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Academic Year 2013-2014

**See Registrar's web site for more detailed calendars as they become available:

http://www.memphis.edu/registrar/calendars/semester.htm

Color coding for dates:

Red = GA Contract deadlines.
Blue = Graduation deadlines.
Green = Graduate Curriculum deadlines.

Deadline/Due Date Event/Task Responsible Person*
8/01/13 GA contracts due JB
8/22/13 Teaching Effectiveness Workshop for Graduate Teaching Assistants, University Center Room 304  
8/23/13 New Graduate Student Orientation, University Center Ballroom  
8/23/13 Last Day to Register--full, first, and Regents sessions  
8/24/13 First day of classes, full, first, and Regents sessions  
8/29/13 Last Day to Add, full session  
9/02/13 LABOR DAY--HOLIDAY  
9/04/13 College Directors Meeting (12 noon-AD 191) MK send reminder
9/06/13 Apply to Graduate (Fall '13) form due MS
9/06/13 Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies  
9/06/13 University Council meeting (2 p.m.-UC 308) MK send reminder & Agenda
9/12/13 Announcement & applications for fellowship awards http://www.memphis.edu/gradschool/gainfo.php LA
9/16/13 Last Day to Drop/Withdraw--First Session After this date, college director or KWW approve
9/25/13 College Directors meeting (12:00 noon--AD 191) MK sends reminder
10/01/13 Announce Faculty Research Grants, Distinguished Research, Creative Achievement, & Engaged Scholarship Awards DC
10/04/13 University Council meeting (2 p.m.-UC 342) MK sends reminder & Agenda
10/11/13 Last day of class & exams--first session  
10/12/13-10/15/13 FALL BREAK  
10/16/13 Classes begin second session  
10/18/13 Deadline for departmental application for Provost's Predoctoral Diversity Awards LA
10/18/13 Last Day to Drop/Withdraw--Full Session/RODP After this date, college director or KWW approve
10/18/13

CURRICULAR REVISIONS FOR 2014-2015 CATALOG DUE--AD 215

MK
10/23/13 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK send reminder
11/01/13 University Council meeting (2:00 p.m.-UC 342) MK send reminder & Agenda
11/11/13 Spring 2014 regular registration begins  
11/12/13-11/13/13 Curricular revision triage group meeting (place & time TBA) JB, MK, KWW, and college directors
11/15/13 Submit defended and corrected thesis or dissertation "paper" copy for review--AD 215 MS
11/19/13 Last Day to Drop/Withdraw--Second Session After this date, college director or KWW approve
TBA Provost Diversity awardees announced LA
11/25/13 12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to ETD system MS
11/26/13 Distribute curricular revision material to Council MK
11/27/13 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK sends reminder
11/27/13 Submit comprehensive exam results (pass or fail)--AD 215 MS
11/28/13-12/01/13 THANKSGIVING BREAK  
11/30/13  Spring-only GA contracts due to Grad School JB
12/04/13 Last day of classes and final exams for 2nd session; last day of class for full session  
12/05/13 STUDY DAY  
12/13/13 University Council meeting to approve curricular revisions (2:00 p.m.-UC 261) MK sends reminder & Agenda
12/14/13 Commencement, Fall 2013, 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.--FedEx Forum MS
12/17/13 Deadline for Graduate Faculty Applications KWW
12/18/13 Begin loading Curricular Inventory MK
1/01/14 Spring-only GA contracts must reach HR by today for January paycheck  
1/15/14 Last day to register/add, full session  
1/16/14 First day of class for full and 1st session  
1/23/14 Apply to Graduate for Spring '14 due MS
1/23/14 Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies MS
1/20/14 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY--HOLIDAY  
TBA** Last day to drop/withdraw--1st session and full session After this date, college director or KWW approve
1/24/14 Faculty Research Grant Applications due, AD 308 DC
1/29/14 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK sends reminder
1/31/14 Faculty Awards (Distinguished Research & Creative Achievement, Engaged Scholarship) nominees due--AD 308 DC
2/07/14 University Council meeting (2 p.m.-UC 261) MK sends reminder & Agenda
2/07/14 VanVleet candidate files due--AD 215  LA
2/21/14 Graduate Performance Award nominees due--AD 215 LA
2/26/14 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK sends reminder
March 2013 Colleges elect representatives to University Council for Graduate Studies this month MK send reminder
3/07/14 University Council meeting (2 p.m.-UC 261) MK send reminder & Agenda
3/07/14 Last day of classes & exams--1st session  
3/10/14-3/16/14 SPRING BREAK  
3/12/14 U of M Society Doctoral Fellowship Applications due--AD 215 LA
3/12/14 Morton Thesis/Dissertation nominations due--AD 215 LA
3/12/14 Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award applications due--AD 215 LA
3/13/14 VanVleet winners announced LA
3/17/14 First day of class for 2nd session  
3/17/14 Deadline to remove Fall '13 Incomplete grades  
3/19/14 First Generation PhD Fellowship applications for AY 2014-2015 due--AD 215 LA
TBA** Summer '14 Schedule available on-line  
TBA** Fall '14 Schedule available on-line  
3/26/14 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK sends reminder
3/26/14 Colleges notify Grad School of election results for USGS MK
3/28/14 Graduate Performance Award Recipients announced LA
3/31/14 Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award recipients announced LA
3/31/14 Regular registration begins for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 terms  
TBD Graduate Education Week in Tennessee  
TBD Student Research Forum  
TBD Graduate Education Week celebration at Legislative Plaza  
4/04/14 University Council meeting (2 p.m.-UC 261) MK sends reminder & Agenda
4/07/14 U of M Society Doctoral Fellowship recipients announced LA
4/10/14 Recipients of Morton Awards announced LA
4/11/14 Submit defended and corrected thesis or dissertation "paper" copy for review--AD 215 MS
TBA** Last day to drop/withdraw--2nd session After this date, college director or KWW approve
4/22/14 First Generation PhD Fellowship recipients for AY 2014-15 announced LA
 4/22/14 12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to the ETD system MS
4/23/14 College Directors meeting (12 noon--AD 335) MK send reminder
4/25/14 Comprehensive exam results due--AD 215 MS
4/30/14 Last day of classes & exams for 2nd session;
last day of classes for full session
 
