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Graduate School and Graduate School of Management Students

Fall 2015

Event Session
1
8/31/15 to
12/19/15
Session
2
8/29/15 to
12/19/15
Session
3
8/29/15
to
10/24/15


Session
4
10/26/15 to
12/19/15


Session
5
12/21/15 to
1/16/16

Session
6
8/31/15 to
1/16/16
Session
7
8/24/15 to
12/19/15
(EX MBA)
Graduate School Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for Academic Year 2015-2016* 2/16/15
Early registration begins (by appointment) 3/23/15
Open registration begins (no appointment required) 4/16/15
Orientation/Immersion week for Executive MBA 8/17/15 to 8/22/15
New Student Orientation for Graduate School (non-GSM) 8/27/15
Saturday classes begin for Graduate School of Management n/a 8/29/15 8/29/15 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Classes begin for Graduate School Programs and non-Saturday Graduate School of Management classes 8/31/15 8/31/15 8/31/15 10/26/15 12/21/15 8/31/15 8/24/15
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for August 31st through November 30th graduation one week prior to diploma date
August 31st through November 30th diploma date the last business day of the month
Schools: August 31st through November 30th Trustees' List due at noon the last business day of the month
August 31st through November 30th diplomas available for pick-up at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar approximately 4-6 weeks after diploma date
Deadline to submit requests for enrollment in an independent study course 9/3/15
Labor Day holiday; MBA classes excused 9/5/15 to 9/7/15
Labor Day holiday; classes excused 9/7/15
Registration ends at midnight 9/8/15 9/6/15 9/6/15 11/3/15 12/23/15 9/8/15 9/1/15
Last day to drop a class without a grade of W 9/8/15 9/6/15 9/6/15 11/3/15 12/23/15 9/8/15 9/1/15
Deadline to change from Credit to Audit 9/8/15 9/6/15 9/6/15 11/3/15 12/23/15 9/8/15 9/1/15
Deadline to adjust credits for variable credit courses 9/8/15 9/6/15 9/6/15 11/3/15 12/23/15 9/8/15 9/1/15
Professional project outline for M.S.A.E. due to Graduate School of Management 9/10/15
Deadline for all new and readmitted students to complete academic integrity tutorial 10/1/15
Deadline for students completing degree requirements in fall 2015 and who did not participate in the Spring 2015 Commencement to apply for graduation in CheckMarq 10/1/15
Deadline to submit completed work to instructors for incomplete grades assigned during final grading for all sessions of the spring or summer 2015 terms 10/9/15
Outlines (thesis, professional project, dissertation) due in the Graduate School office 10/6/15
Deadline for Graduate School of Management students to appeal a final grade assigned during final grading for all sessions of spring term 2015 or summer term 2015; Graduate School students should view grade appeal policy in the Graduate School Bulletin 10/9/15
Last day to submit Announcement of Public Defense of Dissertation form 10/9/15
Graduation applications available for eligible students to apply for spring, summer and fall 2016 graduation 10/12/15
Deadline for instructors to submit textbook information to BookMarq for spring term 2016 10/19/15
Deadline for instructors to submit I grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management 10/21/15
Schools: Deadline to submit I grade changes for spring or summer 2015 to the Office of the Registrar 10/23/15
Early registration for spring term 2016 begins (by appointment) 11/9/15
Last day for public defense of dissertation 11/9/15
Graduate School/Graduate School of Management Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for spring term 2016 11/16/15
Deadline to withdraw with a grade of W 11/20/15 11/20/15 10/9/15 12/4/15 1/8/16 12/11/15 11/20/15
Final day to submit thesis, professional project or essay to the Graduate School or Graduate School of Management with results and signatures 11/16/15
Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School or Graduate School of Management. (Registration for and the taking of the comprehensive exams, and the submission of the results, are arranged between the student and his/her program or department.) 11/23/15
Thanksgiving holiday; classes excused 11/25/15 to 11/29/15
Final day to submit dissertation to the Graduate School with results and signatures 12/2/15
Open registration for spring term 2016 begins (no appointment required) 12/3/15
Classes end 12/12/15 12/12/15 10/24/15 12/19/15 1/16/16 1/16/16 12/19/15
Final exams end 12/19/15 12/19/15 10/24/15 12/19/15 1/16/16 1/16/16 12/19/15
Instructors: Grades due at noon 12/22/15 12/22/15 10/27/15 12/22/15 1/19/16 1/19/16 12/22/15
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for final fall term graduation 1/4/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for fall 2015 students seeking enrollment in the spring 2016 term 1/6/16
Final fall term diploma date 1/8/16
Schools: Final fall term Trustees' List due at noon 1/8/16
Final fall term diplomas available for pickup at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar approximately 4-6 weeks after diploma date
Transcripts available from the Office of the Registrar with final fall term degree information 1/29/16
Deadline to submit completed work to instructors for incomplete grades assigned during final grading for all sessions of fall term 2015 2/19/16
Deadline for instructors to submit I grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management 3/2/16

