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    University of Florida
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Graduate School Academic Calendar 2016-2017


Fall 2016 Calendar

August 2016

August 5, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for fall degree candidates)

August 19, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Registration deadline

Last day for thesis and dissertation students to clear prior to the fall semester with the Graduate School Editorial Office. See http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines for more information.

August 22, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. on 8/19/16).

August 26, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends.

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

September 2016

September 2, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

September 2, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

  Residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

September 5, Monday, Labor Day

No classes

September 9, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review/approve S/U Option Application for courses with this grading scheme 

September 16, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned) 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf 

Degree application deadline for degree award this term 
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists  
  https://one.uf.edu/

September 30, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit Transmittal Letter and doctoral dissertation for initial review by Graduate School Editorial Office 
 http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

October 2016

October 6, Thursday

Midpoint of term

Deadline to finalize all data (except Final Exam) in GIMS for all degree applicants 

Late degree application deadline for degree award this term 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/latedegreeinfo.html

October 14-15, Friday-Saturday, Homecoming

No classes

October 26, Wednesday 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended master’s thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office
 http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students

November 2016

November 11, Friday, Veterans Day

No classes 

November 21, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for dissertation, non-thesis, project, and project-in-lieu of thesis students 

Deadline for ETD Signature Pages to be posted to GIMS for thesis and dissertation students

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to submit final pdf document for review by the Graduate School Editorial Office in order to qualify for degree award this term 
  No exceptions can be granted.
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 

November 21, Monday, 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades via ONE.UF
   http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/withdraw.html  

November 23-26, Wednesday-Saturday, Thanksgiving

No classes  

December 2016

December 6, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to receive confirmation of Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible for a degree award this term.
  No exceptions can be granted.
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines

December 7, Wednesday

Classes end.

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for spring degree candidates)

December 8-9, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes) 

December 10, Saturday, and 12-16, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

December 16, Friday, 5:00 p.m. 

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

December 16-17, Friday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies+

December 19, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

December 20, Tuesday

Degree certification 

December 21, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks available via ONE.UF

 

NOTES: All dates and deadlines are subject to change and will be updated accordingly. 
Prospective students should contact the appropriate academic unit for admission application deadlines.

+ Projected dates.  Specific dates and times of ceremonies for colleges and schools will be made available at www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement once approved by the University Commencement Committee and as soon as plans are finalized.  Please do not anticipate exact dates and times until the website has been updated.   

 

Spring 2017 Calendar

December 2016

December 7, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for spring degree candidates)

January 2017

January 3, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

Registration deadline

Last day for thesis and dissertation students to clear prior to the spring semester with the Graduate School Editorial Office—visit http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines for more information. 

January 4, Wednesday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 1/3/17).

January 10, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

January 13, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

January 13, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

  Residency reclassification deadline for receiving requests and all documents

January 16, Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No classes 

January 20, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review/approve S/U Option Application for courses with this grading scheme 

January 27, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Degree application deadline for degree award this term 
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 
  https://one.uf.edu/

Deadline to withdraw all courses with 25% refund (W symbol assigned) 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf    

February 2017

February 10, Friday

Midpoint of term

Deadline to finalize all data (except Final Exam) in GIMS for all degree applicants

Late degree application deadline for degree award this term

February 10, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit Transmittal Letter and doctoral dissertation for review by Graduate School Editorial Office 
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists  

March 2017

March 4-11, Saturday-Saturday, Spring Break

No classes

March 14, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended master’s thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office 
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students  

April 2017

April 5, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for dissertation, non-thesis, project, and project-in-lieu of thesis students

Deadline for ETD Signature Pages to be posted to GIMS for thesis and dissertation students

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to submit final pdf document for review by the Graduate School Editorial Office in order to qualify for degree award this term 
  No exceptions can be granted.
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines 
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists  

April 7, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw (all courses) via ONE.UF without failing grades 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/withdraw.html

April 19, Wednesday

Classes end. 

April 19, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to receive confirmation of Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible for a degree award this term 
  No exceptions can be granted.
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines   

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for summer degree candidates)

April 20-21, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes)

April 22, Saturday; April 24-28, Monday-Friday

Final examinations 

April 28, Friday

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser 

April 28, Friday, 2:00 p.m.

Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony+

April 28-30, Friday-Sunday

Commencement Ceremonies (Non-doctoral)
See commencement schedule for specific dates: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/

May 2017

May 1, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

May 2, Tuesday

Degree certification 

May 3, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks available via ONE.UF.

NOTES: All dates and deadlines are subject to change and will be updated accordingly. 
Prospective students should contact the appropriate academic unit for admission application deadlines.

