Key Dates for Graduate Students


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 →

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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