Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates for Fall Semester 2017
August 28 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
September 4 Labor Day - Classes in Session
September 11
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for December Graduation and Certificate Completion
November 3 Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W"
November 13 Fall Break
November 17
  • Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W"
  • Thesis draft copy is due to the Graduate College Editor, electronically for review
November 18-26 Thanksgiving Break
November 27 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
December 8
  • Last Day of Classes
  • Students Planning to Graduate Fall 2017. All information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report and Thesis defense report.
December 11-14 Final Examinations
December 14 Electronically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository
December 15 Hooding Ceremony
December 16 Commencement
Important Dates for Wintermester 2018
December 19 Classes Begin
December 20 Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
December 22
  • Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
January 12 Last day of Classes/Exams

 

Important Dates for Spring Semester 2018
January 15 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
January 16 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
January 30
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for May Graduation and Certificate Completion
March 3-11 Spring Break
March 12 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
March 30

Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W"

April 13 Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W"
April 23 Thesis draft copy is due to the Graduate College Editor, electronically for review
April 27
  • Last Day of Classes
  • Students Planning to Graduate Spring 2018: All information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report and Thesis defense report
Tuition Deadline

Summer tuition deadline* (exception - Summer II)

April 30-May 3 Final Examinations
May 4 Hooding Ceremony
May 5 Commencement
May 25 Electronically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository
Important Dates for Maymester 2018
May 14 Classes Begin
May 16
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
  • Last day to Add/Drop 
  • Last day to change P/F or Audit options
May 24 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
May 25 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 28 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 1 Classes End
June 2 Final Exams
July 30 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer I Semester 2018
May 14 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 18
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
May 25 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 28 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 1 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
June 14 Last Day of Classes
June 15-16 Final Examinations
July 30 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer II 2018
June 25 Classes Begin
June 29
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
  • Last day to Add/Drop for GR students
  • Last day to change P/F or Audit options
July 4 Independence Day - No classes
July 6 Thesis draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor, electronically for review
July 13 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grde of "W"
July 26 Classes end
July 27 Electronically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository
July 27-28 Final Exams
Electronically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository
Important Dates for Summer III Semester 2018
May 14 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 25
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 28 Memorial Day - No Classes
July 4 Independence Day - No Classes
July 6 Thesis draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor, electonically for review
June 27 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
July 26 Last Day of Classes
July 27 Electonically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository
July 27-28 Final Examinations
July 30 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Augustmester 2018
July 30 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
August 1
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
August 10 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
August 17 Last Day of Classes/Exams