Graduate Academic Calendar

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Additional information and specific deadlines concerning registration, tuition, immunization, and other policies are available on the Registrar's website and on the Controller's website. The Graduate School reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the academic calendar.

Fall 2021

Note: The Graduate School reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the academic calendar.

Wednesday, August 18

Fall Classes Begin

Tuesday, August 24

Last day to add/drop courses

Monday, September 6

Labor Day (University Closed)

Friday, October 1 by 5:00 pm

Deadline for RDS Residency Decision Effective Date

Friday, October 1

Spring 2022 Graduation Application Due

Thursday, October 7 by 5:00 pm

Last day to withdraw from first 8-week session courses

Tuesday, October 12

Grad Finale 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 13

Grad Finale 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday-Sunday, October 14-17

FALL BREAK

Friday, October 15

Last day of first 8-week session courses

Monday, October 18

First 8-week course grades due

Monday, October 18

Second 8-week session courses begin

Wednesday, October 20

Last day to add/drop second 8-week session courses

Monday-Friday, October 25-29

Advising for spring semester

Monday-Thursday, November 1-4

Pre-Registration for Spring (currently enrolled students)

Friday, November 19 by 5:00 pm

Last day to withdraw from regular 15-week courses

Wednesday, November 24

No classes

Thursday-Sunday, November 25-28

Thanksgiving Holiday Break (no classes)

Monday, November 29 by 5:00 pm

Last day to withdraw from second 8-week session courses

Friday, December 3

Last day of classes

Monday-Friday, December 6-10

Final Exams

Friday, December 10

Commencement for The Graduate School at 7:00 pm 

Line-up beginning at 6:00 pm.

 

Graduate Students in the Accelerated Online programs will have different registration, drop/add and withdrawal dates.  Please see the Accelerated Online Program Calendar (above).