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.

 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.

 

 Spring 2023

Oct. 31-Nov. 11  Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Nov. 15 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
Dec. 12-16 Registration for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payment due 5 p.m. January 12.
January 5-8 Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Bills due 5 p.m., January 12.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Added tuition due January 25.
January 9 First class day.
January 9-12 Late registration for all students not yet registered. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due 5 p.m., January 12.
Jan. 9-25
(First 12 class days) 
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed online from Jan. 9-12.
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Jan. 13-25.
January 12 Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration online to prevent cancellation.
Jan. 13-25 Late registration for all students not yet registered through the department offering the course. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5 p.m. Jan. 25. 
Add/drop for students who are registered and paid. Add bills due Jan. 25.
January 25 The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add/drop a course with a refund,
Payment for added classes due by 5 p.m.
Jan. 26-Feb. 6 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty.
Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
Feb. 7-April 24 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a "Q" or "F,"
the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required. 
March 31 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 7 Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for spring 2023.
April 17 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.
April 21 Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.
April 24 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the spring semester.