Spring 2021

In accordance with the Office of the Provost's announcement on 10/7/2020, the dates below are adjusted. Please note, the spring 2021 semester date range is January 11, 2021 to April 30, 2021.

Instructional Days and Holidays

Dates

Description

November 30, 2020

Winter Session (3 weeks) classes begin

December 18, 2020

Last day of Winter Session & final exams

January 11, 2021

Spring Semester classes begin

January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – no classes, offices closed

February 15, 2021

Presidents’ Day – no classes, offices closed

March 4, 2021

Student Break – no classes

March 16, 2021

Student Break – no classes

April 2, 2021

Student Break – no classes

April 23, 2021

Last day of regular Spring classes

April 26 – 30, 2021

Spring Final Examinations

Registration, Adding and Dropping Classes

Dates

Description

Early October, 2020 

Spring Semester/Winter Session advising PINs and class schedule available.

October 26 – 30, 2020    

Spring Semester/Winter Session registration begins for continuing students according to class standing or special registration group.  See Priority Registration Timetable webpage for specifics.

October 31, 2020 -

January 20, 2021

Open registration for Spring semester continues on CyberBear through the 7th class day. 

**Winter Session open registration ceases December 2nd @ 5pm

November 27, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Last day to withdraw from all Winter Session classes without “W”s on transcript if not also registered for at least one Spring class. Withdrawal forms available at the Student Accounts Office or online.

November 30, 2020

Winter Session classes begin

December 2, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

  • Last day to drop individual Winter Session classes on CyberBear with refund/reduced bill + no “W” on transcript (only partial refund if not taking Spring classes; “W”s on transcript per Semester Withdrawal policy)
  • Last day to add Winter Session with electronic Registration Override
  • Last day to change Winter Session credits in variable credit courses & switch grade mode in CyberBear.
  • Last day to change Winter Session grading option to or from audit.

December 3 – 9, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Through Winter Session Day 8:

  • Winter Session 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.  Instructor & advisor approvals required.

December 10 – 17, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Winter Session Day 9 Through Last Day of Winter Session Instruction:

  • Winter Session course adds require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear. $10 fee applies per add.
  • Winter Session course drops require instructor’s, advisor’s, and Dean’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link in CyberBear.  $10 fee applies per drop.
  • A “WP” or “WF” 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.  Instructor & advisor approvals required.

December 17, 2020

(5:00 p.m.)

Last day of Winter Session instruction. 

Last chance to make registration changes or withdraw from Winter Session by 5pm.

December 18, 2020

Winter Session final exams

January 8, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

 

Friday prior to start of Spring classes: 

Last day to withdraw from all classes for Spring Semester without “W”s on transcript.   See withdrawal refund policy linked below.  Withdrawal forms available at the Student Accounts Office or online.

January 11, 2021

Spring 2021 classes begin

January 15, 2021

 

Residency reclassification requests for Spring 2021 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.

January 20, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

Spring Class Day 7:

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

January 20 – February 1, 2021

Instructors must approve all class adds via electronic Registration Override on CyberBear.

February 1, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

Spring 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.

February 2, 2021

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.  Due by 45th Class Day.

February 2 –

March 18, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

Through Spring 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 Register & Pay After the Deadline for this semester.

February 15, 2021

Autumn 2021 advising for priority registration begins.

March 8, 2021

Autumn 2021 priority registration begins for continuing students according to class standing. See priority registration page for the registration timetable.

NOTE: The course schedule is still subject to change. Check your planned schedule the evening before your priority registration day to catch last minute course adjustments.

March 19 –

April 23, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

After Spring Class Day 45:

  • Adds require instructor’s & advisor’s approval using the Course Add/Change/Drop link.  $10 fee applies.
  • Drops require instructor’s, advisor’s, & 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.

April 23, 2021

(5:00 p.m.)

Last day of Spring instruction

Last chance to make registration changes or to withdraw from Spring Semester (drop all classes)

April 26 - 30, 2021

Spring Semester final exams week

May 7, 2021

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)

January 8, 2021 - Friday by 5 p.m.

Prior to 1st Class Day

100%

January 15, 2021 - Friday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 1-5

90%

January 25, 2021 - Monday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 6-10

75%

February 1, 2021 - Monday by 5 p.m.

Class Day 11-15

50%

On and after February 2, 2021

After Class Day 15

0%

Graduation Application Deadlines