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 2018

Oct. 30 - Nov. 10 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
November 14 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
January 8 Registration for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered. 
Add/drops for registered and paid students. 
January 9 Registration for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payment due by Jan. 19 at 5 pm.
January 10 Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Payment due by Jan. 19 at 5 pm.
January 11 - 12 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Bills due by Jan. 19 at 5 pm.
January 16 First class day.
January 16 - 19 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due by Jan. 19 by 5 pm.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due by Jan. 31 by 5 pm.
January 16 - 31
(First 12 Class Days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Jan. 16 - 19.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 22 - 31.
January 19 Tuition and fee payment due by 5 pm. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
January 22 - 31 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect. Payment due by Jan. 31 at 5 pm.
January 31 The twelfth class day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund. Payment for added classes due by 5 pm.
February 1 - 12 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
February 12 - May 4 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 12 - 16 Spring Break
March 22 Last day to apply for a graduate degree (allowed until April 13).
April 2 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. (Both allowed until April 23).
May 4 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 Graduate School for graduation.
May 19 Official graduation date. 

 

Summer 2018

April 16 - 27 Registration for continuing and readmitted students
May 1 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
May 29 - 31 Continued registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Add/drops for students who have paid.
June 5 - 6 Registration for all students (for all summer sessions).
Add/Drops for students who have paid.
June 8 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 pm.
Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
July 13 Registration for students enrolling for second session only.
July 16 Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration in research hours to dissertation hours.
July 17 Tuition and fees must be paid or zero bills confirmed by 5:00 pm.
August 3 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.

 

Summer 2018 - First Session - June 7 - July 12

June 7 - 8 Web Add/drops, $25 Late Registration Fee
June 11 - 12 Departmental Add/drops, $50 Late Registration Fee
June 12 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 pm
June 13 - 20 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
June 27 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
July 12 Last class day. Last day to drop first session courses
August 17 Last day to withdraw

 

Summer 2018 - Nine Week Session - June 7 - July 31

June 7 - 8 Web Add/drops, $25 Late Registration Fee
June 11 -12 Departmental Add/drops, $50 Late Registration Fee
June 12 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 pm
June 13 - 20 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
June 27 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
July 31 Last class day. Last day to drop first session courses
August 17 Last day to withdraw

 

Summer 2018 - Whole (12 Week) Session - June 7 - August 17

June 7 - 8 Web Add/drops, $25 Late Registration Fee
June 11 - 12 Departmental Add/drops, $50 Late Registration Fee
June 12 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 pm
June 13 - 20 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
June 27 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC
August 17 Last class day. Last day to drop whole session courses or withdraw

 

Summer 2018 - Second Session - July 16 - August 17

July 16 - 17  Web Add/drops, $25 Late Registration Fee
July 18 - 19 Departmental Add/drops, $50 Late Registration Fee
July 19 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund. Add bills due by 5:00 pm
July 20 - 27 Automatic Q-drop; no refund or academic penalty
August 3 Last day to change grade status in second session course
August 17 Last class day. Last day to drop second session courses or withdraw