Graduate Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar Dates

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Fall 2018
July 30 - August 28 New student registration
August 27 New student orientation
August 29 First day of classes
September 3 Labor Day (classes in session, offices closed)
September 7 Last day to add/drop
September 8 - October 26 Withdrawal period (must see graduate registrar)
October 13 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 22 - December 7 Spring registration for continuing students
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 7 Last day of classes

December 8 - 9

December 15 - 16

Reading days

December 10 - 14

December 17 - 19

Exams
January 2, 2019 Fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 11, 2019 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
February 15, 2019 Last day to apply for graduation in May or August 2019

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Spring 2019
January 2 New student registration begins
January 7 NDS student registration begins
January 11 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
January 16

First day of classes

January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
January 28 Add/Drop Period ends
January 29 Withdrawal period begins (see graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11

Classes resume from Spring Break

Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration begins

March 15 Withdrawal period ends (see graduate registrar)
April 26

Last day of classes

April 27 - 28 Reading Period
April 29 - May 3 Exam Period
May 4 - 5 Reading Period
May 6 - 8 Exam Period
May 8 Spring grades due at 12 p.m. for graduating graduate students
May 10 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating undergraduate students
May 11 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 15 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students
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