Key Dates for Graduate Students

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Official registration and payment deadline information is published in the Academic Calendar and Course Schedule produced by the Office of the Registrar. Some specific official dates have been listed below but always check the Academic Calendar for the complete listing.  That calendar is the official source of information for registration and payment deadlines.

To pay your tuition and fee bill online, go to the "MyTuitionBill" web site. 
To pay in person, go to the cashiers in Main Building, Room 4, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Registrar's Office publishes official registration and payment deadline schedule. Go there now →

SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
OCT 27 – NOV 7 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
NOV 11 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email. .
JAN 12 Add/drop for students who have registered and paid.
JAN 13 Registration for new & readmitted students who have not yet registered.
Payment due 5:00pm Jan 23
JAN 14 Registration for continuing students who have not yet registered. Payment due 5:00pm Jan 23
JAN 15 - 16 Add/drops for registered and paid students. Registration for all students who have not yet registered. Bills due 5 pm, Jan 23.
JAN 20 First class day
JAN 20 - 23
Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5:00pm Jan 23
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due 5 pm, Feb 4
JAN 23 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
JAN 26 - FEB 4 Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5:00 pm Feb 4
FEB 4 The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund. Payment for added classes due by 5:00.
FEB 5 - 16 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
FEB 17 - MAY 8 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a “Q” or “F,” the Graduate Adviser, and the Graduate Dean.
MAR 26 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
MAR 30 Last day to change grade status to or from the credit/no credit basis.
Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration to dissertation.
MAY 8 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the spring semester.
3pm submission deadline for students graduating spring 2015.
SUMMER SEMESTER, 2015
APR 20 – MAY 1 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
MAY 5 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email.
MAY 26 - 28 Continued registration for continuing and readmitted students.
Add/Drops for students who have paid.
JUN 2 - 3 Registration all students (for all summer sessions).
Add/Drops for students who have paid.
JUN 4 First class day for first, nine week, and whole session classes.
JUN 4 - 5 Web add/drops for first, nine-week, and whole-session courses, $25 late registration.
JUN 5 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
JUN 8 - 9 Departmental add/drops for first, nine-week, and whole-session courses, $50 late registration.
JUN 9 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund for first, nine-week, and whole-session classes. Add bills due by 5:00 PM.
JUN 10 - 17 Automatic Q-drop for first, nine-week, and whole-session courses; no refund or academic penalty.
JUN 24 Last day to change grade status to or from CR/NC for first, nine-week, and whole-session courses.
JUL 9 Last Class Day for first session. Last day to drop first-session courses.
JUL 10 Registration for students enrolling for second session only. Tuition and fees must be paid or zero bills confirmed by 5:00 PM on July 14.
JUL 13 first class day for second session classes.
Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration in research hours to dissertation hours.

JUL 13 - 14 Web add/drops for second-session courses, $25 late registration.
JUL 15 - 16 Departmental add/drops for second-session courses, $50 late registration.
JUL 16 Last day to add a class or drop with a refund for second-session courses. Add bills due by 5:00.
JUL 17 -24 Automatic Q-drop for second-session courses; no refund or academic penalty.
JUL 28 Last class day for nine-week session. Last day to drop nine-week courses.
JUL 31 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
Last day to change grade status in second-session course.
AUG 14 Last day to withdraw for first, nine-week session courses.
Last class day for whole and second-session courses. Last day to withdraw or drop whole and second-session courses.
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
APR 20 – MAY 1 Registration for continuing and readmitted students.
JUN 10 – JUL 17 Registration for new, continuing, and readmitted students.
JUL 21 Fee bills electronically distributed. Students notified by email. .
AUG 21 - 25 Registration for all students who have not yet registered.
Beginning Aug 24, $25 late fee in effect for all students not yet registered. Payment due 5:00 pm Aug 31.
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due 5 pm, Aug 31.
AUG 25 Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia.
AUG 26 First class day.
AUG 26 - 31 Late registration for all students. $25 late fee in effect.
(Note: Late fee increases to $50 on Sept 1 and $200 on Sept 14.)
Add/drops for registered and paid students. Add bills due 5 pm, Sept 11
AUG 26 - SEPT 11
(First 12 class days)
Delete drop period.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed online from Aug 26-Aug 31.
Classes added, dropped, and grade status changed in the department offering the course from Sept 1 - Sept 11.
AUG 31 Tuition and fee payment due by 5:00. Students with zero bills must confirm their registration via the Web to prevent cancellation.
SEPT 11 The Twelfth Class Day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund.
Payment for added classes due by 5:00.
SEPT 14 - 23 Q drop period. Courses may be dropped without academic penalty. Approval of the Graduate Adviser and Graduate Dean required.
SEPT 24 – DEC 4 Q/F drop period. Dropping a course requires the approval of the instructor, who must assign a “Q” or “F,” the Graduate Adviser, and the Graduate Dean.
OCT 12 Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
OCT 21 Last day to change grade status to or from the credit/no credit basis.
Last day for new doctoral candidates to change registration to dissertation.
DEC 4 Last class day. This is the last day to drop a class or withdraw from the fall semester.

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