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.

Fall 2015

September
Date Deadline Location Description
09/04/2015 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.

09/04/2015 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

October
Date Deadline Location Description
10/02/2015 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all December graduates.

10/26/2015 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for December Master's recipients due.

10/26/2015 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all December graduates due.

November
Date Deadline Location Description
5 p.m. Central Time
11/05/2015
Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis.

11/10/2015 Drop Courses Registrar's Service Center

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

11/10/2015 Withdrawal of Registration Registrar's Service Center

Last day to withdraw without Dean's permission.

December
Date Deadline Location Description
12/02/2015 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

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

5 p.m. Central Time
12/09/2015
Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

Final deposit of thesis.

12/18/2015 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena
12/23/2015 Grade Report - I, O Registrar's Office

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

Spring 2015

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.

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