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Current Graduate College Academic Calendar

See also Campus Academic Calendars

Fall 2013 | Spring 2014 | Summer 2014  |  Fall 2014 | Spring 2015 | Summer 2015

Additional Years

2012-2013  |  2011-2012  |  2010-2011 |  2009-2010  |  2008-2009  |  2007-2008  |  2006-2007  |  2005-2006  |  2004-2005

2003-2004 (PDF)  |  2002-2003 (PDF)

Fall Semester 2013

Fri, Aug 23
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel fall registration

 
Mon, Aug 26Instruction begins
 
Mon, Sep 2Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Mon, Sep 9Last 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 4Last 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 18Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
 
Mon, Oct 21Second half-session courses begin
 
Mon, Nov 4Registration for spring begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service.
 
Fri, Nov 8Last day to add a second half-session course
 
Fri, Nov 15Last 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
 
Fri, Nov 22
 
Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
 
Sat, Nov 23, -
Sun, Dec 1
 
Fall vacation for students
Thur, Nov 28 -
Fri, Nov 29
 
Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holidays)
Mon, Dec 2Instruction resumes
 
Fri, Dec 6Last 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, without a grade of W (without approval)
 
Wed, Dec 11Instruction ends
 
Thur, Dec 12Reading 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 13Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
 
Fri, Dec 13 - Thur, Dec 20
 
Final examination period
Fri, Dec 20Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 
Mon, Dec 23December degree conferral (no commencement)
 

 

Spring Semester 2014

 

Fri, Jan 17
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel spring registration
Mon, Jan 20Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Tues, Jan 21Instruction begins
 
Mon, Feb 3Last 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 semester course
 
Fri, Feb 28Last 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 14Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
 
Mon, Mar 17Second half-session courses begin
 
Sat, Mar 22 -
Sun, Mar 30     
 
Spring Break
Mon, Mar 31Instruction resumes
 
Mon, Apr 7Registration for summer and fall begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service.
 
Fri, Apr 11Last day to add a second half-session course
Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
 
Fri, Apr 18Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
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 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 25Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, May 2Last 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 7Last day of Instruction
 
Thur, May 8Reading 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 9 -
Fri, May 16
 
Final examination period
Fri, May 16Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 
Sat, May 17May degree conferral (Commencement)
 

 

 

Summer Semester 2014

 

Fri, May 16
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 19Instruction begins for S1 session and SF session
 
Fri, May 23Last day for student to add a S1 course 
Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
 
Mon, May 26Memorial Day (all campus holiday)
 
Fri, Jun 6Last 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 13
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 14Final examination period
 
Mon, Jun 16Eight week courses and SS1 Independent Study courses begin
 
Fri, Jun 27Last 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, Jul 4Independence Day (all campus holiday)
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
 
Fri, Jul 11
 
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 14Second-half courses begin
 
Fri, Jul 18Last day to complete deposit of Aug doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, Jul 25Last 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, Aug 1Last 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 7, noonInstruction ends
 
Thur, Aug 7, 1 p.m.
 
Reading Day
 
Fri, Aug 8 - Sat, Aug 9
 
Final examination period
Mon, Aug 11August degree conferral (no commencement)
 
Fri, Aug 15Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 

 

Fall Semester 2014

Fri, Aug 22
5 p.m.
 
Last business day to cancel fall registration

 
Mon, Aug 25Instruction begins
 
Mon, Sep 1Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Mon, Sep 8Last day for GRAD to add a first half-session course
Last day  for GRAD to add a semester course without permission
Deadline for GRAD to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
 
Fri, Oct 3Last day for GRAD to drop a first half-session course
Last day for GRAD 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 17Last day for student to drop a semester course on Student Self-Service
 
Mon, Oct 20Second half-session courses begin
 
Mon, Nov 3Registration for spring begins
 
Fri, Nov 7Last day for GRAD to add a second half-session course
 
Fri, Nov 14Last day for GRAD to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
Last day for GRAD 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 GRAD to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
Last day for GRAD to add themselves to December degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
 
Fri, Nov 21
 
Deadline for the Graduate College to receive the doctoral Final Exam Result form
 
Sat, Nov 22, -
Sun, Nov 30
 
Fall vacation for students
Thur, Nov 27 -
Fri, Nov 28
 
Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holidays)
Mon, Dec 1Instruction resumes
 
