Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


 

 

 


Fall 2019

Instruction begins Mon., Aug. 26
Labor Day (University closed) Mon., Sep. 2
Last day to add courses Fri., Sep. 6
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Sep. 6
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Sep. 6
Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Sep. 14
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Sep. 27
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Sep. 27
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Nov. 1
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Nov. 1
Thanksgiving recess (Monday to Wednesday, students only, University closed Thursday and Friday) Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30
Deadline to apply for February 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Fri., Dec. 6
Last day of instruction Sat., Dec. 7
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Dec. 9-14
All grades due Wed, Jan. 1

Interterm 2020

Instruction begins Mon., Jan. 6
Graduate comprehensive examination, food science only Month of January
Last day to add courses Fri., Jan. 10
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jan. 10
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri, Jan. 10
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Tue., Jan. 14
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Tue., Jan. 14
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for May and August 2020 Wed., Jan. 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Mon., Jan. 20
Last day to withdraw from courses Thu., Jan. 23
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Thu., Jan. 23
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Feb. 1
All grades due Wed., Feb. 5

Spring 2020

Instruction begins Mon., Feb. 3
Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Feb. 8
Last day to add courses Fri., Feb. 14
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Feb. 14
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Feb. 14
Preferential date for filing for financial aid for 2020-2021 Fri., Mar. 2
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Mar. 6
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri, Mar. 6
Spring break (Monday through Saturday, students only) Mon.-Sat., Mar. 23-28
Deadline to apply for June 2020 graduate comprehensive examination (Education only) Wed., Apr. 1
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Apr. 17
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Apr. 17
Last day of instruction Sat., May 16
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., May 18-23
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
All grades due Sun., May 31

Summer Session I 2020 (6 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination (Food Science only) Month of June
Last day to add courses Fri., Jun. 5
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jun. 5
Last day to change course to Audit option Fri., Jun. 5
Graduate comprehensive examination (Education only) Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jun. 26
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Jun. 26
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September graduate comprehensive examination Tue., Jul. 7
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Jul. 11
All grades due Wed., Jul. 15

Summer Session II 2020 (9 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination (Food Science only) Month of June
Graduate comprehensive examination (Education only) Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to add courses Tue., Jun. 9
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Tue., Jun. 9
Last day to change courses to Audit option Tue., Jun. 9
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Mon., Jun. 19
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Mon., Jun. 19
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Tue., Jul. 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jul. 10
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Jul. 10
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 1
All grades due Wed., Aug. 5

Summer Session III 2020 (6 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jul. 13
Last day to add courses Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jul. 17
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Aug. 7
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Aug. 7
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 22
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

Summer Session IV 2020 (12 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination (Food Science only) Month of June
Graduate comprehensive examination (Education only) Sat. Jun. 6
Last day to add courses Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to change courses to Audit option Fri., Jun. 12
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Mon., Jun. 26
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Mon., Jun. 26
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Deadline to apply for September 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Tue., Jul. 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jul. 24
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Fri., Jul. 24
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Aug. 22
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

Summer Session V 2020 (8 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., Jun. 29
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Last day to add courses Tue., Jul. 7
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Tue., Jul. 7
Last day to change course to Audit option Tue., Jul. 7
Last day to add internships, experiential learning projects, individual study, reading and conference Wed., Jul. 15
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Wed., Jul. 15
Last day to withdraw from courses Wed., Aug. 5
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Wed., Aug. 5
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
Last day of instruction and final examinations Fri., Aug. 21
All grades due Wed., Aug. 26

Graduate Comprehensive Examination Calendar

Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Sept. 14
Deadline to apply for February 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Fri., Dec. 6
Graduate comprehensive examination (Food Science only) Month of January
Graduate comprehensive examination Sat., Feb. 8
Deadline to apply for June 2020 graduate comprehensive examination (education only) Wed., Apr. 1
Graduate comprehensive examination (Food Science only) Month of June
Graduate comprehensive examination (Education only) Sat., Jun., 6
Deadline to apply for September 2020 graduate comprehensive examination Tue., Jul. 7

