College of Liberal Arts: Dean's Office: Links for Faculty

University of Central Oklahoma
Fall 2016 Deadlines to Remember

Note: Web Deadlines in RED

 Intersession and Intrasession Classes:  In order to receive any refund and avoid having a "W" on your transcript, you must drop an intersession class on or before the first day of class.   Each intersession will also have its unique last day to drop with a "W" based on the length of the course.

Click here for Intersession and Intrasession (short courses) add/drop deadlines

16-Week Session

12-Week  Sessions
 and Success Central

Block I

Block II

August 22
to December 16

August 22
to November 6

August 22
to October 12

October 13
to December 16
 

Early Enrollment Ends in Person in NUC 124 

August 19

August 19 August 19 August 19

Early Enrollment Ends on the Web

August 21
August 21
August 21
August 21

Last day to completely withdraw via the WEB - 8 AM

August 22
August 22
August 22
August 22
Please Note:   After 8 am August 18, students completely withdrawing (dropping their last class) must do so in person at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Room 124 in the Nigh University Center.

Late Enrollment 

August 22-26 August 22-26 August 22-24 August 22-October 17

Classwork Begins

August 22

August 22
August 22
October 13

First Day for Grade of W for Complete Withdrawals 

September 6

September 1

August 29

October 20

First Day for Grade of W when dropping an individual course 

September 6

September 1

August 29

October 20

ENROLLMENT/ADD/DROP DEADLINES:

Last Day for Enrollments:

. . to apply for Fall Graduation (Bachelors Degrees) 

July 1, 2016

$25.00 late application fee for Bachelors degrees begins

July 2, 2016

. . to apply for Fall Graduation (Masters Degrees)

September 15, 2016

$25.00 late application fee for Masters degrees begins

September 16, 2016

. . to ENROLL or ADD classes via the WEB

Midnight, August 26

Midnight, August 26

Midnight, August 24

Midnight, October 17

. . to ENROLL or ADD classes in person

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 24

5 pm, October 17

. . to change from Undergraduate to Graduate credit

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 24

5 pm, October 17

. . to change from Audit to Credit

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 26

5 pm, August 24

5 pm, October 17

Labor Day - Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed - Monday, September 5

Last Day for No-Record Drops and Refunds:

. . to Drop an individual class w/o a grade in person

5 pm, September 2 5 pm, August 31 5 pm, August 26

5 pm, October 19

. . for any refund when Dropping a class in person 5 pm, September 2 5 pm, August 31 5 pm, August 26 5 pm, October 19 . . to Drop an individual class w/o a grade via the WEB Midnight, September 5
Midnight, August 31
Midnight, August 28 Midnight, October 19

. . for any refund when DROPPING a class via the WEB

Midnight, September 5
Midnight, August 31
Midnight, August 28 Midnight, October 19

Click here for Intersession and Intrasession (short courses) drop deadlines

Fall Break - Classes Dismissed, (Offices Open Thursday & Friday),
Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23

Last Day for Drops with a W Grade:

. . to change from Credit to Audit

5 pm, November 4

5 pm, October 17

5 pm, September 28

5 pm, November 22

. . to change from Graduate to Undergraduate credit

5 pm, November 4

5 pm, October 17 5 pm, September 28 5 pm, November 22

. . to DROP an Individual course in person

5 pm, November 4 5 pm, October 17 5 pm, September 28 5 pm, November 22

. . to WITHDRAW from ALL COURSES in person

5 pm, November 4 5 pm, October 17 5 pm, September 28 5 pm, November 22

. . to DROP an Individual course via the web

Midnight, November 6
Midnight,
October 17
Midnight,  September 28 Midnight,
November 22

Click here for Intersession and Intrasession (short courses) drop deadlines

Thanksgiving - Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed,
Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27

Fee Payment/Refund Deadlines:

Fee Payment Due Date for ALL Courses

August 19

August 19

August 19

August 19

First Day for Late Enrollment fee of $40

August 22

August 22

August 22

August 22

Last Day for 100% refund on COMPLETE WITHDRAWALS

September 2

August 31

August 26

October 19

End of Term:

