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 2018

June 13 - July 25 Registration for new, continuing and readmitted students.
July 31 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
August 24 - 28 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Beginning Aug 27, $25 late fee in effect for all students not yet registered. Payment due by 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 4
Add/drops for registered and paid students.
August 24 Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia.
August 29 First class day.
August 29 - September 4 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Late fee increases to $50 on September 5 and $200 on September 15.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills dues by 5:00 p.m. on September 14
August 29 - September 14 (First 12 class days) Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from August 29 - September 4.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from September 5 - September 14.
September 4 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
September 14 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.
September 17 - 26 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Advisor and Graduate Dean required.
September 27 - December 10 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.
November 16 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
November 26 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 7 Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation by 3:00 p.m.
December 10 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the fall semester.

 

Spring 2019

Oct. 29 - Nov. 9 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Nov. 13 Fee bills distributed electronically. Students notified by email.
Jan. 14 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Add/drops for registered and paid students.
Jan. 15 Registration for new & readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payments due by Jan. 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 16 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Payment due by Jan. 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 17 - 18 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Add bills dues by Jan. 26 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 22 First class day.
Jan. 22 - 25 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due by Jan. 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due by Feb. 6 at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 22 - Feb. 6
(First 12 class days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Jan. 22 - Jan. 25.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 28 - Feb. 6.
Jan. 25 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. 28 - Feb. 6 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment for added classes due by 5:00 p.m.
Feb. 6 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. 7 - Feb. 18 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Advisor and Graduate Dean required.
Feb. 19 - May 10 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 19 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 29 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 10 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.