College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Calendar

  • Fall 2019 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Fall 2019 Admissions May 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Fall 2019 Admissions July 1
    New Graduate Student Orientation (Derryberry Hall Auditorium)
    4 - 6:30pm
    August 19
    Advisement and Registration August 22-23
    Classes Begin August 26
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) August 26
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class September 1
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade September 8
    Last Day to Apply for Fall Graduation (No Applications after this date) September 9
    Fall Break October 14-15
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Derryberry Auditorium October 21  3:00
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop/ Derryberry Auditorium October 22 11:00
    College of Graduate Studies Info Session (Tech Pride Room) 3pm October 23
    College of Graduate Studies Info Sessions (Tech Pride Room) 11am and 3pm October24     
    Advisement for Spring 2020 November 4-8
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" November 8
    Last Day to submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement November 8
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense November 8
    Preregistration for Spring 2020 begins November 11
    Last Day to Submit Committee-approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest November 15
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval November 15
    Last Day to Submit final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions December 2
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation December 6
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) December 6
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating in December December 6
    Last Day of Classes December 6
    Final Exam Week December 9-12
    Graduation Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m. at Hooper Eblen Center December 12
    Graduation
    9:30 a.m. - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Whitson-Hester School of Nursing
    2:00 p.m. - College of Agriculture and Human Ecology, College of Business, College of Education
    December 14
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Spring December 19

  • Spring 2020 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Spring 2020 Admissions October 1 
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Spring 2020 Admissions November 1
    Advisement and Registration January 16-17
    New Graduate Student Orientation - 4-6:30 (Derryberry Hall Auditorium)  TBD
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No Classes  January 20
    Classes Begin  January 21
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee)  January 21
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class January 27
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade February 3
    Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation (No Applications after this date) February 3
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 3:30 - 5:00 pm TBD
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 6 - 7:30 pm TBD
    SPRING BREAK March 16-20
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 4:30 - 6 pm TBD
     Advisement for Summer and Fall 2020  March 30-31 April 1-3
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" April 3
    Last Day to submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement April 3
    Preregistration for Summer & Fall Begins April 6
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense April 10
    Last Day to Submit Committee-approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest April 17
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval April 17
    Last Day to Submit final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions April 27
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation May 1
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) May 1
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating in May  May 1
    Last Day of Classes May 1
    Final Exam Week May 4 - 7
    Graduation Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m. at Hooper Eblen Center May 7
    Graduation 
    9:30 a.m. - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Interdisciplinary 
    Studies, Whitson-Hester School of Nursing 
    2:00 p.m. - College of Agriculture and Human Ecology, College of Business and College 
    of Education
     May 9
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Summer Only May 11

  • Summer 2020 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Summer 2020 Admissions  February 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Summer 2020 Admissions  May 1
    Registration  May 29
    Classes Begin (First and Full Terms)  June 1
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) June 3
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (First Term)  June 3 
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (Full Term)   June 7 
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (First Term)  June 8 
    Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation  June 8
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Full Term)  June 14  
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (First Term) 
    June 23 
    Last Day of Classes (First Term)  July 1 
     Study Day - No Classes July 3
    INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY July 4
     Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Second Term) July 8 
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense July 10
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation July 17
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval July 17
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"(Full Term) July 17
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver    
    and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - FALL
    July 27
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Second Term) July 28
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation  August 4
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) August 4
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating August 4
    Last Day of Classes (Second and Full Terms)   August 4 
    Study Day - No Classes   August 5 
    Final Exams (Second & Full Term) August 6-7 
    Graduation - Degrees Conferred - No Ceremony  August 8

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