The University of Texas at Arlington: Graduate Catalog 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 2008-2009 The University of Texas at Arlington: Graduate Catalog 2008-2009
Note: This Catalog was published in July 2008 and supersedes the 2007-2008 Catalog.

University and Graduate School Calendar 2008-2009

see the Academic Calendar
Graduating students should see the final semester checklist. The Graduate School may change this calendar if conditions warrant.
Note: Some graduate programs may have earlier application deadlines, please check with your specific program for exact dates.

 

  Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Summer 2009
International Student Application and Readmission Deadline April 4 September 5 January 16
U.S. Student Application Deadline and Readmission Deadline June 6 October 17 March 20
Registration Begins Apr 7 (Fall Term) Oct 27 (Spring Term) Apr 6 (Summer Term)
First Day of Classes August 25 January 20 1st 5-wk, 11-wk: May June 3
2nd 5-wk: July 8
Late Registration August 25-Sept 1 January 20-25 1st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 3-4
2nd 5-wk: July 8-9
Census Date September 10 Feb 4 1st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 8
2nd 5-wk: July 13
Final Day to Reserve Graduate Courses for Graduate Credit September 10 Feb 4 1st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 8
2nd 5-wk: July 13
*Deadline for Graduation: Last Date to File Application for Graduation September 29 February 16 June 29
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw October 31 April 3 1st 5-wk: June 24
2nd 5-wk: July 29
11-wk: July 16
Registration Begins October 27 (Spring Term) April 6 (Summer Term, all sessions, Fall Term) April 6 (Fall Term)
Final Date to Request Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising Committee November 17 April 6 July 6
Final Date to Hold Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School for first Mechanical Check November 26 April 20 July 20
Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School and Submit Report of Final Master's Examination/Dissertation Defense December 8 May 4 August 3
Final Exams December 6-11 May 9-14 1st 5-wk: July 7
2nd 5-wk: Aug. 11
11-wk: Aug. 12-13
End of Semester Deadline
(see In Absentia Registration)
December 16 May 19 August 17
Graduation Exercises December 12-15 May 15-18 August 14-16

*NOTE: Graduating students will be billed for graduation-related fees before the end of the semester.

 

Winter Session, 2008-2009
Late Registeration December 17, 2008
Winter Session classes, Monday-Thursday December 17-20, 2008
Census Date December 18, 2008
Classes continue, Tuesday-Friday January 2-3, 2009
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw January 6, 2009
Classes continue, Monday-Wednesday January 4-9, 2009
Final exams January 10, 2009

 

Summer Intersession 2009
Last Day to Register May 19
Maymester classes, Monday-Saturday May 18-23
Census Date May 19
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw May 27
Classes continue, Monday-Friday May 26-29
Classes continue, Monday-Tuesday June 1, 2
Final exams June 5

 

Holidays
Labor Day September 1, 2008
Thanksgiving November 27-30, 2008
Martin Luther King Day January 19, 2009
Spring Vacation March 17-21, 2009
Memorial Day May 25, 2009
Independence Day July 4, 2009