Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars

Fall 2016

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.

 

EVENT

 

DATE

Enrollment period (including add/drop) Apr 4 - Aug 19
Cancellation deadline at 5 p.m. Aug 19
Classes begin Aug 22
Late enrollment period ($50 late enrollment fee) Aug 22-Sept 2
Final date to enroll Aug 26
Last date to pay fees/tuition without service charge Sept 15
Final date of classes Dec 9
Final examination period Dec 12 - 16
Final date to pay fees/tuition without $50 late fee Dec 16
Final date of term Dec 16
Final grades due Dec 20

 

AUDIT

Change from audit to credit Aug 22 - Sept 2
Change from credit to audit Aug 22 - Oct 28

 

DROP/ADD

Final date to add a class Aug 26
No refund on Dropped Courses after this date Sept 2
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Aug 22 - Sept 2
Automatic grade of "W" for a dropped course Sept 5-30
Grade of "W" or "F" for a dropped course Oct 3 - Dec 9
Petition to college dean to drop a course (with grade of "W" or "F") Nov 7 - Dec 9

 

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL

100% refund on complete withdrawals Aug 22 - Sept 2
No refund on complete withdrawal after this date Sept 2
Automatic grade of 'W' for complete withdrawal Sept 5 - 30
Grade of "W" or "F" on complete withdrawal Oct 3 - Dec 9
Withdrawal - After Financial Aid 60% point in time Nov 4
Final date to withdraw from all courses Dec 9

 

GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS

Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Sept 12
Final date to file application for diploma Oct 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Nov 18
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Dec 2
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Dec 2
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation Dec 16

 

HOLIDAYS AND BREAKS

Labor Day Sept 5
**Fall Break Oct 7
Thanksgiving vacation Nov 23 - Nov 27

 

INTERSESSION

December Intersession Registration Oct 31 - Dec 16
December Intersession Dec 19 - Jan 13

** Program directors and chairs are responsible for determining who will be allowed to take the holiday due to clinical responsibilities and/or whose absence would disrupt patient care.