5/01/14 GA contracts due JB
TBA 25th Annual Faculty Procession and Convocation--see Provost's web page for details  
5/01/14 STUDY DAY  
5/02/14 University Council annual meeting; new members introduced (2 p.m.-UC 261) MK sends reminder & Agenda
5/10/14 Commencement, Spring '14, 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.--FedEx Forum  
5/12/14 Classes begin, pre-session  
5/14/14 Part-Time Masters Fellowship applications from colleges due to Grad School--AD 215 LA
5/26/14 MEMORIAL DAY--HOLIDAY  
5/29/14 Last day of pre-session  
5/30/14 Exams for pre-session  
6/02/14 First day of full & first summer sessions  
6/04/14 Apply to Graduate due for Summer '14 MS
6/04/14 Candidacy Forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies  MS
6/16/14 Part-Time Masters Award recipients announced  LA
7/02/14 Last day of classes--first session  
7/04/14-7/06/14 INDEPENDENCE DAY BREAK FOR FULL TERM  
7/04/14 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY FOR 1ST TERM  
7/07/14 Exams for first session  
7/8/14 Classes begin second session  
7/11/14 Submit defended and corrected thesis or dissertation "paper" copy for review--AD 215 MS
7/22/14 12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to the ETD system MS
7/25/14 Comprehensive exam results (Summer '14) due (pass or fail)--AD 215 MS
8/01/14 Academic year 2014-2015 GA Contracts due to Grad School--AD 215 JB
TBA** Last day to remove Spring 2014 Incomplete grades  
8/7/14 Last day of second session & full session  
8/7/14 Exams, second session & full session  
8/10/14 Commencement, Summer 2014, 3:00 p.m.-- FedEx Forum  
 8/18/14  Graduate Student Orientation  
 8/20/14  Teaching Effectiveness Workshop for Graduate Teaching Assistants  
 8/25/14  First Day of Classes  

*Responsible Persons:

DC: Debra Cummings, AD 308, x2590, dcummngs@memphis.edu
LA: Lorraine Allen 215, x4212, lallen@memphis.edu
JB: Jan Brownlee, AD 215, x4370, jbrownle@memphis.edu
KWW: Karen Weddle-West, AD 215, x4212, kweddle@memphis.edu
MS: Michelle Stout, AD 215, x3560, mstout@memphis.edu
MK: Mary Kyle, AD 217D, x4817, marykyle@memphis.edu

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