Calendars

Carolina Courses Online is a semester-based program and follows the UNC-Chapel Hill calendar for the fall and spring semesters.

You are expected to begin work in the first day of class and work continually and regularly throughout the term. You should be prepared to complete assignments and/or participate in discussion forums on a regular basis.

Calendar and Deadlines for Fall Semester 2016

April 11 Early registration begins
Jul 22 Billing by University Cashier for students who registered by this date.
Jul 23 Prepayment period begins
Aug 22 Last day to cancel your registration (no tuition or fees charged)
Aug 23 Courses begin; late registration begins
Aug 29 Last day to add a course (by 5 pm)
Sep 5 Holiday
Sep 6 Last Day to reduce course load and have tuition adjusted. Note: Dropping all courses requires processing a withdrawal of enrollment from the University.

Last day for all First Year UNC-CH undergraduate students who entered in Fall 2014 or later and all Fall 2016 Transfer undergraduate students to drop a course using the web registration system. Drop transactions processed after this date will remain on the record with a recorded grade of WC (Withdrawal by Choice).

Oct 18 Last day for all First Year UNC-CH undergraduate students who entered in Fall 2014 or later and all Fall 2016 Transfer undergraduate students to drop courses with Dean’s approval. Drop transactions processed between weeks 3‐8 will remain on the student’s record with a grade of WC (Withdrawal by Choice).

Last day for all first year undergraduate students who entered prior to Fall 2014 and all transfer students who entered prior to Fall 2016 to drop courses using the web registration system. Drop transactions processed up to this date will not remain on the student’s record and there will be no grade recorded.

Oct 19 Fall Break begins at 5 pm.
Oct 24 Classes resume at 8 am.
Oct 25 Last day to withdraw from the entire semester for any prorated refund.
Nov 23–27 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 7 Last day of classes. Last day to withdraw—no tuition credit.
Dec 9–16 Exams

Calendar and Deadlines for Spring Semester 2017

Nov 1 Early registration begins, 8 am
Nov 18 Billing by University Cashier for students who registered by this date
Nov 19 Prepayment period begins
Dec 13 Tuition and fees due for students who have registered before the billing date
Jan 10 Last day to cancel your registration; no tuition or fees charged
Jan 11 Courses begin; late registration begins
Jan 16 Holiday
Jan 25 Last Day to reduce course load and have tuition adjusted. Note: Dropping all courses requires processing a withdrawal of enrollment from the University.
Jan 25 Last day for all non-first year undergraduate students admitted prior to Fall 2016 (old drop rules) to drop a course using the web registration system. Drop transactions after this date will require seeing an academic advisor.
Jan 25 Last day for all 2014 and 2015 first year undergraduate students to drop a course using the web registration system. Drop transactions processed between weeks 3-8 will remain on the record with a grade recorded of WC (Withdrawal by Choice).
Mar 8 Last day for all non-first year undergraduate students admitted prior to Fall 2016 (old drop rules) to drop courses.
Mar 8 Last day for all first year undergraduate students who entered in Fall 2014 or later, all Fall 2016 transfer undergraduate students and all other Fall 2016 or later admitted undergraduate students (new drop rules) to drop courses online.
Mar 10 Spring Break begins, 5 pm.
Mar 15 Last day to withdraw from the entire semester for any prorated refund.
Mar 20 Classes resume, 8 am.
Apr 14 Holiday
Apr 28 Last day of classes; Last day to withdraw—no tuition credit.
May 1-2, 4-5, 8-9 Exams