Graduate Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines

2019-20 Dates and Deadlines

Graduate Studies maintains the most current list of Dates and Deadlines. The following information is for reference purposes only.

Application Deadlines

Priority: Jan 15, 2020
General: Apr 1, 2020
Space Available: Jun 1, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2020


General Academic Dates

Fall 2018

  • Quarter Begins: September 23
  • Instruction Begins: September 25
  • Instruction Ends: December 6
  • Quarter Ends: December 13
  • Late Registration/Last Day to Drop: October 8
  • Last Day to Add: October 10
  • Holidays: November 11, 28, 29; December 24, 25, 31; January 1
  • Diploma Date: December 14
  • Deadline to graduate without registering for next quarter: December 20

Winter 2019

  • Quarter Begins: January 3
  • Instruction Begins: January 6
  • Instruction Ends: March 13
  • Quarter Ends: March 20
  • Late Registration/Last Day to Drop: January 17
  • Last Day to Add: January 22
  • Holidays: January 20; February 17
  • Diploma Date: March 20
  • Deadline to graduate without registering for next quarter: March 25

Spring 2019

  • Quarter Begins: March 26
  • Instruction Begins: March 30
  • Instruction Ends: June 4
  • Quarter Ends: June 11
  • Late Registration/Last Day to Drop: April 10
  • Last Day to Add: April 14
  • Holidays: March 23-27; May 25
  • Commencement: June 13
  • Deadline to graduate without registering for next quarter: September 25