Dates to Remember

September 2021
September 1Deadline to submit class schedules to OUR for spring semester
September 1Deadline for the Curriculum Committee to submit to OUR new courses, course retirement, and changes to existing courses effective spring 2022 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
September 1Spring class schedules due to the OUR
September 1-30Diversity Month
September 3Deadline for Faculty Excellence Award selection (first Friday in September)
September 6Labor Day holiday
September 7P &/or T candidate applications due to P&T Committee (first Tuesday in September)
September 10Physical Therapy Year 1 (PT1) - summer semester ends
September 14CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 1, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
September 16Fall semester begins and tuition and fees are due and payable for Physical Therapy Year 3 (PT3) students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
September 16-17Board of Trustees Meeting – UAF
September 20Fall semester begins and tuition and fees are due and payable for Physical Therapy Year 2 (PT2) students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/

September 21CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 2, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
September 28CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 3, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
October 2021
October 1Fall Faculty Meeting – Faculty Excellence Awards (fourth Friday in September); 1:00-2:30 pm, via Zoom
October 11Last day to drop with a “W” - fall semester
October 12CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 4, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
October 20UAMS Virtual Health Fair will be a blended mix of virtual and live events; watch announcements for link
October 26CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 5, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
November 2021
November 1Promotion and Tenure Committee elections – ballots are emailed to faculty
November 1Deadline for fall graduation application via GUS
November 1Deadline for spring textbook adoptions (https://libguides.uams.edu/onlinebookstore)
November 2P &/or T candidate applications due to the dean (first Tuesday in November)
November 2Deadline for adjunct faculty appointment requests for PA spring semester (two months prior to start of semester) for both new (paid or unpaid) and continuing (paid)
November 3Deadline for adjunct faculty appointment requests for PT spring semester (two months prior to start of semester) for both new (paid or unpaid) and continuing (paid)
November 5-11Allied Health Professions Week – first full week of November
November 7Daylight Saving Time ends
November 9CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 6, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
November 11Veterans Day holiday
November 17-18Board of Trustees Meeting – University of Arkansas, UAPB
November 18Deadline for adjunct faculty appointment requests for spring semester; both new (paid or unpaid) and continuing (paid) for all programs excluding PA and PT (two months prior to start of semester)
November 23CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 7, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
November 25-26Thanksgiving holiday(s) (day after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by the governor)
November 29Last day to withdraw from classes – grade of “WF” or “WP”
December 2021
December 6-10Final exam week
December 7CHP New Faculty Orientation Session 8, 12:00-1:00 pm, via Zoom
December 15Physician Assistant Year 1 (PA1) - fall semester ends
December 17Last day to remove “I” from previous semester (summer)
December 17Fall semester ends (all programs excluding PA and PT)
December 17Fall semester ends - Physical Therapy Years 1, 2, and 3 (PT2, PT2, PT3) and Physician Assistant Year 2 (PA2)
December 18Last day to submit outstanding documents for December graduation
December 18Degrees conferred to December graduates
December 23-24Christmas Eve and Christmas holidays
December 31New Year’s Day 2022 (observed on December 31)