Dates & Deadlines

 

Summer Session 2014

May 12

First 6 week and 12 week sessions, classes begin. 1-credit extension deadline

May 15

Last day for international applications for fall semester (if this is different than your department, follow your department's date)

May 26

Memorial Day holiday (no classes; offices closed)

June 10

Last day for graduate students to file "Application for Advanced Degree"

July 4

Independence Day holiday observed (no classes; offices closed)

July 14

Last day for master's comprehensive or doctoral examination

July 14

Last day for approval of thesis, dissertation, or professional paper (if professional paper is submitted to the library) by formatting advisor.   

Aug 1

Last day of semester; classes end for 12 week and second 6 week, Last day to withdraw application for advanced degree

 
Fall Semester 2014

Aug 21
8:30 am - noon

New Graduate Student Orientation, mandatory, Leon Johnson 339

Leon Johnson 339: New Graduate Student Orientation (invitations by email in July) Continental breakfast from 8:30-9:30 a.m. followed by lectures starting at 9:30a.m.

Aug 22
8:30am - noon

GTA Orientation, Leon Johnson 346
(For GTAs teaching this semester who have not previously attended a GTA orientation or are not already taking an intensive GTA training within their own program)

Leon Johnson 346: New Graduate Teaching Orientation. Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. followed by lectures starting at 8:45am.

Aug 25

Classes begin 1-credit extension deadline

Sept 1

Labor Day (no classes; offices closed)

Sept 20

Last day for graduate students to file "Application for Advanced Degree"

Oct 1

Last day for international applications for spring semester (if this is different than your department, follow your department's date)

Nov 11

Veteran's Day holiday (no classes; offices closed)

Nov 17

Last day for master's comprehensive or doctoral final examination

Nov 17

Last day for approval of thesis, dissertation, or professional paper (if professional paper is submitted to the library) by formatting advisor.  

Nov 26-28

Thanksgiving holiday (no classes; offices closed)

Dec 5

Last day of classes

Dec 8-12

Final examinations

Dec 12

Fall semester ends, Last day to withdraw application for advanced degree

Dec 13

Commencement

 

Spring Semester 2015

TBD

New Graduate Student Orientation 8:30 -noon. Lunch 12-1:30

TBD

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Orientation (mandatory for all GTAs teaching this semester who have not previously attended the GTA orientation) 1:30-4:30

Jan 14

Instruction begins, 1-credit extension deadline

Jan 19

Martin Luther King holiday (no classes; offices closed)

Feb 1

Last day for international applications for summer semester (if this is different than your department, follow your department's date)

Feb 5

Last day for graduate students to file "Application for Advanced Degree"

Feb 16

President's Day holiday (no classes)

Mar 9-13

Spring Break (no classes), Offices Open

Apr 3

University Day holiday (no classes); Offices open

Apr 21

Last day for master's comprehensive or doctoral examination

Apr 21

Last day for approval of thesis, dissertation, or professional paper (if professional paper is submitted to the library) by formatting advisor 

May 1

Last day of classes

May 4-8

Final Examinations

May 8

Spring Semester Ends, Last day to withdraw application for advanced degree

May 9

Commencement