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Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember 2021-2022

Aug || Sept || Oct || Nov || Dec || Jan || Feb || Mar || Apr || May || June || July

August

August 27

  • August 2021 Degrees Conferred

August 31

  • Incoming Graduate Student Orientation
  • Returning graduate student meeting
  • Add/Drop period begins
September

September 1

  • First day of classes

September 3

  • Language Exam

September 6

  • Labor Day- Classes Meet/ Offices Closed

September 10

  • Last Day for Add/Drop
October

October 16-19

  • Fall Break 

October TBD

  • Written comprehensive exams

October 25

  • Registration for Spring 2021 begins
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November

November 2

  • Election Day- Offices Closed/ Classes in session

November 5

November 19

November 24-28

  • Thankgiving Break
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December

December 3

December 10

  • Last Day of Classes

December 13-21

  • Final Exams
2020
January

January 3

  • Final Grades Due

January 26


February

February 

  • Open House

February 4

  • Last Day to Add/ Drop

February 5

  • Withdrawal period begins - see Graduate Registrar for additional information/assistance
March

March 12-20

  • Spring Break

March 28

  • Last day to withdraw from a course
April

April 1

  • Deadline for establishing comprehensive qualifying committee for doctoral students taking these exams next fall (2022)
  •  Last day to submit application for summer stipend, due by the first Monday in April.  Note: For students taking the doctoral comprehensive examinations in the Fall 2022 this application must include tentative reading lists for your comprehensive examination fields

April 8

  • Last day for doctoral students in 4th year of graduate study to submit names of dissertation advisers and tentative dissertation topics (with MA year as "first year", then 2nd year is course work, 3rd year, 1st term is course work, 3rd year, 2nd term is comprehensive examination)
  • If the time to complete your dissertation expires between December and May, the deadline to request an extension is on or before April 11th

April 15

  • Master's Portfolio Approval Pages must be submitted to the OGSR for review by this date

April 23

April 30

May

May TBA

  • Research portfolio defense

May 6

  • End of Classes

May 9-17

  • Final Examinations 

May 21-22

  • Commencement weekend

TBA

  • Apprenticeship Programs End for the Year (Reves, Swem, and CW usually end earlier than the Institute)
June
July

July 8

July 22

July 29