Dates & Deadlines

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Summer 2022
March 21 Open registration in SIS for degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Summer 2022
April 18 Open registration in SIS for non-degree-seeking students Summer 2022
May 16 Application deadline for summer non-degree-seeking students
June 6 Classes Begin
June 10 Deadline to Apply for Summer 2022 Graduation in SIS
June 10 Deadline for Summer 2022 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 20 University Holiday - Juneteenth
July 4 University Holiday - Independence Day (4th of July)
July 8 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Summer 2022 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 19

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

Fall 2022
March 28 Open registration in SIS for current degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Fall 2022
April 19 Open registration in SIS for current non-degree-seeking students Fall 2022
August 15 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Fall 2022
August 23 School of Graduate Studies Orientation (online on Canvas)
August 29 Classes begin
August 30 Late Registration Fee Begins ($25)
September 5 University Holiday - Labor Day
September 9 Last Day to Withdraw Without Financial Penalty
September 9 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
September 9 Deadline for Fall 2022 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 9 Deadline to Waive Student Health Insurance or Fitness Plan
October 7 Deadline to Apply for Fall 2022 Graduation in SIS
October 24/25 Fall Break
November 11 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
November 11 Deadline to Audit
November 11 Deadline to resolve any Spring or Summer 2022 Incomplete (I) grades (deadline may be earlier as determined by each course's instructor)
November 24/25 University Holiday - Thanksgiving
December 9 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Fall 2022 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
December 9 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
December 9 Deadline for Term Withdrawal (last day of classes)
December 13 - 21 Final Exams
December 23 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
December 23 - January 2, 2023 Winter Break - University closed
January 20, 2023 Awarding of Degrees (No Convocation or Diploma Ceremony)
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved
Spring 2023
November 14 Open registration in SIS for degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Spring 2023
December 7 Open registration in SIS for current non-degree-seeking students Spring 2023
January 9 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Spring 2023
January 16 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 17 Classes begin
January 18 Late Registration Fee begins ($25)
January 27 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
January 27 Deadline for Spring 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
February 10 Deadline to Apply for Spring 2023 Graduation in SIS
March 13-17 Spring Break
March 31 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
March 31 Deadline to Audit
March 31 Deadline to resolve any Fall 2022 Incomplete (I) grades (deadline may be earlier as determined by each course's instructor)
April 7 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Spring 2023 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
May 1 Deadline for Term Withdrawal (last day of classes)
May 1 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
May 4-11 Final Exams
May 13 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
May 21 2023 University Commencement Ceremony

May 21

Spring 2023 Awarding of Degrees
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved
Spring 2022
November 1 Open registration in SIS for degree-seeking (and Certificate) students Spring 2022
December 1 Open registration in SIS for current non-degree-seeking students Spring 2022
January 3 Application deadline for non-degree-seeking students Spring 2022
January 10 Classes begin
January 11 Late Registration Fee begins ($25)
January 17 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 21 Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends
January 21 Deadline for Spring 2022 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 11 Deadline to Apply for Spring 2022 Graduation in SIS
March 7-11 Spring Break
March 25 Deadline for Class Withdrawal
March 25 Deadline to Audit
March 25 Deadline to resolve any Fall 2021 Incomplete (I) grades (deadline may be earlier as determined by each course's instructor)
April 8 Deadline to Submit All Materials for Spring 2022 Graduation
All required Final Materials (including Approved Thesis/Dissertation) are due by this date
April 25 Deadline for Term Withdrawal (last day of classes)
April 25 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes
April 28-May 5 Final Exams
May 7 Final Grades Due to Registrar (11:00 a.m.)
May 15 2022 University Commencement Ceremony

May 15

Spring 2022 Awarding of Degrees
All financial obligations to the University must be resolved