Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

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Academic events and deadlines for the current academic year (which always begins in the Fall) can be found here, with the exception of Class Schedule Production Calendars.

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Date Activity/Deadline
March 7, 2014

Course offerings for Summer 2014 available

May 5, 2014 to May 9, 2014

Initial registration for Summer 2014 (includes CEP students)

June 16, 2014 to June 20, 2014

Pre-session week classes

June 23, 2014

Summer 2014 classes begin

June 23, 2014

Financial aid refunds first become available (see Financial Aid & Scholarships)

June 27, 2014 to August 4, 2014

Fall registration is closed to continuing students; DuckWeb registration system reopens on August 5

July 1, 2014

Summer 2014 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

July 4, 2014

Independence Day holiday; no classes held

July 18, 2014

End of first session of four-week courses

July 20, 2014

Last day to apply for Summer 2014 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

August 1, 2014

Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)

August 5, 2014

Fall 2014 registration re-opens at 8:00am

August 14, 2014 to August 15, 2014

Final Exams for courses meeting the first eight weeks of summer session and the second four weeks of summer session are held per the Summer Final Exam Schedule

August 15, 2014

End of first eight-week courses

August 15, 2014

End of second session of four-week courses

August 15, 2014

Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School

August 16, 2014

Summer session graduation commencement

August 22, 2014

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations (see Oral Defense Procedures)

September 1, 2014

Labor Day holiday; no classes are held

September 1, 2014

Last day to upload completed and approved doctoral/master's dissertations and theses and submit signed forms to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)

September 1, 2014

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School

September 5, 2014

End of eleven-week courses

September 6, 2014


September 9, 2014

Final deadline for all summer grades. Note: in most cases, instructors are expected to submit grades within a reasonable time after their classes end; e.g., classes that end on a Friday should be submitted during the following week, preferably by Tuesday. Some departments may state earlier deadlines to facilitate pre-requisite checking for summer sequences.

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