Fri, Dec 5Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
Last day for GRAD 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 for GRAD to drop a second half-session course without a grade of W and without approval
 
Wed, Dec 10Instruction ends
 
Thur, Dec 11Reading Day
Last day for GRAD to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day for GRAD to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day for GRAD 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 12Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
 
Fri, Dec 12 -  Thur, Dec 19
 
Final examination period
Fri, Dec 19Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 
Mon, Dec 22December degree conferral (no commencement)
 

 

Spring Semester 2015

 

Fri, Jan 16
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel spring registration
Mon, Jan 19Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Tues, Jan 20Instruction begins
 
Mon, Feb 2Last day for GRAD to add a first half-session course
Last day for GRAD to add a semester course on Student Self-Service
Deadline for GRAD to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
 
Fri, Feb 27Last day for GRAD 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 for GRAD to drop a first half-session course
 
Fri, Mar 13Last day for GRAD to drop a semester course on UI Integrate
 
Mon, Mar 16Second half-session courses begin
 
Sat, Mar 21 - 
Sun, Mar 29     
 
Spring Break
Mon, Mar 30Instruction resumes
 
Mon, Apr 6Registration for summer and fall begins.  
 
Fri, Apr 10Last day for GRAD to add a second half-session course
Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
 
Fri, Apr 17Last day for GRAD to withdraw from current term without a grade of W
Last day for GRAD 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 GRAD to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
Last day for GRAD to add themselves to May degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
Deadline for the Graduate College to receive the doctoral Final Exam Result form
 
Fri, Apr 24Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, May 1Last day to complete deposit of May master's theses
Last day for GRAD to drop a second half-session course
Last day for GRAD  to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
 
Wed, May 6Instruction ends
 
Thur, May 7Reading Day
Last day for GRAD to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day for GRAD to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
Last day for GRAD to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
 
Fri, May 8 -
Fri, May 15
 
Final examination period
Sun, May 17May degree conferral. See the Commencement Office for details about the ceremony.
 
Fri, May 22Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 

 

 

Summer Semester 2015

 

Fri, May 15
5 p.m.
Last business day to cancel Summer 1 (4 week) and SF (summer full term) registration if not registered for any other summer course
 
Mon, May 18Instruction begins for S1 session and SF session
 
Fri, May 22Last day for GRAD to add a S1 course
Deadline for GRAD to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
 
Mon, May 25Memorial Day (all campus holiday)
 
Fri, Jun 5Last day for GRAD to withdraw from S1 without a grade of W
Last day for GRAD to drop a S1 course without a grade of W
Last day for GRAD to elect credit/no-credit option for a S1 course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
 
Fri, Jun 12
5 p.m.
Deadline to cancel S1 Independent Study and summer 2 registration if you are not enrolled for any other summer course
S1 classes end
 
Sat, Jun 13Final examination period
 
Mon, Jun 15Eight week courses and S1 Independent Study courses begin
 
Fri, Jun 26Last day for GRAD to add a first half-session course (S2a)
Last day for GRAD to add an 8 week (S2) course
Deadline for GRAD to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S2
 
Fri, Jul 3Independence Day (all campus holiday)
Last day for GRAD to drop a first-half session (S2a) course
Last day to take final exam for Aug doctoral degree
Last day for GRAD 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
 
Fri, Jul 10
 
Last day for GRAD to add themselves to Aug degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
Deadline for the Graduate College to receive the doctoral Final Exam Result form
 
Mon, Jul 13Second-half courses begin
 
Fri, Jul 17Last day to complete deposit of Aug doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, Jul 24Last day to complete deposit of Aug Master's theses
Last day for GRAD to withdraw from S2 without a grade of W
Last day for GRAD to drop a S2 or S1 Independent Study course
Last day for GRAD to add a second half-session (S2b) course
Last day for GRAD to elect credit/no-credit option for a S2 or S1 Indep. Study course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
 
Fri, Jul 31Last day for GRAD to drop a second half-session (S2b) course
Last day for GRAD 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 6, noonInstruction ends
 
Thur, Aug 6, 1 p.m.
 
Reading Day
 
Fri, Aug 7 - Sat, Aug 8
 
Final examination period
Mon, Aug 10August degree conferral (no commencement)
Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 

 

 

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