Dates & Deadlines

Spring 2024
January 15 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 16 Classes begin
January 17 Late Registration Fee begins ($25)
January 26 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
January 26 Deadline for Spring 2024 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
January 26 Deadline to Waive Student Health Insurance and/or Fitness Plan
February 9 Deadline to Apply for Spring 2024 Graduation in SIS
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 29 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
March 29 Deadline to Audit
March 29 Deadline to resolve any Fall 2023 Incomplete (I) grades (deadline may be earlier as determined by each course's instructor)
April 5 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Spring 2024 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
April 8 Solar Eclipse Day: many schools and programs will cancel classes (check with yours if you are exempt)
April 29 Deadline for Term Withdrawal (last day of classes)
April 29 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
May 2-9 Final Exams
May 11 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
May 15 University-wide Clap Out & Convocation Ceremony

May 17

Spring 2024 Awarding of Degrees
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved
May 17 School of Graduate Studies Diploma Ceremony
Fall 2023
March 27 Open registration in SIS for current degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Fall 2022
April 18 Open registration in SIS for current non-degree-seeking students Fall 2022
August 14 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Fall 2022
August 22 School of Graduate Studies Orientation Welcome Event
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 Fall 2023 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
September 8 Deadline to Waive Student Health Insurance and/or Fitness Plan
October 6 Deadline to Apply for Fall 2023 Graduation in SIS
October 23/24 Fall Break
November 10 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
November 10 Deadline to Audit
November 10 Deadline to resolve any Spring or Summer 2023 Incomplete (I) grades (deadline may be earlier as determined by each course's instructor)
November 23/24 University Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 8 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Fall 2023 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
December 8 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
December 8 Deadline for Term Withdrawal (last day of classes)
December 12 - 20 Final Exams
December 22 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
December 22 - January 1, 2024 Winter Break - University closed
January 19, 2024 Awarding of Degrees (No Convocation or Diploma Ceremony)
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved
Summer 2023
March 27 Open registration in SIS for degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Summer 2023
April 17 Open registration in SIS for non-degree-seeking students Summer 2023
May 15 Application deadline for summer non-degree-seeking students
June 5 Classes Begin
June 9 Deadline to Apply for Summer 2023 Graduation in SIS
June 9 Deadline for Summer 2023 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
June 19 University Holiday - Juneteenth
July 4 University Holiday - Independence Day (4th of July)
July 7 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Summer 2023 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
August 1 Last Day of Summer Semester Classes
August 3 Final Grades Due to Registrar (12:00 noon)
August 18

Awarding of Degrees (no Convocation or Diploma Ceremony)
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved

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