Academic Deadlines

January 2017

  • January 4-9 – Wednesday through Monday - Registration for new program graduate students
  • January 5-9 – Thursday through Monday - Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
  • January 9-10 – Monday and Tuesday - Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students
  • January 10 - Tuesday - Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees
  • January 11 – Wednesday - First day of classes
  • January 11-18 – Wednesday through Wednesday - Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.
  • January 16 – Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday. Academic holiday
  • January 18 - Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2017 Spring Semester
  • January 18 - Wednesday - Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

 

February 2017

  • February 1 – Wednesday - Deadline for international applications to be accepted to The Graduate School for the 2017 Fall Semester
  • February 20 – Monday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
  • February 20 – Monday - Last day to apply online for May 2016 degree in The Graduate School

 

March 2017

  • March 6 – Monday - Midterm of 2017 Spring Semester
  • March 13-18 – Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation. Academic Holiday

 

April 2017

  • April 6 – Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2017 degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • April 7 - Friday - Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2017 Four-Week Summer Session
  • April 20 – Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2017 degree to sit for a final examination of grades online in the grading portal is midnight, May 8.
  • April 24-May 8 – Monday through Monday - Final Grading window is open. The final deadline for submission
  • April 25-May 1 – Tuesday through Monday - Four-Week Intersession registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2017 Spring Semester
  • April 25-May 31 – Tuesday through Wednesday - Eight-Week Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2017 Spring Semester
  • April 28 – Friday - Last day of classes
  • April 28 – Friday - Last day candidates for a May 2017 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School

 

May 2017

  • May 1-5 – Monday through Friday - Final Examinations
  • May 5 – Friday - End of 2017 Spring Semester
  • May 5 – Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2017 degree to have a thesis/dissertation accepted by The Graduate School
  • May 7 – Sunday – Commencement (Rupp Arena)