Academic Calendar

Summer Sessions 2017


The summer calendar and detailed information concerning the summer session may be obtained from the Office of Summer and Winter Programs.  For course offering, registration procedures, fees, and deadlines, please consult:  http://www.summersession.uconn.edu/summer/.

The last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a summer 2017 degree is Thursday, July 27, 2017. 

The last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a summer 2017 degree is Thursday, August 10, 2017.

The last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School is Thursday, August 24, 2017 for conferral of a summer 2017 degree.

The conferral date for summer 2017 degrees is Thursday, August 24, 2017. 

 

 

Fall Semester 2017

 

Mon., Aug. 28 Fall semester begins
Mon., Sept. 4 Labor Day – No classes
Mon., Sept. 11 Courses dropped after this date will have a W for withdrawal recorded on the academic record Add/Drop via Student Administration System closes
Mon., Oct. 23 Registration for the Spring 2018 semester via Student Administration System begins
Mon., Oct. 30 Last day to drop a course without advisor’s written recommendation and dean’s approval
Fri., Nov. 17 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree
Sun., Nov. 19 Thanksgiving recess begins
Sat., Nov. 25 Thanksgiving recess ends
Fri., Dec. 1 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree
Fri., Dec. 8 Last day of Fall semester classes
Mon., Dec. 11 Final examinations begin
Fri., Dec. 15 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree
Sun., Dec. 17 Final examinations end Conferral date for Fall 2017 degrees

Spring Semester 2018

 

Tues., Jan. 16 Spring semester begins
Mon., Jan 29 Courses dropped after this date will have a W for withdrawal recorded on the academic record Add/Drop via Student Administration System closes
Thur., Mar. 1 Last day to apply for graduation via Student Administration System to guarantee name of degree candidate will be printed in the Commencement Ceremony program
Sun., Mar. 11 Spring recess begins
Sat., Mar. 17 Spring recess ends
Mon., Mar. 19 Registration for the Fall 2018 semester via Student Administration System begins
Mon., Mar. 26 Last day to drop a course without advisor’s written recommendation and dean’s approval
Fri., Apr 6 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree
Fri., Apr. 20 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree
Fri., Apr. 27 Last day of Spring semester classes
Mon., Apr. 30 Final examinations begin
Fri., May 4 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree
Sat., May 5 Final examinations end Conferral date for Spring 2018 degrees.
The Graduate School Masters Commencement Ceremony
Mon., May 7 The Graduate School Doctoral Commencement Ceremony

 

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