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 Summer 2019 Sessions

Calendar and Deadlines for Summer 2019 11 week session

May 15 to July 30

1st summer

May 15 to June 20

2nd summer session June 24 to July 30
Early Registration begins March 18 March 18 March 18
Prepayment  periods begins


May 3 May 3 May 31
Last day to cancel your registration


May 14 May 14 June 23
Courses begin; late registration


May 15 May 15 June 24
Last Day to waitlist May 14 May 14 June 23


Last day to late register at 5 PM


May 16 May 16 June 25
Last day by 5PM to drop one of your courses from your schedule and receive a partial refund. May 17 May 17 June 26
Holiday May 27 May 27 July 4
Last day for undergraduates to drop a course (UNC-CH degree students)


May 31 May 31 July 11
Holiday July 4
Last day to withdraw – no tuition credit July 24 June 14 July 24
Last day of classes July 25 June 17 July 25
Exams July 29-30 June 19-20 July 29-30

Calendar and Deadlines for Fall Semester 2019

April 2 Registration begins
July 19 Prepayment period begins
Aug. 4 Waitlist additions ends
Aug. 5 Open enrollment starts
Aug. 19 Last day to cancel your registration; no tuition or fees charged
Aug. 20 Courses begin; late registration begins
Aug. 26 Last day to add a course using the web registration system
Aug. 27 Auto Enroll from Waitlists ends
Sept. 2 Holiday
Sept. 3 Last Day to reduce course load and have tuition adjusted. Dropping all courses requires a term withdrawal of enrollment from the University and follows the withdrawal and prorated refund policy.
Sept. 4 Undergraduate degree students can drop classes but will have a record of a “W”. Full time students must maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Oct. 17-18 Fall Break
Oct. 22 Last day to withdraw for credit on student’s financial account and receive a prorated refund.
Oct. 24 Last day for Graduate and Professional degree students to drop classes.
Nov. 27-29 Holiday
Dec. 4 Last day of classes; Last day to withdraw – no tuition credit
Dec. 5&11 Reading Days
Dec. 6,7,9,10,12,13 Exams