Key Dates

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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 2022

Oct. 25-Nov. 5  Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
November 9 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
January 10 Registration for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Add/drop for students who have registered and paid.
January 11 Registration for new & readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payment due 5 p.m. on January 21.
January 12-14 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Bills due 5 p.m. on January 21.
January 18 First class day.
January 18-21 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due January 21.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due on February 2 by 5 p.m.
Jan. 18-Feb. 2
(First 12 class days) 
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed online from Jan. 18-Jan. 21
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 24-Feb. 2
January 21 Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration online to prevent cancellation.
Jan. 24-Feb. 2 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5 p.m. February 2.
February 2 The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add/drop a course with a refund,
Payment for added classes due by 5 p.m.
February 3-14 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty.
Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
April 15 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 22 Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for spring 2022.
April 25 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 final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.

 

Summer 2022

April 18 - April 29  Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
May 3 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
May 23 - May 25 Continued registration for continuing and readmitted students.
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 7 Tuition and fee payment 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 second session only. Tuition and fees must be paid or zero bills confirmed by 5 p.m. on July 14.
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. Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for summer 2022.
August 12 Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.

 

First Session - June 2- July 7

June 2 - 3 Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration Fee.
June 6 - 7 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 7 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5 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 Fee.
June 6 - 7 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 7 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5 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 nine-week 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 Fee.
June 6 - 7 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 7 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5 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 12

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

 

 Fall 2022

April 18 - April 29 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
June 8 - July 20 Registration for new, continuing and readmitted students.
July 26 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
August 18 - 21 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Beginning Aug. 19, $25 late fee in effect for all students not registered.
Payment due 5 p.m., Aug. 25
Add/drop for students who have registered and paid. Add bills due on Sept. 7 by 5 p.m.
August 19 Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia in the fall.
August 22 First class day.
August 22 -  25 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect.
(Note: Late fee increases to $50 on Aug. 26 and $200 on Sept. 8)
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due on Sept.7 by 5 p.m.
August 22 - September 7
(First 12 class days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed online from Aug. 22 - Aug. 25
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Aug. 26 - Sept. 7
August 25 Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
September 7 The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add/drop a course with a refund,
Payment for added classes due by 5 p.m.
September 8 - 19 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty.
Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
September 20 - December 5  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.
November 11 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
November 18 Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for fall 2022.
November 21 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.
December 2 Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.
December 5 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the fall semester.