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Important Dates

Fall 2016

8/22 MDeadline for electronic submission of qualifying paper to the department’s administrative assistant

8/29 MClasses begin

8/29-9/2 M-FMandatory meeting with qualifying paper committee

9/02 FLate registration ends

9/05 MLabor Day, no classes

9/12 MLast day to add course, internship, or independent study

Last day to drop a course for a 100% refund and without a "W" recorded

9/19 MLast day to drop a fall course for a 50% refund

9/26 MLast day to drop a fall course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

10/07 FDeadline for electronic submission of revised qualifying paper

10/10-14 M-FMandatory follow-up meeting with qualifying paper committee

10/14 FFall break, no classes

11/04 FLast day to drop a course or change grade option (mid-term)

11/07 MSpring 2017 registration begins

11/07 MDeadline for electronic submission of final version of the qualifying paper

11/22 TTuesday classes cancelled, Friday classes meet

11/23-27 W-Su  Thanksgiving, no classes

11/28 MDeadline to send an email to the department’s administrative assistant stating from which course your spring 2017 qualifying paper will come

12/09 FLast day of classes

12/12-19 M-MFinal exams (W 12/14 is a study day)

Spring 2017

1/09 MDeadline for electronic submission of qualifying paper to the department’s administrative assistant

1/17 MClasses begin

1/17-19 T-ThMandatory meeting with qualifying paper committee

1/20 FInauguration Day; no classes, university offices closed

1/23 MLate registration ends

1/30 MLast day to add a course, internship, or independent study

Last day to drop for a 100% refund and without a "W" recorded

2/06 MLast day to drop a course for a 50% refund

Last day to drop a course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

2/17 FDeadline for electronic submission of revised qualifying paper

2/20-24 M-FMandatory follow-up meeting with qualifying paper committee

3/12-19 Su-SuSpring break

3/24 FLast day to drop a course or change grade option

3/27 MDeadline for electronic submission of the final version of qualifying paper to the department’s administrative assistant

4/03 MFall 2017 registration begins

4/17 MDeadline to send an email to the department’s administrative assistant stating from which course your fall 2016 qualifying paper will come

5/01 MLast day of classes

5/3-5/9 W-TFinal exams

Spring Commencement

Academic Calendar

A yearly academic calendar can also be found online.