Spring 2016

Event Session
1

1/19/16
to
5/14/16
Session
2

1/19/16
to
3/12/16
Session
3
3/14/16
to
5/14/16
Session
4

1/4/16
to
5/14/16
Session
5

1/19/16
to
6/18/16
Session
6

1/18/16
to
5/14/16
(EX MBA)
Early registration begins (by appointment) 11/9/15
Graduate School Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for spring term 2016 11/16/15
Open registration begins (no appointment required) 12/3/15
Academic censure appeals due at noon for fall 2015 students seeking enrollment in the spring 2016 term 1/6/16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes excused except for M.B.A. classes at the Kohler site 1/18/16
Classes begin 1/19/16 1/19/16 3/14/16 1/4/16 1/19/16 1/18/16
Deadline to submit requests for enrollment in an independent study course 1/21/16
Registration ends at midnight 1/27/16 1/27/16 4/1/16 1/12/16 1/27/16 1/26/16
Last day to drop a class without a grade of W 1/27/16 1/27/16 4/1/16 1/12/16 1/27/16 1/26/16
Deadline to change from Credit to Audit 1/27/16 1/27/16 4/1/16 1/12/16 1/27/16 1/26/16
Deadline to adjust credits for variable credit courses 1/27/16 1/27/16 4/1/16 1/12/16 1/27/16 1/26/16
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for January 29th through April 29th graduation one week prior to diploma date
January 29th through April 29th diploma date the last business day of the month
Schools: January 29th through April 29th Trustees' List due at noon the last business day of the month
January 29th through April 29th diplomas available for pick-up at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar approximately 4-6 weeks after diploma date
Professional project outline for M.S.A.E. due to Graduate School of Management 1/27/16
Deadline for students completing degree requirements in spring 2016 to apply for graduation in CheckMarq
Ph.D. students: see the Commencement section in the Graduate School bulletin for additional requirements
2/1/16
Deadline for students completing degree requirements in summer 2016 and fall 2016 and wish to participate in the Spring 2016 Commencement to apply for graduation in CheckMarq 2/1/16
Graduate School/Graduate School of Management Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for Academic Year 2016-2017 2/15/16
Deadline to submit completed work to instructors for incomplete grades assigned during final grading for all sessions of fall term 2015 2/19/16
Deadline for Graduate School of Management students to appeal a final grade assigned during final grading for all sessions of the fall term 2015; Graduate School students should view grade appeal policy in the Graduate School Bulletin 2/19/16
Outlines (thesis, professional project, dissertation) due in the Graduate School office 2/24/16
Deadline for all new and readmitted students to complete academic integrity tutorial 3/1/16
Deadline for instructors to submit I grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management 3/2/16
Schools: Deadline to submit fall term 2015 I grades to the Office of the Registrar 3/4/16
Last day to submit Announcement of Public Defense of the Dissertation form 3/7/16
Deadline for instructors to submit textbook information to BookMarq for summer term 2016 3/14/16
Deadline for instructors to submit textbook information to BookMarq for fall term 2016 3/16/16
Spring break and Easter Holiday; classes excused for Sessions 1, 3 and 4 3/17/16 through 3/27/16
Open registration for summer term 2016 begins 4/4/16
Early registration for fall term 2016 begins (by appointment) 4/6/16
Last day for public defense of dissertation 4/6/16
Final day to submit thesis, professional project or essay to the Graduate School or Graduate School of Management with results and signatures 4/13/16
Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School of Management. (Registration for and the taking of the comprehensive exams, and the submission of the results, are arranged between the student and his/her program or department.) 4/13/16
Deadline to withdraw with a grade of W 4/15/16 2/26/16 4/29/16 4/15/16 4/15/16 4/15/16
Graduate School/Graduate School of Management Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for summer term 2016 4/15/16
Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School. (Registration for and the taking of the comprehensive exams, and the submission of the results, are arranged between the student and his/her program or department.) 4/20/16
Final day to submit dissertation to the Graduate School with results and signatures 4/27/16
Classes end for the session 5/7/16 3/12/16 5/14/16 5/14/16 6/18/16 5/14/16
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for final spring term graduation 5/13/16
Final exams end 5/14/16 3/12/16 5/14/16 5/14/16 6/18/16 5/14/16
Instructors: Grades due at noon 5/17/16 3/15/16 5/17/16 5/17/16 6/23/16 5/17/16
Schools: final spring term Trustees' List due at noon 5/20/16
Baccalaureate 5/21/16
Commencement 5/22/16
Final spring term diploma date 5/22/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for spring 2016 students seeking enrollment in the summer 2016 term 5/23/16
Final spring term diplomas available for pickup at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar 5/25/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for spring 2016 students seeking enrollment in the fall 2016 term 6/3/16
Transcripts available from the Office of the Registrar with final spring term degree information 6/17/16
Deadline to submit completed work to instructors for incomplete grades assigned during final grading for all sessions of spring term 2016 10/7/16
Deadline for instructors to submit I grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management 10/19/16

