Graduate Engineering Academic Calendar

In any semester, Fall or Spring, where the University calendar does not naturally include a total of 14 weekly class meetings, plus a final exam period, the instructor is expected to schedule an additional class meeting time.

 

 

Summer 2015

 

May

27 Classes begin

June

4 Last day for late registsration and for dropping or adding courses

July

1 Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held September 2015
3 Independence Day Holiday - No classes scheduled
9 Last day for withdrawing (WX) from courses or changing from credit to audit
15 September Graduation Deadline - Last day for application made at the office of the department chairperson for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer 2015 Semester
27 Final Examinations will be held on July 27thh or the last scheduled class day
31 Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office (CEER 302A) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester. (Students must then post online.)  
August
5 Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)
27 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Summer 2015 Semester)

 

Fall 2015

 

August
24 Classes begin
30 Last day for dropping and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds
September
7 Labor Day - No classes scheduled
2 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
4 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day for Graduation Application made at the office of the department chairperson for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester.  
October
12-16 Mid-term Recess
19 Classes resume (Monday)
23 Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held January 2016
November
11 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  Refer to Refunds
24 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)
30 Classes resume (Monday)
December
7 Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office (CEER 302A) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester. (Students must then post online.)  
10 Final day of classes
14-18 Final Examinations
21 Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)
January 2016
29 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Fall 2015 Semester)
February 2016
12 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2015 Semester)

 

Spring 2016

 

January
11 Classes begin
17 Last day for requesting and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds
18 Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
15 May Graduation Deadline - Last day for Graduation Application made at the office of the department chairperson for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Spring Semester. 
20 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
22 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
February - March
29-4 Semester Recess
March
7 Classes resume
23 Easter Recess begins after last class
29 Classes resume
30 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX) Refer to Refunds
April
25 Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office (CEER 302A) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Spring Semester. (Students must then post online.)
28 Final day of classes
May
2-6 Final Examinations
 
9 Final Grades  Due (12:00 noon)
13 University Commencement Exercises
14 College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony and Diploma Distribution
June
24 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2016 Semester)
July
8 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2016 Semester)