Graduate School Academic Calendar

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers courses on a semester basis, with Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May) and Summer semesters (May-August). The Graduate School’s commencement ceremony is held annually in May or June, although students can be conferred at the end of each semester.

January 2018

Spring Term begins

1st 8 weeks of term

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Students who are eligible are able to apply for Spring 2018 graduation in their PeopleSoft: Student Center

SGS-BSCI 1st Spring Rotation

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Spring Census Date – 12th class day, last day to drop or add classes without grade record or tuition billing

February 2018

SGS-BSCI 2nd Spring Rotation

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March 2018

Mid-Term Week

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2nd 8 weeks

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Deadline to apply online for Spring 2018 graduation via People Soft

Spring Holiday

April 2018

Deadline for filing approved thesis/dissertations for Spring 2018 graduation

SGS-BSCI 3rd Spring Rotation

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Grade Rosters created

May 2018

Official close of Spring term and degree conferral

Grades due to OES for graduating students by noon

Financial Aid Disbursement – Summer

Grades due for non-graduating students

Summer term begins

Students who are eligible are able to apply for Summer 2018 graduation in their PeopleSoft: Student Center

Commencement Ceremony – Harold C. Simmons Biomedical Research Building, Excellence in Education Auditorium (NB2.EFF)

Memorial Day Holiday

June 2018

Summer Census Date – 9th class day, last day to drop or add classes without grade record or tuition billing

July 2018

Independence Day Holiday

Deadline for filing approved thesis/dissertation for Summer 2018 graduation

Grade Rosters created

August 2018

Official close of Summer term and conferral date

Grades due to OES for graduating students by noon

Financial Aid Disbursement – Fall

Orientation Activities

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Fall Term begins

Students who are eligible to apply to December 2018 graduation in their PeopleSoft: Student Center

Grades due for non-graduating students

September 2018

Labor Day Holiday

SGS-BSCI 1st Spring Rotation

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Fall Census Day – 12th class day, last day to drop or add classes without grade record or tuition billing

October 2018

SGS-BSCI 2nd Spring Rotation

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November 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday

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Deadline to apply online for Fall 2018 graduation via PeopleSoft

Deadline for filing approved thesis/dissertations for Fall 2018 graduation

Grade rosters created

December 2018

Fall final exams

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Grades due to OES for graduating students by noon

Official close of Fall 2018 term and degree conferral date

Winter Break

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Grades due for non-graduating students

Christmas Holiday

Financial Aid Disbursement – Spring 2019

January 2019

New Year’s Day Holiday

Spring term begins

Students who are eligible may apply for graduation in their PeopleSoft Student Center

1st 8 weeks of term

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SGS-BSCI 1st Spring Rotation

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Spring Census Date – 12th class day, last day to add/drop classes without grade record or tuition billing

February 2019

SGS-BSCI 2nd Spring Rotation

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March 2019

Mid-Term week

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2nd 8 weeks of term

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Spring Break

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Deadline to apply online for Spring 2019 graduation via PeopleSoft Student Center

April 2019

Deadline for filing approved thesis/dissertations for Spring 2019 graduation

SGS-BSCI 3rd Spring Rotation

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Grade rosters created

May 2019

Grades due to OES for graduating students by noon

Official close of Spring term and degree conferral date

Financial Aid Disbursement – Summer

Spring break

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Grades due for non-graduating students

Summer Term begins

Students who are eligible may apply for Summer 2019 graduation via their PeopleSoft Student Center

Commencement Ceremony – Harold C. Simmons Biomedical Research Building, Excellence in Education Auditorium (NB2.EEF)

Memorial Day Holiday

Summer Census Date – 9th class day, last day to add/drop classes without a grade record or tuition billing

June 2019

July 2019

Independence Day Holiday

Deadline to Apply Online for Summer 2019 Graduation via PeopleSoft Student Center

Deadline for filing approved thesis/dissertations for Summer 2019 graduation

Grade rosters created

August 2019

Grades due to OES for graduating students by noon

Official close of Summer term and degree conferral date

Grades due for non-graduating students