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Boise State Academic Calendars

Boise State University’s Academic Calendar specifies the policy deadlines, by semester and session, for the following: registration, adding and dropping classes, and withdrawals. You are strongly encouraged to familiarize yourself with this calendar as you will be held accountable for meeting these deadlines. View Special Session Deadlines here.

  • Deadlines By Session — Fall 2016

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Day of ClassesGrades Due***
    Regular****Aug 18Aug 22Aug 26Aug 28Sept 2Oct 28Dec 9Dec 20
    1st 5 wkAug 18Aug 22Aug 23Aug 26Aug 24Sept 13Sept 23Sept 27
    2nd 5 wkAug 18Sept 26Sept 27Sept 30Sept 28Oct 18Oct 28Nov 1
    3rd 5 wkAug 18Oct 31Nov 1Nov 4Nov 2Nov 28Dec 9Dec 20
    1st 8 wkAug 18Aug 22Aug 24Aug 27Aug 26Sept 27Oct 14Oct 18
    2nd 8 wk*****Aug 18Oct 17Oct 19Oct 22Oct 21Nov 28Dec 9Dec 20
    1st 10 wkAug 18Aug 22Aug 24Aug 27Aug 30Oct 6Oct 28Nov 1
    2nd 10 wkAug 18Sept 26Sept 28Oct 1Oct 4Nov 10Dec 9Dec 20
    12 wk Mtn HomeAug 18Aug 22Aug 25Aug 28Aug 31Oct 14Nov 11Nov 15

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 processing fee), last date to change from credit-to-audit or audit-to-credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed.
    ****The final exams for this session are December 12–16. See Final Examination Schedule listed on the Registrar’s Office website for exact dates and times.
    *****This session is eight calendar weeks long with seven weeks of in-class instruction due to the Thanksgiving Week Break.

    Fall 2016 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    December7, Mon (2015)2016-2017 academic year on-campus housing application available at noon for residence halls, suites, and townhomes.
    15, Tue (2015)Priority date for nonresident scholarships, all admission materials for new and transfer students must be received in Admissions.
    January1, FriThe 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning today.
    February15, Mon2016-2017 FAFSA filing priority date for new freshmen and transfer students. Eligible students must apply by this date to maximize the amount of aid you receive. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so you may still submit the FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.
    15, MonScholarship deadline. Last day to have all admission materials received in Admissions for new freshman and transfer students to be considered for scholarships for the 2016-2017 year. Last day for the Boise State Scholarship Application (online) to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. The Boise State Scholarship website contains a list of additional scholarships that require a separate application.
    March15, Tue2016-2017 FAFSA filing priority date for continuing students. Eligible students must apply by this date to maximize the amount of aid you receive. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so you may still submit the FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.
    28, MonRegistration for continuing students begins for Fall 2016 (by appointment).
    May15, SunPriority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space-available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    15, SunPriority date for international student application materials to be received by Admissions for fall semester consideration.
    June1, WedPriority date to submit all financial aid documents to maintain 2016-2017 work-study, supplemental grants (SEOG) and Perkins loans.  Funding for these programs is limited; these awards may be cancelled if documents are not submitted by this date..
    24, FriLast day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2016.
    July1, FriFirst day students can begin using 2016-2017 work-study awards.
    25, MonFirst installment of payment plan due for residence halls, suites, and townhomes residents (on-campus housing only).
    August8, MonRecommended date to finalize student course schedules for Fall 2016 for financial aid purposes.
    15, MonUniversity, college, and department activities for faculty begin this week.
    19, FriResidence halls, suites, and townhomes resident check-in begins at 8 a.m. (in 1½ hour shifts).
    19, FriConvocation.
    22, MonCourse instruction begins.
    26, FriWeekend courses begin.
    26, FriLast day faculty may submit drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to the Registrar’s Office.
    26, FriLast day to apply for graduation for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2016. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
    September2, FriLast day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Fall 2016 consideration.
    2, FriFall financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
    2, FriLast day for students living on campus to change residential meal plans.
    2, FriLast day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project, or portfolio credit.
    5, MonLabor Day (No classes. University offices closed.)
    30, FriLast day to add undergraduate internship and independent study.
    30, FriLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
    October10, MonColumbus Day (Classes in session. University offices open.)
    14, FriRecommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2016.
    November4, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2016.
    11, FriVeterans Day (Classes in session. University offices open.)
    21-27, M-SuThanksgiving holiday (No classes. University offices closed November 24-25.)
    December9, FriLast day to submit final version of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2016.
    9, FriCourse instruction ends.
    11, SunWeekend courses end.
    12-16, M-FFinal semester examinations for the Regular session. Exam schedule listed on Registrar’s Office website.
    17, SatCommencement.
    17, SatWinter break on-campus housing begins for residents with current housing assignment.
    20, TueGrade reports due on myBoiseState.
    26-30, M-FHoliday Break (University offices closed).
    January2, MonNew Year’s Day (Observed. University Office closed.)
  • Deadlines By Session — Spring 2017

