The University of Iowa

Graduate College Deadlines

Summer 2020

June
Date Deadline Location Description
06/12/2020 Graduation Application Apply on MyUI

Application for degree deadline for all August graduates

06/17/2020 Masters Plans of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study and/or Degree Audit exception requests due for all August Masters graduates

06/17/2020 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests due for all August graduates

July
Date Deadline Location Description
07/21/2020 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Final Exam Reports due for all August graduates

5 p.m. Central Time
07/28/2020
Single Thesis Deposit Graduate College

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

August
Date Deadline Location Description
08/07/2020 Degree Conferral Date Registrar's Office

Summer session degree conferral date

SUMMER 2020

4-week session
(5/19-6/11)
6-week session I
(5/19-6/25)
6-week session II
(6/29-8/6)
8-week session
(6/15-8/6)
12-week session
(5/19-8/6)
  • 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
5/26/2020 5/26/2020 7/6/2020 6/26/2020 6/2/2020
  • Last day for graduate students to drop individual semester-length courses or withdraw entire registration without dean’s approval
6/2/2020 6/12/2020 7/23/2020 7/23/2020 7/20/2020
  • Session grades due
6/17/2020 7/1/2020 8/12/2020 8/12/2020 8/12/2020

Fall 2020

September
Date Deadline Location Description
09/04/2020 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

09/04/2020 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

Last day to add or change S/U grading option

October
Date Deadline Location Description
10/02/2020 Graduation Application Apply on MyUI

Application for degree deadline for all December graduates

10/13/2020 Masters Plans of Study Graduate College

Plans of Study and/or Degree Audit exception requests due for all December Masters graduates

10/13/2020 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests due for all December graduates

November
Date Deadline Location Description
11/10/2020 Drop Courses/Withdraw Registrar's Service Center

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

11/30/2020 Final Exam Reports Graduate College

Final Exam Reports due for all December graduates

December
Date Deadline Location Description
5 p.m. Central Time
12/07/2020
Single Thesis Deposit Graduate College

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

12/18/2020 Degree Conferral Date Registrar's Office

Fall session degree conferral date

12/18/2020 Doctoral Commencement

Commencement ceremony @ 9:00 a.m.

12/18/2020 Masters Commencement

Commencement ceremony @ 7:00 p.m.

12/23/2020 Grade Reports Registrar's Office

Session grades due

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