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.
|April 19 - April 30||Registration for continuing and readmitted students.|
|June 9 - July 21||Registration for new, continuing and readmitted students.|
|July 27||Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.|
|August 20 - 24||Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Beginning Aug. 23, late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5 p.m., Aug. 30
Add/drop for students who have registered and paid. Add bills due on Sept. 10 by 5 p.m.
|August 20||Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia in the fall.|
|August 25||First class day.|
|August 25 - 30||Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect.
(Note: Late fee increases to $50 on Aug. 31 and $200 on Sept. 13)
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due on Sept.10 by 5 p.m.
|August 25 - September 10
(First 12 class days)
|Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed online from Aug. 25 - Aug. 30
Classes added, dropped and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Aug. 31 - Sept. 10
|August 30||Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.|
|September 10||The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add/drop a course with a refund,
Payment for added classes due by 5 p.m.
|September 13 - 22||Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty.
Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
|September 23 - December 6||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 12||Last day to apply for a graduate degree.|
|November 19||Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for fall 2021.|
|November 22||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 3||Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.|
|December 6||Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the fall semester.|