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Date Of Classroom InstructionGrades Due***
    Regular****Jan 5Jan 9Jan 13Jan 15Jan 23Mar 17Apr 28May 9
    1st 5 wkJan 5Jan 9Jan 10Jan 13Jan 11Jan 31Feb 10Feb 14
    2nd 5 wkJan 5Feb 13Feb 14Feb 17Feb 15Mar 7Mar 17Mar 21
    3rd 5 wkJan 5Mar 27Mar 28Mar 31Mar 29Apr 18Apr 28May 9
    1st 8 wkJan 5Jan 9Jan 11Jan 14Jan 13Feb 14Mar 3Mar 7
    2nd 8 wk*****Jan 5Mar 6Mar 8Mar 11Mar 10Apr 11Apr 28May 9
    1st 10 wkJan 5Jan 9Jan 11Jan 14Jan 18Feb 23Mar 17Mar 21
    2nd 10 wkJan 5Feb 13Feb 15Feb 18Feb 22Mar 30Apr 28May 9
    12 wk Mtn HomeJan 5Jan 9Jan 12Jan 15Jan 19Mar 3Apr 7Apr 11

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 processing fee), last date to change from credit-to-audit or audit-to-credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed.
    ****The final exams for this session are May 1–5. See Final Examination Schedule listed on the Registrar’s Office website for exact dates and times.
    *****This session is eight calendar weeks long with seven weeks of in-class instruction due to the weeklong Spring Break.

    Spring 2017 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    October1, Sat (2016)Recommended last day to submit 2016-2017 FAFSA/FAFSA renewal for Spring 2017 financial aid (if you have not already done so) in order to have aid available to pay spring semester fees.
    1, Sat (2016)Spring scholarship deadline. Last day to have all admission materials received in Admissions for new freshman and transfer students who want to be considered for scholarships for Spring 2017. The 2016-2017 FAFSA must be filed by this date to be considered for need-based scholarships.
    3 Mon (2016)Spring 2017 on-campus housing application available at noon for residence halls, suites and townhomes.
    7, Fri (2016)Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
    15, Sat (2016)Priority date for international student application materials to be received by Admissions for spring semester consideration.
    31, Mon (2016)Registration for continuing students begins for Spring 2017 (by appointment).
    November15, Tue (2016)Priority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space-available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    December26, Mon (2016)Recommended date to finalize student course schedules for Spring 2017 for financial aid purposes.
    January3, TueUniversity, college, and department activities for faculty begin this week.
    7, SatResidence halls, suites, and townhomes check-in for new residents begins at noon.
    9, MonCourse instruction begins.
    13, FriWeekend courses begin.
    13, FriLast day faculty may submit drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to the Registrar’s Office.
    13, FriLast day to apply for graduation for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2017. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
    16, MonDr. Martin Luther King, Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day. (No classes. University offices closed).
    23, MonLast day for students living on campus to change residential meal plans.
    23, MonSpring financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
    23, MonLast day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project, or portfolio credit.
    23, MonLast day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Spring 2017 consideration.
    February17, FriLast day to add undergraduate internship and independent study.
    17, FriLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
    20 MonPresidents’ Day (No classes. University offices closed).
    March3, FriRecommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
    17, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
    20-26, M-SuSpring Break. (No Classes. University offices open March 20-24.)
    April28, FriCourse instruction ends.
    28, FriLast day to submit final version of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
    30, SunWeekend courses end.
    May1-5, M-FFinal semester examinations for the Regular session. Exam schedule listed on the Registrar’s Office website.
    6, SatResidence halls, suites, and townhomes (9-month agreement) close at noon.
    6, SatCommencement.
    9, TueGrade reports due on myBoiseState.
  • Deadlines By Session — Summer 2017