Classwork Ends

December 9 November 11 October 11

December 9

Final Examinations

December 12-16

November 11

October 12

December 12-16

Semester Ends

December 16 December 16 December 16

December 16

Grades Due from faculty via the WEB by 12 Noon

Monday,
December 19

November 15 October 17

Monday,
December 19

Grades Posted to Transcript, Available to Students, after 5 pm

December 19

November 15

October 17

December 19

Undergraduate Degrees Posted on Transcripts, Available to Students

December 21

December 18

December 18

December 21

Required Syllabi Elements

Do your syllabi include the necessary elements? Make sure. Check out the Required Syllabus Elements and Definitions.Getting dinged on your syllabi review.

Use the syllabus evaluation sheet to make sure you've got all the required elements.

Be sure to attach the CURRENT Student Information Sheet and Syllabus Attachment.

OGA Updates Visiting Scholar Invitation Process

The Office of Global Affairs has launched an updated page to provide information on the requirements for inviting a J-1 scholar or researcher. For information on the process, visit the OGA website.

Travel Goes Online

Last year, UCO changed over to an online module for travel. With this change, our office will no longer accept travel paperwork. You must complete the training before you will be able to complete any travel requests online. Please use the link below for online sessions to learn how to use the travel module. 

Online Travel Training

Once you have completed your training you can use the following link to reach the Travel Module:

Travel & Expense Module

A couple of items you will need to know when you are preparing your online travel paperwork:

Revised Faculty Handbook Available

Read the 2015-16 edition of the UCO Faculty Handbook.

A list of substantive changes from the previous edition are provided for quick review.

Suggestions for future edits or additions should be directed to Charlotte Simmons, Ph.D., facilitator of the Faculty Handbook Editorial Board, at cksimmons@uco.edu.

Sample Incident Report Template Released

As a faculty member, you may be required to respond to a student, visitor or a faculty or staff member in need of assistance. In case of such an incident, the College of Liberal Arts needs to be able to document the incident and what assistance was provided. If you encounter an incident, please submit an incident report to the Dean's Office. The Incident Report Template should help you provide all the necessary information.

Updated Map and Classroom Capacity and Equipment Chart

A new map of the rooms in the Liberal Arts building is available here. A chart showing what equipment is available in those rooms and the occupancy limit of each room is available here.

Copy Center Guidelines

The LA Copy Center has provided guidelines to assist you in your copying, scanning and printing needs. Please be sure to review them. You can find them in the Policies and Guidelines section of the Forms and Documents page.

Revised Department Room Assignments

The listing of rooms available for departments in the College of Liberal Arts has been modified. Check out the new room assignments here.

Faculty Exchange Policy

The College of Liberal Arts has exchange opportunities with colleges and universities all over the world. This program has not only allowed visiting scholars to share their knowledge with our students but has also enabled UCO faculty to experience educational programs and interact with students across the globe.

Review the new Faculty Exchange Policy and see the listing of exchange opportunities available to CLA faculty.

Review the latest copyright policy.


College of Liberal Arts Initiatives - What You Need To Know

The College of Liberal Arts continues to set the standard for dedication, innovation and scholarship. We prepare students to succeed in a diverse and ever‐changing world. We also face unique challenges.

The College of Liberal Arts Initiatives document offers details on what we are doing and what the future holds.


Schedule Build Information Updated

Administrative assistants may be pleased to discover that the Schedule Build information pages have been updated and include up-to-date listings of technology resources available in each classroom.

Check out the new pages.


Proposed Mission Vision Statement Released

The Liberal Arts Alignment Task Force has produced a draft report outlining Liberal Arts' academic mission, vision, and goals.

You may read the report and the statements here.


New Study Tour Oversight Council Policy

In order to facilitate the oversight of, guidance to and advocacy for study tours and similar field experiences that are led by Liberal Arts College faculty, the College establishes a Liberal Arts Study Tour Oversight Council (LA STOC). The voting members shall be faculty of the College experienced in leading study tours and a representative from the Dean's Office.

Review the new policy.



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