Graduate Student Calendar

 

September

Sept. 10: Add/Drop via Student Administration System closes.

Sept. 17: Last day for students to make up Incomplete or Absence grades

Sept. 20: LCL Workshop: Applying for Fellowships with Professors Anke Finger and Alexis Boylan

Sept. 18-24: Examinations for course credit by examination

Sept. 25: Dean’s signature required to add courses

 

October

October 4: LCL Workshop: Preparing Materials for Academic Job Application

October 5: Mid-semester progress reports due to students from faculty

October 22: Registration for Spring 2018 semester opens via Student Admin

October 29: Last day to drop a course

 

November

November 1: Graduate Certificate in Human Rights deadline for January ’19 admission

November 1: Tinker Foundation Graduate Field Research Grants from El Instituto

November 2: LANGSA conference “Imagining Landscape”

November 15: Graduate Certificate in College Instruction deadline for January ‘19 admission

November 15: LCL Workshop “Mock Interviews”

November 16: Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree

November 18 – 24: Thanksgiving recess

November 30: Last day to defend a master or doctoral thesis for Fall 2018 conferral. Last day to submit thesis/dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Fall 2018 degree

 

December

December 7: Last day of fall semester classes

December 10-16: Final examinations

December 19: Deadline for submitting fall grades via Student Admin

 

January

January 3-6: MLA in Chicago

January 22: Spring semester begins

January 28: Last day to file petitions for course credit by examination

 

February

February 1: Deadline for UCHI fellowship application

February 4: Add/drop via Student Admin closes, courses dropped after this date will have a ‘W’. Last day to convert course to ‘Pass/Fail’

 

March

March 1: Mid-semester progress reports due to students from faculty

March 17-23: Spring Break

March 25: Registration for Fall 2019 semester opens via Student Admin

 

April

April 1: Last day to drop a course or convert to pass/fail

April 1: Graduate Certificate in College Instruction deadline for August ‘19 admission

April 12: Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2019 degree

April 26: Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a spring 2019 degree; Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to the Graduate School for Conferral of a Spring 2019 degree

 

May

May 3: Last day of Spring semester classes

May 6: Final Examinations begin

May 11: The Graduate School Master’s commencement ceremony

May 12: Doctoral Commencement Ceremony

May 14: Grades are due at 4 p.m

 

July

July 1: Graduate Certificate in Human Rights deadline for August 2019 admission