Graduate Academic Calendars   

2015-2016 Calendar

   

Fall 2015 (August 24-December 12)

 
Fall 2015 course registration begins      July 13
Fall 2015 course registration begins--new and non-matriculated students July 15

Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day

August 7

Last day to drop courses with 100% tuition refund August 21
Last day to add courses August 23
Classes begin

August 24

Last day to drop courses with 80% tuition refund August 29
Withdrawl period begins (student receives 'W') August 30

Last day to withdraw from courses with 60% tuition refund

September 4

 HOLIDAY--Labor Day--NO CLASSES September 7
Last day to withdraw from courses with 40% tuition refund September 11

Application due to request December 2015 graduation

September 25

Last day to withdraw without failure (student receives no tuition refund)

October 2

Deadline for Master's-level assistantship applications October 2
Fall Break October 12-13
Spring 2016 course registration begins November 9
Spring 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students November 11

Assessment and evaluation window opens

November 24

HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving- NO CLASSES

November 25-27
Grading window opens December 1
Classes end December 12
Assessment and evaluation window closes December 15
Grades due at 5:00 P.M. December 15

Degree conferral

December 23
** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific revisions will be communicated via the course professor.  

 

   

 

Accelerated/Fall 2015 
August 24-October 17 (Fall I) & October 19-December 12 (Fall II)

 

Fall 2015 course registration begins July 13
Fall 2015 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students July 15
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day August 7
Last day to drop courses, Fall I with 100% tuition refund August 21
Last day to add courses, Fall I August 23

Classes begin, Fall I

August 24
Last day to drop courses, Fall I with 80% tuition refund August 29
Withdrawal period begins (student receives a 'W'), Fall I August 30
Last day to withdraw from courses, Fall I with 60% tuition refund September 4
HOLIDAY-Labor Day- NO CLASSES September 7
Last day to withdraw without failure, Fall I (student receives no tuition refund) September 11
Application due to request December 2015 graduation September 25
Deadline for Master's-level assistantship applications October 2
Last day to drop courses, Fall II with 100% tuition refund October 16
Classes end, Fall I October 17
Last day to add courses, Fall II October 18
Classes begin, Fall II October 19
Fall I grades due at 5:00 P.M. October 20
Last day to drop courses, Fall II with 80% tuition refund October 24
Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W'), Fall II October 25
Last day to withdraw from courses, Fall II with 60% refund October 30
Last day to withdraw without failure, Fall II, (student receives no tuition refund) November 6
Spring 2016 course registration begins November 9
Spring 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students November 11
Assessment and evaluation window opens November 24
HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving - NO CLASSES November 25-27
Grading window opens December 1
Classes end, Fall II December 12
Assessment and evaluation window closes December 15
Fall II grades due at 5:00 P.M. December 15
Degree conferral December 23

** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their

particular course/program of study. Students should be available for

dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific

revisions will be communicated via the course professor.

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2016 (January 18-May 13)

 
Spring 2016 course registration begins November 9
Spring 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students November 11
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day December 11

Last day to drop courses with 100% tuition refund

January 15

Last day to add courses January 17
Classes begin

January 18

Last day to drop courses with 80% tuition refund January 23
Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W')

January 24

Last day to withdraw from courses with 60% tuition refund

January 29

Last day to withdraw from courses with 40% tuition refund February 5

Deadline for Master's-level assistantship applications

February 5

Application due to request May 2016 graduation February 19

Last day to withdraw without failure (student receives no tuition refund)

February 19

Spring Break February 29-March 4
Summer 2016 course registration begins March 7
Summer 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students March 9
Assessment and evaluation window opens March 13
HOLIDAY - Easter - NO CLASSES March 24-28
Grading window opens April 20

Classes end

May 13

Assessment and evaluation window closes

May 13
Grades due at 12:00 P.M. May 13
Degree conferral May 14
** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific revisions will be communicated via the course professor.  

