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Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Spring 2019 at a Glance

  • Classes Begin: January 14, 2019
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes): January 21, 2019
  • Presidents’ Day (no classes): February 18, 2019
  • Spring Break (no classes): March 18–22, 2019
  • Classes End: May 3, 2019
  • Finals Week: May 6–10, 2019
  • Commencement: May 11, 2019

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

SessionFee Payment DeadlineStart Date*Last Date to Register or Waitlist Without Permission NumberDrop Fee BeginsLast Date to Register or Drop w/o a W
Last Date to Drop or Completely Withdraw with a W
(No Refund)
Last Date of Course InstructionGrades Due***
RegularJan 10Jan 14Jan 18Jan 20Jan 28Mar 25May 3
(Finals Exams May 6-10)
May 14
1st 5-weekJan 10Jan 14Jan 15Jan 18Jan 16Feb 5Feb 15Feb 19
2nd 5-weekJan 10Feb 19Feb 20Feb 23Feb 21Mar 13Mar 29Apr 2
3rd 5-weekJan 10Apr 1Apr 2Apr 5Apr 3Apr 23May 3May 14
1st 7-weekJan 10Jan 14Jan 16Jan 18Jan 17Feb 13Mar 1Mar 5
2nd 7-week****Jan 10Mar 11Mar 13Mar 15Mar 14Apr 10May 3May 14
1st 10-weekJan 10Jan 14Jan 16Jan 19Jan 23Feb 28Mar 29Apr 2
2nd 10-weekJan 10Feb 19Feb 21Feb 24Feb 27Apr 4May 3May 14
*Complete withdrawals on or after this date are subject to a nonrefundable $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 nonrefundable $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.

Spring 2019 Session Deadlines

Friday, September 14 (2018)Recommended spring priority application deadline for graduate degree-seeking applicants to have all admission materials received by the Graduate College. In order to receive full consideration for spring admission, all applications must be complete and submitted to the Graduate College prior to the spring application deadline established by the individual graduate program.
Monday, October 1 (2018)Recommended last day to submit 2018-2019 FAFSA/FAFSA renewal for Spring 2019 financial aid (if you have not already done so) in order to have aid available to pay spring semester fees.
Monday, October 1 (2018)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 2019. The 2018-2019 FAFSA must be filed by this date to be considered for need-based scholarships.
Monday, October 1 (2018)Spring 2019 on-campus housing application available at noon for residence halls, suites and townhomes.
Monday, October 15 (2018)Priority date for international student application materials to be received by Admissions for spring semester consideration.
Monday, October 29 (2018)Registration for continuing students begins for Spring 2019 (by appointment).
Monday, November 5 (2018)Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy or Proposed Plan of Study for a Graduate Certificate form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2019.
Thursday, November 15 (2018)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.
Saturday, December 1 (2018)Deadline for first-time, degree-seeking, domestic undergraduate students who plan to enroll to submit online Intent to Enroll form and accompanying $100.00 enrollment confirmation.
Monday, December 17 (2018)Open registration for Spring 2019 begins.
Monday, December 31 (2018)Recommended date to finalize student course schedules for Spring 2019 for financial aid purposes.
Monday, January 7University, college, and department activities for faculty begin this week.
Saturday, January 12Residence halls, suites, and townhomes check-in for new residents begins at noon.
Monday, January 14Course instruction begins.
Friday, January 18Weekend courses begin.
Friday, January 18Last day faculty may submit drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to the Registrar’s Office.
Friday, January 18Last day to apply for graduation for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2019. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
Monday, January 21Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day (No classes. University offices closed.)
Monday, January 28Last day for students living on campus to change residential meal plans.
Monday, January 28Spring financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by number of credits registered on this date.
Monday, January 28Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project, or portfolio credit.
Monday, January 28Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Spring 2019 consideration.
Monday, February 18Presidents’ Day (No classes. University offices closed.)
Friday, February 22Last day to add undergraduate internship and independent study.
Friday, February 22Last 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.
Friday, March 8Recommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2019.
Friday, March 15Last day for students who received a thesis or dissertation enrollment waiver to submit final version of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College.
Friday, March 15Last 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 Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in May 2019.
Monday–Friday, March 18–22Spring Break (No Classes. University offices open March 18-22.)
Friday, May 3Course instruction ends.
Friday, May 3Last day to submit final version of dissertation or thesis to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2019.
Sunday, May 5Weekend courses end.
Monday–Friday, May 6–10Final semester examinations for the Regular session. Exam schedule listed on the Registrar’s Office website.
Friday, May 10Last day to submit an advisor-approved copy of thesis or dissertation, along with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for Thesis or Dissertation forms, to the Graduate College to receive a thesis or dissertation enrollment waiver for the subsequent semester.
Saturday, May 11Residence halls, suites, and townhomes close at noon.
Saturday, May 11Commencement
Tuesday, May 14Grade reports due on myBoiseState.