Graduate Calendar

Fall 2025

Date

Activity or Event

July 29-August 16

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

August 12

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)

August 13

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

August 19

Classes Begin

August 23

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in December 2024)

September 2

Labor Day Holiday (no classes and offices closed)

October 10-11

Fall Holiday (no classes)

October 31

Deadline to have name listed in the Fall Commencement program

November 8

3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition

November 18

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments must be completed in Brightspace

November 18

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 November 27-29)

December 5

Last day of classes

December 5

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

December 6

Study Day (no classes)

December 7-12

Final exams

December 13

Commencement

January 10

Final submission of all requirements for FA24 thesis

Spring 2025

Date

Activity or Event

January 6-10

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

January 10

Graduate Student Orientation (optional for any new graduate student)

January 13

Classes Begin

January 17

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in May 2024)

January 20

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

February 17

President's Day (no classes and offices closed)

March 15-23

Spring Break (no classes)

March 31

Deadline to have name listed in the Spring Commencement program

April 18-20

Spring Holiday (no classes - offices closed)

April 14

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments must be completed in Brightspace

April 14

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.)

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EIDF –Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum

May 1

Last day of classes

May 1

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

May 2

Study Day (no classes)

May 3-8

Final exams

May 9

Commencement

June 6

·         Final submission of all requirements for SP25

 

Summer 2025

Date

Activity or Event

May 12 – 30

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

May 26

Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)

June 2

Classes Begin

June 6

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2025)

June 19

Juneteenth National Independence Day (no classes, offices closed)

July 4

Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)

July 14

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  All assignments must be completed in Brightspace

July 14

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 23

Last day of classes

July 23

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

July 24-25

Final exams

July 31

Date for summer graduation conferral

August 22

Final submission of all requirements for SU25 thesis