Graduate College Calendar

New Graduation Application Deadlines

If you will complete your degree in fall or winter, your application is due in the Graduate College on May 1st.  December 1st is the application deadline for spring and summer graduations.  Click here for more information about graduation.

Fall Term 2014

  
May 1Applications for December Graduation Due in the Graduate College*

Aug 18

Academic Year Graduate Assistant Appointment Start Date

Aug 18Orientation for International Students (mandatory)

Aug 19

Orientation for New Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants (duBois Center at 8:30 am)

Aug 21 & 22     Graduate Coordinator Training (ARD Large Pod at 10:00 am)

Aug 25

Classes Begin

Sept 1

Labor Day Holiday

Sept 5

Deadline to Submit AZ Residency Petition for Fall 2014

Sept 11

Applications for Doctoral Candidacy Due for December Graduation

Oct 3

Deadline to File Residency Reclassification Appeal

Nov 11

Veteran’s Day Holiday

Nov 12

Last Date to Submit Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for December Graduation

Nov 14

Last Day to Submit Electronic Theses and Dissertations for Format Check: Email attachment only. 

Nov 26Last Day to Hold Dissertation Defense for Fall Semester

Nov 27-28

Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 1Applications for May and Summer Graduation Due in the Graduate College*
Dec 1-5End of Term Week (Reading Week)
Dec 9     Final Approved Electronic Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due

Dec 8-11

Finals

Dec 12

Fall-only Graduate Assistant Appointment End Date

Dec 12

Commencement

Dec 15

Winter Classes Begin

*Graduation application must include all signatures and attachments to be considered complete.

Spring Term 2015

 

 

Dec 1Applications for May and Summer Graduation Due in Graduate College*

Jan 5

Graduate Assistant Appointment Start Date

Jan 12    

Classes Begin

Jan 18

Open House for New Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants

Jan 19

Martin Luther King Holiday

Jan 23

Deadline to Submit AZ Residency Petition for Spring 2015

Feb 7

Applications for Doctoral Candidacy Due for May Graduation

Feb 20

Deadline to File Residency Reclassification Appeal for Spring 2015

Mar 16-20

Spring Break

Apr 8

Last Date to Submit Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for May Graduation

Apr 16

Last Day to Submit Electronic Theses and Dissertations for Format Check: Email attachment only. 

Apr 24Last Day to Hold Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester

Apr 29

Graduate Student Awards Reception

May 1Applications for Fall and Winter Graduation Due in the Graduate College*

May 1

Classes End

May 4-7

Finals

May 6

Final Approved Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Submission Due

May 8

Graduate Assistant Appointment End Date

May 8-9

Commencement

*Graduation application must include all signatures and attachments to be considered complete.

Summer 2015

  
Dec 1Applications for Spring and Summer Graduation Due in Graduate College*
May 1Applications for Fall and Winter Graduation Due in Graduate College*

May 11

Twelve-week Summer Session Classes Begin

May 25

Memorial Day Holiday

June 1

Ten-week and First Five-week Summer Sessions Classes Begin

June 1

First Five-Week Summer Session Classes End

July 3

Independence Day Holiday

July 6

Second Five-Week Summer Session Classes Begin

July 19

Last Day to Submit Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) for Format Check: Email attachment only

August 1

Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due

August 4

Classes End

*Graduation application must include all signatures and attachments to be considered complete.
**Dissertation Defenses are not held during the Summer Term.  Please contact Victoria Endres with any questions.