Undergraduate Advising

Office of Student Advising College of Arts and Sciences UNT

Mission of the Office of Student Advising: The office mission is to advise, teach, assist and empower students to define, clarify and achieve academic and personal goals through professional, caring service.

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Important Academic Dates

Important Class Dates | Registration Dates | Walk-In Advising Dates/Times| Grad. Students

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Call (940) 565-2051 to set up your academic advising appointment today.

REMINDER: All first-time-in-college students as well as students who are on academic alert or probation are required to come in for advising prior to registration.


Fall 2016 Important Deadlines

Deadline Regular Academic Session 8W1 8W2
Classes Begin. Aug 29 Aug 29 Oct 24
Census. Sept 12 Sept 6 Oct 31
Labor Day (no classes; university closed). Sept 5 Sept 5 Sept 5
Beginning this date a student who wishes to drop a course must first receive written consent of the instructor. Sept 13 Sept 2 Oct 28

Last day for student to receive automatic grade of W for nonattendance.

Last day for change in pass/no pass status.

Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the semester with a grade of W for courses that the student is not passing. After this date, a grade of WF may be recorded.

Oct 7 Sept 16 Nov 11
Beginning this date instructors may drop students with a grade of WF for nonattendance. Oct 8 Sept 17 Nov 12

Last day to drop with either W or WF.

Last day for a student to drop a course with consent of the instructor.

Nov 7 Oct 3 Dec 2
Beginning this date, a student who qualifies may request an Incomplete, with a grade of I. Nov 14 Oct 3 Nov 28

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes).

Last day for an instructor to drop a student with a grade of WF for nonattendance.

Nov 23 Oct 7 Nov 28

Thanksgiving Break (no classes, university closed).

Nov 24-27 Nov 24-27 Nov 24-27

Last Regular Class Meeting.

Dec 8 Oct 20 Dec 13
Reading Day (no classes). Dec 9 N/A Dec 9
Final Exams. Dec 10-16 Oct 21 Dec 15
End of term. Dec 16 Oct 21 Dec 16

Registration Dates

Fall Registration Schedule Summary

Registration Period Who is Eligible | Dates Payment Deadline


Continuing students (enrolled Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and/or Summer 2016). 5:00 p.m., August 18 for registration as of 4:30 p.m., August 18
Honors College 7:00 a.m., March 11 - 4:30 p.m., August 18
Graduate Students 7:00 a.m., March 11 - 4:30 p.m., August 18 (for graduate courses)
Seniors 7:00 a.m., March 21 - 4:30 p.m., August 18
Graduate Students 7:00 a.m., March 28 - 4:30 p.m., August 18 (for undergraduate courses)
Juniors 7:00 a.m., March 28 - 4:30 p.m., August 18
Sophomores 7:00 a.m., April 4 - 4:30 p.m., August 18
Freshmen 7:00 a.m., April 11 - 4:30 p.m., August 18
ALL eligible students August 19 (12:00 am) - 5:30 p.m., August 25 6:00 p.m., August 25 for registration as of 5:30 p.m., August 25
Late Registration

Students who have not registered.

7:00 a.m., August 26 - 5:30 p.m., August 31

$50 late fee is charged.

Same day of registration by 6:00 p.m.


Students who have registered and completed fee payment.

7:00 a.m. August 26 - 4:30 p.m. September 2.

Last day to add a Fall class is September 2 at 4:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m., September 2



Graduate Student Travel Support Grants

Travel Support Grants of up to $500 are available for academically successful graduate students to assist in conducting or presenting research. Student’s overall GPA must be 3.5 or above and have completed 18 hours at UNT to apply.  Preference will be given to students who have not received a previous award.  Only one award per student per academic year (September 1 – August 31).  The deadline to apply for Spring 2017 Travel Support Grants is Friday January 27, 2017. Click here for the application and details.