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 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)

 

Fall 2016

 

August
24 Classes begin
30 Last day for dropping and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds
31 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
September
2 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
5 Labor Day - No classes scheduled
30 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
10-16 Mid-term Recess
17 Classes resume (Monday)
November
9 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  Refer to Refunds
22 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)
28 Classes resume (Monday)
28 Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held January 2017
December
12 Final day of classes
14-20 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 2017
3 Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)
27 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Fall 2016 Semester)
February 2017
12 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2016 Semester)

 

Spring 2017

 

January
16 Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
17 Classes begin
23 Last day for requesting and/or adding classes  Refer to Refunds
25 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
27 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
31 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
6-10 Semester Recess
13 Classes resume (Monday)
April
5 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX) Refer to Refunds
12 Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
18 Classes resume
May
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 Spring Semester. (Students must then post online.)
4 Final day of classes
May
6-12 Final Examinations
 
15 Final Grades  Due (12 noon)
19 University Commencement Exercises
20 College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony and Diploma Distribution
June
30 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2017 Semester)
July
14 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2017 Semester)