Dates & Deadlines
 

Dates & Deadlines

The annual calendar at BYU includes fall, winter, and spring-summer (which includes spring term and summer term). 

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 (for continuing students)

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
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 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021

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, 
2019
Aug 1, 
2020
Dec 15,
2020
Dec 15,
2020
Continuing Students 
Last day continuing undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Feb 1,
2020
Feb 1,
2020
Feb 1,
2021
Feb 1,
2021
Transfer Students 
Last day transfer undergraduate 
students may submit scholarship 
applications
Dec 15,
2019
Aug 1, 
2020
Dec 15,
2020
Dec 15,
2020
Former Students Last day former 
undergraduate students may
submit scholarship applications
Dec 15,
2019
Aug 1,
2020
Dec 15,
2020
Dec 15,
2020

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 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
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,
2019
Feb 1,
2020
Oct 15,
2020
Dec 1,
2020
Apply for Graduation
Last day graduate students may
apply for graduation online in AIM.

*This date applies to all students who plan
to graduate in June or August and who
want to walk in the April graduation
ceremonies.

Last day graduate students may
apply for graduation online in AIM for
June or August and receive a diploma
but NOT walk in April graduation
ceremonies.
Oct 16,
2020









 
Jan 29,
2021









 
Mar 12,
2021*








May 7,
2021
Mar 12,
2021*








Jun 25,
2021
Final Submission Deadline
Last day graduate students may
submit the ETD of their dissertation
or thesis so that the status shows
"Awaiting final approval from Graduate
Studies;" 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 11,
2020
Apr 9,
2021
Jun 17,
2021
Aug 6,
2021

Please see the Graduate Studies website for more information: gradstudies.byu.edu. 

Graduation Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  December 2020 April 2021 June 2021 August 2021
Apply for Graduation
Last day for undergraduates to
apply and pay fee for
graduation
Sep 15 Nov 15 Feb 15 Feb 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 20 Mar 26 May 21 Jul 16

Last day Independent Study
final exams may be submitted
for graduation

Nov 25 Mar 31 May 27 Jul 22
Graduation – University
Commencement

Dec 17
(no exercises)

Apr 22 June 17
(no exercises)
Aug 12
(no exercises)
Graduation – College
Convocations
Apr 22
and 23

Additional information 

Health Plan Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021
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 8 Jan 11 May 4 Jun 28

Additional information 

Records/Registration Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2020
Winter
2021
Spring
2021
Summer
2021
Semester-length
2021
Priority registration begins Jun 1,
2020
(Freshmen:
June 15,
2020)
Oct 19,
2020
Mar 1 Mar 1 Mar 1
First Day of Classes Aug 31 Jan 4 Apr 27 Jun 21 Apr 27
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 8 Jan 11 May 4 Jun 28 May 4
Withdraw Deadline 1st Term
Last day to withdraw from a first
 term class for academic reasons
Oct 5 Feb 8 N/A N/A N/A
Discontinuance Deadline 1st Term
Last day to officially discontinue
from first term classes for
nonacademic emergencies
Oct 5 Feb 8 N/A N/A N/A
First Day of 2nd Term Oct 21 Feb 25 N/A 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 28 Mar 4 N/A N/A N/A
Withdraw Deadline
Last day to withdraw from a class
for academic reasons
Nov 9 Mar 16 Jun 1 Jul 27 Jun 14
Withdraw Deadline 2nd Term
Last day to withdraw from a second
term class for academic reasons
Nov 24 Mar 31 N/A N/A N/A
Discontinuance Deadline
Last day to officially discontinue
from the university or withdraw
from all classes for nonacademic
emergencies
Nov 24 Mar 31 Jun 1 Jul 27 Jun 14
Last Day of Class/
Grade rolls available
Dec 10 Apr 14 Jun 14 Aug 9 Aug 9
Grades due Dec 23 Apr 27 Jun 23 Aug 18 Aug 18
Grades available Dec 28 Apr 29 Jun 25 Aug 20 Aug 20

Additional information 

Tuition Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2020
Winter
2021
Spring
2021
Summer
2021
Semester-length
2021
Tuition Deadline
Tuition due in full. Ability to add
additional courses will be restricted
due to non-payment
Aug 24 Dec 28,
2020
Apr 20 Jun 14 Apr 20
Final Tuition Payment Deadline
Final tuition deadline. Current class
enrollment will be dropped for
non-payment. Late payments will not
be accepted.
Sep 8 Jan 11 May 4 Jun 28 May 4

Additional information 

University General Dates & Deadlines

  Fall Winter Spring-Summer
  Fall
2020
Winter
2021
Spring
2021
Summer
2021
Semester-length
2021
Annual University
Conference
Aug 24-26        
New Student
Orientation
Aug 27-29 Jan 2 Apr 26 Jun 18-19  
Classes begin Sep 8 Jan 4 Apr 27 Jun 21 Apr 27
Last day of first term
classes
Oct 20 Feb 24      
Second term classes
begin
Oct 21 Feb 25      
Friday class
instruction – no
 Tuesday classes
Nov 24        
No classes held Nov 25 Mar 19      
Last day of class
instruction
Dec 10 Apr 14 Jun 14 Aug 9 Aug 9
Exam preparation days Dec 11 Apr 15 Jun 15 Aug 10 Aug 10
Final exams Dec 12, 14-17 Apr 16-17,
19-21
Jun 16-17 Aug 11-12 Aug 11-12
Monday class
instruction – no
Tuesday classes
  Feb 16      

Holidays

Labor Day holiday Sep 7        
Thanksgiving holiday Nov 26-27        
Christmas holiday Dec 24, 25        
New Year’s Day
holiday
Dec 31, Jan 1        
Martin Luther King Day
holiday
  Jan 18      
Presidents’ Day
holiday
  Feb 15      
Memorial Day holiday     May 31    
Independence Day
holiday
      Jul 4  
Pioneer Day holiday       Jul 24  

Additional information