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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Summer 2018

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 21 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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Fall 2018

Aug  20 Classes begin
Aug 27- Sep 10 Drop Course Penalty Days– Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sep 3 Labor Day Holiday
Sep 10 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2018)
Oct 9 Mid-semester -36th Class Day
Oct 11-12 Fall Break (no classes)
Oct 15 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
Oct 22 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
Nov 14 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
Nov 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)
Nov 19-23 Thanksgiving Holidays
Dec 1 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Dec 7 Classes end for semester
Dec 8-9 Study/reading days
Dec 10-14 Final examinations for semester
Dec 15 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2019 graduation

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

 

Last modified: June 5, 2018