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Graduate College Academic Calendar 2012-2013

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Fall 2012 | Spring 2013 | Summer 2013

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Fall Semester 2012

Fri, Aug 24
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel fall registration

 

Mon, Aug 27 Instruction begins
 
Mon, Sep 3 Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Mon, Sep 10 Last day to add a first half-session course
Last day for student to add a semester course without permission
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for the semester
 
Fri, Oct 5 Last day to drop a first half-session course
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
 
Fri, Oct 19 Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
 
Mon, Oct 22 Second half-session courses begin
 
Mon, Oct 29 Registration for spring begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service.
 
Fri, Nov 9 Last day to add a second half-session course
 
Fri, Nov 16 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
Last day for students to add themselves to Dec degree list via web UI Integrate Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access UI Integrate Self-Service
 
Sat, Nov 17, -
Sun, Nov 25
 
Fall vacation for students
Thur, Nov 22 -
Fri, Nov 23
 
Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holidays)
Mon, Nov 26 Instruction resumes
 
Fri, Nov 30
 
Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
 
Fri, Dec 7 Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
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
 
Wed, Dec 12 Instruction ends
 
Thur, Dec 13 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 14 Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
 
Fri, Dec 14 - Thur, Dec 20
 
Final examination period
Fri, Dec 21 Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 
Mon, Dec 24 December degree conferral (no commencement)
 

Spring Semester 2013

Fri, Jan 11
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel spring registration
Mon, Jan 14 Instruction begins
 
Mon, Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Mon, Jan 28 Last day to add a first half-session course
Last day for student to add a semester course without permission
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for the semester
 
Fri, Feb 22 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 8 Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
 
Mon, Mar 11 Second half-session courses begin
 
Sat, Mar 16 - Sun, Mar 24     
 
Spring Break
Mon, Mar 25 Instruction resumes
 
Mon, Apr 1 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 5 Last day to add a second half-session course
Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
 
Fri, Apr 12 Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
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
Last day for students to add themselves to May degree list via web UI Integrate Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access UI Integrate Self-Service
 
Fri, Apr 19 Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, Apr 26 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 complete deposit of May master's theses
 
Wed, May 1 Last day of Instruction
 
Thur, May 2 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 3 -
Fri, May 10
 
Final examination period
Sun, May 12 May degree conferral (Commencement)
 
Fri, May 17 Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 

Summer Semester 2013

Fri, May 10
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 13 Instruction begins for S1 session and SF session
 
Fri, May 17 Last day for student to add a S1 course 
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
 
Mon, May 27 Memorial Day (all campus holiday)
 
Fri, May 31 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 7
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 8 Final examination period
 
Mon, Jun 10 Eight week courses and SS1 Independent Study courses begin
 
Fri, Jun 21 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 28 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
 
Thur, Jul 4 Independence Day (all campus holiday)
 
Fri, Jul 5
 
Last day for students to add themselves to Aug degree list via web UI Integrate Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access UI Integrate Self-Service
Deadline for Graduate Student Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
 
Mon, Jul 8 Second-half courses begin
 
Fri, Jul 12 Last day to complete deposit of Aug doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, Jul 19 Last day to complete deposit of 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
 
Fri, Jul 26 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
 
Thur, Aug 1, noon Instruction ends
 
Thur, Aug 1, 1 p.m.
 
Reading Day
 
Fri, Aug 2 - Sat, Aug 3
 
Final examination period
Mon, Aug 5 August degree conferral (no commencement)
 
Fri, Aug 9 Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students