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2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Graduate School Academic Calendar 2011-2012


To jump ahead to a specific term, please click on one of these links:

Fall 2011
Spring 2012
Summer 2012

Fall 2011

2011

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

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

August 18-19, Thursday-Friday, ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday

Registration

August 22, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed).

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

Drop/add ends.

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability.

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

Fee payment deadline.

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 S/U option applications for courses approved 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 or 222 Criser Hall

Degree application deadline for degree award this term:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
http://www.isis.ufl.edu/

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

Last day to submit dissertation for review by Graduate School Editorial Office:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-dissertation.pdf

October 13, 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.
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf

November 2, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office.
Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students.
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

November 4-5, Friday - Saturday, Homecoming

No classes.

November 11, Friday, Veterans Day

No classes.

November 21, Monday

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades.
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

November 24-26, Thursday-Saturday, Thanksgiving

No classes.

December 2, 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 theses 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.

December 7, Wednesday

Classes end.

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

December 8-9, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes).

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

Deadline for theses and dissertation students to receive an e-mail confirming Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible  for a degree award this term.  No exceptions can be granted.  

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

Final examinations.

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

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript.

December 16-17, Friday-Saturday

Commencement.+

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 8:00 a.m. via ISIS.

Spring 2012

2011

December 7, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m

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

2012

January 6, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Registration.

January 9, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed).

January 13, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability.

January 16, Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No classes.

January 20, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline.

Residency reclassification deadline for receiving requests and all documents.

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

Deadline for Graduate Student Records to review S/U option applications for courses approved with this grading scheme.

February 3, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Degree application deadline for degree award this term:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
http://www.isis.ufl.edu/

Deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned).
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

February 20, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit dissertation for review by Graduate School Editorial Office:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-dissertation.pdf

February 28, 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:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf

March 3-10, Saturday-Saturday, Spring Break

No classes.

March 19, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office.
Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students.
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

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

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades.
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

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

Deadline for theses 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.

April 23, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for theses and dissertation students to receive an e-mail confirming Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible  for a degree award this term.  No exceptions can be granted. 

April 25, Wednesday

Classes end.

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

Deadline if 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 3-6, Thursday-Sunday

Commencement+

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

Last day to drop a course and receive W on transcript.

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 8:00 a.m. via ISIS.

Summer 2012

All Summer 2012 graduate-level degrees will be awarded at the end of Summer B/C (August 2012).

Applicants will select Summer B/C 2012 on the degree application menu in ISIS.

The Summer 2012 degree application will be available through ISIS in mid-March 2012.

For those students enrolled only in Summer A courses, you will still apply for 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/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
http://www.isis.ufl.edu/

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

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

May 11, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer A & C registration.

May 14, Monday

Summer A & C classes start.

Summer A & C drop/add starts.

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

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 withdraw with no fee liability.

May 23, Wednesday

Summer A deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned):
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

May 23, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for Summer A courses for Graduate Student Records to review S/U option applications for courses approved with this grading scheme.

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

Summer A & C fee payment deadline.

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

May 28, Monday, Memorial Day observed

No classes.

June 1, Friday, 5:00 pm

Summer C deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned):
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

Deadline for Summer C courses for Graduate Student Records to review S/U option applications for courses approved with this grading scheme.

June 15, Friday

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades for Summer A term:
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

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 for Summer A and receive W on transcript.

Last day to submit dissertation for review by Graduate School Editorial Office:
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-dissertation.pdf

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

Unofficial transcripts with grades available 8:00 a.m. via ISIS.

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

Summer B Registration.

July 2, Monday

Summer B classes start.

Summer B drop/add starts.

Summer B late registration starts (late fee assessed).

July 3, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.

Summer B drop/add ends.

Summer B late registration ends (late fee assessed).

Summer B deadline to withdraw with no fee liability.

July 4, Wednesday, Independence Day observed

No classes.

July 5, Thursday

Summer B/C Degree application deadline — no exceptions will be granted after this date.

www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
http://www.isis.ufl.edu/

Midpoint of Summer term.

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

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

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office.
Deadline for final exam forms to be posted to GIMS for thesis students.   
www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

July 11, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer B deadline to withdraw with 25% refund (W symbol assigned):
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Hall

Deadline for Summer B courses for Graduate Student Records to review S/U option applications for courses approved with this grading scheme.

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

Summer B fee payment deadline.

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

July 26, Thursday, 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 theses 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.

August 3, Friday

Last day to withdraw (all courses) without failing grades for Summer B or C term:
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/withdrawal.pdf or 222 Criser Criser Hall

Deadline for theses and dissertation students to receive an e-mail confirming Final Clearance status with the Graduate School Editorial Office to remain eligible  for a degree award this term.  No exceptions can be granted.

August 10, Friday

Summer B and C classes end.

Final examinations are during regular class periods.

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

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

Last day to drop a course for Summer B and C terms and receive W on transcript.

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 available 8:00 a.m. via ISIS.

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. Notification of dates and times of ceremonies for colleges and schools will be sent to degree candidates as soon as plans are finalized. Please do not anticipate exact dates and times until notification is received.