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Spring 2016

January 2016

January 5

  • Deadline to submit Graduate Scholarship Program forms to Graduate School for Spring 2016

January 12-16

  • International Students - Orientation for new students

January 18

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday - University Closed

January 19

  • Spring Semester Begins!

January 22

  • Deadline to submit Delyte and Dorothy Morris Doctoral Fellowship Application to Graduate School
  • Deadline to submit Doctoral Fellowship Nominations to Graduate School

January 29

  • Deadline to submit Native American Scholarship Fellowship Application materials to Graduate School
  • Deadline to submit Graduate Dean's Application and Nomination forms to Graduate School
  • Deadline to submit PROMPT Assistantship Application and Nomination forms to Graduate School
  • Deadline to submit Master's Fellowship Application to Graduate School
  • Deadline to submit Outstanding Dissertation Award nominations to Graduate School
  • Last day to submit paperwork to the Registration Office to be eligible for a credit/refund, change credit/audit status; and to withdraw from the university with a full refund

February 2016

January 31

  • Last day for student to drop a full-term course on SalukiNet with a full refund

February 12

February 19

  • Last day to apply for IL residency for Spring 2016

March 2016

March 14-18

  • Spring Break - Students

March 25

  • Deadline to submit Dissertation Research Assistantship Award Nominations to Colleges

April 2016

April

  • Advanced Registration Begins for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016

April 1

  • Last day to drop or withdraw from the university

April 3

  • Last day to drop a course online using SalukiNet

April 8

  • Deadline for format check for Thesis Dissertation, Research Paper
  • Deadline to submit Dissertation Research Assistantship Award Nominations to Graduate School

April 15

  • Deadline to submit Graduate Tuition Scholarship Applications for Summer 2016

April 15

May 2016

May 1

  • Deadline to submit Graduate Scholarship Program forms to Graduate School for Summer 2016
  • Summer 2016 Graduate Assistantship contracts to Graduate School for processing
  • Graduate Assistant Re-Employment Notification: Departments must notify Graduate Assistants of decision to re-employ or not to re-employ for the following Fall and Spring Semesters

May 9-13

  • Finals Week

May 14

May 30

  • Memorial Day Holiday - University Closed

Summer 2016

June 2016

June 13

  • Summer Semester Begins

June 24

  • Deadline to apply for August 2016 Graduation
  • Last day to submit paperwork to the Registration Office to drop a semester length course to be eligible for a credit/refund; change credit/audit status; and to withdraw from the university with a full refund

June 26

  • Last day for students to drop a full-term course with a full refund

July 2016

July 1

  • Fall 2016 Graduate Assistantship contracts to Graduate School for processing

July 4

  • Independence Day Holiday - University Closed

July 8

July 13

  • Last day to apply for Illinois Residency for Summer 2016
  • Deadline to submit Graduate Tuition Scholarship Application for Fall 2016

July 15

  • Last day to withdraw from Summer 2016

July 17

  • Last day to drop a course online using SalukiNet

Fall 2016

August 2016

August 4-5

  • Finals Week

August 17 - 21

  • Graduate School and Departmental Workshop for new Graduate Assistants
  • International Students - Orientation for new students

August 22

  • Fall Semester Begins!

August 25

  • Deadline to submit Graduate Scholarship Program forms to Graduate School for Fall 2016

September 2016

September 2

  • Last day to submit paperwork to the Registration Office to drop a semester length course to be eligible for a credit/refund; change credit/audit status; and to withdraw from the university with a full refund

September 4

  • Last day for student to drop a full-term course with a full refund

September 5

  • Labor Day - University Closed

September 16

September 22

  • Deadline to apply for IL residency for Fall 2016

September 25

  • Deadline to submit Outstanding Thesis Award Nominations to Dean's Office, Graduate School

October 2016

October 10 - 11

  • Fall Break - Students

October 30

  • Last day to withdraw from the university
  • Last day to drop a course online using SalukiNet

November 2016

November 4

November 10

November 15

  • Deadline to submit Graduate Tuition Scholarship Application for Fall 2016

November 11

  • Veterans Day - University Closed
November 23-25
  • Thanksgiving Vacation - Students

November 30

  • Deadline to submit Revisions to Chapter 1 of 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog to the Graduate School

December 2016

December 12-16
  • Finals Week

December 17

December 20, 2016 - January 15, 2017

  • Holiday Break - Students

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