Graduate School Bulletin - Spring 2006

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.

2006 Spring Semester

June 15, 2005—Wedsday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2006 Spring Semester

September 15, 2005—Thursday—Deadline for applying with college deans for reinstatement after a second academic suspension for the Spring Semester

November 30-December 19, 2005—Wednesday through Monday—Add/Drop for registered students for the 2006 Spring Semester

December 5, 2005—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, 2005—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 defrayal

December 14, 2005—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 15*, 2005—Thursday—Payment deadline for registration fees and/or housing and dining fees

January 4-9—Wednesday through Monday—Registration for new program graduate students

January 5-9—Thursday through Monday—Registration for new post-baccalaureate students

January 6-7—Friday and Saturday—Registration for Evening/Weekend and new graduate students

January 9—Monday—Registration for new students who have been cleared for admission but did not priority register

January 9-10—Monday and Tuesday—Opening-of-term add/drop for registered students

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

January 11—Wednesday—First day of classes

January 11-18—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 16—Monday—Martin Luther King Birthday—Academic Holiday

January 18—Wednesday—Last day to add a class for the 2006 Spring Semester

January 18—Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

January 18—Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program who registered and/or changed schedules after December 7 to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services to confirm 2006 Spring Semester registration and tuition defrayal

February 1—Wednesday—Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2006 Fall Semester

February 1—Wednesday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

February 1—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 3*—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 8—Wednesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

February 9—Thursday—Last day for filing an application for a May degree in college dean's office

February 9—Thursday—Deadline for submission of application and all required documents to the Office of the Registrar for change of residency status for 2006 Spring Semester

February 23—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 6—Monday—Midterm of 2006 Spring Semester

March 10—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 13-18—Monday through Saturday—Spring Vacation—Academic Holidays

March 27-April 19—Monday through Wednesday—Priority registration for the 2006 Fall Semester and both 2006 Summer Sessions

April 6 —Thursday—Last day for candidates for a May degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

April 7 —Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2006 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

April 20—Thursday—Last day for candidates for a May graduate degree to sit for a final examination

April 26—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2006 First Summer Session in order to register May 8 and avoid late fee

April 28 —Friday—Last day of classes

May 1-5—Monday through Friday—Final Examinations

May 2-8—Tuesday through Monday—First Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2006 Spring Semester

May 2-June 7 —Tuesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2006 Spring Semester

May 2-June 17—Tuesday through Saturday—Add/Drop for priority registered students for the 2006 Fall Semester

May 5 —Friday—Last day for candidates for a May degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

May 5 —Friday—End of 2006 Spring Semester

May 7 —Sunday—Commencement

May 8 —Monday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.

*These dates are subject to change.

2006 First Summer Session

April 8—Saturday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2006 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

April 26—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2006 First Summer Session in order to register May 6 and avoid late fee

May 2-8—Tuesday through Monday—First Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2006 Spring Semester

May 8—Monday—Registration for new students

May 8—Monday—Payment deadline for payment of registration fees and/or housing and dining

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

May 9—Tuesday—First day of classes

May 9-10—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 10—Wednesday—Last day to enter an organized class for the 2006 First Summer Session

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

May 10—Wednesday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resources Services for tuition defrayal for the 2006 First Summer Session

May 15—Monday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

May 15—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 16—Tuesday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

May 17-June 7—Wednesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop for students who entered the University in the 2006 First Summer Session

May 22—Monday—Midterm of 2006 First Summer Session

May 24—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 24—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2006 Second Summer Session in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

May 29—Monday—Memorial Day - Academic Holiday

May 31—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 1*—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 6—Tuesday—Final Examinations

June 6—Tuesday—End of the 2006 First Summer Session

June 9—Friday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 12 noon

*These dates are subject to change.

2006 Second Summer Session

April 7—Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2006 Summer Sessions. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline.

May 2-June 7—Tuesday through Wednesday—Second Summer Session registration and add/drop continue for students enrolled in the 2006 Spring Semester

May 17-June 7—Wednesday through Wednesday—Second registration and add/drop for students who entered the University in the 2006 First Summer Session

May 24—Wednesday—Deadline for applying to the Graduate School for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status for the 2006 Second Summer Session in order to register before the beginning of classes and avoid late fee

May 29—Monday—Memorial Day - Academic Holiday

May 31—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 6—Tuesday—Registration for Evening/Weekend and new graduate students

June 7—Wednesday—Registration for new students

June 7—Wednesday—Payment deadline for registration fees and/or housing and dining fees

June 8—Thursday—Last day a student may officially drop a course or cancel registration with the University Registrar for a full refund of fees

June 8—Thursday—First day of classes

June 8-9—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 9—Friday—Last day to enter an organized class for the 2006 Second Summer Session

June 9—Friday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive an 80 percent refund

June 9—Friday—Last day for students in the Employee Educational Program to submit EEP form to Human Resource Services for tuition waiver for the 2006 Second Summer Session

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

June 19—Monday—Last day to drop a course without it appearing on the student's transcript

June 19—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 22—Thursday—Last day to officially withdraw from the University or reduce course load and receive a 50 percent refund

June 23—Friday—Last day for filing an application for an August degree in college dean's office

June 29*—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—Tuesday—Independence Day—Academic Holiday

July 6—Thursday—Midterm of 2006 Second Summer Session

July 12—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 12—Wednesday—Last day for candidates for an August degree to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

July 21—Friday—Deadline for applying for admission to a program in the Graduate School for the 2006 Fall Semester. Applications for readmission, post-baccalaureate status, and visiting student status will be accepted after the deadline

July 26—Wednesday—Last day for candidates for an August graduate degree to sit for a final examination

August 2—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 2006 Fall Semester registration and tuition waiver

August 3—Thursday—End of the 2006 Second Summer Session

August 3—Thursday—Last day for candidates for an August degree to submit a thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School

August 3—Thursday—Final Examinations

August 7—Monday—Final deadline for submission of grades to the Registrar's Office by 12 noon

*These dates are subject to change.

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