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. Also consult our Graduation Check List for Master’s and Doctoral Students.

Spring 2014

February
Date Deadline Location Description
02/03/2014 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.

02/03/2014 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

02/28/2014 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all May graduates.

March
Date Deadline Location Description
03/14/2014 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study for May Master's recipients due.

03/14/2014 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all May graduates due.

03/27/2014 Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

First deposit of finished, complete thesis.

April
Date Deadline Location Description
04/15/2014 Drop Courses Registrar's Service Center

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

04/15/2014 Withdrawal of Registration Registrar's Service Center

Last day to withdraw without Dean's permission.

04/30/2014 Final Exam Report Graduate College

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

May
Date Deadline Location Description
05/07/2014 Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

Final deposit of thesis.

05/16/2014 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena
05/21/2014 Grade Report - I, O Registrar's Office

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

Summer 2014

June
Date Deadline Location Description
06/12/2014 Graduation Application Apply online

Application for degree for all August graduates.

06/24/2014 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

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

06/24/2014 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests for all August graduates due.

July
Date Deadline Location Description
07/07/2014 Thesis First Deposit Graduate College

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

07/22/2014 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

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

07/28/2014 Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

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

August
Date Deadline Location Description
08/08/2014 Degree Conferral Graduate College

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

REGISTRAR SERVICE CENTER DEADLINES, SUMMER 20144-week session
(5/19-6/12)
6-week session I
(5/19-6/26)
6-week session II
(6/30-8/7)
8-week session
(6/16-8/7)
12-week session
(5/19-8/7)
  • 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
5/23/20145/23/20147/7/20146/26/20146/2/2014
  • Last day for graduate students to drop without penalty of “F” grade
  • Last day to withdraw without Dean’s permission
6/2/20146/12/20147/24/20147/24/20147/11/2014
  • Final grades must be in “Approved” status
6/18/20147/2/20148/13/20148/13/20148/13/2014

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.

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