Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates for Fall Semester 2019
August 26 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
September 2 Labor Day - Classes in Session
September 9
  • 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 11 Fall Break
TBA Registration for Spring and Summer semesters begin.
November 1 Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W"
November 15
  • 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 23- December 1 Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
December 6
  • 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 9-12 Final Examinations
December 12 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
December 13 Hooding Ceremony
December 14 Commencement
Important Dates for Wintermester 2019-2020
December 17 Classes Begin
December 20
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes 
 
  • Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options
  • Census Date
January 2 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
January 17 Last day of Classes/Exams
Important Dates for Spring Semester 2020
January 20 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
January 21 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
February 4
  • 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 7-15 Spring Break
March 16 Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
April 3

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

April 17 Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W"
May 1 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
May 1
  • 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 4-May 7 Final Examinations
May 8 Hooding Ceremony
May 9 Commencement
May 22 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor. Electronically submitted through the McConnell Library Repository.
Important Dates for Maymester 2020
May 18 Classes Begin
May 20
  • 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 20 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 29 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
June 5 Classes End
June 6 Final Exams
August 3 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer I Semester 2020
May 18 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 20 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 22
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 5 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
June 18 Last Day of Classes
June 19-20 Final Examinations
August 3 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Summer II 2020
June 29 Classes Begin
July 3 Independence Day - No classes
July 3
  • 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 3 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 17 Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
July 24 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 30 Classes end
July 31-August 1 Final Exams
Important Dates for Summer III Semester 2020
May 18 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 25 Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
May 29
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
July 1 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
July 3 Independence Day - No Classes
July 3 Thesis/Dissertation draft copy is due to Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 24 Thesis/Dissertation final copy is due to the Graduate College Editor.  Electronically submitted for review through the McConnell Library Repository.
July 30 Last Day of Classes
July 31-August 1 Final Examinations
August 3 Degrees Conferred
Important Dates for Augustmester 2020
July 27 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
July 29
  • Census Date
  • Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
August 7 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
August 14 Last Day of Classes/Exams