Dates to Remember

July 2018
July 18-25Program pages are sent to programs for their final changes and approval
July 23Regular registration for fall semester begins; ends August 13
July 23-27Regular registration for Physician Assistant first-year students
July 23-30Regular registration for Physician Assistant second-year students
July 26-27Final proof by the dean’s office before catalog is submitted for print publication
July 26-27UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building
July 31CHP Scholarships – notification letters are mailed out (Scholarship Committee – Phyllis Fields, Chair)
Varies by programLast day to withdraw from summer classes – grade of “WF” or “WP”
Varies by programFinal Exams
Varies by programSummer course evaluations (refer to individual program timelines)
Date set by OURDeadline for enrollment confirmation—students must confirm their enrollments via email to the Office of the University Registrar (OUR)
Date set by OURDeadline for programs to submit their completed registration sheets to the Office of the University Registrar (OUR)
Date set by OURDeadline for programs to submit any fees that vary from university-wide tuition and fee charges to the Office of the University Registrar (OUR)
August 2018
August 1Catalog published on CHP website; call for notification of any errors/changes
August 1Department chair annual goals due to dean
August 1Request department graduation/attrition reports
August 1Dean’s Society grant selection and announcement
August 1Grades for graduating students due to registrar’s office
August 1Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of new courses offered in or courses retired in spring 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
August 1Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable for Physician Assistant second-year students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
August 2End of summer semester
August 3Grades for continuing students due to registrar’s office
August 3Deadline for Faculty Excellence Award applications (first Friday in August)
August 8Curriculum Committee will send reminder for September 8 deadline for submission of existing course changes for spring 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
August 13UAMS official first day of fall semester
August 13New student academic convocation; 8:30 a.m., I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 126 with additional rooms in IDW for overflow seating
August 13New student orientation
August 13Regular registration for fall semester ends; began July 23
August 13Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
August 14-17Late registration – fall semester
August 15Department annual report templates are sent to departments
August 15Request board exam pass rate reports
August 15Catalog submitted for print publication
August 15College committee appointments begin
August 16Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the September 13-14 Board of Trustees Meeting)
August 16First day of classes – fall semester
August 16Deadline for uploading faculty workloads in SharePoint (first day of fall semester)
August 16Deadline for uploading fall syllabi and AY18 program handbooks in SharePoint (first day of fall semester)
August 16UAMS Faculty Resource Fair, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, second floor (https://faculty.uams.edu/resourcefair/)
August 17-18UAMS Alumni Weekend
August 22CHP Welcome Celebration for all students, faculty, and staff, Administration West Building, first floor lobby, 11:30-1:30
August 27Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable for Physician Assistant first-year students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
Date set by OURAugust graduation – no ceremony
Date set by UAMS Campus LifeConfirmation of student health insurance coverage due by registration
(http://studentlife.uams.edu/)
Date set by UAMS Campus LifeUAMS Associated Student Government (ASG) Welcome Event
(http://studentlife.uams.edu/)
Seven business days after disbursementFinancial aid refund
Varies by programCap and gown photos (programs make appointments)
Varies by program, see catalogFinal date to drop a fall class with 100% refund (4th day of classes)
Varies by program, see catalogFinal date to add fall classes (5th day of classes)
Varies by program, see catalogFinal date to drop a fall class with 50% refund (10th day of classes)
September 2018
September 1Department annual reports due to dean
September 1Department graduation/attrition reports due to dean
September 1Department board exam pass rate reports due to dean
September 1-30Diversity Month
September 3Labor Day holiday
September 4P &/or T candidate applications due to P&T Committee (first Tuesday in September)
September 7Deadline for Faculty Excellence Award selection (first Friday in September)
September 8Deadline for submission to Curriculum Committee of existing course changes for spring 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
September 11College Advisory Board fall meeting (second Tuesday of September)
September 13-14Board of Trustees Meeting – UAF
September 17Deadline for submission of academic agenda items to president’s office (for the November 14-15 Board of Trustees Meeting)
September 27UAMS Faculty Service Center New Faculty Reception, 5:00-7:00 pm, 12th Floor, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute
September 28Fall Faculty Meeting – Faculty Excellence Awards (fourth Friday in September)
October 2018
October 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for November 1 deadline for submission of new course and course retirement for summer 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
October 1UAMS Corporate Compliance Training due
October 2UAMS Day of Giving
October 6Physician Assistant Heroes Against Hunger 5K, 8:00 am, Burns Park
October 15Courtyard Cookout – 3rd Monday of October
October 15CHP flu shot clinic for students, faculty, and staff, 1:00-4:00, IDW second floor Auditorium 226 and foyer
October 19Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the November 14-15 Board of Trustees Meeting)
October 29Early registration begins – spring semester (ends November 9)
November 2018
November 1Promotion and Tenure Committee elections – ballots are emailed to faculty
November 1Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of new courses offered in or courses retired in summer 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
November 1Deadline for fall graduation application via GUS
November 4Daylight Saving Time ends
November 4-10Allied Health Professions Week – first full week of November
November 6P &/or T candidate applications due to the dean (first Tuesday in November)
November 8Scholarship Recognition Reception
November 9Early registration ends – spring semester (began October 29)
November 12Veterans Day holiday (falls on Sunday, observed on following Monday)
November 12Promotion and Tenure Committee elections – deadline to submit ballot (10 days after ballots are distributed)
November 14-15Board of Trustees Meeting – University of Arkansas, UAFS
November 15Deadline for adjunct faculty requests – new and continuing appointments for spring semester
November 22-23Thanksgiving holiday(s) (day after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by the governor)
November 28Administration West holiday open house – Offices in the Administration West Building, Office of the University Registrar
November 30Deadline for submission of academic agenda items to president’s office (for the January 30-31 Board of Trustees Meeting)
Varies by programFall course evaluations open (refer to individual program timelines)
December 2018
December 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for January 1 deadline for submission of new course and course retirement for fall 2019 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
December 3Regular registration begins - spring semester (ends January 7)
December 3Regular registration begins - spring semester for Physician Assistant students only (ends January 2)
December 10-14Final exam week
December 14Semester ends – fall
December 21Fall grades for all students due to the Office of the University Registrar
December 24-25Christmas Eve and Christmas holidays
Varies by programFall course evaluations close (refer to individual program timelines)
Date set by OURDecember graduation – no ceremony