Graduate Calendar

Summer 2020 

Date 

Activity or Event 

May 25 

Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes) 

June 8 

Classes Begin 

June 12 

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2020) 

July 3 

Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 

July 20 

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required. 

July 20 

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.) 

July 29 

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College 

July 29 

Last day of classes 

July 28-29 

Final exams 

August 21 

Final submission of all requirements for SU20 thesis 

 

Fall 2020 

Date 

Activity or Event 

August 3-14 

Fall Intersession (Considered part of the fall semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.) 

August 10 

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student) 

August 11 

Teaching Assistant Orientation (mandatory for students hired as Graduate Teaching Assistants) 

August 17 

Classes Begin 

August 21 

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in December 2020)  

September 7 

Labor Day Holiday (no classes and offices closed) 

October 8-9 

Fall Holiday (no classes) 

November 13 

3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition 

November 23 

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College 

November 23 

Seminar deadline: Last day to submit acceptance sheet of approved research project to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.) 

November 25-29  

Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes and offices closed) 

December 3 

Last day of classes 

December 3 

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College 

December 4 

Study Day (no classes) 

December 5-10 

Final exams 

December 11 

Commencement 

January 15 

Final submission of all requirements for FA20 thesis 

Spring 2021 

Date 

Activity or Event 

January 4-8 

Winter Intersession (Considered part of the spring semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.) 

January 8 

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student) 

January 11 

Classes Begin 

January 15 

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in May 2021)  

January 18 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes and offices closed) 

February 15 

President's Day (no classes and offices closed) 

March 13-21 

Spring Break (no classes) 

April 1-4  

Spring Holiday (no classes - offices closed April 2) 

April 26 

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College;  Documentation of video tutorials is required. 

April 26 

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.) 

May 1 

IDF – Frank Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum 

May 6 

Last day of classes 

May 6 

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College 

May 7 

Study Day (no classes) 

May 8-13 

Final exams 

May 14 

Commencement 

June 4 

Final submission of all requirements for SP21 thesis 

Summer 2021 

Date 

Activity or Event 

May 17 - June 4 

Summer Intersession (Considered part of the summer session for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.) 

May 31 

Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes) 

June 7 

Classes Begin 

June 11 

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2021) 

July 5 

Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed) 

July 19 

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required. 

July 19 

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.) 

July 28 

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College 

July 28 

Last day of classes 

July 29-30 

Final exams 

August 20 

Final submission of all requirements for SU21 thesis