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 GTAs
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. One-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 2018.

Apr 17

Last day for approval of thesis, dissertation, or professional paper (if the 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 and file for One-credit Extension.

May 5

Commencement

 

Summer Session 2018: Regardless of the summer session in which a degree candidate is

enrolled, their deadline is the same.

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. One-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 the student plans to graduate Summer 2018.

July 17

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

Aug 3

Last day of semester. Classes end for 12 week and second 6 week, Last day to withdraw Graduation Application and file for One-credit Extension.

Fall Semester 2018

Aug 23, 
8 a.m.

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

Aug 24, 
8 a.m.

GTA Orientation for new GTAs
Location, TBD
Continental Breakfast from 8-8:30

Aug 27

Classes begin. One-credit Extension deadline.

Last day for non-degree applications to be submitted.

Sept 3

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 12

Veteran's Day (no classes; offices closed)

Nov 21-23

Thanksgiving Holiday

No classes from Nov. 21-23.  Offices are open on Nov. 21, but are closed Nov. 22-23.

Nov 26

Last day for master’s and doctoral comprehensive examination or thesis/dissertation defense if the student plans to graduate Fall 2018.

Nov 26

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

Dec 7

Last day of classes

Dec 10-14

Final examinations

Dec 14

Fall semester ends. Last day to withdraw Graduation Application and file for One-credit Extension.

Dec 15

Commencement