GRADUATE COLLEGE DEADLINES

See below for important deadlines. Planning for a future semester? All Graduate College deadlines are also found at the Registrar’s Office Academic Deadlines Calendar.

Spring 2016

February
Date Deadline Location Description
02/01/2016 Registration Registrar's Service Center

Original or additional registration after this date permitted only in courses involving special projects, readings, individual study, research, or "minimum registration.

02/01/2016 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

Last day to add or change Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option.

02/26/2016 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all May graduates.

March
Date Deadline Location Description
03/11/2016 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for May Master's recipients due.

03/11/2016 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all May graduates due.

5 p.m. Central Time
03/24/2016
Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis.

April
Date Deadline Location Description
04/12/2016 Drop Courses Registrar's Service Center

Last day for graduate students to drop courses without penalty of "F" grade.

04/12/2016 Withdrawal of Registration Registrar's Service Center

Last day to withdraw without Dean's permission.

04/27/2016 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Last day that Graduate College accepts reports from departments on degree examinations for May graduates.

May
Date Deadline Location Description
5 p.m. Central Time
05/04/2016
Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

Final deposit of thesis.

05/13/2016 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena
05/18/2016 Grade Report - I, O Registrar's Office

Last day to clear "incomplete" and "no report" grades.

Summer 2015

June
Date Deadline Location Description
06/10/2016 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree deadline for all August graduates.

06/21/2016 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for August Master’s/EdS recipients.

06/21/2016 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all August graduates due.

July
Date Deadline Location Description
5 p.m. Central Time
07/01/2016
Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of completed thesis due by 5:00 p.m. Central time.

07/19/2016 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Final Examination Reports for all August graduates.

5 p.m. Central Time
07/25/2016
Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

Final deposit of thesis due by 5:00 p.m. Central time.

August
Date Deadline Location Description
08/05/2016 Summer session degree conferral date

There is no summer commencement ceremony. Summer graduates may participate in the spring or fall commencement ceremony.

REGISTRAR SERVICE CENTER DEADLINES - SUMMER 20164-week session
(5/16-6/9)
6-week session I
(5/16-6/23)
6-week session II
(6/27-8/5)
8-week session
(6/13-8/5)
12-week session
(5/16-8/5)
  • Last day to add/change Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option
  • Original or additional registration after this date permitted only in courses involving special projects, readings, individual study, research, or “minimum registration”
  • Tuition will be charged for courses dropped after this date
5/20/20165/20/20167/1/20166/23/20165/27/2016
  • Last day for graduate students to drop without penalty of “F” grade
  • Last day to withdraw without Dean’s permission
5/27/20166/9/20167/21/20167/21/20167/15/2016
  • Final grades must be in “Approved” status
6/15/20166/29/20168/10/20168/10/20168/10/2016

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