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Dates + Deadlines

Dates + Deadlines

Spring 2017 Deadlines 
November 7 Open registration for degree-seeking students Spring 2017
December 2 Open registration for non-degree-seeking students Spring 2017
January 6 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Spring 2017
January 16 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 17 Classes begin
January 18 Late Registration Fee Begins ($25)
January 27 Last Day to Withdraw Without Financial Penalty
January 27 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
January 27 Deadline for May 2017 graduation candidates to qualify for Waiver of Registration
For Students Requesting the Waiver: All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this early date
February 3 Deadline to submit application for May 2017 graduation
March 31 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
March 31 Deadline to Audit
April 7 Deadline to Submit All Materials for May 2017 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
May 1 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
May 13 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
May 21 2017 Commencement and Awarding of Degrees
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved

 

Summer 2017 Deadlines 
May 1 Application deadline for summer non-degree-seeking students
June 9 Deadline to submit application for August 2017 Graduation
June 9 Deadline for August 2017 graduation candidates to qualify for Waiver of Registration
For Students Requesting the Waiver: All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this early date
July 4 University Holiday - Fourth of July
July 7 Deadline to Submit All Materials for August 2017 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
August 18 Awarding of Degrees (no Convocation or Diploma Ceremony)
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved

 

Fall 2017 Deadlines 
April 3 Open registration for degree-seeking students Fall 2017
April 24 Open registration for non-degree-seeking students Fall 2017
August 11 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Fall 2017
August 22, 23 School of Graduate Studies Orientation
August 28 Classes begin
August 29 Late Registration Fee Begins ($25)
September 4 University Holiday - Labor Day
September 8 Last Day to Withdraw Without Financial Penalty
September 8 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
September 8 Deadline for January 2018 graduation candidates to qualify for Waiver of Registration
For Students Requesting the Waiver: All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this early date
October 6 Deadline to submit application for January 2018 graduation
November 10 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
November 10 Deadline to Audit
November 23, 24 University Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 8 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Fall 2017 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
December 8 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
December 22 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
January 19, 2018 Awarding of Degrees (No Convocation or Diploma Ceremony)
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved