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Dropping a class after the drop deadline will result in a 'W' on the transcript and applicable tuition charges.

Summer 2014 Enrollment
Dates and Deadlines

Comprehensive Information
Basic Information

Fall 2014 Enrollment
Dates and Deadlines
Comprehensive Information
Basic Information
Printable Dates and Deadlines

Basic Spring Dates & Deadlines

Comprehensive date and deadline information

Dates and Deadlines – Spring 2014

Open Registration for degree seeking students:

November 7 – January 21

Non degree seeking students open registration:

January 6 – January 21




Session Code

Drop/Add Deadline

(see notes1,3)

Late Add Deadline (see notes2)

Course Adjustment Deadline

(see notes3,4)

Classes End

Final Exams


January 13


Jan. 21

Jan. 30

March 21

May 1

5/2 - 5/8

First Block

January 13


Jan. 21

Jan. 30

Feb. 11

March 4

Last Class

Second Block

March 17


March 24

April 2

April 15

May 1

5/2 - 5/8

Last Day to withdraw from University with cancellation of tuition charges and refund:  Jan. 31

(Student must withdraw from ALL classes to be eligible for refund)

1: An override saves a seat for a student, but the student must still register for the course on MyMadison by the appropriate deadline.
2: Last day to obtain permission to do a late add.  Student must secure Departmental permission by 5 p.m. today.  Students will not be permitted to add a class after this deadline.
3: Withdrawing from a class after the drop deadline, results in a “W” grade on your transcript and corresponding tuition charges, if applicable.
4: Course withdrawals or credit option changes will not be permitted after the course adjustment deadline; this includes declaring a repeat.

Special Events:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 20
Student Assessment/Faculty Assistance – February 11
Spring Break – March 10 – 14
Graduate & Doctoral Commencement – May 9
Undergraduate Commencement – May 9 & 10

Summer 2014 advance registration period begins:  March 24
Fall 2014 advance registration period begins:  April 8