Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

See the Final Exam Schedule for exam information. Summer term final exams are held on the last scheduled class meeting for each course.

Dates and deadlines for Graduate School degree completion:

Choose a term or semester

Date Activity/Deadline Edit Clone
March 4, 2022

Course offerings for summer available

May 2, 2022 to May 6, 2022

Initial registration for summer (includes CEP students)

June 13, 2022 to June 17, 2022

Pre-session week classes

June 20, 2022

Juneteenth holiday; classes are not in session

June 21, 2022

Summer classes begins.

June 22, 2022

Financial aid refunds first become available; date varies based on course dates

July 1, 2022

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

July 1, 2022

Priority deadline to apply for summer graduate degrees via GradWeb.

July 4, 2022

Independence Day holiday; no classes held

July 5, 2022

Fall waitlists are suspended at 8 a.m.

July 5, 2022

Fall registration closes to continuing students at 8 a.m.

July 15, 2022

End of first session of four-week courses (4w1)

July 17, 2022

Last day to apply for summer undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb (see Graduation Application Information)

August 12, 2022

End of eight-week courses and second four-week courses (4w2)

August 19, 2022

Last day to hold final oral defense of doctoral dissertations (see Doctoral Degree Completion Deadlines)

August 22, 2022

Fall registration and waitlisting re-open to all students at 9 a.m.

September 5, 2022

Labor Day holiday; no classes held

September 9, 2022

End of twelve-week courses and third four-week courses (4w3)

September 13, 2022

Final deadline for all summer grades (Tuesday, noon)

Note about summer grades: 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.

September 20, 2022

Last day for department to submit Master's Statement of Completion (see Master’s Degree Completion Deadlines)

September 20, 2022

Last day for department to submit Doctoral Certificates of Completion (see Doctoral Dates and Deadlines)