O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(map)
(248) 370-3450
Registrar Services fax: (248) 370-3890
Academic Records: fax: (248) 370-2586
regservices@oakland.edu
Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall 2015

Go to fall 2015 additional information

FALL 2015 IMPORTANT DATES
March 23 - April 3SAIL (Web) registration – by class standing and earned credit hours
Registration waitlisting (varies by class) begins
April 4 -
Sept. 10
SAIL (Web) registration – open
Aug. 3Fall De-registration Day (TENTATIVE) (oakland.edu/deregistration)
Sept. 2New student convocation  
Sept. 3Classes begin 7:30 a.m.
Sept. 3-10First week of late registration – SAIL (Web) registration/add class(es) continues
Sept. 7Labor Day recess
Sept. 10Last day 100% tuition refund – 1st half courses. Fax and in-person drops of courses must be received in the Registrar’s Office by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class - 1st half courses
Sept. 11-17Second week of late registration – instructor permission is required to register/add class(es) in MySAIL
Registration waitlisting (varies by class) ends
Sept. 17Last day 100% tuition refund – full semester courses. Fax and in-person drops of courses must be received by the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class

Last day to declare audit

Last day “no–grade” drop

Financial aid credit lock: Financial aid is based on the registered courses and course credits as of 11:59 pm. Courses and credits added after that time are not considered in financial aid budgets or for disbursement of financial aid scholarships, grants, and Perkins loans. Federal loans require a minimum of half time enrollment at the time of disbursement.
Sept. 18First day 0% tuition refund – full semester courses
First day grade of “W” assigned for drops - full semester courses
Sept. 24Official count date
Bill due date (NOTE: All fall tuition and housing is due on this bill due date regardless of class start date.)
Sept. 25

Last day to file application for degree/certificates for fall 2015

Last day to Apply for Graduation

Sept. 30Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in full semester courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.
Oct. 8Last day official withdrawal – 1st half classes
Oct. 15Last day to complete competency exams
Oct. 24Bill due date
Oct. 26Last day 100% tuition refund – 2nd half courses. Fax and in-person drops of course must be received in the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m.

Last day to add a class – 2nd half courses
Nov. 3Last day to defend thesis/dissertation for fall graduates.

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in first half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.
Nov. 5Last day official withdrawal – full semester classes
Nov. 10Last day to obtain thesis/dissertation format approval from Graduate Study for fall graduates
Nov. 17Last day to submit thesis/dissertation to Graduate Study (520 ODH) for binding in fulfillment of degree requirements for fall graduates
Nov. 22Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in second half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.
Nov. 23Last day official withdrawal – 2nd half classes
Nov. 25Thanksgiving recess begins 10 p.m.
Nov. 30Classes resume 7:30 a.m.
Bill Due Date
Dec. 1Winter De-registration Day (TENTATIVE) (oakland.edu/deregistration)
Dec. 7Fall classes end 10 p.m.
Dec. 8Study day
Dec. 9-15Final exams end at 10 p.m.
Dec. 15Last day to resolve “I” grades from fall 2014
Dec. 18Grades due and roll 8 a.m. 
Dec. 19Commencement – August and December degree graduates
Dec. 26Bill due date
Dec. 24 -
Jan. 3, 2016
University closed – holiday recess

fall 2015 additional information

Session

Begin
Date

End
Date

100% Refund

Last Day Registration w/o Permission

Last Day Late Registration w/Permission

Fin Aid
Census
Date 11:59 PM*

First Day
of "W"

Last Day
of "W"

Final Exams

Title IV
Return**

 

Grades Due & Roll

8 a.m.

1 - Full Term

16 weeks (65 days)

M-R (52 days)

Sep 3

7:30 am

Dec 7

10:00 pm

Sep 3 – Sep 17

Sep 10

Sep 17

Sep 17

Sep 18

Nov 5

Dec 9, 7:30 am

Dec 15, 10:00 pm

Nov 3

 

Dec 18

F- First Half

8 weeks (32 days)

M-R (25 days)

Sep 3

7:30 am

Oct 19

Sep 3 – Sep 10

Sep 10

None

Sep 17

Sep 11

Oct 8

Last Class

Sep 30

 

Oct 22

S – Second Half

8 weeks (33 days)

M-R (27 days)

Oct 20

7:30 am

Dec 7

Sep 3 – Oct 26

Oct 26

None

Sep 17

Oct 27

Nov 23

Dec 9, 7:30 am

Dec 15, 10:00 pm

Nov 22

 

Dec 18


* Financial aid (ie. scholarships, grants, awards, Perkins loans) is finalized based on the registered courses and course credits on the last published day to add and/or drop/withdraw from courses with a 100% tuition cancellation. Courses and credits added after the 100% tuition cancellation deadline are not considered in financial aid budgets or for disbursement of financial aid scholarships, awards, grants, and Perkins loans. Federal loans require a minimum of half time enrollment at the time of disbursement. All other federal loans disburse based on the registered courses at the time of disbursement. For more information, visit the Student Financial Services website.

**Last day for federal financial recipients to withdraw from all classes and return federal Title IV financial aid funds.