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Dates to Remember

February 2018
February 1Deadline for 2017 Dean’s Society Grant progress report
February 1Notification to chairs and directors of pending March 1 deadline to report anticipated changes in application and admission policies and procedures
February 1Abstracts submission deadline for Student Research Day
February 1Faculty regalia ordering begins
February 2Call for Staff Excellence Award nominations (first Friday in February)
February 8Student regalia ordering begins
February 12Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of changes to existing courses offered in summer 2018 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
February 14OED Educational Series: “Coaching Struggling Students,” 4:00-5:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 115 A/B
February 16P &/or T candidate credentials due to Chancellor
February 19Presidents Day holiday (no classes; college offices closed)
February 22“Gradfest” – UAMS regalia vendor Herff-Jones will assist students in preparation for graduation; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Student Center
Varies in FebruaryFall 2017 time and effort forms - due to dean's office
March 2018
March 1Requests for waiver of mandatory fees for 100% online programs closes
March 1Promotion and Tenure Committee elections – ballots are emailed to faculty
March 1Deadline for programs to give notice of anticipated changes in application and admissions policies and procedures
March 2Last day to drop with a “W”
March 2Deadline for faculty commencement participants (name, rank, degree(s), department)
March 5Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the March 28-29 Board of Trustees Meeting)
March 6UAMS Student Research Day
March 9Deadline for Staff Excellence Award nominations (second Friday in March)
March 11Daylight Saving Time begins
March 13College Advisory Board – Spring Meeting (second Tuesday of March)
March 14OED Educational Series: “Converting Face-to-Face to Online Teaching,” 4:00-5:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 115 A/B
March 15Promotion and Tenure Committee elections – deadline to submit ballot
March 16Deadline to submit faculty regalia orders (late orders will be charged an additional $40 to cover the vendor’s expedited handling and shipping fees after this date)
March 19-23Spring break
March 23First draft of the commencement program distributed to colleges and OUR for review
March 23Deadline to submit student regalia orders (Herff-Jones online site closes)
March 26Deadline for submission of academic agenda items to president’s office (for the May 23-24 Board of Trustees Meeting)
March 28Deadline for colleges to submit missing student information to OUR (from first draft)
March 28-29Board of Trustees Meeting – University of Arkansas Monticello
Varies by programSpring course evaluations (refer to individual program timelines)
VariesLab/computer testing schedules and classroom requests for fall semester due to dean’s office
April 2018
April 1Deadline for adjunct faculty requests – new and continuing appointments for summer semester
April 1Deadline for summer and fall textbook adoptions are due to the library (http://library.uams.edu/library-services/bookstore/)
April 2Scholarship application cycle opens
April 2Faculty survey of chairs and program directors is available to faculty
April 2Deadline for all changes, additions, and revisions revisions to the first draft of the commencement program
April 2-27Early registration – summer semester; regular registration for Physician Assistant
April 5Second draft of the commencement program distributed to colleges for review
April 6Deadline for Staff Excellence Awards selection (first Friday in April)
April 12Deadline for revisions to the second draft of the commencement program
April 12Deadline to submit CHP departmental honors
April 13Deadline to submit orders for CHP honor cords
April 13Deadline for list of CHP student ushers for commencement
April 16Third and final draft of the commencement program distributed to colleges, provost, and chancellor for review
April 16Deadline for submission of faculty survey of chairs and program directors
April 18Deadline for final changes to student listings in the commencement program
April 20Call for Faculty Excellence Award nominations (third Friday in April)
April 20Deadline for final revisions to the commencement program
April 20Spring College Meeting - Staff Excellence Awards (third Friday in April)
April 20Promotion and Tenure Spring Workshop
April 25Administrative Professionals Day
April 30Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the May 23-24 Board of Trustees Meeting)
Varies by programSpring course evaluations (refer to individual program timelines)
Varies in AprilInventory Exception Report due to dean’s office
May 2018
May 1Current catalog pages are sent to programs for update
May 4First reminder for Faculty Excellence Award nominations (first Friday in May)
May 4Last day to withdraw from spring semester classes – grade of “WF” or “WP”
May 4Creative Services forwards list of graduates to Marketing and Communications Department for inclusion in newspaper
May 7-11Final Exam Week
May 11Spring grades for senior students due to registrar
May 14-28Regular registration – summer semester
May 17Commencement marshals meeting, 11:30-12:30, IDW 114/115
May 18Spring grades for all students except seniors due to registrar
May 18Last day to remove “I” from previous semester
May 18Last day to submit outstanding documents for May graduation
May 18Spring Semester ends
May 18Graduate Brunch – Administration West Lobby, 10:00 am
May 18Hooding ceremony – 2:30 pm (location to be confirmed)
May 19Commencement – 3:00-5:00 pm at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock; students and faculty are required to report to the Box Office at 1:30 pm
See http://commencement.uams.edu/ for the most updated information
May 23-24Board of Trustees Meeting – University of Arkansas Little Rock
May 28Memorial Day holiday (no classes; college offices are closed)
May 29Summer classes begin
May 29Deadline for posting summer syllabi and faculty workloads in SharePoint (first day of summer semester)
May 29-June 5Late registration – summer semester
Varies by program, see CHP catalogInformation on withdrawal deadlines for Summer 2018 semester