Graduate School Calendar

 

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The best way to stay on track with graduation requirements is to keep up with the deadlines posted here.

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Spring 2019

Jan 9 Classes begin
Jan 16-30 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan 21 M.L.King Jr. Day
Jan 30 15th Class Day -Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
Feb 28 Mid-Semester (last day to drop classes)
Mar 4 Submission of master’s thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Mar 8 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 11- Mar  15 Spring Break
Apr 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 in PDF to AUETD
Apr 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)
Apr 19 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 26 Classes end
Apr 27-28 Study/Reading Days
Apr 29- May 3 Final examinations for Semester
May 4- May 5 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2018 graduation to gradpln@auburn.edu

Summer 2019

May 16 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 20-May 22 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 22 5th Class Day for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 1- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 19 Mid-Semester for full Summer Semester and last day to drop classes for full Summer Semester
Jun 19 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 20 Study/Readying Days for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 21 Submission of master’s thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Jun 21-22 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 28 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 26- Jun 28 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 10 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
Jul 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 in PDF to AUETD
Jul 19 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 22 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 26 Classes end for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Jul 29- Jul 30 Study/Reading days for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Jul 31-Aug 2 Final Exam Period for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 3 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2019 graduation to gradpln@auburn.edu

 

Fall 2019

Aug  19 Classes Begin
Aug 19-Sep 9 Resignation Fee-Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Aug 23 Last Day to Add Course
Aug 23 Graduate School Welcome Event at Student Center Ballroom, time TBA
Aug 26-Sep 9 Drop Course Penalty Days-Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sep 2 Labor Day
Sep 9 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. – Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Oct 8 Mid-Semester – 36th Class Day
Oct 10-11 Fall Break
Oct 14 Last day to sumbit Master’s thesis in PDF format for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Oct 21 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Nov 1 Last Day to Withdraw – Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned.
Nov 18 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination FormETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
Nov 20 Last day for Non-Thesis Final Oral Examination Form; Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam Form
Nov 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
Dec 6 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Dec 6 Classes end for semester
Dec 7-8 Study/reading days
Dec 9-13 Final examinations for semester
Dec 14 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2020 graduation

Spring 2020

Jan 8 Classes begin
Jan 8-29 Resignation Fee-Dropping all courses during this period will result in a $100 resignation fee.
Jan 14 Last Day to Add Course
Jan 15-29 Drop Course Penalty Days-Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan 20 M.L.King, Jr. Day
Jan 29 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. – Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Feb 27 Mid-Semester (last day to drop classes)
Mar 2 Last day to submit Master’s thesis PDF for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Mar 6 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and dissertation in PDF for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Mar 9-13 Spring Break
Apr 3 Last Day to Withdraw – Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned.
Apr 13 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form, ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis in PDF to AUETD
Apr 15 Last day for Master’s/Non-Thesis students to submit Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations Form;
Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam Form
Apr 17 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 24 Classes end
Apr 25-26 Study/Reading Days
Apr 27- May 1 Final examinations for Semester
May 2- May 4 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2020 graduation to gradpln@auburn.edu

Summer 2020

May 20 Classes begin (full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 21 Last Day to Add Course (full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 22-27 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 25 Memorial Day Holiday
May 27 5th Class Day for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 1- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Jun 5 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1 – 12th Class Day
Jun 23 Mid-Semester for full Summer Semester- 24th Class Day
Jun 23 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 24 Study/Readying Days for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 25-26 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
Jun 26 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu 
Jun 29 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
Jun 30 Last Day to Add Course for Mini-Semester 2
Jul 1-6 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 3 Independence Day Holiday
Jul 6 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester 2 – Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Jul 13 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form, ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis in PDF to AUETD
Jul 15 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2 – 12th Class Day
Jul 17 Last day for Master’s/Non-Thesis students to submit Non-Thesis final Oral Examinations Form;
Last day for Doctoral Final Defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam Form
Jul 20 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 31 Classes end for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 1-2 Study/Reading days for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 3-5 Final Exam Period for full Summer Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 8 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2020 by submitting Committee Selection Form.

Last modified: February 13, 2019