Summer 2016

Event Session 1
5/23/16 to
7/2/16
Session 2
7/5/16
to
8/13/16
Session 3
5/31/16 to
8/13/16
Session 4
5/16/16
to
7/2/16
Session 5
7/5/16
to
8/20/16
Session 6
5/16/16 to
8/13/16
Session 7
5/23/16
to
8/13/16
First date financial aid applications for the summer term are available from the Office of Student Financial Aid 3/1/16
Open registration begins (no appointment required) 3/31/16
Graduate School/Graduate School of Management Financial Aid Application deadline (merit-based aid) for the summer term 2016 4/15/16
Outlines for thesis, professional projects and dissertations due in the Graduate School/Graduate School of Management office 5/11/16
Classes begin 5/23/16 7/5/16 5/31/16 5/16/16 7/5/16 5/16/16 5/23/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for spring 2016 students seeking enrollment in the summer 2016 term 5/23/16
Deadline to submit requests for enrollment in an independent study course 5/26/16
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for May 27th through August 19th graduation one week prior to diploma date
May 27th through August 19th diploma date every Friday
(if the University is closed on Friday, degrees will be conferred on the last business day of the week)
Schools: May 27th through August 19th Trustees' List due at noon every Friday
(if the University is closed on Friday, Trustees' Lists are due at noon the last business day of the week)
May 27th through August 19th diplomas available for pick-up at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar approximately 4-6 weeks after diploma date
Registration ends at midnight 5/25/16 7/7/16 6/8/16 5/24/16 7/13/16 5/24/16 5/31/16
Last day to drop a class without a grade of W 5/25/16 7/7/16 6/8/16 5/24/16 7/13/16 5/24/16 5/31/16
Deadline to change from Credit to Audit 5/25/16 7/7/16 6/8/16 5/24/16 7/13/16 5/24/16 5/31/16
Deadline to adjust credits for variable credit courses 5/25/16 7/7/16 6/8/16 5/24/16 7/13/16 5/24/16 5/31/16
Memorial Day observed; classes excused 5/30/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for spring 2016 students seeking enrollment in the fall 2016 term 6/3/16
Last day to submit Announcement of Public Defense of the Dissertation form 6/6/16
Deadline to withdraw with a grade of W 6/17/16 7/29/16 7/22/16 6/17/16 7/29/16 7/22/16 7/22/16
Classes end for the session 7/2/16 8/13/16 8/13/16 7/2/16 8/20/16 8/13/16 8/13/16
Independence Day holiday; classes excused 7/4/16
Instructors: Grades due at noon 7/5/16 8/16/16 8/16/16 7/5/16 8/23/16 8/16/16 8/16/16
Last day for public defense of dissertation 7/5/16
Final day to submit thesis, professional project or essay to the Graduate School or Graduate School of Management with results and signatures 7/20/16
Results of comprehensive exams due in the Graduate School/Graduate School of Management. (Registration for and the taking of comprehensive exams is arranged between the student and his/her program or department.) 7/20/16
Deadline for students completing degree requirements in summer 2016 and not participating in the Spring 2016 Commencement to apply in CheckMarq for graduation 8/1/16
Final day to submit dissertation with results and signatures 8/3/16
New Faculty Orientation 8/15/16 to 8/19/16
Deadline for official transcripts from other institutions to arrive at the Office of the Registrar to be processed in time for final summer term graduation 8/19/16
Academic censure appeals due at noon for summer 2016 students seeking enrollment in the fall 2016 term 8/22/16
Final summer term diploma date 8/26/16
Schools: Final summer term Trustees' List due at noon 8/26/16
Final summer term diplomas available for pickup at Marquette Central or mailing from the Office of the Registrar approximately 4-6 weeks after diploma date
Transcripts available from the Office of the Registrar with final summer term degree information 9/9/16
Deadline to submit completed work to instructors for incomplete grades assigned during final grading for all sessions of summer term 2016 10/7/16
Deadline for instructors to submit I grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management 10/19/16

For faculty: The dates of the 2015-2016 academic year for faculty are August 24, 2015 through May 22, 2016.

Note: * 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.