Graduate College Calendar

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Summer 2017

  
May 1Graduation Applications for Fall and Winter 2017 Due

May 15

Twelve-week Summer Session Classes Begin

May 29

Memorial Day Holiday

July 4Independence Day Holiday

July 26

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

August 9

Final Approved Copies of Electronic Theses Due

August 9

Last Day of Session/End of Term

**Dissertation Defenses are not held during the Summer Term.  Please contact ETD@nau.edu with any questions. 

Fall 2017

  

Aug 21

Academic Year Graduate Assistant Appointment Start Date

Aug 21Orientation for International Students (mandatory)

Aug 22

Orientation for New Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants 

Aug 28

First day of the Fall 2017 Term

Sept 4

Labor Day Holiday

Nov 10

Veteran’s Day Holiday

Nov 17

Last Date to Submit Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for Fall Graduation

Nov 17

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

Nov 23-24

Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 1Graduation Applications for May and Summer 2018 Due
Dec 1Last Day to Hold Dissertation Defense for Fall Semester
Dec 15Final Approved Electronic Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due

Dec 15

Fall-only Graduate Assistant Appointment End Date

Dec 15Last Day of Session/End of Term

Dec 15

Commencement

Dec 18

Winter Classes Begin

Spring 2018

 

 

Jan 8

Graduate Assistant Appointment Start Date

Jan 15Martin Luther King Holiday

Jan 16   

First day of the Spring 2018 Term

Mar 19-23

Spring Break

Apr 13

Last Date to Submit Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for Spring Graduation

Apr 13

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

Apr 27Last Day to Hold Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester
May 1Graduation Applications for Fall and Winter 2018 Due

May 11

Final Approved Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Submission Due

May 11

Graduate Assistant Appointment End Date

May 11Last Day of Session/End of Term

May 11-12

Commencement