O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(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 2014

Fall 2014

Go to Fall 2014 additional information

FALL 2014 IMPORTANT DATES
March 24 - April 5SAIL (Web) registration – by class standing and earned credit hours
April 6 -
Sept. 10
SAIL (Web) registration – open
Aug. 1TENTATIVE: De-registration from Fall 2014 classes (due to non-payment of past due balance)
Sept. 1Labor Day recess 
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. 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 - first half courses

FINANCIAL AID CREDIT LOCK FOR 1ST HALF COURSES:  FINANCIAL AID IS BASED ON THE REGISTERED COURSE CREDITS AS OF 11:59 P.M.  COURSES 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. 11-16Second week of late registration – instructor signature required to register/add class(es)
Sept. 16Last 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 FOR FULL SEMESTER COURSES:  FINANCIAL AID IS BASED ON THE REGISTERED COURSE CREDITS AS OF 11:59 P.M.  COURSES 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. 17First day 0% tuition refund – full semester courses
First day grade of “W” assigned for drops - full semester courses
Sept. 23 Official count date
Sept. 24Bill due date (NOTE: All fall tuition and housing is due on this bill due date regardless of class start date.)
Sept. 26Last day to file application for degree/certificates for fall 2014
Sept. 29FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN 1ST HALF COURSES: LAST DAY TO RETURN FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID FUNDS FOR STUDENTS WHO STOPPED ATTENDING ALL COURSES.
Oct. 7Last day official withdrawal – 1st half classes
Oct. 14Last day to complete competency exams
Oct. 17Deadline for instructors of 100- and 200-level courses to submit mid-term evaluations for students whose academic progress is unsatisfactory.
Oct. 24Bill due date
Oct. 27Last 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

FINANCIAL AID CREDIT LOCK FOR 2nd HALF COURSES:  FINANCIAL AID IS BASED ON THE REGISTERED COURSE CREDITS AS OF 11:59 P.M.  COURSES 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.
Oct. 31Last day to defend thesis/dissertation for fall 2014 graduates.
Nov. 2FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN 1ST HALF AND FULL SEMESTER COURSES OR ENROLLED IN FULL SEMESTER COURSES ONLY:  LAST DAY TO RETURN FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID FUNDS FOR STUDENTS WHO STOPPED ATTENDING ALL COURSES.
Nov. 4Last day official withdrawal – full semester classes
Nov. 7Last day to obtain thesis/dissertation format approval from Graduate Study for fall 2014 graduates
Nov. 14Last day to submit thesis/dissertation to Graduate Study (520 ODH) for binding in fulfillment of degree requirements for fall 2014 graduates
Nov. 21Last day official withdrawal – 2nd half classes
Nov. 24Bill due date
Nov. 26Thanksgiving recess begins 10 p.m.
Dec. 1Classes resume 7:30 a.m.
TENTATIVE: De-registration from Winter 2014 classes (due to non-payment of past due balance)
Dec. 6Fall classes end 10 p.m.
Dec. 7Study day
Dec. 8-13Final exams (end at 10 p.m., Dec. 13)
Dec. 13Commencement – August 2014 and December 2014 degree graduates
Dec. 14Last day to resolve “I” grades from fall 2013
Dec. 15Grades due 5 p.m. 
Dec. 24Bill due date
Dec. 24 -
Jan. 2, 2015
University closed – holiday recess
Jan. 6, 2015Winter 2015 classes begin 7:30 a.m.

  

Fall 2014 Additional Information

  

Session

Begin
Date

End
Date

100% Refund

Last Day
Reg. W/O Permission

Last Day Late
Reg. W/Permission Online or In-Person

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

First Day
of "W"

Last Day
of "W"

Final Exams

Title IV
Return**

Grades Due
5 p.m.

1 - Full Term
16 weeks (66 days)
M-R (53 days)

Sept. 3
7:30 a.m.

Dec. 6
10 p.m.

Sept. 3-16

Sept. 10Sept. 16Sept. 16

Sept. 17

Nov. 4

Dec. 8, 7:30 a.m.
Dec. 13, 10 p.m.

Nov. 2

Dec.15

F - First Half
8 weeks (33 days)
M-R (26 days)

Sept. 3 
7:30 a.m.

Oct. 18

Sept. 3-10

Sept. 10None Sept. 10

Sept. 11

Oct. 7

Last Class

Sept. 29

Oct. 20

S -Second Half
8 weeks (33 days)
M-R (27 days)

Oct. 20
7:30 a.m.

Dec. 6

Sept. 3 - Oct. 27

Oct. 27

None

Oct. 27

Oct. 28

Nov. 21

Dec 8, 7:30 a.m.
Dec. 13, 10 p.m.

Nov. 21

Dec. 15
C - CompetencySept. 3
7:30 a.m.
Oct. 14
10 p.m.
Sept. 3-16Sept. 10Sept. 16 NASept. 17 Oct. 13 NA  NAOct. 16 


*Financial aid (ie. scholarships, grants, awards, Perkins Loans) is finalized based on the registered courses on the last day published to add and/or drop/withdraw from courses with a 100% tuition cancellation.  Courses added after the 100% tuition cancellation deadline are not considered for financial aid, scholarships, grants, awards, and Perkins Loans.  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. 

 

 

No student is required to take more than three examinations during any one day of the final examination period. Students who have more than two examinations scheduled during one calendar day during the final examination period may take their class schedules to the Dean’s Office in the College/School for assistance in arranging for an alternate time for the last of the three examinations.

Priority Registration

EARNED CREDIT HOURS/CLASS STANDING 2014 DATE(S)*
Graduate studentsMarch 24, 2014 
Second undergraduate degree studentsMarch 25, 2014
Seniors with 121 credits or moreMarch 25, 2014 
Seniors with 91 credits or moreMarch 26, 2014 
Juniors with 73 credits or moreMarch 27, 2014
Juniors with 56 credits or moreMarch 28, 2014
Sophomores with 42 credits or moreMarch 31, 2014
Sophomores with 28 credits or moreApril 1, 2014
Freshmen with 16 credits or moreApril 2, 2014
Freshmen with fewer than 16 credits April 3, 2014
Special graduate, non-matriculated, post-bachelor and guest students April 4, 2014