+ Projected dates.  Specific dates and times of ceremonies for colleges and schools will be made available at www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement once approved by the University Commencement Committee and as soon as plans are finalized.  Please do not anticipate exact dates and times until the website has been updated.   

 

Summer 2017 Calendar

All Summer 2017 graduate-level degrees will be awarded at the end of Summer B/C (August 2017).  Applicants will select Summer B/C 2017 on the degree application menu in ONE.UF.
The Summer 2017 degree application will be available via ONE.UF in mid-March 2017.

Students enrolled only in Summer A courses must still apply for degree award during the Summer B/C term, since graduate-level degrees are only awarded at the end of the B/C term. No graduate-level degrees are awarded at the end of Summer A (June). No late degree applications will be approved after the B/C deadline (June 28).

www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 
https://one.uf.edu/

April 2017

April 19, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for summer degree candidates)

May 2017

May 5, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer A & C registration

Last day for thesis and dissertation students to clear prior to the summer semester with the Graduate School Editorial Office
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines

May 8, Monday

Summer A & C classes start.

Summer A & C drop/add starts.

Summer A & C late registration starts (late fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. 5/5/17).

May 9, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.

Summer A & C late registration ends (late fee assessed).

Summer A & C drop/add ends.

Summer A & C deadline to drop or withdraw with no fee liability

May 17, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer A deadline to withdraw (all courses) with 25% refund (W symbol assigned)
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf 

Summer A Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review/approve S/U Option Application for courses with this grading scheme 

May 19, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Summer A & C fee payment deadline

May 19, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

  Summer A & C residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

May 26, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer C deadline to withdraw all courses with 25% refund (W symbol assigned)
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf 

Summer C Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review/approve S/U Option Application for courses with this grading scheme 

May 29, Monday, Memorial Day observed

No classes

June 2017

June 9, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Last day to drop or withdraw (all courses) via ONE.UF for Summer A without failing grades 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/services/withdrawals.html

June 12, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit Transmittal Letters and dissertation for initial review by Graduate School Editorial Office
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

June 16, Friday

Summer A classes end.

Summer A final examinations during regular class periods

June 16, Friday, 5:00 p.m. 

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript for Summer A term via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades for Summer A term via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

June 19, Monday, 12:00 p.m.

Summer A final term grades are due.

June 19-23, Monday-Friday, Summer Break

No classes 

June 21, Wednesday

Final grades viewable via ONE.UF for Summer A courses (choose Student Self Service > My Online Services > Transcripts).

June 23, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer B Registration

June 26, Monday

Summer B classes start.

Summer B drop/add starts.

Summer B late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 6/23/17). 

June 27, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.

Summer B drop/add ends.

Summer B late registration ends (late fee assessed).

Summer B deadline to drop or withdraw with no fee liability

June 28, Wednesday

Summer B/C degree application deadline—no exceptions will be granted after this date.
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 
  https://one.uf.edu/ Choose Student Self Service > My Record > Certificate/Degree Application

Midpoint of summer term

Deadline to finalize all data (except Final Exam) in GIMS for all degree applicants 

July 2017

July 4, Tuesday, Independence Day

No classes

July 5, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer B deadline to withdraw all courses with 25% refund (W symbol assigned):
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf

Summer B Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review/approve S/U Option Application for courses with this grading scheme

July 6, Thursday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students

July 7, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Summer B fee payment deadline

July 7, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

  Summer B residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

July 25, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for dissertation, non-thesis, project, and project-in-lieu of thesis students

Deadline for ETD Signature Pages to be posted to GIMS for thesis and dissertation students

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to submit final pdf document for review by the Graduate School Editorial Office in order to qualify for degree award this term
  No exceptions can be granted. 
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/editorial/deadlines
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

July 28, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Last day to drop or withdraw (all courses) for Summer B or Summer C via ONE.UF without failing grades 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/withdraw.html

August 2017

August 2, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 

Deadline for thesis and dissertation students to receive confirmation of Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible for a degree award this term 
  No exceptions can be granted.
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists    

August 4, Friday

Summer B and C classes end.

Final examinations are during regular class periods.

August 4, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript for Summer B or Summer C via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades for Summer B or Summer C  via College petition to the Registrar, Room 222 Criser

Deadline for requesting transfer of credit (for fall degree candidates)

August 4-5, Friday-Saturday

Commencement+

August 7, Monday, 12:00 noon

Summer B and C final term grades are due.

August 8, Tuesday

Degree certification

August 9, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks are available via ONE.UF.

NOTES: All dates and deadlines are subject to change and will be updated accordingly. 
Prospective students should contact the appropriate academic unit for admission application deadlines.

+ Projected dates.  Specific dates and times of ceremonies for colleges and schools will be made available at www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement once approved by the University Commencement Committee and as soon as plans are finalized.  Please do not anticipate exact dates and times until the website has been updated.