Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates for Fall Semester 2018
August 27 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
September 3 Labor Day - Classes in Session
September 10
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for Fall Graduation and Certificate Completion
October 12 Fall Break
November 2 Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W"
November 16
  • Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W"
  • Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
November 17-25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
December 7
  • Last Day of Classes
  • Students Planning to Graduate Fall 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/Dissertation defense report.
December 10-13 Final Examinations
December 13 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
December 14 Hooding Ceremony
December 15 Commencement
Important Dates for Wintermester 2018-2019
December 18 Classes Begin
December 21 Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
 
  • Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options
  • Census Date
January 3 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
January 18 Last day of Classes/Exams
Important Dates for Spring Semester 2019
January 21 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
January 22 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
February 5
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation and Certificate Completion
March 9-17 Spring Break
March 18 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
April 5

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

April 19 Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W"
April 22 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
May 3
  • Last Day of Classes
  • Students Planning to Graduate Spring 2019: 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/Dissertation defense report
May 6-May 9 Final Examinations
May 10 Hooding Ceremony
May 11 Commencement
May 24 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor. Electronically submitted through the McConnell Library Repository.
Important Dates for Maymester 2019
May 20 Classes Begin
May 22
  • 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 22 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 27 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 31 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
June 7 Classes End
June 8 Final Exams
August 5 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer I Semester 2019
May 20 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 22 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 24
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
May 27 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 7 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
June 20 Last Day of Classes
June 21-22 Final Examinations
August 5 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer II 2019
July 1 Classes Begin
July 4 Independence Day - No classes
July 5
  • 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 5 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 19 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
July 26 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
August 1 Classes end
August 2-3 Final Exams
Important Dates for Summer III Semester 2019
May 20 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 22 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 27 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 31
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
July 3 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
July 4 Independence Day - No Classes
July 5 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 26 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
August 1 Last Day of Classes
August 2-3 Final Examinations
August 5 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Augustmester 2019
July 29 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
July 31
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
August 9 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
August 16 Last Day of Classes/Exams