2020 Spring Graduate Academic Calendar

Academic Session Dates

  • Session 1: 01/13/2020 through 05/09/2020 (Regular Academic Session)
  • Session 2: 01/13/2020 through 03/07/2020
  • Session 3: 03/16/2020 through 05/09/2020 
  • Session 4: 01/02/2020 through 05/09/2020 for Graduate Dental students
  • Session EXS: 01/11/2020 through 05/09/2020 for EMBA/Kohler students
  • Session N01: 01/13/2020 through 06/13/2020 — this session is only to be used for practicums, internships and field experience when the dates are out of MU's control. Not for GSM students.
  • Session J: 12/16/2019 through 01/12/2020 — only Provost pre-approved courses may be offered in this session.

 

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Academic censure appeal deadlines

Last day at noon to submit appeal for dismissed fall 2019 students who wish to enroll in spring 2020

No academic dismissals will occur following the Spring 2020 semester.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/03/2020 for all sessions

Academic censure decisions released

For fall 2019 students who appealed dismissal and wish to enroll in spring 2020

No academic dismissals will occur following the Spring 2020 semester.

NOTE: Students will still be subject to Satisfactory Academic Progress for Title IV aid, as these are federal regulations and cannot be waived. Students may be subject to probation depending on their academic performance.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/09/2020 for all sessions

Academic Integrity tutorial deadline 

Last day for all new and readmitted students to complete

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/02/2020 for all sessions

Add, swap, drop or register deadline

Last day to register for classes at 11:59 p.m. on date indicated

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4    Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/21/2020

01/15/2020

03/24/2020

01/10/2020

01/21/2020  

01/21/2020 

12/18/2019

Announcement of Public Defense of Dissertation forms deadline

Last day to submit form

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/04/2020 for all sessions

Audit deadline

 Last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/21/2020

01/15/2020

03/24/2020

01/10/2020

01/21/2020

01/21/2020

12/18/2020

Baccalaureate

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

08/29/2020for all sessions

Census/Freeze date

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/04/2020 for all sessions

Classes begin

 
 Session 1  Session 2  Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS  Session N01 Session J

  01/13/2020

01/13/2020

 03/16/2020

01/02/2020

01/11/2020

 01/13/2020

12/16/2019

Classes end

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

05/02/2020

03/07/2020

05/09/2020

05/09/2020

05/02/2020

06/13/2020

01/12/2020

 

College/Schools Incomplete grade deadline

Last day to submit fall 2019 incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

                                                      02/28/2020 for all sessions

Last day to submit spring 2020 incomplete grade changes to the Office of the Registrar

Session N01 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

                                                        10/16/2020 for all sessions

Commencement

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

08/30/2020 

Comprehensive Exams results due in the Graduate School of Management

Registration for and the taking of the comprehensive exams and submission of the results, are arranged between the student and program or department

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/17/2020 for all sessions

Credit change deadline

Last day to adjust credits in a variable credit class

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/21/2020

01/15/2020

03/24/2020

01/10/2020

01/21/2020

01/21/2020

12/18/2019

Diplomas available to graduates

J Session, January 31, 2020 through April 30, 2020 graduates can pick up diplomas at Marquette Central or arrange for shipment via FedEx from the Office of the Registrar

NOTE: Due to campus closures related to COVID-19, in-person pick-up of diplomas has been suspended.  Diplomas for final spring term graduates will be shipped.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

4-6 weeks after diploma date for all sessions

Dissertation

Last day for public defense of dissertation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/03/2020 for all sessions

Dissertation deadline

Last day to submit dissertation to the Graduate School with results and signatures

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/24/2020 for all sessions

Enrollment/registration

Spring term 2020 registration by appointment 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

11/11/2019 for all sessions

 Spring term 2020 registration no appointment required 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

11/25/2019 for all sessions

 Summer term 2020 registration no appointment required

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/18/2020 for all sessions

 Fall term 2020 registration by appointment 

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/06/2020 for all sessions

 Fall term 2020 registration no appointment needed

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/27/2020 for all sessions

Exams

Final exams

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

05/04/2020
   through
05/09/2020

Last class date for Sessions 2 to 4

05/04/2020
through
05/09/2020

N/A

Last class date

Faculty incomplete grade change deadlines

Last day to submit fall 2019 incomplete grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/26/2020 for all sessions

