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    University of Florida
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Graduate School Academic Calendar 2017-2018


Fall 2017 Calendar

August 2017

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

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

August 18, 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 21, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. on 8/18/17).

August 25, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends.

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

September 2017

September 1, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

September 1, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

  Residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

September 4, Monday, Labor Day

No classes

September 8, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

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

September 15, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned) 
  https://registrar.ufl.edu/services/withdrawals.html

September 22, Friday, 5:00 p.m. (date extended due to Hurricane Irma)

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

September 29, 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 2017

October 5, 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 6-7, Friday-Saturday, Homecoming

No classes

October 27, Friday, 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 2017

November 10, Friday, Veterans Day observed

No classes 

November 20, 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 20, Monday, 11:59 p.m.

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades via ONE.UF
   https://registrar.ufl.edu/services/withdrawals.html

November 22-25, Wednesday-Saturday, Thanksgiving

No classes  

December 2017

December 6, Wednesday

Classes end

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

December 6, 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

December 7-8, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes) 

December 9, Saturday, and 11-15, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

December 15, 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 15-16, Friday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies+

December 18, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

December 19, Tuesday

Degree certification 

December 20, 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 2018

December 2017

December 6, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 

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

January 2018

January 5, Friday, 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 8, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 1/5/18).

January 12, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

January 15, Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No classes 

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

Fee payment deadline

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

  Residency reclassification deadline for receiving requests and all documents

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

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

February 2018

February 2, 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 14, Wednesday, 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  

February 20, Tuesday

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

March 2018

March 3-10, Saturday-Saturday, Spring Break

No classes

March 16, Friday, 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 2018

April 11, 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 13, 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 25, Wednesday

Classes end. 

April 25, 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 26-27, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes)

April 28, Saturday; April 30-May 4, Monday-Friday

Final examinations 

May 2018

May 4, 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

May 4, Friday, 2:00 p.m.

Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony+

May 4-6, Friday-Sunday

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

May 7, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

May 8, Tuesday

Degree certification 

May 9, 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 2018 Calendar

All Summer 2018 graduate-level degrees will be awarded at the end of Summer B/C (August 2018).  Applicants will select Summer B/C 2018 on the degree application menu in ONE.UF.
The Summer 2018 degree application will be available via
ONE.UF in mid-March 2018.

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 (July 5).

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

April 2018

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

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

May 2018

May 11, 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 14, Monday

Summer A & C classes start.

Summer A & C drop/add starts.

Summer A & C late registration starts (late fee assessed after 11:59 p.m. 5/15/18).

May 15, 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 23, 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 25, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Summer A & C fee payment deadline

May 25, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

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

May 28, Monday, Memorial Day observed

No classes

June 2018

June 1, 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 

June 12, Wednesday, 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 15, 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 22, Friday

Summer A classes end.

Summer A final examinations during regular class periods

June 22, 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 25, Monday, 12:00 p.m.

Summer A final term grades are due.

June 25-29, Monday-Friday, Summer Break

No classes 

June 27, Wednesday

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

June 29, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer B Registration

July 2018

July 2, Monday

Summer B classes start.

Summer B drop/add starts.

Summer B late registration starts (late registration fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. on 6/29/18).

July 3, 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

July 4, Wednesday, Independence Day

No classes

July 5, Thursday

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 9, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

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

July 11, 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 13, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Summer B fee payment deadline

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

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

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

July 27, Friday, 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

August 2018

August 3, 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 8, 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 10, Friday

Summer B and C classes end.

Final examinations are during regular class periods.

August 10, 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 11, Saturday

Commencement+

August 13, Monday, 12:00 noon

Summer B and C final term grades are due.

August 14, Tuesday

Degree certification

August 15, 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.