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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
    Last Day to Apply for Fall Graduation (No Applications after this date) September 2
    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 Emlployees Using a Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants Decemeber 13
    Graduation Rehearsal TBD
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized
    December 18

  • Spring 2021 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Spring 2021 Admissions October 1 
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Spring 2021 Admissions November 1
    Advisement and Registration January 15
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No Classes  January 18
    Classes Begin  January 19
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee)  January 19
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class February 1
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade February 1
    Last day to Apply for Spring Graduation (No Applications after this date) February 2
    THESIS/DISSERTATION FORMATTING WORKSHOPS via ZOOM - contact the Library regarding workshop schedule and one-on-one assistance Online 
    Graduate Education Week March 8 - 12
    Research Day Abstracts Due March 10
    SPRING BREAK March 15-19
     Advisement for Summer and Fall 2021 March 29 - April 2
    Good Friday Holiday - No Classes; Offices Closed April 2
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"  April 2
    Last Day to Submit Exception Form to Walk in Commencement April 2
    Preregistration for Summer & Fall Begins April 5
    College of Graduate Studies Info Session "Careers and Coffee" FREE COFFEE @ SWOOPS in the UC  11:00-12:00 April 6
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense April 9
    College of Graduate Studies Info Sessions:  University Center Multipurpose Room at 11:00 and 3:00 April 14
    Last Day to Submit Committee-Approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest April 16
    Last Day to Submit Signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval April 16
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions April 26
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation April 30
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) April 30
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating in May  April 30
    Last Day of Classes  April 30
    Final Exam Week May 3 - 6
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized.
    May 7
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Summer Only May 10

  • Summer 2021 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Summer 2021 Admissions    March 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Summer 2021 Admissions     May 1
    Registration  May 21
    Classes Begin (First and Full Terms)  May 24
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) May 25
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (First Term)  May 26
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (Full Term) May 30
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade (First Term) May 30
    Holiday- Memorial Day (No Classes; Offices Closed) May 31
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Full Term) June 6
    Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation  June 7
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (First Term)
    June 15
    Last Day of Classes (First Term) June 23
    Study Day - No Classes June 24
    Final Exams (First Term) June 25
    Classes Begin (Second Term) June 28
    Registration (Second Term) June 28
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) June 29
    Last Day to Register and Add a Course (Second Term) June 30
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense July 2
     Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Second Term) July 4
    Independence Day (observed) NO Classes; Offices Closed July 5
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Full Term) July 9
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation July 9
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval July 9
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Second Term) July 20
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver    
    and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - FALL
    July 22
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos Required for Graduation  July 27
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students)  July 27
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" Grades if Graduating  July 27
    Last Day of Classes (Second and Full Terms)   July 27
    Study Day - No Classes   July 28
    Final Exams (Second & Full Term) July 29-30
    Graduation
    Details have not been finalized
    July 31

 

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