Graduate School Bulletin - Spring 2005

CALENDAR

Students should check the Schedule of Classes each semester for any calendar changes which may have been approved after publication of this Bulletin. The approved Calendar for the academic year will be published in the Schedule of Classes.

2005 Spring Semester

June 15, 2004—Tuesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2005 Spring Semester

September 15, 2004—Wednesday—Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the Spring Semester

December 1-8, 2004—Wednesday through Wednesday—Add/Drop for registered students for the 2005 Spring Semester

December 6, 2004—Monday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Spring Semester. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

December 8, 2004—Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through December 10 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2005 Spring Semester registration and tuition defrayal

December 15, 2004—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 Spring Semester in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

December 16, 2004—Thursday—Payment deadline for registration fees and/or housing and dining fees

January 5-10—Wednesday through Monday—Registration for new program graduate students

January 6-10—Thursday through Monday—Registration for new post-baccalaureate students

January 7-8—Friday and Saturday—Registration for Evening/Weekend and new graduate students

January 10—Monday—Registration for new students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register

January 10-11—Monday and Tuesday—Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students

January 10-14—Monday through Friday—Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)

January 11—Tuesday—Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees

January 12—Wednesday—First day of classes

January 12-19—Wednesday through Wednesday—Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register during this time period.

January 17—Monday—Martin Luther King Birthday—Academic Holiday

January 19 —Wednesday—Last day to add a class for the 2005 Spring Semester

January 19 —Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

January 19 —Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 10 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2005 Spring Semester registration and tuition defrayal

February 1—Tuesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2005 Fall Semester

February 2 —Wednesday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

February 2 —Wednesday—Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)

February 4*—Friday—Last day for reinstatement of students cancelled for nonpayment of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees. Requires payment of fees and may require payment of a reinstatement fee.

February 9—Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

February 10—Thursday—Last day for filing an application for a May degree in college dean's office

February 10—Thursday—Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of the Registrar for change of residency status for 2005 Spring Semester

February 24—Thursday—Last day for doctoral candidates for a May degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

March 7 —Monday—Midterm of 2005 Spring Semester

March 8-28—Tuesday through Monday—Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)

March 11—Friday—Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive any refund. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for "urgent non-academic reasons."

March 14-19—Monday through Saturday—Spring Vacation—Academic Holidays

March 28-April 20—Monday through Friday—Priority registration for the 2005 Fall Semester and both 2005 Summer Sessions

April 7 —Thursday—Last day for candidates for a May degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

April 8 —Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

April 21—Thursday—Last day for candidates for a May graduate degree to sit for a final examination

April 27—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 First Summer Session in order to register May 10 and avoid late fee

April 29 —Friday—Last day of classes

May 2-6—Monday through Friday—Final Examinations

May 3-9—Tuesday through Monday—First Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2005 Spring Semester

May 3-June 8 —Tuesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2005 Spring Semester

May 3-June 18—Tuesday through Saturday—Add/Drop for priority registered students for the 2005 Fall Semester

May 6 —Friday—Last day for candidates for a May degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

May 6 —Friday—End of 2005 Spring Semester

May 8 —Sunday—Commencement

May 9 —Monday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.

*These dates are subject to change.

2005 First Summer Session

April 9—Saturday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

April 27—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 First Summer Session in order to register May 6 and avoid late fee

May 3-9—Tuesday through Monday—First Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2005 Spring Semester

May 9—Monday—Registration for new students

May 9—Monday—Payment deadline for payment of registration fees and/or housing and dining

May 10—Tuesday—Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees

May 10—Tuesday—First day of classes

May 10-11—Tuesday through Friday—Late registration for returning students not already registered and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

May 11—Wednesday—Last day to enter an organized class for the 2005 First Summer Session

May 11—Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

May 11—Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resources Services for tuition defrayal for the 2005 First Summer Session

May 16—Monday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

May 16—Monday—Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit) in college dean's office

May 17—Tuesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

May 18-June 8—Wednesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop for students who entered the University in the 2005 First Summer Session

May 23—Wednesday—Midterm of 2005 First Summer Session

May 25—Wednesday—Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive any refund. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for "urgent non-academic reasons."

May 25—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 Second Summer Session in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

May 30—Monday—Memorial Day - Academic Holiday

June 1—Wednesday—Last day for doctoral candidates for an August degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

June 2*—Thursday—Last day for reinstatement of students cancelled for nonpayment of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees. Requires payment of fees and may require payment of a reinstatement fee.

June 7—Tuesday—Final Examinations

June 7—Tuesday—End of the 2005 First Summer Session

June 10—Friday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 12 noon

*These dates are subject to change.

