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 doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations
July 21 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination FormETD 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
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 8 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2017)
October 9 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 FormETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
November 17 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations
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
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 doctoral final defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Form Z); last day for submission of Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations Form (Form 8)
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
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 doctoral final defense and submission of Report on Final Oral Exam (Form Z); last day for submission of Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations Form (Form 8)
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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