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Graduate College Academic Calendar 2011-2012

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Fall 2011 | Spring 2012 | Summer 2012

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Fall Semester 2011

Fri, Aug 19
5 p.m.
Deadline to cancel fall registration
 
Mon, Aug 22 Instruction begins
Fri, Sep 2 Last day to add a first half-session course
Last day for student to add a semester course on Web Self-Service
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for the semester
Mon, Sep 5 Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
Fri, Sep 30 Last day for student to add a semester course through Graduate Registration and Records without written department approval
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a first half-session course
Fri, Oct 14 Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
Mon, Oct 17 Second half-session courses begin
Mon, Oct 31 Registration for spring begins. Start times vary. See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service.
Fri, Nov 4 Last day to add a second half-session course
Fri, Nov 11 Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without approval)
Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
Sat, Nov 19, -
Sun, Nov 27
Fall vacation for students
Thu, Nov 24 -
Fri, Nov 25
Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holidays)
Mon, Nov 28 Instruction resumes
Fri, Dec 2 Last day to deposit December doctoral dissertations
Deadline for Office of the Registrar to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a second half-session course
Last day to add name to Dec degree list. Must use Web Self-Service.
Wed, Dec 7 Instruction ends
Thur, Dec 8 Reading Day
Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last spring or summer to prevent F by rule
Fri, Dec 9 Last day to deposit December master's theses
Fri, Dec 9 - Fri, Dec 16 Final examination period
Mon, Dec 19 December degree conferral (no commencement)
Fri, Jan 6, 2012 Last date for receipt of petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students

 

Spring Semester 2012

Fri, Jan 13
5 p.m.
Deadline to cancel spring registration
Mon, Jan 16 Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
Tue, Jan 17 Instruction begins
Mon, Jan 30 Last day to add a first half-session course
Last day for student to add a semester course on Web Self-Service
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for the semester
Fri, Feb 24 Last day for student to add a semester course through Graduate Registration and Records without written department approval
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a first half-session course
Fri, Mar 9 Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
Mon, Mar 12 Second half-session courses begin
Mar 17 - Mar 25 Spring Break
Mon, Mar 26 Instruction resumes
Mon, Apr 2 Registration for summer and fall begins. Start times vary. See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service.
Fri, Apr 6 Last day to add a second half-session course
Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
Fri, Apr 13 Last day to withdraw from a current term without a grade of W
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
Fri, Apr 20 Last day to deposit May doctoral dissertations
Fri, Apr 27

Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a second half-session course
Last day to deposit May master's theses
Last day to add name to May degree list list. Must use Web Self-Service.

Wed, May 2 Last day of Instruction
Thu, May 3 Reading Day
Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
Fri, May 4 -
Fri, May 11
Final examination period
Sun, May 13 May degree conferral (Commencement)
Fri, May 25 Last date for receipt of petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students

 

Summer Semester 2012

Fri, May 11
5 p.m.
Deadline to cancel summer 1 (4 week) and SF (summer full term) registration if not registered for any other summer course
Mon, May 14 Instruction begins
Fri, May 18 Last day for student to add a S1 course
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
Mon, May 28 Memorial Day, All campus holiday
Fri, Jun 1 Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a S1 course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a S1 course without a grade of W
Last day to withdraw from S1
Fri, Jun 8
5 p.m.
Deadline to cancel SS1 Independent Study and summer 2 registration if you are not enrolled for any other summer course
Classes end
Sat, Jun 9 Final examination period
Mon, Jun 11 Eight week courses and SS1 Independent Study courses begin
Fri, Jun 22 Last day to add a first half-session course (S2a)
Last day to add an 8 week (S2) course
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S2
Fri, Jun 29 Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a first-half session course (S2a) or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to drop a first-half session (S2a) course
Last day to take final exam for August doctoral degree
Wed, Jul 4 All campus holiday
Mon, Jul 9 Second-half courses begin
Fri, Jul 13 Last day to deposit Aug doctoral dissertations
Fri, Jul 20 Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
Last day to deposit Aug Master's theses
Last day to withdraw from S2 without a grade of W
Last day for student to drop a S2 or SS1 Independent Study course
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a S2 or SS1 Indep. Study course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Last day to add a second half-session (S2b) course
Last day to add name to Aug degree list. Must use Web Self-Service
Fri, Jul 27 Last day to drop a second half-session (S2b) course
Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session (S2b) course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
Thu, Aug 2, noon Instruction ends
Thu, Aug 2, 1 p.m. Reading Day
Fri, Aug 3-Sat Aug 4 Final examination period
Mon, Aug 6 August degree conferral (no commencement)
Fri, Aug 17 Last date for receipt of petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students