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Graduate Catalog 2002-2004

University and Graduate School Calendar 2003-2004

see the 2002-2003 Calendar
Graduating students should see the final semester checklist. The Graduate School may change this calendar if conditions warrant.


 Fall 2003Spring 2004Summer 2004
International Student Application and Readmission DeadlineApril 11September 12, 2003January 25
U.S. Student Application DeadlineJune 13October 24, 2003March 29
U.S. Student Readmission Application DeadlineJuly 11November 14, 2003April 12
Registration for All StudentsJune 26-Aug. 24Nov. 27-Jan. 191st 5-wk, 11-wk: April 29-May 31
2nd 5-wk: April 29 -July 6
First Day of ClassesAugust 25January 201st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 1
2nd 5-wk: July 7
Late RegistrationAugust 25-29January 20-231st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 1-2
2nd 5-wk: July 7-8
Census DateSeptember 10February 41st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 7
2nd 5-wk: July 13
Final Day to Reserve Graduate Courses for Graduate CreditSeptember 10February 41st 5-wk: June 7
2nd 5-wk: July 13
11-wk: June 14
*Deadline for Graduation: Last Date to File Application for Graduation and File Final Program of WorkSeptember 23February 18June 30
Last Date to Drop or WithdrawNovember 14April 161st 5-wk: June 24
2nd 5-wk: August 2 11-wk: July 26
Current and Former Student Registration BeginsNov. 3 (Winter Session & Spring)April 1 (Maymester & Summer)June 3 (Fall)
Final Date to Request Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising CommitteeNovember 7March 26July 1
Final Date to Hold Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School for Mechanical CheckNovember 24April 9July 16
Registration Begins for All StudentsNov. 27 (Winter Session & Spring)April 29 (Maymester & Summer)July 1 (Fall)
Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School and Submit Report of Final Master's Examination/Dissertation DefenseDecember 5April 19July 26
Final ExamsDecember 6, 8-12May 8, 10-141st 5-wk: July 5
2nd 5-wk: Aug. 10
11-wk: Aug. 10-11
End of Semester Deadline (See In Absentia Registration, p. 36)December 16May 18August 17
Graduation ExercisesDecember 12-14May 14-16August 14-15

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


Winter Session, 2003 - 2004
Last Day to Register December 15
Winter Session classes, Monday-Friday December 15-19, 2003
Census Date December 16, 2003
Classes continue, Monday-Thursday January 5-8, 2004
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw January 3, 2004
Classes continue, Monday-Tuesday January 12-13, 2004
Final exams January 14, 2004


Maymester, 2004
Last Day to Register May 17
Maymester classes, Monday-Saturday May 17-22
Census Date May 18
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw May 20
Classes continue, Monday-Friday May 24-28
Final exams June 4


Labor Day September 1, 2003
Thanksgiving November 27-30, 2003
Martin Luther King Day January 19, 2004
Spring Vacation March 15-21, 2004
Memorial Day May 31, 2004
Independence Day July 4, 2004

Expect Great Things!