May 25, 2018  
2017-2018 catalog 
    
2017-2018 catalog

Calendar - School of Graduate Studies


 

Calendar, 2017-2018

August 2017 (Fall Semester)

Tues/Wed 1-2 Orientation for new students and Registration for all students-completed

August 2017

Monday 7 Classes begin for Fall semester and Student fees due or within 2 weeks prior to this date
Saturday 12 Summer Commencement

September 2017

Monday 4 Labor Day holiday observed

October 2017

Monday 9 Columbus Day observed

November 2017

Friday 10 Final date to submit request for Dissertation/Thesis Defense and Final Examination to graduate at Fall graduation*
Friday 17 Final date to circulate announcement for M.S. or Ph.D. and Final Examination for Fall graduation to Graduate Faculty.*
Tuesday 21 Registration packets due for Spring Semester
Thurs/Friday 23-24 Thanksgiving holiday
Monday 27 Final date to convene M.S. or Ph.D. defense to graduate at Fall graduation. *
Monday 27 Classes resume

December 2017

Friday 15 Final date for submission of approved Dissertation/Thesis Defense Final Examination Report for Fall awarding of degrees.*
Friday 22 Fall Semester Ends   *Commencement, May 2018
Mon/Tues 25-26 Christmas holiday
   

January 2018 (Spring Semester)

Mon/Tues 1-2 New Year’s holiday
Wednesday 3 Classes begin for Spring semester and Fees due or within 2 weeks prior of this date
Monday 15 Martin Luther King Jr’s. birthday observed

February 2018

Monday 12 Mardi Gras holiday

March 2018

Friday 30 Easter holiday

April 2018

Monday 2 Easter Holiday
Friday 20 Final date to submit request for Dissertation/Thesis Defense and Final Examination to graduate at Spring Commencement. Final date to circulate announcement of M.S. or Ph.D. Final Examination for Spring Commencement to Graduate Faculty
Monday 23 Registration packets due to Graduate School Office for Summer term
Thursday 26 Final date to convene M.S. or Ph.D. defense to graduate at Spring Commencement
Friday 27 Graduate Research Day

May 2018

Friday 11 Final date for submission of approved theses, dissertations and committee-examination reports for Spring Commencement.
Friday 25 Spring Semester ends
Saturday 26 Commencement (December and May graduates)
Monday 28 Memorial Day holiday

May 2018 (Summer Semester)

Tuesday 29 Summer semester begins and Fees due or within 2 weeks prior to this date

June 2018

Friday 22 Final date to submit request for Dissertatin/Thesis Defense and Final Examination to graduate at Summer Commencement. Final date to cirulate announcement of M.S. Ph.D. Final Examination for Summer Commencement to Graduate Faculty.

 

July 2018

Wednesday 4
Independence Day Holiday
Friday 6
Final date to convene M.S. or Ph.D. defense to graduate at Summer Commencement
Friday 20 Final date for submission of approved theses and dissertations and committee-examination reports for Summer Commencement.
Friday 27 Summer term ends and Registration packets due to Graduate Student Office for Fall semester
Tuesday 31 IDP forms due in Graduate School Office

August 2018

Monday 6 Fall Semester begin
Saturday 11 Commencement - for August graduates