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    University of Florida
   
 
  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

Graduate School Academic Calendar 2015-2016


Fall 2015 Calendar

August 2015

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

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

August 21, 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 Editorial_Office_Deadlines-2015-2016.pdf for more information.

August 24, Monday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed after 5:00 p.m. on 8/21/15).

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

Drop/add ends.

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

September 2015

September 4, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

Residency reclassification deadline for receiving the request and all documents

September 7, Monday, Labor Day

No classes

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

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

September 18, 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 
  https://one.uf.edu/

October 2015

October 2, 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 9, 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

November 2015

November 3, 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

November 6-7, Friday-Saturday, Homecoming

No classes

November 11, Wednesday, Veterans Day

No classes 

November 23, 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 25-28, Wednesday-Saturday, Thanksgiving

No classes 

December 2015

December 2, 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.
  Editorial_Office_Deadlines-2015-2016.pdf
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists 

December 9, Wednesday

Classes end.

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

December 9, 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.
  Editorial_Office_Deadlines-2015-2016.pdf 

December 10-11, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes) 

December 12, Saturday, and 14-18, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

December 18, 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 18-19, Friday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies+

December 21, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

December 22, Tuesday

Degree certification 

December 23, 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 2016 Calendar

December 2015

December 9, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. 

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

January 2016

January 4, 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—visit http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf for more information. 

January 5, Tuesday

Classes start.

Drop/add starts.

Late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 1/4/16).

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

Drop/add ends

Late Registration ends (late fee assessed).

Deadline to withdraw with no fee liability

January 15, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

Fee payment deadline

Residency reclassification deadline for receiving requests and all documents

January 18, Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No classes 

January 22, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

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

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

Degree application deadline for degree award this term 
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
  https://one.uf.edu/

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

February 2016

February 10, 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 12, 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 27-March 5, Saturday-Saturday, Spring Break

No classes

March 2016

March 9, 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 2016

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

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

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 20, Wednesday

Classes end. 

April 20, 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/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/Editorial-Office-Deadlines-2015-2016.pdf   

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

April 21-22, Thursday-Friday

Examination reading days (no classes) 

April 23, Saturday; April 25-29, Monday-Friday

Final examinations 

April 28-May 1, Thursday-Sunday

Commencement Ceremonies
See commencement schedule for specific dates: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/

April 29, 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 2016

May 2, Monday, 12:00 noon

Final term grades are due.

May 3, Tuesday

Degree certification 

May 4, 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. 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 2016 Calendar

All Summer 2016 graduate-level degrees will be awarded at the end of Summer B/C (August 2016).  Applicants will select Summer B/C 2016 on the degree application menu in ONE.UF.
The Summer 2016 degree application will be available via ONE.UF in mid-March 2016.

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 29).

graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/graduation-checklist.pdf
https://one.uf.edu/

April 2016 

April 20, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

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

May 2016

May 6, 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 9, Monday

Summer A & C classes start.

Summer A & C drop/add starts.

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

May 10, 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 18, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer A deadline to withdraw 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 20, 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 27, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer C deadline to withdraw 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 30, Monday, Memorial Day observed

No classes

June 2016

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

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

June 13, 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 17, Friday

Summer A classes end.

Summer A final examinations during regular class periods

June 17, 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 20, Monday, 12:00 p.m.

Summer A final term grades are due.

June 20-24, Monday-Friday, Summer Break

No classes 

June 22, Wednesday

Final grades viewable via ONE.UF for Summer A courses

June 24, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Summer B Registration

June 27, Monday

Summer B classes start.

Summer B drop/add starts.

Summer B late registration starts (late fee assessed, after 5:00 p.m. on 6/24/16). 

June 28, 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

June 29, Wednesday

Summer B/C degree application deadline—no exceptions will be granted after this date.
  http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/graduation-checklist.pdf
  https://one.uf.edu/

Midpoint of summer term

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

July 2016

July 4, Monday, Independence Day, observed

No classes

July 6, 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

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

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

Summer B fee payment deadline

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

July 26, 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. 
  graduateschool.ufl.edu/files/editorial-deadlines.pdf 
  www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduation/checklists

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

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

August 2016 

August 3, 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/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/Editorial-Office-Deadlines-2015-2016.pdf   

August 5, Friday

Summer B and C classes end.

Final examinations are during regular class periods.

August 5, 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 6, Saturday

Commencement+

August 8, Monday, 12:00 noon

Summer B and C final term grades are due.

August 9, Tuesday

Degree certification

August 10, 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. 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.