Graduate School Weekly Announcements (PDF)


April 16, 2015

April 9, 2015

April 2, 2015

March 26, 2015


Graduation Deadlines (PDF)


Important Dates




January 5-9 Dissertation Boot Camp
January 12: Spring term classes begin
January 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes excused
January 20: Registration for spring term 2015 classes ends at midnight
January 28: Outlines (thesis, professional project, dissertation) due to the Graduate School office
January 30: Deadline to apply for spring 2015 graduation in CheckMarq



February 15: Graduate School Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for the Academic Year 2015-2016*

MARCH 2015


March 8-15: Spring break; classes excused
March 19: Open registration for summer term 2015 begins
March 23: Early registration for fall term 2015 (by appointment)

APRIL 2015


April 2-5: Easter holiday; classes excused
April 8: Last day for public defense of dissertation
April 15: Graduate School Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for summer term 2015
April 15: Final day to submit thesis, professional project or essay to the Graduate School with results and signatures
April 15: Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School

MAY 2015


May 2: Classes end
May 8: Final day to submit dissertation to the Graduate School with results and signatures
May 4-9 Final exams
May 17: Commencement

JUNE 2015


June 1-5: Dissertation Boot Camp: Week One
June 8-12: Dissertation Boot Camp: Week Two


JULY 2015


July 3: Independence Day holiday; classes excused




August 27: Graduate School New Student Orientation
August 31: Fall term classes begin

* Some programs may have deadlines for fall admission that are earlier than the financial aid application deadline. New applicants for financial aid in those programs must adhere to the earlier department deadlines that are listed in the Programs section of the online Graduate School Bulletin.

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