Dates, Deadlines, and Procedures

Dates, Deadlines, and Procedures

Summary of Procedures for Graduate Degrees and Graduation

Procedure Under Direction of Date
Selection of an Advisor Department Chair Varies by program.
Selection of a Committee Advisor Varies by program.
Request for Transfer Credit Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School Within 1st year of program enrollment, prior to submission of program of study
Preliminary Examinations Department Chair or Advisor Not required by some programs.
Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School No later than 8/4/17 (Fall); 12/15/17 (Spring); 5/4/18 (Summer)*. Classified status required.
Comprehensive Examinations Advisor or Department Chair Varies by program.
Application for Graduation Graduate School No later than 9/1/17 (Fall); 1/19/18 (Spring): 5/25/18 (Summer)
Thesis or Dissertation Final Draft to Committee Student and Advisor No later than 2 weeks prior to oral defense.
Thesis or Dissertation Defense/Oral Examination (Non-Thesis) Advisor, Committee, and Dean of Graduate School No later than 11/17/17 (Fall); 4/13/18 (Spring); 7/13/18 (Summer)
Submission of Final Thesis/Dissertation Dean of Graduate School Within 2 weeks following oral examination for thesis/dissertation.
*

The submission date is defined as: the date the program of study is submitted to the Graduate School with all student, department, and college signatures.

Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Dates and Deadlines for Current Students

Date Event
March 2, 2017 ASISU Graduate Scholarship Deadline for Fall
April 10, 2017 Class level registration begins for Fall 2017
May 1, 2017 Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Application for Fall Deadline
August 4, 2017 Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy for December (Fall) Graduation
August 21, 2017 Fall Classes begin
September 1, 2017 Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Office of the Registrar to declare Idaho residency
September 1, 2017 Graduation Application Due for December (Fall)
September 4, 2017 Labor Day holiday (no classes)
September 22, 2017 Last day to WITHDRAW from early 8-week courses
October 9-13, 2017 Mid-term week
October 27, 2017 Last day to WITHDRAW from full semester courses
November 6, 2017 Class level registration begins for Spring 2018
November 17, 2017 Last day to WITHDRAW from late 8-week courses
November 17, 2017 Last Day for Thesis or Dissertation defense/Oral Examination for December (Fall) Graduation
November 20-24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
December 11-15, 2017 Finals Week
December 15, 2017 Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy for May (Spring) Graduation
January 8, 2018 Spring Classes begin
January 15, 2018 MLK Day (No Class)
January 19, 2018 Graduation Application Due for May (Spring)
February 19, 2018 President's Day (No Class)
March 19-23, 2018 Spring Break (No Class)
April 1, 2018 Graduation Applications Due for August - for those walking in May ceremony
April 13, 2018 Last Day for Thesis or Dissertation Defense/Oral Examination for May (Spring) Graduation
April 30-May 4, 2018 Finals Week
May 4, 2018 Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy for August (Summer) Graduation
May 5, 2018 Commencement
May 14, 2018 Summer sessions begin (varies 4, 6, 8 weeks sessions)
May 25, 2018 Graduation Application due for August (Summer)
May 28, 2018 Memorial Day
July 4, 2018 Independence Day (No Class)
July 13, 2018 Last Day for Thesis or Dissertation Defense/Oral Examination for August (Summer) Graduation
August 3, 2018 Summer Session ends

Dates are subject to change. 

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