Academic Calendar

Bradley University’s academic calendar consists of two fifteen-week semesters (fall and spring). A three-week interim (mid-May to mid-June), an eight-week summer session, and two five-week summer sessions (early June to mid-July and mid-July to mid-August) are also offered. A three-week January interim is also offered. (See “Academic Calendar.”)

Schedule of Classes

Bradley’s Schedule of Classes lists specific registration information on the courses to be offered and is available on the Bradley University Web site at


Bradley University uses a web-based registration system. Using their BUnetID available upon admission, students may register by visiting Instructions for online registration are included in the Schedule of Classes each semester (

Schedule Change After Registration

  • Once a student has registered, changes to that schedule (additions and deletions) may be made by using the online system. Instructions are outlined in the Schedule of Classes.
  • For all schedule changes after the deadlines for online registration, students must obtain the Late Add Request from the Registrar’s Office and follow the procedures outlined below.
  • To add a class(es), the signatures of the graduate coordinator (or, for business only, the associate dean of the College), the instructor of the added class, the department chair for the added class, and the dean of the Graduate School must be obtained.
  • Partial drops may be done online up until the last day for dropping classes outlined in the Schedule of Classes.
  • Graduate students who wish to withdraw from all classes in which they are registered must contact the Graduate School, 200 Bradley Hall.

This Catalog represents the University’s best effort to communicate information on academic programs, policies, rules, and regulations that were in effect at the time of its publication. Students should be aware that the University reserves the right to modify these programs, policies, rules, and regulations at any time within a student’s term of residence. The University’s policy is to provide notice of any such modifications sufficiently in advance of their implementation to ensure adjustments without undue inconvenience. Before pre-registering for any academic term, students should contact the administrative office of their academic department or college to verify the most current information.