Graduate Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Spring Semester 2020
(January 22 - May 10)
January 2 Business Registration begins
January 13 - 17 Professional Development Week
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)
January 20 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
January 21 Classes begin
January 21 ADD/DROP period begins (fee charged)
January 21 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
January 22 Late Business Registration (Fee charged) begins
January 22 Faculty and Staff tuition waiver deadline
January 24 Last day for Business Registration
January 31 Last day to ADD/DROP/AUDIT courses
February 18 Last day to withdraw with WD grades (forms must be signed and returned to the Registrar's Office by 4:30 p.m.)
March 3 Final payment for Spring 2020 charges due (charges must be paid in full in order to register for Summer and Fall 2020 courses)
March 11 Course registration begins for Summer School 2020 for currently enrolled students (Spring 2020 charges must be paid in full)
March 16 - 20 Spring Break
March 24 Last day to submit defensible dissertation to Graduate School Office (for May 2020 graduation)
March 27 Financial appeal application deadline for Fall 2020 courses
April 3 Deadline submit Consortium Program Authorized Requests for Summer 2019
April 13 Course registration begins for Fall 2020 semester for currently enrolled students
April 14 Last day to defend dissertation for May 2020 graduation
April 21 Last day to submit final version of dissertation for May 2020 graduation
May 4 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 4 Last day to change Incomplete grades from the previous semester
May 4 Classes end
May 5 Study Day
May 6 - 9 Final Examination Period
May 10 All residence halls close at noon
May 11 All grades due from Faculty no later than noon
May 14 Graduate Award and Hooding Ceremony
May 15 Commencement exercises