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Date Of Classroom InstructionGrades Due***
    1st 3 wkMay 4May 8May 8May 12May 9May 19May 28May 30
    2nd 3 wkJuly 21July 24July 24July 28July 25Aug 4Aug 13Aug 15
    1st 5 wkMay 25May 30May 31June 3June 1June 21July 2July 5
    2nd 5 wkJune 29July 3July 5July 8July 6July 25Aug 6Aug 8
    1st 7 wkMay 4May 8May 10May 12May 11June 7June 25June 27
    2nd 7 wkJune 22June 26June 28June 30June 29July 26Aug 13Aug 15
    10 wkMay 25May 30June 1June 4June 7July 14Aug 6Aug 8
    14 wkMay 4May 8May 12May 14May 18July 11Aug 13Aug 15

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 processing fee), last date to change from credit-to-audit or audit-to-credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed.

    Summer 2017 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    February17, FriLast day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2017.
    21, TueRegistration begins for Summer 2017.
    27, MonSummer 2017 on-campus housing application available at noon.
    March10, FriRecommended last day to submit 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for consideration for financial aid for Summer 2017.
    May15, MonPriority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    29, MonMemorial Day (No classes. University offices closed.)
    June2, FriLast day to apply for graduation for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2017. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
    7, WedSummer financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
    16 , FriRecommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2017.
    17, SatLast day for students to work using 2016-2017 work-study awards.
    26, MonLast day to add undergraduate independent study and internship.
    26, MonLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
    July4, TueIndependence Day. (No classes. University offices closed.)
    7, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2017.
    August4, FriLast day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2017.
    11, FriSummer housing ends. Residents transition to fall housing assignments.
    15, TueGrade reports due on myBoiseState.
  • Deadlines By Session — Fall 2015

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Day of ClassesGrades Due***
    Regular****Aug 20Aug 24Aug 28Aug 30Sept 4Oct 30Dec 11Dec 22
    1st 5 wkAug 20Aug 24Aug 25Aug 28Aug 26Sept 15Sept 25Sept 29
    2nd 5 wkAug 20Sept 28Sept 29Oct 2Sept 30Oct 20Oct 30Nov 3
    3rd 5 wkAug 20Nov 2Nov 3Nov 6Nov 4Dec 1Dec 11Dec 22
    1st 8 wkAug 20Aug 24Aug 26Aug 29Aug 28Sept 29Oct 16Oct 20
    2nd 8 wk*****Aug 20Oct 19Oct 21Oct 24Oct 23Dec 1Dec 11Dec 22
    1st 10 wkAug 20Aug 24Aug 26Aug 29Sept 1Oct 8Oct 30Nov 3
    2nd 10 wkAug 20Sept 28Sept 30Oct 3Oct 6Nov 12Dec 11Dec 22
    12 wk Mtn HomeAug 20Aug 24Aug 27Aug 30Sept 2Oct 16Nov 13Nov 17

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 Processing Fee), last date to change from Credit-to-Audit or Audit-to-Credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed.
    ****The final exams for this session are Dec 14–18. See Final Examination Schedule.
    *****This session is eight calendar weeks long with seven weeks of in-class instruction due to the Thanksgiving Week Break.

