Graduate Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar Dates

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Spring 2018
January 2 - 16 New Student Registration
January 8 - 16 Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
January 16 - 26 Add/Drop Period
January 17 Classes Begin
January 27 - March 16 Withdrawal Period (contact graduate registrar)
March 3 - 11 Spring Break
March 12 Classes Resume from Spring Break
March 19 - 23 Summer and Fall Registration for Continuing Students
March 24 - August 29 Fall Schedule Adjustment Period I
April 27

Classes End

Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline for May Graduates

April 28 - 29

May 5 - 6

Reading Period

April 30 - May 4

May 7 - 9

Exams

May 9

Grades due by 12 p.m. for Graduates

May 12 - 13

Spring Degree Conferral/Commencement Ceremony

May 16

Grades due by 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Summer 2018
Session I (S1) March 19 - 23 Registration for new and continuing students
May 28 Memorial Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
May 29 - June 29 Classes
May 29 - June 1 Add/Drop Period
June 2 - 15 Withdrawal Period
July 6 Final Grades due at 12 p.m.
Session II (S2) March 19 - 23 Registration for new and continuing students
July 2 - August 3 Classes
July 2 - 6 Add/Drop Period
July 4 Independence Day (Offices Closed, Classes in session)
July 7 - 20 Withdrawal Period
August 10 Final Grades due at 12 p.m.
Session III (S3) March 19 - 23 Registration for new and continuing students
May 28 Memorial Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
May 29 - August 3 Classes
May 29 - June 8 Add/Drop Period
June 9 - July 6 Withdrawal Period
July 4 Independence Day (Offices Closed, Classes in session)
August 10 Final Grades due at 12 p.m.
All Sessions August 24 Summer Graduation (Degree conferral date, No ceremony)

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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 - 26 Spring registration for continuing students
October 27 - November 2 Spring schedule adjustment period 1
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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