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 2017

 

May

31

Classes begin

June

2

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds

29

September 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 Summer Semester 2017.  

30

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held in August/September 2017

July

4

Independence Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

13

Last day for withdrawing from courses or changing from credit to audit.

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 Fall Semester. (Students must then post online.)  

August

1

Final examinations will be held on August 1 or the last scheduled class day

4

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

September

1

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar. (Summer 2017 semester)

 

Fall 2017

 

August

23

Classes begin

29

Last day for dropping and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds

30

Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations

September

1

Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations

4

Labor Day - No classes scheduled

29

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

9 - 15

Mid-term Recess

16

Classes resume (Monday)

November

8

Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  Refer to Refunds

21

Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)

27

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held January 2018

December

11

Final day of classes

13 - 19

Final Examinations

19

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.)  

January 2018

2

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

28

Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Fall 2017 Semester)

February 2018

9

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2017 Semester)

 

Spring 2018

 

January
15 Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
16 Classes begin
22 Last day for requesting and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds
24 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
26 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
30 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. 
March
5-11 Mid-Term Recess
12 Classes resume (Monday)
28 Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
April
3 Classes resume
4 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX) Refer to Refunds
30 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.)
May
3 Final day of classes
5-11 Final Examinations
 
14 Final Grades  Due (12 noon)
18 University Commencement Exercises
19 College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony and Diploma Distribution
June
30 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2018 Semester)
July
14 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2018 Semester)

 

Summer 2016

 

June

1

Classes begin

7

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds

30

September 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 Summer Semester 2016.  

July

1

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held in August/September 2016

4

Independence Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

14

Last day for withdrawing from courses or changing from credit to audit.

August

1

Final examinations will be held on August 1 or the last scheduled class day

1

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.)  

5

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

30

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar. (Summer 2016 semester)