    Fall 2015 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    December1, Mon (2014)2015-2016 academic year on-campus housing application available at Noon for Residence Halls, Suites, and Townhomes.
    15, Mon (2014)Priority date for nonresident scholarships, all admission materials for new and transfer students must be received in Admissions.
    January1, ThuThe 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning today.
    February15, Sun2015-2016 FAFSA Filing Priority Date for new freshmen and transfer students. Eligible students must apply by this date to maximize the amount of aid you receive. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so you may still submit the FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.
     15, SunScholarship Priority Deadline. Last day to have all admission materials received in the Admissions Office for new freshman and transfer students to be considered for scholarships for the 2015-2016 year. Last day for the Boise State Scholarship Application (online) to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. The Boise State Scholarship website contains a list of additional scholarships that require a separate application.
    March15, Sun2015-2016 FAFSA Filing Priority Date for continuing students. Eligible students must apply by this date to maximize the amount of aid you receive. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so you may still submit the FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed.
    30, MonRegistration for continuing students begins for Fall 2015 (by appointment).
    May15, FriPriority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
     15, FriPriority date for international student application materials to be received for fall semester consideration.
     June1, MonPriority date to submit all financial aid documents to maintain 2015-2016 Work-Study, supplemental grants (SEOG) and Perkins loans. Funding for these programs is limited; these awards may be cancelled if documents are not submitted by June 1st.
    26, FriLast day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2015.
    July1, WedFirst day students can begin using 2015-2016 Work-Study awards.
    25, SatFirst installment of payment plan due for Residence Hall, Suite, and Townhome residents (on-campus housing only).
    August3, MonRecommended date to finalize student course schedules for Fall 2015 for Financial Aid purposes.
    17, MonUniversity, college, and department activities for faculty begin this week.
     21, FriResidence Hall, Suite, and Townhome resident check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. (in one-and-a-half hour shifts).
     21, FriConvocation.
     24, MonCourse instruction begins.
     28, FriWeekend courses begin.
     28, FriLast day for faculty initiated drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to be turned in to the Registrar’s Office.
     28, FriLast day to apply for graduation, using myBoiseState, for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2015.
     September4, FriFall Financial Aid census date - eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
     4, FriLast day for students living on campus to change residential meal plans.
     4, FriLast day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project, or portfolio credit.
     4, FriLast day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Fall 2015 consideration.
     7, MonLabor Day Holiday (no classes - University offices closed).
    October2, FriLast day to add undergraduate internship or independent study.
     2, FriLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
     12, MonColumbus Day (Classes in session. University offices open).
     16, FriRecommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2015.
    November6, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for degrees to be awarded in December 2015.
    11, WedVeterans Day (Classes in session. University offices open).
     23-29, M-SuThanksgiving holiday (No classes. University offices closed November 26-27).
      December11, FriLast day to submit final version of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2015.
    11, FriCourse instruction ends
     13, SunWeekend courses end.
     14-18, M-FFinal semester examinations for the Regular session. Exam schedule listed on Registrar’s Office website.
     19, SatCommencement.
     19, Sat Winter break on-campus housing begins for residents with current housing assignment.
     22, TueGrade reports due on myBoiseState.
     24-30, Th-WHoliday Break (University offices closed).
     28, MonLast day to submit Report of Non-Transcripted Culminating Activity form (if needed) to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2015.
    31, ThuNew Year's Eve (University offices closed).
    January1, FriNew Year's Day (University offices closed).


  • Deadlines By Session — Spring 2016

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Date Of Classroom InstructionGrades Due***
    Regular****Jan 7Jan 11Jan 15Jan 17Jan 25Mar 18Apr 29May 10
    1st 5 wkJan 7Jan 11Jan 12Jan 15Jan 13Feb 2Feb 12Feb 16
    2nd 5 wkJan 7Feb 16Feb 17Feb 20Feb 18Mar 9Mar 18Mar 29
    3rd 5 wkJan 7Mar 28Mar 30Apr 1Mar 30Apr 19Apr 29May 10
    1st 8 wkJan 7Jan 11Jan 13Jan 16Jan 15Feb 16Mar 4Mar 8
    2nd 8 wk*****Jan 7Mar 7Mar 9Mar 12Mar 11Apr 19Apr 29May 10
    1st 10 wkJan 7Jan 11Jan 13Jan 16Jan 20Feb 25Mar 18Mar 29
    2nd 10 wkJan 7Feb 16Feb 18Feb 21Feb 24Apr 8Apr 29May 10
    12 wk Mtn HomeJan 7Jan 11Jan 14Jan 17Jan 21Mar 4Apr 8Apr 12

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 Processing Fee), last date to change from Credit-to-Audit or Audit-to-Credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed.
    ****The final exams for this session are May 2–6. See Final Examination Schedule.
    *****This session is eight calendar weeks long with seven weeks of in class instruction due to Spring Break.

