2012-2013 Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2012

August 2012
29 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment without penalty
30 Thurs. Late charges begin
 
September 2012
3 Mon. Labor Day holiday (no classes; offices closed)
5 Wed. Classes begin
13 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
14 Fri. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
21 Fri. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
28 Fri. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
 
October 2012
1 Mon. Financial aid application for January Intersession available
1-30 Mon.- Fri. Online class reservation for Intersession 2013
5 Fri. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
15 Mon. Deadline to petition for May 2013 graduation
19 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
22 Mon. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
26 Fri. Mid-term grades due
29 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
 
November 2012
1 Thurs. Class reservation begins for Spring 2013
Walk-in registration begins for Intersession 2013
Priority deadine for Intersession 2013 financial aid applications
13 Tues. Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W"
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
16 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Intersession 2013 online registration
21-23 Wed.- Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; offices closed Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25)
30 Fri. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for Fall and Intersession graduation (PhD, EdD)
 
December 2012
14 Fri. Last day of classes.
Last day to petition for August 2013 graduation.
Completed dissertations and all fee and forms due in the Registrar's Office for January 2013 graduation (PhD, EdD).
Two bound copies of completed Master's thesis due in Registrar's Office for January 2013 graduation.
17-21 Mon.- Fri. Final Examinations
 
January 2013
2 Wed. Final grades due
 

Intersession 2013 (Optional)

January 2013
3 Thurs. First day of Intersession classes
21 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes; offices closed)
23 Wed. Last day of Intersession classes
 

Spring Semester 2013

January 2013
25 Fri. Final registration/fee payment without penalty
26 Sat. Late charges begin
28 Mon. Classes begin
31 Thurs. All Faith Service
 
February 2013
1 Fri. Financial aid applications for Summer Sessions 2013 available
6 Wed. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
18 Mon. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
25 Mon. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
 
March 2013
4 Mon. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
4-29 Mon.- Fri. Online class reservation for Summer Sessions 2013
15 Fri. Priority deadline for Summer Sessions 2013 financial aid applications
18 Mon. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
20 Wed. Mid-term grades due
25- April 1 Mon.- Mon. Combined Spring Break/Easter Holiday (no classes; offices closed on Friday, March 29)
 
April 2013
1 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
Priority deadline for Fall 2013/Spring 2014 financial aid application
2 Tues. Class reservation begins for Fall 2013
Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2013
5 Fri. Last day to withdraw from classes.
Deadline for removal of Incomplete from prior semester/Intersession 2013.
12 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Summer Sessions 2013 online registration
29 Mon. Deadline for completition of dissertation defense for May 2013 graduation (PhD, EdD)
 
May 2013
13 Mon. Last day of classes.
Last day to petition for January 2014 graduation.
Completed dissertations and all fees and forms due in Registrar's Office for May 2013 graduation (PhD, EdD).
Two bound copies of completed Master's thesis due in Registrar's Office for May 2013 graduation.
16-22 Thurs.- Wed. Final Examinations
25-26 Sat.- Sun. Commencements
29 Wed. Final grades due
 

Summer Sessions 2013 (Optional)

June 2013
3 Mon. First day of Summer sessions
 
July 2013
26 Fri. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for August 2013 graduation (PhD, EdD)
 
August 2013
9 Fri. Completed dissertations and all fee and forms due in Registrar's Office for August 2013 graduation (PhD, EdD). 
Two bound copies of completed Master's thesis due in Registrar's Office for August 2013 graduation.
23 Fri. Last day of Summer sessions