Registrar Services Location

North Foundation Hall, Room 160
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3450
regservices@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Office of the Registrar

O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Fax: (248) 370-2586

Fall 2018

Go to Fall 2018 additional information

Fall 2018 IMPORTANT DATES

March 19-April 1

SAIL (Web) registration – by class standing and earned credit hours

Registration waitlisting (varies by class) begins

April 2-Sept. 4

SAIL (Web) registration – open

Aug. 15

Payment Due Date (NOTE: All fall tuition and housing is due on this payment due date regardless of class start date)

Sept. 3

Labor Day

Sept. 5

Classes begin 7:30 a.m. First Half session (8 weeks)

Classes begin 7:30 a.m. Full session (16 weeks)

Sept. 5-11

First week of late registration – SAIL (Web) registration/add class(es) continues

Sept. 11

Last day 100% tuition refund – 1st half courses. 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. 12-18

Second week of late registration – instructor approval required to register/add class(es)

Registration waitlisting (varies by class) ends

Sept. 18

Last day 100% tuition refund – full semester courses. 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, loans, and awards.

Sept. 19

First day 0% tuition refund – full semester courses

First day grade of "W" assigned for drops - full semester courses

Sept. 25

Official count date

Sept. 29

Last day to Apply for Graduation for Fall 2018

Last day for Summer and Fall graduates to apply to attend Fall commencement

Oct. 2

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in first half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid for students who stopped attending all courses.

Oct. 10

Last day official withdrawal - 1st half classes

Oct. 17

Last day to complete competency exams

Oct. 30

Last 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. 2

Last day to defend thesis/dissertation or DScPT report

Nov. 5

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in full semester courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

Nov. 7

Last day official withdrawal - full semester classes

Nov. 9

Last day to obtain thesis/dissertation or DScPT report format approval from Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning.

Nov. 16

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation or DScPT report to Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning in fulfillment of degree requirements.

Nov. 21

Thanksgiving recess begins 10 p.m.

Nov. 23

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in second half courses: Last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

Nov. 26

Classes resume 7:30 a.m.

Nov. 28

Last day official withdrawal - 2nd half classes

Dec. 3-8

UNIVERSITY SENATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS QUIZZES, TESTS OR EXAMINATIONS THE WEEK PRIOR TO WHEN THE FINAL EXAMINATION PERIOD BEGINS. VIOLATIONS OF THIS LEGISLATION SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICE, 205 WILSON HALL, (248) 370-2190 FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES OR TO THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDY, 520 O’DOWD HALL, (248) 370-4053 FOR GRADUATE COURSES

Dec. 8

Fall classes end 10 p.m.

Dec. 9Study day
Dec. 10-15Final exams end at 10 p.m.
Dec. 15Commencement - Summer and Fall degree graduates
Dec. 18Last day to resolve "I" grades from Fall 2017
Dec. 18Grades due 10 a.m.
Dec. 22-Jan. 1University closed - holiday recess

Fall 2018 Additional Information

Session

Begin
Date
7:30 a.m.

End
Date
10 p.m.

Last day to drop classes for 100% Refund

Last Day
Registration
Without
Permission

Last Day
of Late
Registration
with
Permission

Fin Aid
Census
Date 11:59 p.m.*

First Day
of "W"

Last Day
of "W"

Final Exams Begin

Final Exams End

Title IV
Return**

Grades Roll 
10:00 a.m.

1 - Full Term 16 weeks

Sept. 5

Dec. 8

Sept. 18

Sept. 11

Sept. 18

Sept. 18

Sept. 19

Nov. 7

Dec. 10

Dec. 15

Nov. 5

Dec. 18

F- First Half 8 weeks

Sept. 5

Oct. 22

Sept. 11

Sept. 11

N/A

Sept. 18

Sept. 12

Oct. 10

Last Class

N/A

Oct. 2

Oct. 24

S – Second Half 8 weeks

Oct. 24

Dec. 8

Oct. 30

Oct. 30

N/A

Sept. 18

Oct. 31

Nov. 28

Dec. 10

Dec. 15

Nov. 23

Dec. 18

C – Competency

Sept. 5

Oct. 17

Sept. 18

N/A

Sept. 18

Sept. 18

Sept. 19

Oct. 17

N/A

N/A

 N/A

Oct. 24

*Financial aid (ie. scholarships, grants, loans, awards) is finalized based on the registered courses and course credits on the financial aid credit lock date. Courses and credits added after the financial aid credit lock date are not considered for financial aid, scholarships, grants, loans, and awards. For more information, visit the Student Financial Services website.

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