Graduate School Calendar

May 18 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 22-24 Drop Course Penalty Days for full semester and Mini-Semester 1

– Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped

May 24 5th class day (last day to register for Summer 2017)
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday
June 2 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2016
June 5 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 21 Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term
June 21 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 23 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
June 23-24 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 26 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 26-30 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu  (OPTIONAL)
June 28-30 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2

– Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped

June 30 5th class day for Mini-Semester 2
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 12 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 17 Last day for Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations (Form 8); Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Defense/Form Z)
July 21 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form (Form 9)ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 24 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 28 Classes end for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 31-August 1 Study/reading day for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
August 2-4 Final examinations for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
August 5 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2017 graduation

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August 8 – 10 Airport shuttle rides to Auburn
August 17 Biggio Center New Faculty and New GTA orientation
August 18 New Graduate Student Orientation and Fall Cookout
August  21 Classes begin
August 28- September 8 Drop Course Penalty Days

– Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.

September 4 Labor Day Holiday
September 11 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2017)
October 10 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
October 12-13 Fall Break (no classes)
October 16 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
October 16-20 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu  (OPTIONAL)
November 6 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2017
November 15 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form (Form 9)ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
November 17 Last day for Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations (Form 8); Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Defense/Form Z)
November 20-24 Thanksgiving Holidays
November 30 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
December 8 Classes end for semester
December 9-10 Study/reading days
December 11-15 Final examinations for semester
December 16 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2018 graduation

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Jan 10 Classes begin
Jan 15  

M.L.King Jr. Day

Jan 10-Jan 17 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan 31 15th Class Day -Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
Mar 1 Mid-Semester (last day to drop classes)
Mar 5 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF for for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Mar 12- Mar 16 Spring Break
Mar 19-Mar 23 Submission of master’s thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (Optional)
Mar 30 Last day to withdraw- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
Apr 2 Summer/Fall Registration Begins
Apr 16 Last day for Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations (Form 8);
Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Defense/Form Z)
Apr 20 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form (Form 9), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis in PDF to AUETD
Apr 23 Last day for Phd/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation in PDF to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Apr 28-29  

Study/Reading Days

Apr 30- May 4 Final examinations for Semester
May 5- May 7 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2018 graduation to gradpln@auburn.edu

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May 17 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 21-May 23 Drop Course Penalty Days for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 1- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 23 5th Class Day (last day to register for Summer 2018)- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 4 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
Jun 19 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester 2- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
Jun 20 Mid-Semester for full summer semester and last day to drop classes for full summer Semester
Jun 20 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 22 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF for for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu 
Jun 22- Jun 23 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 25 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
Jun 25- Jun 29 Submission of master’s thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (Optional)
Jun 27- Jun 29 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped
Jul 4 Independence Day
Jul 11 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
Jul 16 Last day for Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations (Form 8) ; Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Defense/Form Z)
Jul 20 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form (Form 9), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis in PDF to AUETD
Jul 23 Last day for Phd/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form , electronic dissertation in PDF to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Jul 27 Classes end for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Jul 30- Jul 31 Study/Reading days for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 1-Aug 3 Final Exam Period for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 4 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2018 graduation to gradpln@auburn.edu

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