 

 

Accelerated Spring 2016
January 4-February 27 (Spring I) & February 29-April 23 (Spring II)

 

Spring 2016 course registration begins November 9
Spring 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students November 11
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close fo the buisness day December 11
Last day to drop courses, Spring I with 100% tuition refund December 19
Last day to add courses, Spring I January 3
Classes begin, Spring I January 4
Last day to drop courses, Spring I wih 80% tution refund January 9
Withdrawal period begins (students receives 'W'), Spring I January 10
Last day to withdraw from courses, Spring I with 60% tuition refund January 15
Last day to withdraw without failure, Spring I (student receives no tuition refund) January 22
Deadline for Master's-level assistantship applications February 5
Application due to request May 2016 graduation February 19
Last day to drop courses, Spring II with 100% tuition refund February 26
Classes end, Spring I February 27
Last day to add courses, Spring II February 28
Classes begin, Spring II February 29
Spring I grades due at 5:00 P.M. March 1
Last day to drop courses, Spring II with 80% tuition refund March 5
Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W'), Spring II March 6
Summer 2016 course registration begins March 7
Summer 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students March 9
Last day to withdraw from courses, Spring II with 60% tuition refund March 11
Last day to withdraw without failure, Spring II (student recieves no tuition refund) March 18
HOLIDAY - Easter - NO CLASSES March 24-28
Assessment and evaluation window opens April 13
Grading window opens April 20
Classes end, Spring II April 23
Assessment and evaluation window closes May 13
Spring II grades due at 12:00 P.M. May 13
Degree conferral May 14

** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their

particular course/program of study. Students should be available for

dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific

revisions will be communicated via the course professor.

 

 

Summer 2016

 Please note: There are four (4) calendar formats for the summer -- summer graduate (three sessions total) and the accelerated program format in an eight (8) week session for graduate accelerated programs. 

 

Summer I -- This is a six (6) week session where classes meet twice a week within the specified time period. 

Summer I (May 16, 2016 - June 24, 2016)

 
Summer 2016 course registration begins March 14
 Summer 2016 course registration begins--new and non-matriculated students March 16
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day May 6
Last day to drop courses with 100% tuition refund May 13
Last day to add courses May 15
Classes Begin**

May 16

Last day to drop courses with 80% tuition refund

May 21

Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W')

May 22

Last day to withdraw from courses with 60% tuition refund May 27

Holiday -- Memorial Day -- NO CLASSES

May 30

Last day to withdraw without failure (student receives no tuition refund)

June 3
Assessment and evaluation window opens June 8
Grading Window Opens      June 8
Deadline for Master's level assistantship applications June 10
Assessment and evaluation window closes June 24
Classes end June 24
Grades due at 5:00 P.M. July 1
Application due to request August 2016 graduation July 1
Fall 2016 course registration begins July 11
Fall 2016 course registration begins (new and non-matriculated students) July 13
August Degree Conferral    

August 19

** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific revisions will be communicated via the course professor.  

 

  

Summer II -- This is a ten (10) week session where classes meet once a week within the specified time period.  

Summer II (May 16, 2016 - July 22, 2016)

 
Summer 2016 course registration begins March 14
Summer 2016 course registration--new and non-matriculated students March 16
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day May 6

Last day to drop courses with 100% tuition refund

May 13

Last day to add courses May 15
Classes Begin**

May 16

Last day to drop courses with 80% tuition refund

May 21

Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W') May 22

Last day to withdraw from courses with 60% tuition refund

May 27

Holiday -- Memorial Day -- NO CLASSES

May 30

Last Day to withdraw from courses with 40% tuition refund

June 3

Last day to withdraw without failure (student receives no tuition refund)

June 10
Deadline for Master's Level Assistantship Applications June 10

Application Due to Request August 2016 Graduation

July 1

Holiday -- Independence Day -- NO CLASSES July 4
Fall 2016 course registration begins July 11
Fall 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students July 13

Assessment and evaluation window open 

July 13
Grading window opens      July 13
Assessment and evaluation window closes

July 22

 Classes end** July 22
Grades due at 5:00 P.M. July 29
Degree Conferral August 19
** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar.  

