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

UNIVERSITY OF THE BAHAMAS

Academic Calendar – Summer Session 2017

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