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Academic Dates and Deadlines

General Academic Dates

OUR Quarter Dates & Deadlines

Fees and Billing Calendar

First Day of Instruction

10th Day of Instruction

12th Day of Instruction

  • Last day to add courses without a PTA
  • Last day for non-registered students to enroll on their own

25th Day of Instruction

Last Day of Instruction (by 12:00pm)

Thesis/Dissertation/Final Reports Graduation Filing Deadlines 

Use the table below to help you decide when to submit your thesis/dissertation/ masters report for graduation.  Review the Filing Your Thesis or Dissertation webpage for information about the filing process, formatting, and paperwork. 

Master Report forms, dissertation, required filing paperwork, and signed title page must be submitted to Graduate Studies by 11:59 PM on the deadline.

Submission Deadline
Degree Awarded Date
Last Qtr in a Student Status (Enrolled or on Filing Fee):
September 8, 2023 September. 15, 2023 (Summer) Enrolled or on Filing Fee in Spring 2023
December 8, 2023 December 15, 2023 (Fall) Enrolled or on Filing Fee in Fall 2023
March 15, 2024 March 22, 2024 (Winter) Enrolled in or on Filing Fee Winter 2024
June 6, 2024 June 13, 2024 (Spring) Enrolled or on Filing Fee in Spring 2024