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 2014

September
Date Deadline Location Description
09/08/2014 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.

09/08/2014 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

09/08/2014 Registration - Tuition reduction Registrar's Service Center

Tuition is not reduced for courses dropped after this date.

October
Date Deadline Location Description
10/14/2014 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all December graduates.

10/27/2014 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for December Master's/EdS recipients due.

10/27/2014 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all December graduates due.

November
Date Deadline Location Description
11/06/2014 Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis due by 5:00 p.m. Central time.

11/11/2014 Drop Courses Registrar's Service Center

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

11/11/2014 Withdrawal of Registration Registrar's Service Center

Last day to withdraw without Dean's permission.

December
Date Deadline Location Description
12/03/2014 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

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

12/10/2014 Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

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

12/19/2014 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena
12/24/2014 Grade Report - I, O Registrar's Office

Final grades must be in "Approved" status.

Spring 2015

February
Date Deadline Location Description
02/02/2015 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.

02/02/2015 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

02/27/2015 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all May graduates.

March
Date Deadline Location Description
03/13/2015 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for May Master's recipients due.

03/13/2015 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all May graduates due.

03/26/2015 Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis.

April
Date Deadline Location Description
04/14/2015 Drop Courses Registrar's Service Center

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

04/14/2015 Withdrawal of Registration Registrar's Service Center

Last day to withdraw without Dean's permission.

04/29/2015 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
05/06/2015 Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

Final deposit of thesis.

05/15/2015 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena
05/20/2015 Grade Report - I, O Registrar's Office

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

Summer 2015

June
Date Deadline Location Description
06/12/2015 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all August graduates.

06/23/2015 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for August Master's/EdS recipients due.

06/23/2015 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all August graduates due.

July
Date Deadline Location Description
07/06/2015 Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis due by 5:00 p.m. CDT.

07/21/2015 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

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

07/27/2015 Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

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

August
Date Deadline Location Description
08/07/2015 Degree Conferral Graduate College

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

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