University of Iowa

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

Spring 2020

February
Date Deadline Location Description
02/03/2020 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

02/03/2020 Registration - Grading Option Registrar's Service Center

Last day to add or change S/U grading option

02/28/2020 Graduation Application Apply on MyUI

Application for degree deadline for all May graduates

March
Date Deadline Location Description
03/10/2020 Masters Plans of Study Graduate College

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

03/10/2020 Final Exam Requests Graduate College

Final Exam Requests due for all May graduates

April
Date Deadline Location Description
04/14/2020 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

May
Date Deadline Location Description
05/01/2020 Final Exam Report Graduate College

Final Exam Reports due for all May graduates

5 p.m. Central Time
05/08/2020
Thesis Final Deposit Graduate College

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

05/15/2020 Degree Conferral Date Registrar's Service Center

Spring session degree conferral date

05/20/2020 Grade Reports Registrar's Office

Session grades due

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