The Graduate School

Graduate School Calendar

See the Academic Calendar

Graduating students should meet with their advisor to ensure all preparations for graduation are in order the semester BEFORE they intend to graduate. The Graduate School Calendar is subject to change.

Note: Some graduate programs may have earlier admissions deadlines; please check with your specific program for exact dates. We urge you to begin planning for Graduate School early and to submit all required application materials by the deadlines listed below.

These are priority deadlines, which means completed applications with all official supporting documents received by this date will be processed for the desired semester.

We will continue to accept applications past the deadlines, but cannot guarantee that they will be processed for your desired semester of entry.

 

Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Summer 2016

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

New Graduate Fellowship Application

May 1

Nov 1

n/a

May 1

Nov 1

U.S. Student Application Deadline

Aug 15

Dec 20

April 15

Aug 15

Dec 20

International Student Application and

Readmission Deadline (in and out of country)

April 30

Sept 30

Feb 28

April 30

Sept 30

Master of Accountancy

June 15

Oct 15

Mar 15

June 15

Oct 15

PhD Nursing

Summer only

Summer only

Mar 1

Summer only

Summer only

PhD Human Resource Development

Mar 1

Fall only

Fall only

Mar 1

Fall only

Nursing Master's Applicants (except NP)

Mar 15

Oct 15

Fall/Spring only

Mar 15

Oct 15

Nurse Practitioner

Feb 15

Sept 15

Fall/Spring only

Feb 15

Sept 15

Graduate Student Orientation

Aug 15

Online

Online

Aug 13

Online

Classes Begin

Aug 24

Jan 19

May 16
June 6
July 11

Aug 22

Jan 17

Final Date to Request Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising Committee

Nov 7

April 3

Check with advisor

Nov 7

April 3

Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School for Mechanical Check and Submit Report of Final Master's Examination/Dissertation Defense

Nov 21

April 17

July 24

Nov 21

April 17