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.

Fall 2019

April 22 - May 3 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
June 12 - July 24 Registration for new, continuing and readmitted students.
July 30 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
Aug. 23 - 27 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Beginning Aug. 26, $25 late fee in effect for all students not yet registered. Payment due by 5 p.m. on Sept. 3.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due 5 p.m., Sept. 13.
Aug. 23 Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia.
Aug. 28 First class day.
Aug. 28 - Sept. 3 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due by Sept. 3 at 5:00 p.m.
(Note: Late fee increases to $50 on Sept. 4 and $200 on Sept. 14)
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due by Sept. 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Aug. 28 - Sept. 13
(First 12 class days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Aug. 28 - Sept. 3.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Sept. 4 - Sept. 13.
Sept. 3 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
Sept. 13 The Twelfth class day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund.
Payment for added classes due by 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 16 - 25 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Advisor and Graduate Dean required.
Sept. 26 - Dec. 9 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a "Q" or  "F," the Graduate Advisor, and the Graduate Dean.
Nov. 15 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
Nov. 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.
Dec. 6 Last day to submit final paperwork to Graduate School fo graduation.
Dec. 9 Last class day.
This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the fall semester.

 

Spring 2020

Oct. 28 - Nov. 8 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Nov. 12 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
Jan. 13 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Add/drops for registered and paid students.
Jan. 14 Registration for new & readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payments due by Jan. 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 15 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Payment due by Jan. 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 16 - 17 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Add bills dues by Jan. 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 21 First class day.
Jan. 21 - 24 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due by Jan. 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due by Feb. 5 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 21 - Feb. 5
(First 12 class days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Jan. 21 - Jan. 24.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 27 - Feb. 5.
Jan. 24 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
Jan. 27 - Feb. 5 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment for added classes due by 5:00 p.m.
Feb. 5 The Twelfth class day.
Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund.
Payment for added classes due by 5:00 p.m.
Feb. 6 - Feb. 17 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Advisor and Graduate Dean required.
Feb. 18 - May 8 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a "Q" or  "F," the Graduate Advisor, and the Graduate Dean.
April 17 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 27 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 8 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 2020

April 20 - May 1 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
May 5 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
May 26 - 28 Continued registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Add/drops for students who have paid.
June 2 - 3 Registration for all students (for all summer sessions).
Add/drops for students who have paid.
June 5 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m.
Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
July 10 Registration for students enrolling for second session only.
Tuition and fees must be paid or zero bills confirmed by 5:00 p.m. on July 14.
July 13 Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration in research hours to dissertation hours.
July 31 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.

 

First Session - June 4 - July 9

June 4 - 5 Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration Fee.
June 8 - 9 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 9 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
June 10 - 17 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty.
June 24 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC.
July 9 Last class day. Last day to drop first session courses.
Aug.14 Last day to withdraw.

 

Nine Week Session - June 4 - July 28

June 4 - 5 Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration Fee.
June 8 - 9 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 9 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
June 10 - 17 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty.
June 24 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC.
July 28 Last class day. Last day to drop nine-week courses.
Aug.14 Last day to withdraw.

 

Whole (Twelve Week) Session - June 4 - August 14

June 4 - 5 Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration Fee.
June 8 - 9 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
June 9 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
June 10 - 17 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty.
June 24 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC.
Aug.14 Last class day. Last day to withdraw or drop whole session courses.

 

Second Session - July 13 - August 14

July 13 - 14 Web Add/Drops, $25 Late Registration Fee.
July 15 - 16 Departmental Add/Drops, $50 Late Registration Fee.
July 16 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 p.m.
July 17 - 24 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty.
July 31 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC.
Aug.14 Last class day. Last day to withdraw or drop second session courses.