2016 Fall Academic Calendar

Note: UNC Pembroke reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the academic calendar.

Sunday, August 7 Registration closes at 11:59 p.m.
Tuesday, August 9 Registration will reopen at 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 13 New Student Orientation

Dates for housing, room assignments, and residence life can be obtained by visiting the web site at

Housing & Residence Life

Wednesday, August 17 Fall Classes Begin

Dates for tuition, drop for nonpayment, and other related business policies may be obtained by visiting the web site for the

Financial Academic Calendar

Tuesday, August 23

Last day to drop/add courses

Financial Aid Freeze Dates

Tuesday, August 30 Census date
Monday, September 5 Labor Day (University Closed)
Thursday, September 15 Immunization deadline
Friday, September 16 Last day to withdraw from 1st 8-week courses
Monday, October 3 Spring and Summer Graduation applications due
Friday, October 7 Last day of first 8 week session
Thursday-Saturday October 13-15 Fall Break
Tuesday, October 18 Second session 8 - week courses begin
Thursday, October 20

Last day to add/drop second session 8-week courses

Financial Aid Freeze Dates

Wednesday-Thursday, October 19-20 Grad Finale (Pick up regalia, tickets, pre-graduation celebration!)
Tuesday-Wednesday, October 18-26 ADVISING WEEK for SPRING
Monday, October 24 Midterm Grades due/ First 8 -week course grades due at 8:00AM
Wednesday, October 26 Last day to withdraw from regular session courses
Thursday-Friday, October 27- November 4 Pre-Registration for Spring (currently enrolled students)
Monday, November 7 Open registration for Spring (New Freshman and New Transfers will need to attend Orientation to register New Student and Family Orientation)
Friday, November 11 Last day to withdraw from second session 8-week courses
Wednesday, November 23 No classes
Thursday-Saturday November 24-26 Thanksgiving Holiday Break
Friday, December 2 Classes End
Monday-Friday December 5-9 Final Exams
Friday, December 9 Commencement for School of Graduate Studies 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 10 Commencement for Undergraduate Students 10:00 am
Monday, December 12 Final Grades Due by 5:00 pm