 

 

Summer III -- This is a six (6) week session where classes meet twice a week within the specified time period.  

Summer III (June 27, 2016 - August 5, 2016)

 
Summer 2016 course registration begins March 14
Summer 2016 course registration begins--new and non-matriculated students  March 16
Late registration fee goes into effect at the close of the business day June 3
Deadline for Master's Level Assistantship Applications June 10
Last day to drop courses with 100% tuition refund June 24
Last day to add courses June 26
Classes Begin**

June 27

Application due to request August 2016 graduation July 1
Last day to drop courses with 80% tuition refund July 2
Withdrawal period begins (student receives 'W') July 3
Holiday--Independence Day--NO CLASSES July 4
Last day to withdraw from courses with 60% tuition refund July 8
Fall 2016 course registration begins July 11
Fall 2016 course registration begins - new and non-matriculated students

July 13

Last day to withdraw without failure (student receives no tuition refund) July 15
Grading window opens July 20
Assessment and evaluation window opens July 20
 Assessment and evaluation window closes  Agust 5
Classes end August 5
Grades due August 17
Degree Conferral August 19
** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific revisions will be communicated via the course professor. Courses meeting on Thursday in the non-Accelerated program must address the missing class time in their syllabi.  

 

 

Accelerated programs -- Summer I & II -- The Graduate Accelerated programs consist of two (2) eight (8) week sessions running in the specified time period. Each class meets once a week from 5:30 - 10:00 PM unless otherwise noted.  

Summer 2014 Graduate Accelerated Programs (April 27, 2015 - August 15, 2015)

 
Summer 2015 online course registration begins March 9
Summer 2015 traditional registration begins--new and non-matriculated students  March 11
Late Registration Fee for Accelerated Program Applies, Close of Business Day April 17
Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer I) with 100% Refund April 24
Classes Begin for Accelerated Session--Summer I**

April 27

Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer I) with 80% Refund

May 1

Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer I) with 60% Refund 

May 8

Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer I) with 40% Refund 

May 15
Last day to withdraw without failure in Accelerated programs (Summer I) -- no refund May 22
HOLIDAY--Memorial Day--NO CLASSES      May 25

Assessment and evaluation window opens

June 10
Deadline for Master's Level Assistantship Applications June 12
Grading window opens June 16
Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer II) w/ 100% Refund June 19
Assessment and evaluation window closes      June 20
Classes End for Accelerated Session--Summer I June 20
Classes Begin for Accelerated Session--Summer II June 22
Last day to change registration for Accelerated session--Summer II (80% refund) June 26
Grades due June 29
Application due to request July 2015 graduation July 1
Last day to change registration for accelerated session--Summer II (60% refund) July 2
HOLIDAY--Independence Day--NO CLASSES July 3
Last Day to Change Registration in Accelerated Programs (Summer II) with 40% Refund  July 10
Fall 2015 online course registration begins July 13
Fall 2015 traditional course registration begins (new and non-matriculated students) July 15
Last day to withdraw without failure in Accelerated programs (Summer II) -- no refund  July 17
Assessment and evaluation window opens August 10
Grading window opens August 10
Assessment and evaluation window closes August 15
Classes end for accelerated session--Summer II      August 15
Grades Due August 21
Degree conferral      August 21
** Note: Students should confirm that these dates apply to their particular course/program of study. Students should be available for dates specified in the academic calendar. Any program-specific revisions will be communicated via the course professor. Courses meeting on Thursday in the non-Accelerated program must address the missing class time in their syllabi.  

 

 

Administration of Human Services follows an accelerated format, described in the Programs section of the Graduate Catalog.

 

Click here to view the CHC portal, which provides grades and class schedules with classroom locations.

 

*Students should confirm that these dates apply to their specific program.

 

The instructor will determine and incorporate alternative class time/classwork (extended hours, etc) where official holidays and events (inclement weather) disrupt the academic calendar.