Dates & Deadlines
 

Dates & Deadlines

The annual calendar at BYU includes fall, winter, and spring-summer (which includes spring term and summer term). Fall semester 2016 begins August 29th and ends before the Christmas holidays. Winter semester is from early January to late April. Spring-summer 2016 begins April 26. Registering for spring-summer allows students to accelerate their progress in many degree programs.

Admissions Dates & Deadlines
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

Admissions Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Summer 2018
Admission Application Deadline
Last day new freshman, transfer, and
former students may submit 
admission applications




International Student Admissions
Last day international students may
submit admission applications




Additional information 

Ecclesiastical Endorsement Deadline

 FallWinterSpring-Summer
 Fall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Summer 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 15Mar 15Mar 15Mar 15

Additional information 

Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Summer 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 1Mar 1Jun 1Aug 1
FAFSA Deadline 
Last day federal government will
accept Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) for this
academic year
Jun 30Jun 30Jun 30Jun 30

Additional information 

Graduate Student Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Summer 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 20Jan 26May 4June 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 15Apr 13Jun 21Aug 3

Additional information 

Graduation Dates & Deadlines


FallWinterSpring-Summer

December 2017April 2018June 2018August 2018
Apply for Graduation
Last day for undergraduates to
apply and pay fee for
graduation
Sep 15Nov 15,
2017
Feb 15Apr 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 22Mar 30May 25Jul 20

Last day Independent Study
final exams may be submitted
for graduation

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

Additional information 

Health Plan Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Summer 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 12Jan 16May 8Jul 2

Additional information 

Records/Registration Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Semester-length
2018
Priority registration beginsMar 27,
2017
Oct 23,
2017
Feb 1Feb 1Feb 1
Discontinue Before Semester
Last day to officially discontinue
enrollment without a withdraw date
posted on the transcript
Sept 4Jan 7Apr 30Jun 24Apr 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 12Jan 16May 8Jul 2May 8
Withdraw Deadline 1st Term
Last day to withdraw from a first
 term class for academic reasons
Oct 9Feb 12Jun 5N/AN/A
Discontinuance Deadline 1st Term
Last day to officially discontinue
from first term classes for
nonacademic emergencies
Oct 9Feb 12Jun 5N/AN/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 1Mar 8N/AJul 2N/A
Withdraw Deadline
Last day to withdraw from a class
for academic reasons
Nov 13Mar 20Jun 5Jul 31Jun 18
Withdraw Deadline 2nd Term
Last day to withdraw from a second
term class for academic reasons
Dec 1Apr 4N/AJul 31N/A
Discontinuance Deadline
Last day to officially discontinue
from the university or withdraw
from all classes for nonacademic
emergencies
Dec 1Apr 4Jun 5Jul 31Jun 18
Grade rolls availableDec 14Apr 18Jun 18Aug 13Aug 13
Grades dueJan 3May 4Jun 30Aug 25Aug 25
Grades availableJan 4May 7Jul 2Aug 27Aug 27

Additional information 

Tuition Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-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 29Jan 1Apr 24Jun 18Apr 24
Final Tuition Payment Deadline
Final tuition deadline. Current class
enrollment will be dropped for
non-payment. Late payments will not
be accepted.
Sep 12Jan 16May 8Jul 2May 8

Additional information 

University General Dates & Deadlines

 FallWinterSpring-Summer

Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Semester-length
2018
Annual University
Conference
Aug 28-30



New Student
Orientation
Aug 31, Sep 1-2Jan 6
Jun 22-23
Classes beginSep 5Jan 8May 1Jun 25May 1
Last day of first term
classes
Oct 24Feb 28


Second term classes
begin
Oct 25Mar 1


Friday class
instruction – no
 Tuesday classes
Nov 21



No classes heldNov 22Mar 16


Last day of class
instruction
Dec 14Apr 18Jun 18Aug 13Aug 13
Exam preparation daysDec 15Apr 19Jun 19Aug 14Aug 14
Final examsDec 16, 18-21Apr 20-21,
23-25
Jun 20-21Aug 15-16Aug 15-16
Monday class
instruction – no
Tuesday classes

Feb 20


Holidays

Labor Day holidaySep 5



Thanksgiving holidayNov 24-25



Christmas holidayDec 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

Additional information