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 2024

Oct. 30-Nov. 10Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Nov. 14Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
Dec. 11-15Registration for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered. 
Payment due 5 p.m. January 19.
January 10-14Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Bills due 5 p.m., January 19. 
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Added tuition due January 31.
January 16First class day.
January 16-19Late registration for all students not yet registered. $25 late fee in effect. Payment due 5 p.m., January 19.
Jan. 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. 20-31.
January 19Tuition and fee payment due by 5 p.m. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration online to prevent cancellation.
Jan. 20-31Late registration for all students not yet registered through the department offering the course. $50 late fee in effect. 
Payment due 5 p.m. Jan. 31.  
Add/drop for students who are registered and paid. Add bills due Jan. 31.
January 31The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add/drop a course with a refund. 
Payment for added classes due by 5 p.m.
Feb. 1-12Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. 
Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
Feb. 13-April 29Q/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. 
April 12Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration to dissertation.
April 12Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for Spring 2024.
April 15Last day to change grade status to or from the credit/no credit basis.
April 26Last day to submit final paperwork to the Graduate School for graduation.
April 29Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the spring semester.