Graduate Academic Calendar

Graduate School

Fall 2021

August
18 Wednesday Fall semester begins.
24 Tuesday Last day to register, add, and drop course(s).
September
1 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit, 3:30pm, St. John's Church. 3:30pm classes cancelled.
6 Monday Labor Day Holiday. No classes.
October
10-17 Sunday-Sunday Fall Recess. No classes.
15 Friday Last day to file online Degree Application for December degree conferral (all programs).
November
5 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W".
24-28 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess.
December
6 Monday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for December degree conferral candidates.
6-11 Mon-Sat Final semester examinations.
9 Thursday Graduate School and Graduate Business Hooding Ceremony.
11 Saturday December Degree Conferral Date.
College of Nursing Hooding/Pinning Graduation Ceremony.

Spring 2022

January
12 Wednesday Spring semester begins.
17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes.
18 Tuesday Last day to register, drop and add semester classes.
February
15 Tuesday Last day to submit online Degree Application for May Degree Conferral.
March
6-13 Sunday-Sunday Spring Recess. No classes.
April
1 Friday Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of "W".
14 Thursday Holy Thursday. Easter Recess begins April 14, 5pm. No classes beginning at 5pm Holy Thursday thru 5pm Easter Monday.
15 Friday Good Friday. No classes. Offices closed.
18 Monday Easter Monday. Classes resume 5pm.
May
4-6; 9-10 Wed-Fri; Mon-Tue Final semester examinations.
9 Monday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for May degree conferral candidates.
13 Friday Baccalaureate Mass. Graduate School Hooding and Commencement Ceremony.
14 Saturday May Degree Conferral Date

Summer 2022

May
16 Monday Classes begin.
30 Monday Memorial Day. No classes.
June
15 Wednesday Last day to file Degree Application for August Degree Conferral.
July
4 Monday Independence Day. No classes.
August
13 Saturday Summer Session ends.
15 Monday Final copy of Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation due in Graduate School Office for August degree conferral candidates.
20 Saturday August Degree Conferral Date.