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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 2018

August
Date Deadline Location Description
08/26/2018 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.

08/26/2018 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

September
Date Deadline Location Description
09/28/2018 Graduation Application Apply on MyUI

Application for degree deadline for all December graduates.

October
Date Deadline Location Description
10/10/2018 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study and/or Degree Audit Exception Requests due for all December Master's graduates.

10/10/2018 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests due for all December graduates.

November
Date Deadline Location Description
11/06/2018 Drop/Withdraw Courses Registrar's Service Center

Last day for graduate students to drop individual semester-length courses or withdraw entire registration without dean's permission.

11/27/2018 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Final Exam Reports due for all December graduates.

December
Date Deadline Location Description
5 p.m. Central Time
12/04/2018
Single Thesis Deposit Graduate College

Single thesis deposit due by 5:00 p.m. central time.

12/14/2018 Commencement Ceremony Hancher Auditorium

Commencement Ceremony/Fall session degree conferral date

12/19/2018 Grade Reports Registrar's Office

Session grades due

Spring 2019

January
Date Deadline Location Description
01/21/2019 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.

01/21/2019 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

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

February
Date Deadline Location Description
02/22/2019 Graduation Application Apply on MyUI

Application for degree deadline for all May graduates.

March
Date Deadline Location Description
03/01/2019 Master's Plan of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study and/or Degree Audit Exception Requests due for all May Master's graduates.

03/01/2019 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests due for all May graduates.

April
Date Deadline Location Description
04/09/2019 Drop/Withdraw Courses Registrar's Service Center

Last day for graduate students to drop individual semester-length courses or withdraw entire registration without dean's permission.

04/12/2019 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Final Exam Reports due for all May graduates.

5 p.m. Central Time
04/19/2019
Single Thesis Deposit Graduate College

Single thesis deposit due by 5:00 p.m. central time.

May
Date Deadline Location Description
05/10/2019 Commencement Ceremony Hancher Auditorium

Doctoral Commencement Ceremony @9 am/Spring session degree conferral date

05/10/2019 Commencement Ceremony Carver Hawkeye Arena

Master's Commencement Ceremony @7 pm/Spring session degree conferral date

05/15/2019 Grade Reports Registrar's Office

Session grades due