. Late payments will not
be accepted.
Sep 10 Jan 13 May 5 Jun 29 May 5

Additional information 

University General Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2019
Winter
2020
Spring
2020
Summer
2020
Semester-length
2020
Annual University
Conference
Aug 26-28        
New Student
Orientation
Aug 29-31 Jan 4 Apr 27 Jun 19-20  
Classes begin Sep 3 Jan 6 Apr 28 Jun 22 Apr  28
Last day of first term
classes
Oct 22 Feb 26      
Second term classes
begin
Oct 23 Feb 27      
Friday class
instruction – no
 Tuesday classes
Nov 26        
No classes held Nov 27 Mar 20      
Last day of class
instruction
Dec 12 Apr 15 Jun 15 Aug 10 Aug 10
Exam preparation days Dec 13 Apr 16 Jun 16 Aug 11 Aug 11
Final exams Dec 14, 16-19 Apr 17-18,
20-22
Jun 17-18 Aug 12-13 Aug 12-13
Monday class
instruction – no
Tuesday classes
  Feb 18      

Holidays

Labor Day holiday Sep 2        
Thanksgiving holiday Nov 28-29        
Christmas holiday Dec 24, 25        
New Year’s Day
holiday
Dec 31, Jan 1        
Martin Luther King Day
holiday
  Jan 20      
Presidents’ Day
holiday
  Feb 17      
Memorial Day holiday     May 25    
Independence Day
holiday
      Jul 4  
Pioneer Day holiday       Jul 24  

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