These dates are generally applicable to our masters, doctoral, and certificate programs; however, your program’s dates may differ.  Please refer to your program’s handbook if you have questions. Note: the MD program has a separate calendar.

Summer 2024
Summer semester beginsMay 20
Memorial Day holiday – no classesMay 27
Independence Day holiday – no classesJuly 4
Last day to file “Intent to Graduate” in WebSTAC
for summer graduates
July 5
Summer semester endsAugust 15
Dissertation deadline for summer graduates
Documents must be submitted in final form by 12pm CST
August 15
Summer degree date
Please note, degree conferral takes a while. However this is the
date that will appear on your student record once your degree
is posted.
August 15
Fall 2024
First day of fall 2024 classesAugust 26
Labor Day holiday – no classesSeptember 2
Last day to add a course, change section, or drop with a DSeptember 5
All fall 2024 courses dropped on this date through
November 15th are assigned the grade of W for withdraw
September 6
Last day to file “Intent to Graduate” in WebSTAC for fall graduatesOctober 1
Fall Break – no classesOctober 7-8
Last day to change fall 2024 course grade option from Credit
to Pass/Fail or Audit (9pm cst deadline in WebSTAC)
October 11
Spring 2025 registration opens
Depending on your program of study, you coordinator may
enroll you. Please contact them if you have questions.
November 11
Last day for fall 2024 course withdrawals with a WNovember 15
Last day to change fall 2024 course grade from Pass/Fail or
Audit to Credit
November 15
Thanksgiving breakNovember 27-28
Last day of fall 2024 semesterDecember 6
Dissertation deadline for fall 2024 graduates
Documents must be submitted in final form by 12pm CST
December 18
Final grades dueDecember 23