Autumn 2020

Instructional Days and Holidays

Dates Description

August 19, 2020

Fall classes begin

Sept. 7, 2020

Labor Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed

Nov. 3, 2020

Election Day – no classes, office closed

Nov. 11, 2020

Veterans Day Observed – no classes, offices closed

Nov. 18, 2020

Last day of regular fall classes

Nov. 19-25, 2020

Fall Final Examinations

Registration, Adding and Dropping Classes

Dates Description

February 2020

Fall 2020 semester advising PINs and class schedule available.

March 9 – 13, 2020

Fall 2020 semester registration begins for continuing students according to class standing or special registration group.  See Priority Registration Timetable webpage for specifics.

March 14, 2020-Aug. 27, 2020

Open registration for Autumn 2020 continues on CyberBear through the 7th class day.

Aug. 18, 2020 (5 p.m.)

Day prior to start of classes:
Last day to withdraw from all classes without “W”s on transcript. See withdrawal refund policy linked below. Withdrawal forms available at the Student Accounts Office in the Lommasson Center or online.

Aug. 19, 2020

Fall 2020 classes begin.

Aug. 26, 2020

Residency reclassification requests for fall 2020 due, though they can be accepted up to the 15th class day.  Earlier submission is encouraged to allow time for review and correction or to turn in missing documents. Residency reclassifications may affect tuition and fee assessment.

Aug. 27, 2020 (5 p.m.)

Class Day 7:

Last day for students to add classes via CyberBear without consent of instructor.

Aug. 28 – Sept. 9, 2020

Instructors must approve all class adds via electronic override on CyberBear.

Sept. 9, 2020 (5 p.m.)

Class Day 15:

  • Last day to drop individual classes on CyberBear with refund
  • Last day to withdraw from (drop all courses) with a partial refund – Withdrawal Policy linked below.
  • Last day to add classes with electronic override on CyberBear.
  • Last day to change credits in variable credit courses & switch grade mode in CyberBear.
  • Last day to change grading option to or from audit.
  • Last day to buy or refuse UM’s student health insurance coverage.

Sept. 10, 2020

Any student not registered for at least one course (on schedule in CyberBear) must submit a Petition to Register & Pay After the Deadline. Petitions are reviewed weekly by committee and are not guaranteed approval.

Sept. 10–Oct. 21, 2020 (5 p.m.)

Through Class Day 45:

  • Course adds & drops require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.  $10 fee applies per add or drop.
  • A ‘W’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes.  No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts and grading options (except audit) on eligible courses using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.
  • Last day to submit a Petition to Reigster & Pay After the Deadline for this semester.

Oct. 5, 2020

Spring 2021 and Winter Session advising for priority registration begins.

Oct. 26 - 30, 2020

Spring 2021 and Winter Session priority registration begins for continuing students according to class standing. See priority registration page for the registration timetable.

Oct. 22–Nov. 18, 2020 (5 p.m.)

After Class Day 45:

  • Adds require instructor’s and advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link.  $10 fee applies.
  • Drops require instructor’s, advisor’s, and Dean’s approval via Course Add/Change/Drop link. $10 fee applies.
  • A ‘WP’ or ‘WF’ will appear on the transcript for dropped classes. No refunds.
  • Students can change variable credit amounts, or change grading options, (except audit) using the Course Add Change Drop link in Cyberbear.

Nov. 18, 2020

Last day of Autumn instruction and last day to withdraw from Spring semester (drop all classes) by 5 p.m.

Nov. 19-25, 2020

Finals week

Dec. 4, 2020

Grades post to CyberBear and to student transcripts on or around this date.

 

Semester Withdrawal Deadlines

Contact: 406-243-2223 or withdrawal@mso.umt.edu

PLEASE NOTE!

  • Withdrawal definition: Withdrawing from ALL courses in a semester.
  • WITHDRAWALS CANNOT BE DONE BY DROPPING ALL CLASSES ON CYBERBEAR.
  • Student must complete a Semester Withdrawal form.
  • Withdrawal forms must be RECEIVED by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline dates listed below to receive a refund of tuition & fees.

Withdrawal Deadlines

(Withdrawal on or before this date) Class Days Refund Percentage on Tuition & Fees (less $30 registration fee)

Aug. 18, 2020 - Tuesday by 5 p.m.

Prior to 1st Class Day

100%

Aug. 25, 2020 - Tuesday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 1-5

90%

Sept. 1, 2020 - Tuesday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 6-10

75%

Sept. 9, 2020 - Wednesday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 11-15

50%

On and after Sept. 10, 2020

After Class Day 15

0%

Graduation Application Deadlines