Important Dates

Summer 2015 

May

26               Graduate Registration 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

June

1                Graduate Classes Begin
1                Begin Online Graduation Clearance process for Spring 2015 Graduation-go to P.A.W.S.
4                Application Deadline (4:00 p.m) Graduate English Competency Examination (GECE)
4                Application Deadline (4:00 p.m)  Graduate Area Examination Examination (GACE)
27              Graduate English Competency Examination, 8:00 a.m.
27              Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination  
30              Last Day to Submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to the Graduate School, 4:00 pm
 
July
 
10               Last day to apply Online for Spring 2015 Commencement
24               Last day for Clearance via the "Online Graduation Clearance" by the Graduate School for                                  Summer Conferral 
 
August
1                 Conferring of Degrees-Summer 2015

 

Fall 2015

August

17              Graduate Faculty Orientation   8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., eCenter, California Room

19-20          Evening and Graduate Registration 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

24               CLASSES BEGIN
24               Late Registration Begins ( A late fee of $70.00 begins this day)
 
September
 
1                 A late fee of $105.00 begins this day
1                 Graduate Student Orientation, 4:00 p.m., C.F. Moore, Room 100
2                 Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 p.m., Jackson Medical Mall, location TBA
3                 Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 p.m., University Center, location TBA
3                 Graduate Student Orientation, time TBA, Madison Campus, location TBA
4                 Last day to complete registration and pay fees
4                 Last day to Add a Course
4 (eve)       Class Schedule purged for non-payment   
7                 Holiday-Labor Day
8                 Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.
8                 Last day to drop a class with No Grade
                   (A late fee of $145.00 begins this day)        
 
October
 
6                 Last Day to submit Graduation Clearance Application
12-17          Mid-Semester Examinations
13               Graduate Council Meeting, H.T. Sampson Library 10:00 a.m.
15               Application Deadline for Graduate English Competency Examination, 4:00 p.m.
15               Application Deadline for Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, 4:00 p.m.
16               Last Day to Submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to Graduate School for              
                   December Graduation
19               Mid Semester Grades Due
22               Founder's Day Convocation
26               Last Day to Drop a Class with "W" grade
 
November
 
7                 Graduate English Competency Examination 8:00 a.m.
7                 Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination
10               Graduate Council Meeting, H.T. Sampson Library 10:00 a.m.
23-28           Fall Break/Thanksgiving Recess
30               Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.
30               Last Day to Withdraw from the University
 
December
 
4                 Classes End
4                 Last day for Clearance via the "Online Graduation Clearance" by the Graduate School for
                   December Graduation
5-10            Final Examinations
11               Commencement
11               Fall Semester Ends
11               Holiday Recess begins
14               Grades Reports Due in the department of the Registrar and Records
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Note:  Not all programs offer the Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE) in the Summer.  Please check with your advisor, department chair/program director or academic college dean.