Summer Session 2017

May 15

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

May 15

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

May 29

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 18

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

July 18

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

Aug 4

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

Fall Semester 2017

Aug 24, Time: 8 a.m.

New Graduate Student Orientation, Mandatory
Location, Leon Johnson 339

Invitations by email in July

Continental Breakfast followed lectures

Aug 25, Time: 8 a.m.

GTA Orientation
Location, Leon Johnson 346 and/or 339

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

Continental Breakfast followed lectures

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

Time: 8:30 am -12:00 pm

New Graduate Student Orientation, mandatory
Location: TBD

Invitations by email in December

Event specifics will be posted as they are determined

Jan 9

Time: 8 am - 12:30 pm

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Orientation (Mandatory for all GTAs teaching this semester who have not previously attended the GTA orientation or are not already taking an intensive GTA training within their program)

Location: TBD

Invitations by email in December

Event specifics will be posted as they are determined

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