Calendar

Fall 2018

Date Day Event
Aug. 1 W Fall-term online course registration begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m.
Aug. 20 M Ph.D. program new student orientation check-in begins at the McDougal Graduate Student Center, 9 a.m.*
Aug. 20–24 M–F Orientation week for all new students
Aug. 22 W

Fall-term online course registration begins for M.S.N. and post-master’s programs, 9 a.m.

Fall term begins for D.N.P. program, 8 a.m.

Aug. 24 F Orientation day for all first-specialty-year students in the M.S.N. program (returning and new)
Aug. 27 M Fall term begins for GEPN, M.S.N., and post-master’s programs, 8 a.m.
Aug. 29 W Fall term begins for Ph.D. program, 8:20 a.m.*
Aug. 31 F Friday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet instead (all programs except GEPN)
Sept. 3 M Labor Day. Classes do not meet
Sept. 12 W Fall-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.
Sept. 21 F D.N.P. students meet at YSN
Oct. 1 M Due date for Ph.D. dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committee for award of the degree in December
Oct. 16 T October recess begins, 5:20 p.m. (Ph.D. program only)
Oct. 22 M Classes resume, 8:20 a.m. (Ph.D. program)
Oct. 26 F D.N.P. students meet at YSN
Nov. 16 F November recess begins, 5:20 p.m. (all programs except GEPN)
Nov. 21 W November recess begins, 8 a.m. (GEPN program)
Nov. 26 M November recess ends, 8 a.m. (all programs)
Nov. 30 F D.N.P. students meet at YSN
Dec. 13 TH Ph.D. program fall-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.
Dec. 14 F

GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. program fall-term classes end, 5 p.m., and winter recess begins

Ph.D. program final examinations begin

Dec. 19 W Ph.D. program examinations end, and winter recess begins

*Students enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Nursing should consult the Graduate School academic calendar for additional dates specific to Graduate School programs.

Spring 2019

Date Day Event
Jan. 3 TH Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m.
Jan. 7 M Spring term begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 8 a.m.
Jan. 7–11 M–F D.N.P. Winter Intensive Session at YSN
Jan. 9 W Spring-term online course registration begins for Ph.D. program
Jan. 14 M Spring term begins for M.S.N., post-master’s, and Ph.D. programs, 8 a.m.*
Jan. 18 F Friday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet instead (all programs)
Jan. 21 M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet
Jan. 23 W Spring-term online course registration ends for GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. programs, 5 p.m.
Jan. 25 F Spring-term online course registration ends for Ph.D. program
Feb. 15 F Due date for graduating Ph.D. students to notify department of intention to submit dissertation for award of the degree in May
Mar. 8 F

D.N.P. students meet at YSN

Spring recess begins, 5:20 p.m. (all programs)

Mar. 15 F Due date for Ph.D. dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committee for award of the degree in May
Mar. 25 M Spring-term classes resume, 8:20 a.m. (all programs)
Apr. 5 F D.N.P. students meet at YSN
Apr. 18–19 TH–F D.N.P. project presentations
May 2 TH Ph.D. program spring-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.
May 3 F

Ph.D. program final examinations begin

D.N.P. students meet at YSN

May 8 W Ph.D. program examinations end, 5:20 p.m.
May 10 F GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. program spring-term classes end, 5 p.m.
May 20 M University Commencement

*Students enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Nursing should consult the Graduate School academic calendar for additional dates specific to Graduate School programs.

Summer 2019

Date Day Event
May 13 M Summer-term classes begin, 8 a.m. (GEPN and M.S.N.)
May 27 M Memorial Day. Classes do not meet
June 3–7 M–F D.N.P. Summer Intensive Session at YSN
July 4 TH Independence Day. Classes do not meet
July 31 W GEPN summer-term classes end, 5 p.m.
Aug. 12 M M.S.N. summer-term classes end, 5 p.m.

Faculty Grading Calendar

Date Day Event
Jan. 2 W Final fall-term grades are due
May 10 F Final spring-term grades are due for graduating students
May 24 F Final spring-term grades are due for continuing students (all programs except Ph.D.)
May 31 F Final grades are due for continuing Ph.D. students
Aug. 16 F Final summer-term grades are due