Graduate School Calendar

Academic Year 2017-2018

See Registrar's web site for more detailed calendars as they become available: http://www.memphis.edu/registrar/calendars/

A concise list of graduation deadlines for degree candidates can be found on the following webpage: www.memphis.edu/gradschool/current_students/graduation_information/graduation_deadlines.php

Deadline

Event/Task

Responsible Person*

July 7, 2017

Email defended and corrected thesis or dissertation copy to gsgraduateanalyst@memphis.edu for review

MS

July 19, 2017

Submit final PDF version of thesis or dissertation to ETD system by 12:00 noon

MS

July 21, 2017

Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results

MS

July 30, 2017

Fall 2017 GA contracts due to the Graduate School 

JK

August 3, 2017

Last day for doctoral students to submit the final approved PDF version of dissertation on CD, receipt for graduation fees and required documents to Graduate School

MS

August 4, 2017

Deadline to remove Spring 2017 Incomplete grades

JK

August 6, 2017


Commencement, Summer 2017, 10:00 a.m. - FedEx Forum

MS

August 22, 2017

Graduate Student Orientation, University Center Ballroom

LH

August 25, 2017

Teaching Effectiveness Workshop for Graduate Teaching Assistants, FedEx Institute of Technology Building (The Zone)

LH

August 25, 2017

Last Day to Register - full, first and TN eCampus sessions - Fall 2017

 

August 30, 2017

College Directors Meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK 

August 31, 2017

Last Day to Add, full session - Fall 2017

 

September 8, 2017

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

September 8, 2017

Apply to Graduate (Fall 2017) Form due

MS

September 8, 2017

Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

MS 

September 10, 2017

Last Day to Drop - Full Session/First Session, TN eCampus - Fall 2017

After this date, college director or JD approve

September 21, 2017

Graduate School Information Fair, University Center Ballroom, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

MK

September 27, 2017

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

October 2, 2017

Announce Distinguished Research, Creative Achievement, & Engaged Scholarship Awards

DC

October 6, 2017

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

October 20, 2017

Last Day to Withdraw - Full Session, First Session, TN eCampus - Fall 2017

After this date, college director or JD approve

October 25, 2017

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

October 31, 2017

Last Day to Drop - Second Session - Fall 2017

After this date, college director or JD approve

November 3, 2017

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

November 3, 2017


Deadline to remove Summer 2017 Incomplete grades

 

November 11, 2017

Last Day to Withdraw - Second Session - Fall 2017

After this date, college director or JD approve

November 13, 2017

Spring 2018 regular registration begins

 

November 17, 2017

Email defended and corrected thesis or dissertation electronic copy to gsgraduateanalyst@memphis.edu for review 

MS

November 27, 2017

Spring-only GA contracts due to Grad School

JK

November 28, 2017

12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to ETD system

MS

November 28, 2017

Comprehensive exam results due - FIT 201D

MS

December 1, 2017

Deadline for Graduate Faculty Applications

LH

December 1, 2017

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting to approve curricular revisions
(2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

December 4, 2017

Begin loading Fall 2018 Curricular Inventory

MK

December 11, 2017

Deadline for doctoral students to submit dissertation on CD, receipt for graduation fees, and required documents

MS

December 17, 2017

Commencement, Fall 2017, 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - FedEx Forum

MS

TBA**

Last day to register/add, full session - Spring 2018

 

TBA**

Last day to drop/withdraw - 1st session, full and TN eCampus sessions - Spring 2018

After this date, college director or JD approve

January 24, 2018

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

January 26, 2018

Faculty Awards (Distinguished Research & Creative Achievement, Engaged Scholarship) nominees due - AD 308

DC

February 2, 2018

Apply to Graduate for Spring 2018 due

 

February 2, 2018

Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

MS

February 2, 2018

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

February 12, 2018

VanVleet candidate files due - FIT 201C

LH

February 17, 2018

Graduate Performance Award nominees due - FIT 201C

LH

February 21, 2018

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

March 2, 2018

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

TBA**

Deadline to remove Fall 2017 Incomplete grades

 

March 15, 2018

Morton Thesis/Dissertation nominations due - FIT 201C

LH

March 15, 2018

Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award applications due - FIT 201C

LH

March 15, 2018

U of M Society Doctoral Fellowship Applications due - FIT 201C

LH

March 16, 2018

VanVleet winners announced

LH

March 19, 2018

First Generation PhD Fellowship applications for AY 2018-2019 due - FIT 201C

LH

March 26, 2018

Student Research Forum

LH

March 27, 2018

Graduate Performance Award Recipients announced

LH

March 28, 2018

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

March 30, 2018

Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award recipients announced

LH

April 6, 2018

U of M Society Doctoral Fellowship recipients announced

LH

April 6, 2018

Email defended and corrected thesis or dissertation electronic copy to gsgraduateanalyst@memphis.edu for review

MS

April 6, 2018

Recipients of Morton Awards announced

LH

April 6, 2018


University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

TBA**

Spring 2018 - Last day to drop/withdraw - 2nd session

After this date, college director or JD approve

April 13, 2018

Summer 2018 GA contracts due

JK

April 17, 2018

12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to the ETD system

MS

April 20, 2018

Comprehensive exam results due - 201D FIT

MS

April 25, 2018

First Generation PhD Fellowship recipients for AY 2018-19 announced

LH

April 25, 2018

College Directors meeting (12:00 p.m., FIT 313)

MK

April 30, 2018

Deadline for doctoral students to submit dissertation on CD, receipt for graduation fees, and required documents

MS

May 4, 2018

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting; new members introduced (2:00 p.m., UC 261)

MK

May 5, 2018

Commencement, Spring 2018, 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - FedEx Forum

 

May 14, 2018

Part-Time Masters Fellowship applications from colleges due to Grad School - FIT 201C

LH

June 6, 2018

Apply to Graduate due for Summer 2018

MS

June 6, 2018

Candidacy Forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

MS

June 15, 2018

Part-Time Masters Award recipients announced

LH

July 6, 2018

Email defended and corrected thesis or dissertation electronic copy to gsgraduateanalyst@memphis.edu for review

MS

July 18, 2018

12:00 noon deadline for thesis or dissertation to be submitted to the ETD system

MS

July 20, 2018

Comprehensive exam results (Summer 2018) due (pass or fail) - FIT 201D

MS

July 17, 2018

Academic year 2018-2019 and Fall only GA Contracts due to Grad School - FIT 201F

JK

August 2, 2018

Deadline for doctoral students to submit dissertation on CD, receipt for graduation fees, and required documents

MS

August 5, 2018

Commencement, Summer 2018, 10:00 a.m. -  FedEx Forum

 

*Responsible Persons:

DC: Debra Cummings, AD 308, x2590, dcummngs@memphis.edu
LH: Lakesha Herring, FIT 201C, x4212, lsherrng@memphis.edu
JK: James Kierulff, FIT 201F, x4370, jkerulff@memphis.edu
JD: Jasbir Dhaliwal, FIT 303, x4212, jdhaliwl@memphis.edu
MS: Michelle Stout, FIT 201D, x3560, mstout@memphis.edu
MK: Mary Kyle, FIT 201G, x4817, marykyle@memphis.edu