7½ Week Module Terms

Fall 2019 term 1

Instruction begins Mon., Aug. 26
Labor Day (University closed) Mon., Sep. 2
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Tue., Sep. 3
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Thu., Sept. 12
Last day to withdraw from courses and change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Mon., Sept. 30
Last day of instruction and final examinations Tue., Oct. 15
All grades due Wed., Jan. 1

Fall 2019 term 2

Instruction begins Fri., Oct. 16
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Fri., Oct. 23
Last day to withdraw from courses or change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Nov. 1
Last day to withdraw from courses and change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Tue., Nov. 19
Thanksgiving recess (Monday to Wednesday, students only, University closed Thursday and Friday) Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., Dec. 14
All grades due Wed., Jan. 1

Spring 2020 term 1

Instruction begins Mon., Feb. 3
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Mon., Feb. 10
Last day to withdraw from courses or change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Wed., Feb. 19
Preferential date for filing for financial aid for 2020-2021 Mon., Mar. 2
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Mon., Mar. 9
Spring break (Monday through Saturday, students only) Mon.-Sat., Mar. 23-28
Last day of instruction and final examinations Tue., Mar. 31
All grades due Sun., May 31

Spring 2020 term 2

Instruction begins Wed., Apr. 1
Last day to add courses, drop courses without record of enrollment, change courses to Audit option Wed., Apr. 8
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Apr. 17
Last day to withdraw from courses and change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Tues., May 5
Last day of instruction and final examinations Sat., May 23
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
All grades due Sun., May 31

Rinker Health Science Campus Academic Calendar

Fall Trimester 2019

Labor Day (University closed) Mon., Sep. 2
Instruction begins Tues., Sep. 3
Last day to add courses Fri., Sep. 13
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Sep. 13
Last day to add internships, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Oct. 4
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Oct. 4
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Nov. 8
Students with special circumstances who need to add or drop any courses must contact either the chairperson or their personal faculty advisor.
Thanksgiving recess (Monday to Wednesday, students only, University closed Thursday and Friday) Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30
Last day of instruction Sat., Dec. 14
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Dec. 16-21
All grades due Mon., Jan. 1

Spring Trimester 2020

Instruction begins Mon., Jan. 6
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for May and August 2020 Wed., Jan. 15
Last day to add courses Fri., Jan. 17
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., Jan. 17
Martin Luther King holiday (University closed) Mon., Jan. 20
Last day to add internships, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Feb. 7
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Feb. 7
Preferential date for filing for financial aid for 2020-2021 Mon., Mar. 2
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Mar. 13
Students with special circumstances who need to add or drop any courses must contact either the chairperson or their personal faculty advisor.
Last day of instruction Sat., Apr. 11
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Apr. 13-18
All grades due Mon., Apr. 27

Summer Trimester Session I 2020 (8 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., May 4
Last day to add courses Mon., May 11
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Mon., May 11
Last day to change course to Audit option Mon., May 11
Last day to add internships, individual study, reading and conference Wed., May 20
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Wed., May 20
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
Communication Sciences and Disorders comprehensive exam (second year students) Sat., Jun. 6
Last day to withdraw from courses Wed., Jun. 10
Students with special circumstances who need to add or drop any courses must contact either the chairperson or their personal faculty advisor.
Last day to change the number of credits in courses with variable credits Wed., Jun. 10
Last day of instruction Fri., Jun. 26
Final examinations Fri., Jun. 26
All grades due Wed., Jul. 1

Summer Trimester Session II 2020 (15 weeks)

Instruction begins Mon., May 4
Last day to add courses Fri., May 15
Last day to drop courses without record of enrollment Fri., May 15
Commencement Fri.-Sun., May 22-24
Memorial Day (University closed) Mon., May 25
Last day to add internships, individual study, reading and conference Fri., Jun. 5
Last day to change grading option (P/NP or Letter Grade) Fri., Jun. 5
Independence Day observance (University closed) Fri., Jul. 3
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri., Jul. 10
Students with special circumstances who need to add or drop any courses must contact either the chairperson or their personal faculty advisor.
Last day of instruction Sat., Aug. 8
Final examinations Mon.-Sat., Aug. 10-15
Deadline to file Application for Degree Conferral for January 2021 Sat., Aug. 15
All grades due Mon., Aug. 24