2005 Second Summer Session

April 8—Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

May 3-June 8—Tuesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2005 Spring Semester

May 18-June 8—Wednesday through Wednesday—Second registration and add/drop for students who entered the University in the 2005 First Summer Session

May 25—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 Second Summer Session in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

June 1—Wednesday—Last day for doctoral candidates for an August degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

June 7—Tuesday—Registration for Evening/Weekend and new graduate students

June 8—Wednesday—Registration for new students

June 8—Wednesday—Payment deadline for registration fees and/or housing and dining fees

June 9—Thursday—Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees

June 9—Thursday—First day of classes

June 9-10—Thursday through Friday—Late registration for returning students not already registered and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register late.

June 10—Monday—Last day to enter an organized class for the 2005 Second Summer Session

June 10—Monday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

June 11—Friday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services for tuition waiver for the 2005 Second Summer Session

June 15—Wednesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2005 Spring Semester

June 20—Monday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

June 20—Monday—Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)

June 23—Thursday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

June 24—Friday—Last day for filing an application for an August degree in college dean's office

June 30*—Thursday—Last day for reinstatement of students cancelled for nonpayment of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees. Requires payment of fees and may require payment of a reinstatement fee

July 4—Monday—Independence Day—Academic Holiday

July 7—Thursday—Midterm of 2005 Second Summer Session

July 13—Wednesday—Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive any refund. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for "urgent non-academic reasons."

July 13—Wednesday—Last day for candidates for an August degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

July 22—Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Fall Semester. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline

July 27—Wednesday—Last day for candidates for an August graduate degree to sit for a final examination

August 3—Wednesday—Last day for registered students in the Employee Educational Program who registered through August 3 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2005 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver

August 4—Thursday—End of the 2005 Second Summer Session

August 4—Thursday—Last day for candidates for an August degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

August 4—Thursday—Final Examinations

August 8—Monday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 12 noon

*These dates are subject to change.

2005 Fall Semester

February 1—Tuesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2005 Fall Semester

April 15—Friday—Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the 2005 Fall Semester

June 15—Wednesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2006 Spring Semester

July 22—Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2005 Fall Semester. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

July 23-August 19—Friday through Thursday—Add/Drop for registered students
August 3 —Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through August 3 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2005 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver
August 4 —Thursday—Payment deadline for payment of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees

August 10—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2005 Fall Semester in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

August 16-22—Tuesday through Monday—Fall registration for students who entered the University in either the 2005 First Summer Session or Second Summer Session

August 16-22—Tuesday through Monday—Registration for new program graduate students

August 16-22 —Tuesday through Monday—Fall registration for new post-baccalaureate students admitted for the First Summer Session, Second Summer Session, or Fall Semester

August 19—Friday—Registration for new international students who have been cleared for admission but did not advance register

August 19-20—Friday and Saturday—Registration for Evening/Weekend students

August 22—Monday—Registration for new students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register

August 22-23—Monday and Tuesday—Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students

August 22-26—Monday through Friday—Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note: please check with college for admission deadline)

August 23—Tuesday—Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees

August 24—Wednesday—First day of classes

August 24-30—Wednesday through Tuesday—Late registration for returning students who did not priority register and new applicants cleared late for admission. A late fee is assessed students who register during this time period.

August 30 —Tuesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

August 30 —Tuesday—Last day to add a class for the 2005 Fall Semester

August 30 —Tuesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after August 3 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2005 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver

September 5 —Monday—Labor Day—Academic Holiday

September 14—Wednesday—Last day to change grading option (pass/fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)

September 14—Wednesday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

September 16*—Friday—Last day for reinstatement of students cancelled for nonpayment of registration fees and/or housing and dining fees. Requires payment of fees and may require payment of reinstatement fee.

September 21—Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

September 21—Thursday—Last day for filing an application for a December degree in college dean's office

September 22—Thursday—Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of the Registrar for change of residency status for 2005 Fall Semester

October 6 —Thursday—Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

October 7 —Friday—Fall Break—Academic Holiday

October 17 —Monday—Midterm of 2005 Fall Semester

October 18-October 31 —Tuesday through Monday—Approved time period for students to change academic majors (note:please check with college for admission deadline)

October 21—Friday—Last day to withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive any refund. Students can withdraw or reduce course load after this date only for "urgent non-academic reasons."

October 31-November 23—Monday through Wednesday—Priority Registration for the 2006 Spring Semester

November 17 —Thursday—Last day for candidates for a December degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

November 24-26—Thursday through Saturday—Thanksgiving—Academic Holidays

December 7-January 7—Wednesday through Saturday—Add/Drop for registered students for the 2006 Spring Semester

December 1—Thursday—Last day for candidates for a December graduate degree to sit for a final examination

December 5 —Monday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2006 Spring Semester. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

December 7 —Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program registered through December 7 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2006 Spring Semester registration and tuition waiver

December 9—Friday—Last day of classes

December 12-16—Monday through Friday—Final Examinations

December 14—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2006 Spring Semester in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

December 16—Friday—End of 2005 Fall Semester

December 16—Friday—Last day for candidates for a December degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

December 19—Monday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
*These dates are subject to change.

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