College of Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Calendar

  • Fall 2019 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Fall 2019 Admissions May 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Fall 2019 Admissions July 1
    New Graduate Student Orientation (Derryberry Hall Auditorium)
    4 - 6:30pm
    August 19
    Advisement and Registration August 22-23
    Classes Begin August 26
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) August 26
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class September 1
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade September 8
    Last Day to Apply for Fall Graduation (No Applications after this date) September 9
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall TBD
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall TBD
    FALL BREAK October 14-15
    College of Graduate Studies Info Session (Tech Pride Room) 3pm October 23
    College of Graduate Studies Info Sessions (Tech Pride Room) 11am and 3pm October 24     
    Advisement for Spring 2020 November 4-8
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" November 8
    Last Day to submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement November 8
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense November 8
    Preregistration for Spring 2020 begins November 11
    Last Day to Submit Committee-approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest November 15
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval November 15
    Last Day to Submit final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions December 2
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation December 6
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) December 6
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating in December December 6
    Last Day of Classes December 6
    Final Exam Week December 9-12
    Graduation Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m. at Hooper Eblen Center December 12
    Graduation
    9:30 a.m. - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Whitson-Hester School of Nursing
    2:00 p.m. - College of Agriculture and Human Ecology, College of Business, College of Education
    December 14
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Spring December 19

  • Spring 2020 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Spring 2020 Admissions October 1 
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Spring 2020 Admissions November 1
    Advisement and Registration January 16-17
    New Graduate Student Orientation - 4-6:30 (Derryberry Hall Auditorium)  TBD
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No Classes  January 20
    Classes Begin  January 21
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee)  January 21
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class January 27
    Last Day to Drop Without a Grade February 3
    Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation (No Applications after this date) February 3
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 3:30 - 5:00 pm TBD
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 6 - 7:30 pm TBD
    SPRING BREAK March 16-20
    Thesis/Dissertation Workshop / Johnson Hall Room 208 / 4:30 - 6 pm TBD
     Advisement for Summer and Fall 2020  March 30-31 April 1-3
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" April 3
    Last Day to submit Exception Request to Walk in Commencement April 3
    Preregistration for Summer & Fall Begins April 6
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense April 10
    Last Day to Submit Committee-approved Thesis/Dissertation into ProQuest April 17
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval April 17
    Last Day to Submit final Thesis/Dissertation Revisions April 27
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation May 1
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) May 1
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating in May  May 1
    Last Day of Classes May 1
    Final Exam Week May 4 - 7
    Graduation Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m. at Hooper Eblen Center May 7
    Graduation 
    9:30 a.m. - College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Interdisciplinary 
    Studies, Whitson-Hester School of Nursing 
    2:00 p.m. - College of Agriculture and Human Ecology, College of Business and College 
    of Education
     May 9
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - Summer Only May 11

  • Summer 2020 Calendar

    Last Day for International Applicants to Apply for Summer 2020 Admissions  February 1
    Last Day for US Applicants to Apply for Summer 2020 Admissions  May 1
    Registration  May 29
    Classes Begin (First and Full Terms)  June 1
    Late Registration Begins ($100 late fee) June 3
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (First Term)  June 3 
    Last Day to Register/Add a Class (Full Term)   June 7 
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (First Term)  June 8 
    Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation  June 8
    Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Full Term)  June 14  
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (First Term) 
    June 23 
    Last Day of Classes (First Term)  July 1 
     Study Day - No Classes July 3
    INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY July 4
     Last Day to Drop without a Grade (Second Term) July 8 
    Last Day to Report Results of Comprehensive Exam & Thesis/Dissertation Defense July 10
    Last Day to Submit Final Thesis/Dissertation July 17
    Last Day to Submit signed Thesis/Dissertation Certificate of Approval July 17
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"(Full Term) July 17
    Early Course Selection for State Employees Using Fee Waiver    
    and Disabled/Elderly Program Participants - FALL
    July 27
    Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W" (Second Term) July 28
    Last Day to Submit any other Forms/Memos required for Graduation  August 4
    Last Day to Submit Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. Students) August 4
    Last Day to Remove "Incomplete" grades if Graduating August 4
    Last Day of Classes (Second and Full Terms)   August 4 
    Study Day - No Classes   August 5 
    Final Exams (Second & Full Term) August 6-7 
    Graduation - Degrees Conferred - No Ceremony  August 8

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