UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS

Academic Calendar – Spring Semester 2017

Notes:

  • Registration for spring semester begins October 31, 2016
  • Registration is done online, with the exception of course extensions and Directed Independent Study (DIS).

   Online Calendar
– here you will find important dates for
academics, athletics, events and more

 Approved 3 year Academic Calendar

JANUARY
Tuesday, 3 University Re-opens
Wednesday, 4 Last day to pay for returning students (at 4:00pm)
Wednesday, 4 De-registration of unpaid returning students (at 5:00pm)
Wednesday, 4 Orientation for new students (both campuses)
Thursday, 5 Advisement for new students
Thurs, 5 - Fri 6 New student registration (online beginning at 3:00pm on Thursday)
Monday, 9 Classes begin
Tuesday, 10 HOLIDAY - Majority Rule (UB closed)
Wednesday, 11 Late registration (online beginning at 12:01am)
Thursday, 12 - Friday, 13 Drop/Add (online beginning at 12:01am)
Monday, 16 - Tuesday, 17 Processing of course extensions & DIS (Records Office)
Friday, 27 Last day to pay for new students and late registrants (at 4:00pm)
Friday, 27 Final de-registration of all unpaid students (at 5:00pm)
Friday, 27 Deadline for Spring Graduation Application/Evaluation Forms
FEBRUARY
Friday, 3 Deadline for admission applications for Fall 2017
Friday, 3 Deadline for new financial aid applications for Fall 2017
Thu, 13 - March 3 Mid-semester examinations
Thu, 23 - Sat, 25 Mid-semester break
MARCH
Friday, 10 Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Monday, 20 Advisement begins for Summer & Fall 2017
APRIL
Friday, 14 HOLIDAY - Good Friday (UB Closed)
Saturday, 15 Classes end
Monday, 17 HOLIDAY - Easter Monday (UB Closed)
Tuesday 18, - Thursday 27 Final examinations
MAY
Wednesday, 3 Deadline for final grades due at Records
Thursday, 4 Transcripts available online
Tuesday, 23 Teacher's Commissioning Ceremony (Oakes Field Campus)
Tuesday, 23 Awards Ceremony (Oakes Field Campus)
Wednesday, 24 Pinning Ceremony (Oakes Field Campus)
Wednesday, 24 Baccalaureate Service (New Providence)
Thursday, 25 Commencement (New Providence)
Saturday, 27 Awards Dinner (Grand Bahama)
Wednesday, 31 Baccalaureate Service (Grand Bahama)
JUNE
Thursday, 1 Commencement (Grand Bahama)

UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS

Academic Calendar – Summer Session 2017

MARCH
Monday, 13 Advisement / Authorization begins for Summer & Fall 2017
Monday, 27 Registration begins for Summer & Fall 2017 (online beginning at 12:01am)
APRIL
Saturday, 15 Advisement / Authorization ends for summer 2017
Friday, 28 Registration for summer 2017 ends (at 4:00 pm)
MAY
Friday, 5 Last day to pay before late registration
Friday, 5 De-registration of unpaid students for Summer Sessions I & II (after 5:00pm)
Mon, 8 Classes begin for Summer I
Tuesday, 9 Late registration for Summer I & II (online beginning at 12:01am)
Wednesday, 10 Drop/Add for Summer I & II (online beginning at 12:01am)
Thursday, 11 Processing of course extensions & Directed Independent Study (Records Office)
Friday, 26 Summer Bridging: Deadline for Applications
JUNE
Friday, 2 HOLIDAY - Labour Day (UB Closed)
Monday, 5 HOLIDAY - Whit Monday (UB Closed)
Tuesday, 6 Registration Begins - Summer II
Friday, 9 Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - Summer Session I
Friday, 9 Summer Bridging: Placement Exam
Wednesday, 14 Summer Bridging: Students Collect Their Letters
Friday, 16 Classes end for Summer Session I
Friday, 16 Summer Bridging: Orientation/Parents
Monday, 19 Summer Bridging: Classes Begin
Monday, 19 - Tuesday, 20 Final examinations for summer I
Tuesday, 20 Registration Ends - Summer II
Wednesday, 21 Classes begin - Summer II (select courses only)
Thursday, 22 Late Registration - Summer II
Thursday, 22 Drop & Add - Summer II
Thursday, 22 DIS & Course Extension
Monday, 26 Deadline for final grades Summer Session I due at Records
Tuesday, 27 Transcripts available online
Wednesday, 28 Summer Bridging: Classes End
JULY
Monday, 10 HOLIDAY - Independence Day (UB closed)
Friday, 21 Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - Summer II
AUGUST
Friday, 4 Classes end for Summer II
Monday, 7 Holiday - Emancipation Day (UB closed)
Wednesday, 9 Deadline for final grades Summer Session II due at Records