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College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Calendar

  • Fall 2021 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Fall 2021 Admissions May 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Fall 2021 Admissions July 1
    Advisement and Registration August 18
    Classes Begin August 19
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) August 19
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class September 1
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade September 1
    Labor Day Holiday (No Classes and Offices Closed) September 6
    Fall Break ( No Classes; Offices Open) October 11-12
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop  Online
    Graduate Studies Information Session, 11am-12pm, RUC Multipurpose Room 286 TBD
    Graduate Studies Information Session, 11am-12pm, RUC Multipurpose Room 286 TBD
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" October 29
    Advisement for Spring 2022 November 1-5
    Preregistration for Spring 2022 Begins November 8
    Last Day to Submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement November 19
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense November 19
    Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes; Offices Open Wednesday Only) November 24-26
    Last Day to Submit Committee-Approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest November 26
    Last Day to Submit Signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval November 26
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions December 8
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation December 8
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) December 8
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating in December December 8
    Last Day of Classes December 8
    Final Exam Week December 10-15
    Spring 2022 Course Selection for State Employees Using a Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants December 13
    Graduation Rehearsal TBD
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized
    December 17

    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
    THESIS/DISSERTATION FORMATTING WORKSHOPS via ZOOM - contact the Library regarding workshop schedule and one-on-one assistance Online 
    Graduate Education Week TBD
    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 2021 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
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Summer 2022 Admissions     May 1
    Registration  May 23
    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 22
    Final Exams (First Term) June 24
    Classes Begin (Second Term) June 27
    Registration (Second Term) June 27
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) June 28
    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 26
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval July 15
    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 29- ?
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized
    TBD
    Grades Due TBD

    GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINES

    Summer January 1
    Fall June 1
    Spring September 1

 

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