Dates to Remember

August 2019
August 1Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of new courses offered in or courses retired in spring 2020 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
August 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for September 1 deadline for submission of existing course changes for spring 2020 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
August 1Deadline for uploading faculty workloads in SharePoint (first day of fall semester)
August 2Deadline for Faculty Excellence Award applications (first Friday in August)
August 6End of summer semester
August 7Degrees conferred to August graduates
August 15Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable for Physical Therapy first-year students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
August 15Application deadline for CHP Seed Grant applications; link to instructions, sample application, and application packet is https://chpresearch.uams.edu/chpsg-application/
August 15College committee appointments begin
August 16-17UAMS Alumni Weekend
August 18Regular registration for fall semester ends; began July 22
August 19UAMS official first day of fall semester
August 19New student welcome program; 8:00 am, IDW 126 and 115 A/B
August 19First day of classes – fall semester
August 19Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
August 19-23Late registration – fall semester
August 26Regular registration for Physician Assistant first-year students ends (began July 22)
August 27UAMS Faculty Resource Fair, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, second floor (https://faculty.uams.edu/resourcefair/)
August 28CHP Welcome Celebration for all students, faculty, and staff, location and time TBA
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 2019
September 1Deadline 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 1Spring 2020 class schedules due to the OUR
September 1-30Diversity Month
September 2Labor Day holiday
September 3Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable for Physician Assistant first-year students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
September 3CHP New Faculty Orientation: topic TBD, 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
September 3P &/or T candidate applications due to P&T Committee (first Tuesday in September)
September 6Deadline for Faculty Excellence Award selection (first Friday in September)
September 9Fall semester tuition and fees are due and payable for Physical Therapy second- and third-year students http://studentfinancialservices.uams.edu/tuition-and-fees/due-dates/
September 9OED Teaching Workshop: Evidence-Based Teaching, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
September 12Scholarship Recognition Reception
September 16OED Teaching Workshop: Active Strategies, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
September 17CHP New Faculty Orientation: topic TBD 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
September 23OED Teaching Workshop: How Do I Design a Class?, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
September 24UAMS Faculty Service Center New Faculty Reception, 5:00-7:00 pm, 12th Floor, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute
September 27Fall Faculty Meeting – Faculty Excellence Awards (fourth Friday in September)
September 30OED Teaching Workshop: Multiple Choice Exams, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
October 2019
October 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for November 1 deadline for submission of new course and course retirement for summer 2020 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
October 1CHP New Faculty Orientation: topic TBD 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
October 1Spring 2020 class schedule period opens
October 4Last day to drop with a “W” - fall semester
October 5Physician Assistant Heroes Against Hunger 5K, 8:00 am, Burns Park
October 7OED Teaching Workshop: Introduction to Simulation, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
October 7UAMS Day of Giving
October 14OED Teaching Workshop: Formative Assessment Techniques, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
October 15New CHP Faculty Orientation: top TBD, 12:00-1:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 205 A with IVN to NW Campus
October 21Courtyard Cookout
October 21CHP flu shot clinic for students, faculty, and staff, 1:00-3:30, IDW second floor Auditorium 226 and foyer
October 21OED Teaching Workshop: Providing Feedback, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
October 28Early registration begins – spring semester (ends November 8)
October 28OED Teaching Workshop: Communication in the Classroom and Clinic, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
October 29CHP New Faculty Orientation: topic TBD 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
November 2019
November 1Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of new courses offered in or courses retired in summer 2020 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
November 1Deadline for fall graduation application via GUS
November 1Deadline for spring textbook adoptions are due to the library (http://library.uams.edu/library-services/bookstore/)
November 1Deadline for adjunct faculty appointment requests for spring semester – new
November 3Daylight Saving Time ends
November 3-9Allied Health Professions Week – first full week of November
November 4OED Teaching Workshop: Blackboard Basics, 4:30-6:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 105 A/B
November 5P &/or T candidate applications due to the dean (first Tuesday in November)
November 8Early registration ends – spring semester (began October 28)
November 11Veterans Day holiday
November 19CHP New Faculty Orientation: topic TBD 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
November 28-29Thanksgiving 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”
Varies by programFall course evaluations open (refer to individual program timelines)
December 2019
December 1Deadline for adjunct faculty appointment requests for spring semester – continuing
December 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for January 1 deadline for submission of new course and course retirement for fall 2020 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
December 2Regular registration begins - spring semester (ends January 12)
December 2-6Final exam week
December 13Fall grades for all students due to the Office of the University Registrar
December 20Semester ends – fall
December 21Degrees conferred to December graduates
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