Key Dates


Key dates for graduate students are listed below. Defer to the Academic Calendar and Course Schedule produced by the Office of the Registrar for official registration and payment deadline information.

Spring 2016

Oct. 26 - Nov 6 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Nov. 10 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
Jan. 11 Add/drop for students who have registered and paid.
Jan. 12 Registration for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered.

Payment is due by 5 p.m. Jan. 22.
Jan. 13 Registration for continuing students who have not yet registered.

Payment due at 5 p.m. Jan. 22.
Jan. 14 - 15 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered.

Payment due at 5 p.m. Jan. 22.
Jan. 19 First class day.
Jan. 19 - 22

 
Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due by 5 p.m. Jan. 22.

Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due by 5 p.m. Feb. 3.
Jan. 19 - Feb. 3

First 12 class days
Delete drop period.

Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Jan. 19 - 22.

Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 25 - Feb. 3.  
Jan. 22 Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the web to prevent cancellation.
Jan. 25 - Feb. 3 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.

Payment due 5 p.m. Feb. 3
Feb. 3 The twelfth class day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund.

Payment for added classes due 5 p.m.
Feb. 4 - Feb. 15 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
Feb. 4 - May 6 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a "Q" or "F," the Graduate Adviser, and the Graduate Dean.
March 24 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
March 28 Last day to change grade status to or from the credit/no credit basis.

Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration to dissertation.
May 6 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the spring semester.

Last day to submit a master's report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation or treatise to the Graduate Dean.
May 21 Commencement (official graduation date).

 

Summer 2016

April 18 - April 29 Registration for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session.
May 3 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
May 24 - May 26 Continuted registration for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session.

Add/Drops for students who have paid.
May 31 - June 1 Registration for all students for all summer sessions.

Add/Drops for students who have paid.
June 3 Tuition payment is due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
July 8 Registration for students enrolling for the second term only. Tuition and fees must be paid or zero bills confirmed by 5:00 p.m. on July 12.
July 11 Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration in research hours to dissertation hours.
July 29 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.

First Session - June 2 - July 7

  • June 2-3    Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration
  • June 6-7    Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration
  • June 7       Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
  • June 8-15  Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
  • June 22     Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
  • July 7        Last Class Day. Last day to drop first session courses
  • August 12 Last day to withdraw

Nine Week Session - June 2 - July 26

  • June 2-3    Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration
  • June 6-7    Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration
  • June 7       Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
  • June 8-15  Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
  • June 22     Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
  • July 26      Last Class Day. Last day to drop first session courses
  • August 12 Last day to withdraw

Whole (Twelve Week) Session - June 2 - August 12

  • June 2-3    Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration
  • June 6-7    Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration
  • June 7       Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
  • June 8-15  Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
  • June 22     Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
  • August 12 Last Class Day. Last day to withdraw or drop whole session courses

Second Session - July 11 - August 26

  • July 11-12  Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration
  • July 13-14  Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration
  • July 14       Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
  • July 15-22  Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
  • July 29       Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC in second session courses
  • August 12  Last Class Day. Last day to withdraw or drop second session courses