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Current Graduate College Academic Calendar

See also Campus Academic Calendars

Fall 2014 | Spring 2015 | Summer 2015

Additional Years

Current year  |  2013-2014  |  2012-2013  |  2011-2012  |  2010-2011 |  2009-2010  |  2008-2009  |  2007-2008  |  2006-2007  |  2005-2006  |  2004-2005

 

Fall Semester 2014

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

 
Mon, Aug 25 Instruction begins
 
Mon, Sep 1 Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Mon, Sep 8 Last 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 3 Last 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 17 Last day for student to drop a semester course on Student Self-Service
 
Mon, Oct 20 Second half-session courses begin
 
Mon, Nov 3 Registration for spring begins
 
Fri, Nov 7 Last day for GRAD to add a second half-session course
 
Fri, Nov 14 Last 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 1 Instruction resumes
 
Fri, Dec 5 Last 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 10 Instruction ends
 
Thur, Dec 11 Reading 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 12 Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
 
Fri, Dec 12 -  Thur, Dec 19
 
Final examination period
Fri, Dec 19 Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
 
Mon, Dec 22 December degree conferral (no commencement)
 

 

Spring Semester 2015

 

Fri, Jan 16
5 p.m.
 
Deadline to cancel spring registration
Mon, Jan 19 Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
 
Tues, Jan 20 Instruction begins
 
Mon, Feb 2 Last 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 27 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
Last day for GRAD to drop a first half-session course
 
Fri, Mar 13 Last day for GRAD to drop a semester course on UI Integrate
 
Mon, Mar 16 Second half-session courses begin
 
Sat, Mar 21 - 
Sun, Mar 29     
 
Spring Break
Mon, Mar 30 Instruction resumes
 
Mon, Apr 6 Registration for summer and fall begins.  
 
Fri, Apr 10 Last day for GRAD to add a second half-session course
Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
 
Fri, Apr 17 Last 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 24 Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, May 1 Last 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 6 Instruction ends
 
Thur, May 7 Reading 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
Sat, May 16 May degree conferral. See the Commencement Office for details about the ceremony.
 
Fri, May 22 Last 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 18 Instruction begins for S1 session and SF session
 
Fri, May 22 Last day for GRAD to add a S1 course
Deadline for GRAD to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
 
Mon, May 25 Memorial Day (all campus holiday)
 
Fri, Jun 5 Last 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 13 Final examination period
 
Mon, Jun 15 Eight week courses and S1 Independent Study courses begin
 
Fri, Jun 26 Last 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 3 Independence 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 13 Second-half courses begin
 
Fri, Jul 17 Last day to complete deposit of Aug doctoral dissertations
 
Fri, Jul 24 Last 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 31 Last 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, noon Instruction ends
 
Thur, Aug 6, 1 p.m.
 
Reading Day
 
Fri, Aug 7 - Sat, Aug 8
 
Final examination period
Mon, Aug 10 August degree conferral (no commencement)
Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students