Graduate School Announcements (PDF)


Fall 2015


Spring 2015



Important Dates

Academic Calendar


Graduation Deadlines (PDF)




November 9: Last day for public defense of dissertation
November 9: Early registration for spring term 2016 begins (by appointment)
November 16: Graduate School Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for spring term 2016
November 16: Final day to submit thesis, professional project or essay to the Graduate School with results and signatures
November 23: Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School
November 25-29: Thanksgiving holiday; classes excused




December 2: Final day to submit dissertation to the Graduate School with results and signatures
December 3: Open registration for spring term 2016 begins (no appointment required)
December 12: Classes end
December 12: Conferral of Doctoral Degrees and Hooding Ceremony
December 19: Final exams end




January 4: Academic censure appeals due at noon for fall 2015 students seeking enrollment in the spring 2016 term
January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes excused
January 19: Classes begin



* Some programs may have deadlines for fall admission that are earlier than the financial aid application deadline. New applicants for financial aid in those programs must adhere to the earlier department deadlines that are listed in the Programs section of the online Graduate School Bulletin.

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