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College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Calendar

  • Fall 2022 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Fall 2022 Admissions May 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Fall 2022 Admissions July 1
    Advisement and Registration August 17
    Classes Begin August 18
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) August 18
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class August 31
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade August 31
    Labor Day Holiday (No Classes and Offices Closed) September 5
    Fall Break ( No Classes; Offices Open) October 10-11
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop, Tech Pride Room, 10:00 & 4:00 Sept 27
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop, Tech Pride Room, 3:00 Sept 28
    Graduate Studies Information Session, 11:00, Tech Pride Room Oct 25
    Graduate Studies Information Session, 3:00, Tech Pride Room Oct 26
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" October 28
    Advisement for Spring 2022 November 1-5
    Preregistration for Spring 2023 Begins November 14
    Last Day to Submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement November 14
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense November 11
    Last Day to Submit Committee-Approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest November 18
    Last Day to Submit Signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval November 18
    Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed) November 23-25
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions December 2
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation December 2
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) December 2
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating in December December 2
    Last Day of Classes December 2
    Final Exam Week December 5-8
    Graduation
    Noon Ceremony
    College of Graduate Studies
    College of Engineering
    College of Fine Arts
    College of Interdisciplinary Studies
    Whitson-Hester School of Nursing
    3 p.m. Ceremony
    College of Graduate Studies
    College of Agriculture & Human Ecology
    College of Arts and Sciences
    College of Business
    College of Education

    **All graduate students will participate in the appropriate ceremony for their degree-granting college (for example, MBA graduates will participate in the ceremony with the College of Business).
    December 9
    Spring 2023 Course Selection for State Employees Using a Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants December 12

    GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINES

    Summer January 1
    Fall June 1
    Spring September 1

  • Spring 2022 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Spring 2022 Admissions October 1 
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Spring 2022 Admissions November 1
    Advisement and Registration January 7
    Classes Begin January 10
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) January 10
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No Classes, Offices Closed January 17
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class January 23
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade January 23
    Last Day to Apply for Summer 2022 Graduation February 1
    THESIS/DISSERTATION FORMATTING WORKSHOPS via ZOOM - contact the Library regarding workshop schedule and one-on-one assistance Online 
    Graduate Education Week TBD
    Graduation Fair - RUC Multipurpose Room 2nd Floor March 1: 10:00am - 5:00pm

    March 2: 10:00am - 2:00pm
    SPRING BREAK -  No Classes, Offices Open March 14-18
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"  March 25
     Advisement for Summer and Fall 2022 March 28 - April 1
    Preregistration for Summer & Fall Begins April 4
    Last Day to Submit Exception Form to Walk in Commencement April 8
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense April 8
    Good Friday Holiday - No Classes; Offices Closed April 15
    Last Day to Submit Committee-Approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest April 15
    Last Day to Submit Signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval April 15
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Summer Only April 25
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions April 29
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation April 29
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) April 29
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating in May  April 29
    Last Day of Classes  April 29
    Final Exam Week May 2-5
    Graduation
    9:00 a.m.
    College of Graduate Studies 
    College of Arts & Sciences 
    College of Education
    College of Interdisciplinary Studies
    Whitson-Hester School of Nursing
    2:00 p.m.
    College of Graduate Studies 
    College of Agriculture & Human Ecology
    College of Business
    College of Engineering
    College of Fine Arts 

    May 6

    Times not finalized

    Grades Due May 9

    GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINES

    Summer January 1
    Fall June 1
    Spring September 1

  • Summer 2022 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Summer 2022 Admissions    March 1
    Registration April 4
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Summer 2022 Admissions     May 1
    Classes Begin (First and Full Terms)  May 23
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) May 24
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (First Term)  May 25
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (Full Term) May 29
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade (First Term) May 29
    Holiday- Memorial Day (No Classes; Offices Closed) May 30
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Full Term) June 5
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (First Term)
    June 14
    Last Day of Classes (First Term) June 22
    Study Day - No Classes (First & Full Terms) June 23
    Final Exams (First Term) June 24
    Classes Begin (Second Term) June 27
    Registration (Second Term) June 29
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) June 30
    Last Day to Register and Add a Course (Second Term) June 29
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense July 1
     Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Second Term) July 3
    Independence Day (observed) NO Classes; Offices Closed July 4
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Full Term) July 8
    Last Day to Submit Committee-Approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest July 8
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions July 22
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval July 8
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Second Term) July 19
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver    
    and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - FALL
    July 21
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos Required for Graduation  July 26
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students)  July 26
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating  July 26
    Last Day of Classes (Second and Full Terms)   July 26
    Study Day - No Classes   July 27
    Final Exams (Second & Full Term) July 28-29
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized
    July 29
    Grades Due August 1

    GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINES

    Summer February 1
    Fall June 1
    Spring September 1

 

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