Graduate College Academic Calendar

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  1. Week of September 4, 2015

    1. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a first half-session course
      3.  Last day for Grads to add a smester course without permission
  2. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Monday, September 7, 2015

      1.  Labor Day (all-campus holiday)
  3. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Friday, October 2, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a first-half session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  4. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1.  Last day for students to drop a semester course on Student Self-Service
  5. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1.  Second-half session courses begin
  6. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to add themselves to December degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
  7. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Monday, November 2, 2015

      1.  Registration for spring begins
    2. Friday, November 6, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session course
  8. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Friday, November 13, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
      4.  Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
  9. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Saturday, November 21, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
  10. Week of November 22, 2015

    1. Sunday, November 22, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    2. Monday, November 23, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    3. Tuesday, November 24, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    4. Wednesday, November 25, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    5. Thursday, November 26, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
      2.  Thanksgiving Break (all-campus holiday)
    6. Friday, November 27, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    7. Saturday, November 28, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
  11. Week of November 29, 2015

    1. Sunday, November 29, 2015

      1.  Fall vacation for students
    2. Monday, November 30, 2015

      1.  Instruction resumes
  12. Week of December 1, 2015

    1. Friday, December 4, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session course without a grade of W and without approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
  13. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Wednesday, December 9, 2015

      1.  Instruction ends
    2. Thursday, December 10, 2015

      1.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a second half-session course with appoval (a W is recorded)
      2.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
      3.  Last day for Grads to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course ) or I, awarded last spring or summer to prevent F by rule
      4.  Reading Day
    3. Friday, December 11, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
      2.  Last day to complete deposit of December master's theses
    4. Saturday, December 12, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
  14. Week of December 13, 2015

    1. Sunday, December 13, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
    2. Monday, December 14, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Tuesday, December 15, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Wednesday, December 16, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
    5. Thursday, December 17, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
    6. Friday, December 18, 2015

      1.  Final examination period
      2.  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
  15. Week of December 20, 2015

    1. Monday, December 21, 2015

      1.  December degree conferral (no commencement)
  16. Week of January 10, 2016

    1. Friday, January 15, 2016

      1.  Last business day to cancel fall registration
  17. Week of January 17, 2016

    1. Monday, January 18, 2016

      1.  Martin Luther King Day (all-campus holiday)
    2. Tuesday, January 19, 2016

      1.  Instruction begins
  18. Week of February 1, 2016

    1. Monday, February 1, 2016

      1.  Deadline for Grads to submit form to elect to audit a semester course
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a first half-session course
      3.  Last day for Grads to add a semester course on Student Self-Service
  19. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Friday, February 26, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  20. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course on UI Integrate
  21. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1.  Second half-session courses begin
    2. Saturday, March 19, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
  22. Week of March 20, 2016

    1. Sunday, March 20, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 21, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    3. Tuesday, March 22, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    4. Wednesday, March 23, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    5. Thursday, March 24, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    6. Friday, March 25, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    7. Saturday, March 26, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
  23. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Sunday, March 27, 2016

      1.  Spring Break
    2. Monday, March 28, 2016

      1.  Instruction resumes
  24. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add themselves to May degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
  25. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Monday, April 4, 2016

      1.  Registration for Fall and Summer begins
    2. Friday, April 8, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session course
      2.  Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
  26. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a semester course without a grade of W and without approval
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from current term without a grade of W
  27. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Friday, April 22, 2016

      1.  Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
  28. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Friday, April 29, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day to complete deposit of May master's theses
  29. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1.  Instruction ends
    2. Thursday, May 5, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
      2.  Last day for Grads to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
      3.  Last day for Grads to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
      4.  Reading Day
    3. Friday, May 6, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Saturday, May 7, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
  30. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 8, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    2. Monday, May 9, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Tuesday, May 10, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    4. Wednesday, May 11, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    5. Thursday, May 12, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    6. Friday, May 13, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
      2.  Last business day to cancel Summer 1 (4 week) and SF (summer full term) registration if not registered for any other summer course
  31. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 15, 2016

      1.  May degree conferral (See the Commencement Office for details about the ceremony)
    2. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  Instruction begins
    3. Friday, May 20, 2016

      1.  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
      2.  Last day for Grads to add a S1 (4 week) course
      3.  Last day for Grads to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
  32. Week of May 29, 2016

    1. Monday, May 30, 2016

      1.  Memorial Day, All campus holiday
  33. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Friday, June 3, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a S1 course without a grade of W
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a S1 course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from S1 without a grade of W
  34. Week of June 5, 2016

    1. Friday, June 10, 2016

      1.  Deadline to cancel S1 Independent Study and Summer 2 registration if you are not enrolled for any other summer course
      2.  S1 Classes end
    2. Saturday, June 11, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
  35. Week of June 12, 2016

    1. Monday, June 13, 2016

      1.  Eight week courses and S1 Independent Study courses begin
  36. Week of June 19, 2016

    1. Tuesday, June 21, 2016

      1. 8:30 amDeadline for Grads to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S2
      2.  Last day for Grads to add an 8 week (S2) course
  37. Week of July 1, 2016

    1. Friday, July 1, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a first-half session (S2a) course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a first-half session course (S2a) or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      3.  Last day to take final exam for August doctoral degree
  38. Week of July 3, 2016

    1. Monday, July 4, 2016

      1.  Independence Day (all campus holiday)
    2. Friday, July 8, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add themselves to August degree list via Student Self-Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to Student Self-Service
  39. Week of July 10, 2016

    1. Monday, July 11, 2016

      1.  Second-half courses begin
    2. Friday, July 15, 2016

      1.  Last day to complete deposit of August doctoral dissertations
  40. Week of July 17, 2016

    1. Friday, July 22, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to add a second half-session (S2b) course
      2.  Last day for Grads to drop a S2 or S1 Independent Study course
      3.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a S2 or S1 Independent Study course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
      4.  Last day for Grads to withdraw from S2 without a grade of W
      5.  Last day to complete deposit of August Master's theses
  41. Week of July 24, 2016

    1. Friday, July 29, 2016

      1.  Last day for Grads to drop a second half-session (S2b) course
      2.  Last day for Grads to elect credit/no-credit option for a second-half session (S2b) course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  42. Week of August 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, August 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmInstruction ends
      2. 1:00 pmReading Day
    2. Friday, August 5, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
    3. Saturday, August 6, 2016

      1.  Final examination period
  43. Week of August 7, 2016

    1. Monday, August 8, 2016

      1.  August degree conferral (no commencement)
      2.  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students

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