 Last day to submit spring 2020 incomplete grade changes to the Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

10/7/2020 for all sessions 

Final grades deadline at noon

   Session 1 Session 2  Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01  Session J

05/12/2020

03/10/2020

05/12/2020

05/12/2020

05/12/2020

06/16/2020

01/14/2020

 

Final diploma date Spring 2020

                                                           05/15/2020

Faculty textbook submission deadline

Provide summer 2020 textbook information to Book Marq

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/02/2020 for all sessions

 Provide fall 2020 textbook information to Book Marq

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/05/2020 for all sessions

Financial Aid Applications

Last day for Graduate School and Graduate School of Management students to submit applications (merit based aid) for Academic Year 2020-2021

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/15/2020 for all sessions

 Last day for Graduate School and Graduate School of Management students to submit applications (merit based aid) for summer term 2020

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/15/2020 for all sessions

Grade appeal deadline

Last day for Graduate School of Management students to appeal a final grade assigned in all fall 2019 sessions; Graduate School students should view grade appeal policy in the Graduate School bulletin

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/14/2020 for all sessions

Graduation application deadline

Last day to apply to graduate in spring 2020; Ph.D. students see the Commencement section in the Graduate School bulletin for additional requirements

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/03/2020 for all sessions

 Last day to apply to graduate in summer or fall 2020 if participating in Spring 2020 Commencement; Ph.D. students see the Commencement section in the Graduate School bulletin for additional requirements.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/03/2020 for all sessions

Incomplete coursework/exam deadline

Last day to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty for final incomplete grades assigned in all fall 2019 sessions

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

02/14/2020 for all sessions

 Last day to submit completed coursework/exams to faculty for final incomplete grades assigned in all spring 2020 sessions

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

10/02/2020 for all sessions

Independent Study deadline

Last day to submit request to the school office

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/16/2020 for all sessions

 

M.S.A.E professional project outline

Due to the Graduate School of Management

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/23/2020 for all sessions

Official transcript deadline - graduation

External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect J Session and January 31 through April 30 graduation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

One week prior to diploma date for all sessions

 External transcripts must arrive in the Office of the Registrar for transfer credits to affect end of spring term 2020 graduation

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

05/08/2020 for all sessions

Outlines

Thesis, professional project, essay, dissertation outlines due to the Graduate School; excludes GSM project outline

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/07/2020 for all sessions

 GSM project outline for August graduates

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

05/07/2020 for all sessions

Student Breaks

Spring Break classes excused

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

03/08/2020 through 03/15/2020 for all sessions

 Easter Break classes excused; Thursday through Sunday

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/09/2020
  through
04/13/2020

N/A

04/09/2020
through
04/12/2020

N/A

Thesis, professional project or essay deadline

Last day to submit to the Graduate School of Graduate School of Management with results and signatures

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

04/10/2020 for all sessions

Transcripts available

Final spring term 2020 degree information included

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

06/12/2020 for all sessions

Trustees' List deadlines

Submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for J Session and January 31, 2020 through April 30, 2020 graduates

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

At noon the last business day of the month for all sessions.
Diploma date is last business day of the month

Submit Trustees' List to the Office of the Registrar for end of spring term 2020 graduates

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

At noon on 05/29/2020 for all sessions

Withdrawal from classes begins

W grade assigned

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

01/22/2020

01/16/2020

03/25/2020

01/11/2020

01/22/2020

01/22/2020

12/19/2019

Withdrawal deadline

 Last day to withdraw from classes or the university with a grade of W

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session EXS Session N01 Session J

05/01/2020

02/21/2020

02/01/2020

05/01/2020

05/01/2020

05/01/2020

01/03/2020

University closed

Classes excused

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 01/20/2020; MBA classes at the Kohler site will meet

 To see Fall and Summer terms, select the corresponding link:

University Holiday Schedule: Offices closed

Faculty: The dates of the 2020-2021 academic year for new and returning faculty are August 17, 2020 through May 23, 2021.