Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines

Fall Semester

March 27 Priority registration begins at midnight
June 12 New freshman registration begins at midnight
September 5 Classes begin
September 12 Add/drop deadline is 11:59 p.m.
November 13 Withdraw deadline is 11:59 p.m.
December 1 Discontinuance deadline is 5:00 p.m.

Winter Semester

October 23 Priority registration begins at midnight
November 1 New freshman registration begins at midnight
January 8 Classes begin
January 16 Add/drop deadline is 11:59 p.m.
March 20 Withdraw deadline is 11:59 p.m.
April 4 Discontinuance deadline is 5:00 p.m.

Spring Term

February 1 Registration begins at midnight
May 1 Classes begin
May 8 Add/drop deadline is 11:59 p.m.
June 5 Withdraw deadline is 11:59 p.m.
June 5 Discontinuance deadline is 5:00 p.m.

Summer Term

February 1 Registration begins at midnight
June 25 Classes begin
July 2 Add/drop deadline is 11:59 p.m.
July 31 Withdraw deadline is 11:59 p.m.
July 31 Discontinuance deadline is 5:00 p.m.

For additional important deadlines and dates, please see the Academic Calendar.


Tuition is due seven days before the start of the semester or term. For more information, see the tuition deadlines.


The add/drop deadline is six business days after the start of the semester or term. Students needing help should see the dropping classes instructions.


A student can withdraw from a class by following the withdraw guidelines. If a Salt Lake Center-only student decides to withdraw from all classes (discontinue), he or she must contact Becky Lueck in Student Services at 801-933-9400. Day continuing BYU students must contact OneStop in Provo to withdraw from all classes.