Graduate School Calendar

Academic Year 2018-2019

January/February July/August
March/April September/October
May/June November/December


See Registrar's web site for more detailed calendars as they become available: https://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 6, 2018

Upload defended and corrected thesis to ETD or dissertation for ProQuest for review

JB

July 20, 2018

Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results for summer 2018 (pass or fail) - FIT 201J

JB

July 30, 2018

Fall 2018 GA contracts due to the Graduate School 

JK

August 3, 2018

Deadline to remove Spring 2018 Incomplete grades

JK

August 11, 2018

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

JB

August 9, 2018

Deadline for thesis students to upload corrected thesis to ETD and doctoral students to upload corrected dissertation to ProQuest

JB

August 19, 2019

Graduate Student Orientation, University Center Ballroom

LH

August 23, 2019

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

LH

August 29, 2018

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

MK 

August 30, 2018

Last Day to Add, Full Session - Fall 2018

 

September 7, 2018

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

MK

September 9, 2018

Last Day to Drop - Full Session/First Session, TN eCampus - Fall 2018

After this date, college director or RP approve

September 10, 2018

Apply to Graduate (Fall 2018) Form due

JB

September 10, 2018

Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

JB 

September 26, 2018

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

MK

September 27, 2018

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

MK

October 1, 2018

Announce Distinguished Research, Creative Achievement, & Engaged Scholarship Awards

DC

October 12, 2018

University Council of Graduate Studies meeting (2:30 p.m., UC 261)

MK

October 19, 2018

Last Day to Withdraw - Full Session, First Session, TN eCampus - Fall 2018

After this date, college director or RP approve

October 24, 2018

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

MK

October 30, 2018

Last Day to Drop - Second Session - Fall 2018

After this date, college director or RP approve

November 2, 2018

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

MK

November 2, 2018

Deadline to remove Summer 2018 Incomplete grades

 

November 9, 2018

Upload defended and corrected thesis to ETD or dissertation for ProQuest for review

JB

November 10, 2018

Last Day to Withdraw - Second Session - Fall 2018

After this date, college director or RP approve

November 26, 2018

Spring-only GA contracts due to Grad School

JK

November 27, 2018

Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results for fall 2018 (pass or fail) - FIT 201J

JB

November 30, 2018

Deadline for thesis students to upload corrected thesis to ETD and doctoral students to upload corrected dissertation to ProQuest

JB

December 3, 2018

Deadline for Graduate Faculty Applications

LH

December 14, 2018

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

MK

December 16, 2018

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

JB

December 17, 2018

Begin loading Fall 2019 Curricular Inventory

MK

January 23, 2019

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

MK

January 25, 2019

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

DC

TBA

Last day to drop/withdraw - 1st session, full and TN eCampus sessions - Spring 2019

After this date, college director or RP approve

February 1, 2019

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

MK

February 4, 2019

Apply to Graduate for Spring 2019 due

JB 

February 4, 2019

Candidacy forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

JB

February 15, 2019

VanVleet candidate files due - FIT 201C

LH

February 15, 2019

Graduate Performance Award nominees due - FIT 201C

LH

February 20, 2019

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

MK

March 1, 2019

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

MK

March 15, 2019

Morton Thesis/Dissertation nominations due - FIT 201C

LH

March 15, 2019

Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award applications due - FIT 201C

LH

March 15, 2019

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

LH

March 15, 2019

VanVleet winners announced

LH

TBA

Deadline to remove Fall 2018 Incomplete grades

 

March 20, 2019

First Generation PhD Fellowship applications for AY 2019-2020 due - FIT 201C

LH

March 25, 2019

Student Research Forum

LH

March 27, 2019

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

MK

March 29, 2019

Graduate Performance Award Recipients announced

LH

March 30, 2019

Graduate Assistant Meritorious Teaching Award recipients announced

LH

April 5, 2019

U of M Society Doctoral Fellowship recipients announced

LH

April 5, 2019

Recipients of Morton Awards announced

LH

April 5, 2019

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

MK

April 8, 2019

Upload defended and corrected thesis to ETD or dissertation to ProQuest for review

JB

April 13, 2019

Summer 2019 GA contracts due

JK

April 22, 2019

Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results for spring 2019 (pass or fail) - FIT 201J

JB

TBA

Spring 2019 - Last day to drop/withdraw - 2nd session

After this date, college director or RP approve

April 24, 2019

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

MK

April 30, 2019

Deadline for thesis students to upload corrected thesis to ETD and doctoral students to upload corrected dissertation to ProQuest

JB

May 3, 2019

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

MK

May 4, 2019

Commencement, Spring 2019, 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m and 5:00 p.m. - FedEx Forum

 

May 16, 2019

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

LH

May 31, 2019

First Generation PhD Fellowship recipients for AY 2019-20 announced

LH

June 7, 2019

Apply to Graduate due for Summer 2019

JB

June 7, 2019

Candidacy Forms due to College Directors of Graduate Studies

JB

June 15, 2019

Part-Time Masters Award recipients announced

LH

July 6, 2019

Upload defended and corrected thesis to ETD or dissertation to ProQuest for review

JB

July 17, 2019

Academic year 2019-2020 and Fall only GA Contracts due to Grad School - FIT 201F

JK

July 19, 2019

Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results for summer 2019 (pass or fail) - FIT 201J

JB

August 9, 2019

Deadline for thesis students to upload final, corrected thesis to ETD and doctoral students to upload final, corrected dissertation to ProQuest

JB

August 10, 2019

Commencement, Summer 2019, 10:00 a.m. - FedEx Forum

 

*Responsible Persons:

DC: Debra Cummings, AD 308, x2590, dcummngs@memphis.edu
JB: Jennifer Beech, FIT 201J, x3560, jgbrooks@memphis.edu
JK: James Kierulff, FIT 201F, x4370, jkerulff@memphis.edu
LH: Lakesha Herring, FIT 201C, x4212, lsherrng@memphis.edu
MK: Mary Kyle, FIT 201G, x4817, marykyle@memphis.edu
RP: Robin Poston, FIT 201D, x4212, rposton@memphis.edu