2014-2015 Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2014

August 2014
27 Wed. Financial aid application for Intersession 2014 available
28 Thurs. Late registration fee begins ($150)
Monthly late payment penalty begins
 
September 2014
1 Mon. Labor Day Holiday (offices closed)
3 Wed. Classes begin
11 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
19 Fri. Deadline for 90 percent tuition refund
26 Fri. Deadline for 80 percent tuition refund
 
October 2014
1 Wed. Financial aid application for Intersession 2015 available
1-30 Wed. - Thurs. Online class reservation for Intersession 2015
3 Fri. Deadline for 70 percent tuition refund
13 Mon. Last day to petition for May 2015 graduation
17 Fri. Deadline for 60 percent tuition refund
24 Fri. Fall holiday (no classes)
27 Mon.

Deadline for 50 percent tuition refund

 
November 2014
1 Sat. Priority deadline for Intersession 2015 financial aid application
3 Mon. Class reservation begins for Spring 2015
Walk–in registration begins for Intersession 2015
6 Thurs. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
11 Tues. Last day to withdraw from classes with “W”
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from Spring and Summer 2014
14 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Intersession 2015 online registration
25 Tues. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for Jan. 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
26–28 Wed.–Fri. Thanksgiving holiday (no classes; offices closed Thursday and Friday)
 
December 2014
12 Fri. Last day of classes
Last day to petition for Aug. 2015 graduation
Completed dissertations and all fees and forms due in the Registrar’s Office for Jan. 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
Two bound copies of completed Master’s thesis due in the Registrar’s Office for Jan. 2015 graduation
15–19 Mon. - Fri. Final Examinations
 
January 2015
5 Mon. Final grades due
 

Intersession 2015 (optional)

See the Intersession Course Catalog for specific courses, dates and registrations procedures.

January 2015
5 Mon. First day of Intersession classes
19 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes; offices closed)
23 Fri. Last day of Intersession classes
 

Spring Semester 2015

January 2015
21 Wed. Final registration and final fee payment deadline without penalty
22 Thurs.

Late charges begin

26 Mon. Classes begin
19 Thurs. All Faith Service
 
February 2015
1 Sun. Financial aid applications for Summer 2015 available
4 Wed.

Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a ‘W’
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund

11 Wed. Deadline for 90 percent tuition refund
18 Wed. Deadline for 80 percent tuition refund
25 Wed. Deadline for 70 percent tuition refund
 
March 2015
2-30 Mon. - Mon. Online class reservation for Summer 2015
6 Fri. Spring Holiday (no classes)
11 Wed. Deadline for 60 percent tuition refund
17 Thurs. Priority deadline for Summer 2015 financial aid applications
18 Wed. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
25 Wed. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
30–April 6 Mon.–Mon. Combined Spring break/Easter holiday (no classes; offices closed on Friday, April 3)
 
April 2015
1 Wed.

Priority deadline for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 financial aid applications

7 Tues. Class reservations begin for Fall 2015
Walk–in registration begins for Summer 2015
8 Wed. Last day to withdraw from classes with a ‘W’
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from Fall 2014 and Intersession 2015
10 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Summer 2015 online registration
27 Mon. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for May 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
 
>May 2015
11 Mon. Last day of classes
Last day to petition for Jan. 2016 graduation
Completed dissertations and all fees and forms due in the Registrar’s Office for May 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
Two bound copies of completed Master’s thesis due in the Registrar’s Office for May 2015 graduation
14-20 Thurs.-Wed. Final Examinations
23-24 Sat. - Sun. Commencements
27 Wed. Final grades due
 

Summer Sessions 2015 (optional)

See the Summer Sessions Course Catalog for specific courses, dates and registrations procedures.

June 2015
1 Mon. First day of Summer Sessions
 
July 2015
24 Fri. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for Aug. 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
 
August 2015
7 Fri. Completed dissertations and all fees and forms due in the Registrars Office for Aug. 2015 graduation (PhD, EdD)
Two bound copies of completed Master’s thesis due in the Registrars Office for Aug. 2015 graduation
21 Fri. Last day of Summer sessions