Important Dates and Deadlines

In an effort to provide you with an abbreviated list of information to consider during the quarter, we have consolidated a list of important dates and deadlines. We hope you will utilize this information as a guide.

Important Dates and Deadlines - Spring Quarter

Week 1:

  • ‘College Degree Application’ available on the student portal, my.uchicago.edu
  • Students must apply to graduate via the student portal no later than the end of the first week of the quarter in which they wish to graduate (5:00 pm Friday cut-off): my.uchicago.edu
  • Students who borrowed federal student loans are required to complete an exit counseling session before graduation or during your last quarter of at least half time enrollment.

Week 5:

  • Withdrawing of degree applications (must be done by end of week to avoid $50 cancellation fee)

Week 8:

  • Students who borrowed federal student loans are required to complete an exit counseling session before graduation or during your last quarter of at least half time enrollment.
  • Senior Week ticket sales begin.

Week 9:

  • All financial obligations must be settled of ninth week of each Quarter (eighth week in Summer)
  • College students whose academic records show marks of I (Incomplete), Q, or no grade at all in courses attempted prior to the quarter in which they expect to graduate and which are required for the bachelor's degree, must complete the course work and have a passing grade on record with the University Registrar by 3 P.M., Friday, of the 9th week of the quarter (eighth week in Summer). This deadline also applies to final grades for Bachelor's papers, essays, and projects regardless of quarter in which the student was enrolled in respective courses.

Week 10: 

  • College students who are registered in the quarter they expect to graduate for courses required by their degree programs must have final grades for these courses submitted to the University Registrar by 11:59 PM, Saturday of the tenth week of the quarter (ninth week in Summer).

Week 11: Senior Week

  • Senior Week runs from Sunday, June 3 through Thursday, June 7, 2018.
  • The kick-off of Convocation begins on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM with Class Day, a celebration of the class's accomplishments and achievements, followed by a dessert reception for the Class of 2018, their families, and guests at the Museum of Science and Industry at 7:30 PM. Parking at the museum is free for this event, and tickets are not required.
  • Make sure to submit your donation to Senior Class Gift by Friday, June 8, 2017.