Important Dates and Deadlines for Graduate Students

NOTE: Application deadlines for some graduate programs may be earlier than the College of Graduate Studies application submittssion priority due dates. Be sure to check individual programs for their deadlines.

 

Spring 2019

Date Event
Jan 14 Classes begin
Jan 15 Graduate scholarship applications become available
Jan 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No classes
Jan 31 Last day for graduate students to file their intent to graduate forms for Spring 2019
Feb 18 Library Graduate Workshop: Research & Citation Management for Your Thesis or Dissertation at 10:00 am or 6:00 pm
Feb 20 Library Graduate Workshop: Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation at 10:00 am or 6:00 pm
Feb 25 Library Graduate Workshop: Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation at 10:00 am or 6:00 pm
Feb 27 Library Graduate Workshop: Data Management and Visualization for Your Thesis or Dissertation at 10:00 am or 6:00 pm
Mar 1 Last day to submit priority applications for Summer 2019 admission to the College of Graduate Studies
Mar 4-9 Spring Break - No classes
Mar 11 Written doctoral exams begin
Mar 22 Written masters and specialist comprehensive exams begin
Mar 29 Last day for Spring 2019 graduates to upload their theses/dissertations to ProQuest. The signed Publishing Agreement form is also due at this time.
April 1-12 Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2019
April 12 Last day for Spring 2019 graduates who were granted an extension to upload their theses/dissertations to ProQuest The signed Publishing Agreement form is also due at this time.
April 12 Last day to submit hiring packets for 2019 Summer Graduate Assistantships and continuing 2019 Fall Graduate Assistantships to the College of Graduate Studies
April 15 Last day to submit graduate scholarship applications
April 22 Comprehensive Exam results due in the College of Graduate Studies
April 24 Last day of classes
April 25 Study day - No classes
April 26 Last day for Spring 2019 graduates to remove "I" grades
April 26-May 2 Final Examinations
May 3 Spring 2019 Commencement for the College of Graduate Studies
May 6 Deadline for final grades

Summer 2019

Date Event
April 1-12 Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2019
April 12 Last day to submit hiring packets for 2019 Summer Graduate Assistantships and continuing 2019 Fall Graduate Assistantships to the College of Graduate Studies
May 13 Classes begin
May 27 Memorial Day - No classes
May 31 Last day for graduate students to file their intent to graduate forms for Summer 2019
June 14 Written doctoral exams begin
June 21 Writter masters and specialist comprehensive exams begin
June 28 Last day for Summer 2019 graduates to upload their theses/dissertations to ProQuest The signed Publishing Agreement form is also due at this time.
July 1 Deadline for submitting 2019-2020 nine-month and 12-month assistantship hiring packets
July 12 Last day for Summer 2019 graduates who were granted an extension to upload their theses/dissertations to ProQuest
Aug 5 Comprehensive exam results due in the College of Graduate Studies
Aug 8 Last day for Summer 2019 graduates to remove "I" grades
Aug 10 Summer 2019 Commencement for the College of Graduate Studies
Aug 12 Deadline for final grades

Fall 2019

Date Event
Aug 26 Classes begn
Sept 2 Labor Day - No classes
Sept 9 Last day for graduate students to file their intent to graduate forms for Fall 2019
Oct 4 Written doctoral exams begin
Oct 12-15 Fall Break - No classes
Oct 18 Written masters and specialist comprehensive exams begin
Nov 1 Last day for Fall 2019 graduates to upload their theses/dissertations to ProQuest The signed Publishing Agreement form is also due at this time.
Nov 4-15 Priority Registration for Spring 2020
Nov 13 Last day to submit hiring packets for continuing 2020 Spring Graduate Assistantships to the College of Graduate Studies
Nov 15 Comprehensive exam results due back to the College of Graduate Studies
Nov 27-30 Thanksgiving Break - University Closed Nov 28-29
Dec 4 Last day of classes
Dec 5 Study Day - No classes
Dec 6-12 Final Examinations
Dec 14 Fall 2019 Commencement for the College of Graduate Studies
Dec 16 Deadline for final grades