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Deadlines/Key Dates - Fall Semester 2020

First Day of Classes August 24
Last Day for No Tuition  Liability  for Droping Courses (not for course changes) August 30
Last Day to Add/Swap/Drop Classes on SOLAR w/o Petition (otherwise get W record) September 4
Request Advancement to PhD Candidacy (G5) September 4
Last Day to Request Approval to Course Withdrawal (otherwise get a letter grade) October 23
Last Day to Notify Dept for PhD Defense Committee List (5 wks before the defense) October 19
Last Day to Notify Dept for PhD Defense (4 wks before the defense) November 5
Last Day for Application for Graduation  on SOLAR November 11
Last Day to Notify Dept for MS Committee List & Defense Date  (2 wks before the defense) November 19
Last Day to Schedule PhD/MS Dissertation/Thesis Defense (2 wks before the Semester End) December 3
Last Day of Classes December 7
Last Day to Submit Approved Dissertation/Thesis to Graduate School & Department December 17
Semester End December 17

 

Deadlines/Key Dates - Spring Semester 2021

First Day of Classes January 25
Last Day for No Tuition  Liability  for Droping Courses (not for course changes) January 31
Last Day to Add/Swap/Drop Classes on SOLAR w/o Petition (otherwise get W record) February 5
Request Advancement to PhD Candidacy (G5) February 5
Last Day to Request Approval to Course Withdrawal (otherwise get a letter grade) March 25
Last Day to Notify Dept for PhD Defense Committee List (5 wks before the defense) April 2
Last Day to Notify Dept for PhD Defense Date (4 wks before the defense) April 9
Application for Graduation with MS on SOLAR April 17
Last Day to Notify Dept for MS Committee List & Defense Date  (2 wks before the defense) April 23
Last Day to Schedule PhD/MS Dissertation/Thesis Defense (2 wks before the Semester End) May 6
Last Day of Classes May 9
Last Day to Submit Approved Dissertation/Thesis to Graduate School & Department May 20
Semester End May 20
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