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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog
University of Florida
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Graduate School Academic Calendar 2014-2015


Fall 2014 Calendar

 August 2014

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

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

August 22, 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. 
 
http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf

August 25, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. on 8/22/14).

August 29, Friday, 11:59 p.m.

Drop/add ends.

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability
 

September 2014

September 1, Monday, Labor Day

No classes

September 5, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

Residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

September 12, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

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

September 19, 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/files/graduation-checklist.pdf 
  http://www.isis.ufl.edu/ 
 

October 2014

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

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

October 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 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/latedegreeinfo.html 

October 17-18, Friday-Saturday, Homecoming

No classes
 

November 2014

November 3, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

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

November 11, Tuesday, Veterans Day

No classes 

November 24, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

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

November 26-29, Wednesday-Saturday, Thanksgiving

No classes  
 

December 2014

December 1, 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://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 

December 10, Wednesday

Classes end.

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

December 10, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for thesis 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.
  http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf

December 11-12, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes) 

December 13, Saturday, 15-19, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

December 19, 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 19-20, Friday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies+

December 22, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

December 23, Tuesday

Degree certification 

December 24, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks available 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.


 

    

Spring 2015 Calendar

December 2014

December 10, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 

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

January 2015

January 5, Monday, 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
  http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf

January 6, Tuesday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 1/5/14).

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

Drop/add ends

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

January 16, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

Residency reclassification deadline for receiving requests and all documents

January 19, Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No classes

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

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

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

Degree application deadline for degree award this term 
  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    
 

February 2015

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

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

February 13, 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 28-March 7, Saturday-Saturday, Spring Break

No classes
 

March 2015

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

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office 
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

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

April 2015

April 8, 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://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf  
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 

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

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

April 22, Wednesday

Classes end.

April 22, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Deadline for thesis 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.
  http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf   

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

April 23-24, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes)

April 24, Friday

Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony+

April 25, Saturday; April 27-May 1, Monday-Friday

Final examinations 
 

May 2015

May 1, 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 1-3, Friday-Sunday

Commencement Ceremonies (Non-doctoral)+

May 4, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

May 5, Tuesday

Degree certification 

May 6, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks available 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.


 

         

Summer 2015 Calendar

All Summer 2015 graduate-level degrees will be awarded at the end of Summer B/C (August 2015).
Applicants will select Summer B/C 2015 on the degree application menu in ISIS.
The Summer 2015 degree application will be available via ISIS in mid-March 2015.

Students enrolled only in Summer A courses, 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 1).

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

April 2015 

April 22, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

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

May 2015

May 8, 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://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf

May 11, Monday

Summer A & C classes start.

Summer A & C drop/add starts.

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

May 12, 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 20, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

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

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

May 22, 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 25, Monday, Memorial Day observed

No classes

May 29, Friday, 5:00 pm

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

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

June 2015

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

Last day to withdraw (all courses) via ISIS for Summer A without failing grades 
  http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/currents/withdraw.html

June 15, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit Transmittal Letters and dissertation for initial review by Graduate School Editorial Office
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-dissertation.pdf 

June 19, Friday

Summer A classes end.

Summer A final examinations during regular class periods

June 19, 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 22, Monday, 12:00 p.m.

Summer A final term grades are due.

June 22-26, Monday-Friday, Summer Break

No classes 

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

Summer B Registration

June 29, Monday

Summer B classes start.

Summer B drop/add starts.

Summer B late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 6/26/14). 

June 30, 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 2015

July 1, Wednesday

Summer B/C Degree application deadline—no exceptions will be granted after this date.
  http://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 3, Friday, Independence Day, observed

No classes

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

Last day to submit successfully defended thesis for review by Graduate School Editorial Office
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/checklist-thesis.pdf

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

July 8, 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 10, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Summer B fee payment deadline

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

July 27, 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. 
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf 
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

July 31, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

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

August 2015 

August 4, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. 

Deadline for thesis 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. 
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf

August 7, Friday

Summer B and C classes end.

Final examinations are during regular class periods.

August 7, 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 8, Saturday

Commencement+

August 10, Monday, 12:00 noon

Summer B and C final term grades are due.

August 11, Tuesday

Degree certification

August 12, Wednesday

Unofficial transcripts with grades and remarks are available 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.