Fall Semester 2017

Aug 24,
8 a.m.

New Graduate Student Orientation, Mandatory
Location, Leon Johnson 339
Invitations by email and on Orientation Website
Continental Breakfast from 8-8:30

Aug 25,
8 a.m.

GTA Orientation for new GTA's
Location, Leon Johnson 339
Continental Breakfast from 8-8:30

Aug 28

Classes begin. 1-credit extension deadline

Last day for non-degree applications to be submitted

Sept 4

Labor Day (no classes; offices closed)

Sept 20

Last day for graduate students to file "Graduation Application"

Oct 1

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

Nov 10

Veteran's Day (no classes; offices closed)

Nov 22-24

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes from Nov. 22-24.  Offices are open on Nov. 22, but are closed Nov. 23-24.

Nov 27

Last day for master’s and doctoral comprehensive examination or thesis/dissertation defense if student plans to graduate Fall 2017

Nov 27

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

Dec 8

Last day of classes

Dec 11-15

Final examinations

Dec 15

Fall semester ends. Last day to withdraw graduation application.

Dec 16

Commencement

 

Spring Semester 2018

Jan 8

8 a.m. 

New Graduate Student Orientation, mandatory
Location: 346 Leon Johnson
Invitations and RSVP on Orientation Website
Continental Breakfast from 8-8:30

Jan 9

8 a.m.

GTA Orientation for new GTA's
Location: 346 Leon Johnson
Invitations and RSVP on Orientation Website
Continental Breakfast from 8-8:30, lectures start at 8:30am

Jan 10

Classes begin. 1-credit extension deadline

Last day for non-degree applications to be submitted

Jan 15

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 "Graduation Application"

Feb 19

President's Day Holiday (no classes; offices closed)

Mar 12-16

Spring Break (no classes), Offices Open

March 30

University Day holiday (no classes); Offices open

Apr 17

Last day for master’s and doctoral comprehensive examination or thesis/dissertation defense if student plans to graduate Spring 2017

Apr 17

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

April 27

Last day of classes

Apr 30 - May 4

Final Examinations

May 4

Spring Semester ends. Last day to withdraw graduation application.

May 5

Commencement

 

Summer Session 2018

May 14

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

May 14

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

May 28

Memorial Day holiday (no classes; offices closed)

June 10

Last day for graduate students to file "Graduation Application"

July 4

Independence Day holiday observed (no classes; offices closed)

July 17

Last day for master’s and doctoral comprehensive examination or thesis/dissertation defense if student plans to graduate Summer 2017

July 17

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

Aug 3

Last day of semester. Classes end for 12 week and second 6 week, Last day to withdraw graduation application.