Graduate Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Spring Semester 2019
(January 22 - May 11)
January 2 Business Registration begins
January 14 - 18 Professional Development Week
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)
January 21 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
January 22 Classes begin
January 22 ADD/DROP period begins (fee charged)
January 22 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
January 23 Late Business Registration (Fee charged) begins
January 23 Faculty and Staff tuition waiver deadline
January 25 Last day for Business Registration
February 1 Last day to ADD/DROP/AUDIT courses
February 19 Last day to withdraw with WD grades (forms must be signed and returned to the Registrar's Office by 4:30 p.m.)
March 5 Final payment for Spring 2019 charges due (charges must be paid in full in order to register for Summer and Fall 2019 courses)
March 5 Financial appeal application deadline for Fall 2019 courses
March 13 Course registration begins for Summer School 2019 for currently enrolled students (Spring 2019 charges must be paid in full)
March 18 - 22 Spring Break
March 26 Last day to submit defensible dissertation to Graduate School Office (for May 2019 graduation)
April 5 Deadline submit Consortium Program Authorized Requests for Summer 2019
April 15 Course registration begins for Fall 2019 semester for currently enrolled students
April 16 Last day to defend dissertation for May 2019 graduation
April 23 Last day to submit final version of dissertation for May 2019 graduation
May 6 Last day to withdraw with WP/WF grades (forms must be signed and returned to the Registrar's Office by 4:30 p.m.)
May 6 Last day to change Incomplete grades from the previous semester
May 6 Classes end
May 7 Study Day
May 8 - 11 Final Examination Period
May 12 All residence halls close at noon
May 13 All grades due from Faculty no later than noon
May 16 Graduate Award and Hooding Ceremony
May 17 Commencement exercises