    Spring 2016 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    October1, Thu (2015)Spring 2016 on-campus housing application available at Noon for Residence Halls, Suites and Townhomes.
    1, Thu (2015)Recommended last day to submit 2015-2016 FAFSA/FAFSA Renewal for Spring 2016 financial aid (if you have not already done so) in order to have aid available to pay spring semester fees.
    1, Thu (2015)Spring Scholarship Priority Deadline. Last day to have all admission materials received in the Admissions Office for new freshman and transfer students who want to be considered for scholarships for Spring 2016. The 2015-2016 FAFSA must be filed by this date to be considered for need based scholarships.
    9, Fri (2015)Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2016.
     15, Thu (2015)Priority date for international student application materials to be received for spring semester consideration.
     November2, Mon (2015)Registration for continuing students begins for Spring 2016 (by appointment).
    15, Sun (2015)Priority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    December21, Mon (2015)Recommended date to finalize student course schedules for Spring 2016 for Financial Aid purposes.
    January4, MonUniversity, college, and department activities for faculty begin this week.
     9, SatResidence Hall, Suite, and Townhome check-in for new residents begins at Noon.
     11, MonCourse instruction begins
     15, FriWeekend courses begin.
     15, FriLast day for faculty initiated drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to be turned in to the Registrar’s Office.
     15, FriLast day to apply for graduation, using myBoiseState, for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2016.
     18, MonDr. Martin Luther King, Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day holiday (No classes. University offices closed).
    25, MonLast day for students living on-campus to change residential meal plans.
     25, MonSpring Financial Aid census date - eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
     25, MonLast day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project, or portfolio credit.
     25, MonLast day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Spring 2016.
    February15, MonPresident’s Day holiday (No classes. University offices closed).
    19, FriLast day to add undergraduate internship and independent study.
     19, FriLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
    March4, FriRecommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2016.
    18, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for degrees to be awarded in May 2016.
     21-27, M-SuSpring vacation. (No Classes. University offices open March 21-25).
    April29, FriCourse instruction ends.
     29, FriLast day to submit final version of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2016.
    May1, SunWeekend classes end.
     2-6, M-FFinal semester examinations for the Regular session. Exam schedule listed on the Registrar's Office website.
     7, SatResidence Halls, Suites, and Townhomes (9 month agreement) close at Noon.
     7, SatCommencement.
     10, TuesGrade reports due using myBoiseState.
  • Deadlines By Session — Summer 2016

    SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Waitlist or Add Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a W**Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely WithdrawLast Date Of Classroom InstructionGrades Due***
    1st 3 wkMay 5May 9May 9May 13May 10May 20May 29May 31
    2nd 3 wkJuly 21July 25July 25July 29July 26Aug 5Aug 14Aug 16
    1st 5 wkMay 26May 31June 1June 4June 2June 22July 3July 5
    2nd 5 wkJune 30July 5July 6July 9July 7July 27Aug 7Aug 9
    1st 7 wkMay 5May 9May 11May 13May 12June 8June 26June 28
    2nd 7 wkJune 23June 27June 29July 1June 30July 27Aug 14Aug 16
    10 wkMay 26May 31June 2June 5June 8July 15Aug 7Aug 9
    14 wkMay 5May 9May 13May 15May 19July 12Aug 14Aug 16

    Notes

    *Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a $40.00 processing fee.
    **Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 Processing Fee), last date to change from Credit-to-Audit or Audit-to-Credit.
    ***Grades will not be considered official until the end-of-term processing has been completed

    Summer 2016 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    Summer 2016 Academic Calendar and Session Deadlines

    February16, TuesRegistration begins for Summer 2016.
    19, FriLast day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2016.
    29, MonSummer 2016 on-campus housing application available at Noon.
    March11, FriRecommended last date to submit 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for consideration for financial aid for Summer 2016.
    May 15, SunPriority date for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by Admissions. Applicants who miss this priority date will be considered for degree-seeking status on a space available basis. Students who are not eligible for degree-seeking admission may be considered for nondegree-seeking status and are ineligible for financial aid.
    30, MonMemorial Day Holiday (No classes. University offices closed).
     June3, FriLast day to apply for graduation, using myBoiseState, for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2016.
    8, WedSummer financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
     17, FriRecommended last day for final oral defense of dissertation, thesis, or project for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2016.
     18, SatLast day for students to work using 2015-2016 work study awards.
     27, MonLast day to add undergraduate independent study or internship.
     27, MonLast day to add graduate assessment (master's preliminary examination, doctoral preliminary examination, thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, master's comprehensive examination, doctoral comprehensive examination), directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
     July4, MonIndependence Day. (No classes. University offices closed).
    8, FriLast day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Thesis or Dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for degrees to be awarded in August 2016.
     August5, FriLast day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2016.
    12, FriSummer housing ends. Residents transition to Fall housing assignments.
    16, TueGrade reports due to myBoiseState.