Graduate School Calendar Archives

January 8 New graduate student orientation. 8:30 a.m. in the Foy Hall Ballroom.
January 9 Classes begin
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 30 15th class day (last day to register for Spring 2013 graduation)
February 4 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2012
February 21 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
February 28 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 4-8 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check  to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
March 11-15 Spring Break
April 4 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 12 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
April 18 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
April 26 Classes end for semester
April 27-28 Study/reading days
April 29-May 3 Final examinations for Semester
May 4-5 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2013 graduation.
May 16 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 22 5th class day (last day to register for Summer 2013 graduation)
May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
June 3 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 6 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 17-21 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
June 19 Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term.
June 19 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 20 Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester 1
June 21-22 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 24 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 28 5th class day for Mini-Semester 2
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 10 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 10 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 12 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
July 18 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2012
July 18 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 26 Classes end for semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 27 Study/reading day
July 29-31 Final examinations for Semester and Mini-Semester 2
August 3 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2013 graduation.
August 19 New graduate student orientation (9 a.m. in Auburn Arena)
August 21 Classes begin
September 2 Labor Day Holiday
September 11 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2013 graduation)
September 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
October 7-11 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
October 10 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
November 8 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD.
November 11 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2013
November 11 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
November 20 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
November 25-29 Thanksgiving holidays
December 6 Classes end for semester
December 7-8 Study/reading days
December 9-13 Final examinations for semester
December 14 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2014 graduation.
January 8 Classes begin
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 29 15th class day (last day to register for Spring 2014 graduation)
January 31 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2013
February 21 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
March 3-7 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check  to thesis@auburn.edu
(OPTIONAL)
March 6 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 10-14 Spring Break
April 3 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 11 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
April 17 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
April 25 Classes end for semester
April 26-27 Study/reading days
April 28-May 2 Final examinations for Semester
May 3-4 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2014 graduation.
May 16 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 22 5th class day (last day to register for Summer 2014)
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday
June 4 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 6 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 13 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2013
June 16-20 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
June 19 Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term.
June 19 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 20-21 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 23 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 27 5th class day for Mini-Semester 2
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 9 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 9 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 11 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
July 17 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 25 Classes end for semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 26 Study/reading day
July 28-30 Final examinations for Semester and Mini-Semester 2
August 2 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2014 graduation.
August 17 New graduate student orientation
August 18 Classes begin
August 25-September 8 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

September 1 Labor Day Holiday
September 8 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2014)
September 19 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 6-10 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
October 7 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
October 24 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2014
November 7 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
November 13 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations
November 20 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
November 24-28 Thanksgiving holidays
December 5 Classes end for semester
December 6-7 Study/reading days
December 8-12 Final examinations for semester
December 13 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2015 graduation.
January 14 Classes begin
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 22-February 4 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

February 2 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2014
February 4 15th class day (last day to register for Spring 2015)
March 5 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 13 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
March 16-20 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
(OPTIONAL)
March 23-27 Spring Break
April 17 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations.
April 20 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 24 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
May 1 Classes end for semester
May 2-3 Study/reading days
May 4-8 Final examinations for Semester
May 9-10 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2015 graduation.
May 18 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 20-22 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 22 5th class day (last day to register for Summer 2015)
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday
June 3 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 5 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2014
June 19 Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term
June 19 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 19 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 20-21 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 23 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 25-29 Drop Course Penalty Days
for Mini-Semester 2
– Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped
June 29 5th class day for Mini-Semester 2
June 29-July 3 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
July 3 Independence Day Holiday
July 9 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 13 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations
July 15 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 20 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 27 Classes end for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 28 Study/reading day for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 29-31 Final examinations for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
August 1 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2015 graduation
August 16 New graduate student orientation
August 17 Classes begin
August 24–September 4 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

September 4 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2015)
September 7 Labor Day Holiday
October 6 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
October 12 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 15-16 Fall Break (no classes)
October 19-23 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
November 1 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2015
November 18 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
November 20 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations
November 23-27 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 4 Classes end for semester
December 5-6 Study/reading days
December 7-11 Final examinations for semester
December 12 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2016 graduation
January 13 Classes begin
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 21–February 3 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

January 25 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2015
February 3 15th class day (last day to register for Spring 2016)
March 3 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 7 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
March 14-18 Spring Break
March 21-25 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check  to thesis@auburn.edu
(OPTIONAL)
April 18 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 18 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form8) final oral examinations
April 25 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
April 29 Classes end for semester
April 30-May 1 Study/reading days
May 2-6 Final examinations for Semester
May 7-8 Graduation and last day for students to request Graduation Applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2016 graduation
May 19 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 23-25 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 25 5th class day (last day to register for Summer 2016)
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
June 6 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 4 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2015
June 22 Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term
June 22 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 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
June 24-25 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 20-24 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
June 27 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 29-July 1 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2

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

July 1 5th class day for Mini-Semester 2
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 13 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 15 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations
July 20 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 22 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 29 Classes end for Mini-Semester 2 and full term
Aug. 1-2 Study/reading day
Aug. 3-5 Final examinations for Semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug. 6 Graduation and last day for students to request Graduation Applications and submit  approved Plan of Study for Fall 2016 graduation
August 11 Graduate Assistant Training, Foy Hall Ballroom, Room 258, 8:30 – 10:30am
August 12 Graduate School Orientation, Foy Hall Ballroom, Room 258
Colleges: Business, Architecture, Agriculture: 9:00 – 10:30am
Colleges: Education, Liberal Arts, Pharmacy, Forestry, Nursing, Vet Med: 2:00 – 3:30pm
August 15 Graduate School Orientation, Foy Hall Ballroom, Room 258
Colleges: Engineering, Human Sciences, COSAM: 9:00 – 10:30am
August 16 Classes begin
August 23-September 6 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

September 5 Labor Day Holiday
September 6 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2016)
October 5 Mid-semester
October 10 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 14 Fall Break (no classes)
October 17-21 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
October 29 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2016
November 4 Last day to drop classes
November 16 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
November 18 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters’ (Form 8) final oral examinations
November 21-25 Thanksgiving holidays
November 28 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
December 2 Classes end for semester
December 3-4 Study/reading days
December 5-9 Final examinations for semester
December 10 Graduation and last day for students to request Graduation Applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2017 graduation
January 10 New Graduate Student Orientation, Hargis Hall: 7:30-9:30 AM
GTA Orientation, Student Center, Room 2222/2223: 12:00-4:30 PM
January 11 Classes begin
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 19-February 1 Drop Course Penalty Days

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

January 25-February 17 Abstracts are being accepted for the “This is Research: Student Symposium 2017”. Abstract submission will close on February 17 at 11:59 p.m.
January 29 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2016
February 1 15th class day (last day to register for Spring 2017)
February 3 Merriwether Fellowship submissions deadline
Outstanding Graduate Student Awards submissions deadline
March 2 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 6 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
March 13-17 Spring Break
March 20-24 Submission of master’s thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu
(OPTIONAL)
March 24 Last day to submit work for Auburn Author Awards
April 13 This is Research: Student Symposium 2017
April 17 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations.
April 17 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination FormETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 20 Auburn Author Awards, RBD Library, 3:30 p.m
April 24 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
April 28 Classes end for semester
April 29-30 Study/reading days
May 1-5 Final examinations for Semester
May 6-7 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2017 graduation
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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