Note: PhD class schedules are not included on this calendar

Academic Calendar: PhD Program

Students and faculty are responsible for checking the Graduate School calendar for key dates and deadlines that may not be included on the calendar below.

The Graduate School online calendar is updated throughout the year: Click here

2022-2023

Fall Semester 2022 (This schedule is subject to change)

Date Event
August 22 First day of Fall classes
August 22-25 Fall PhD Block Week
September 7 Fall 2022 open enrollment period ends
September 19 Graduation Intent for Fall graduation opens in YES
October 13 Fall Break, Oct. 13-14
October 24 Spring 2023 schedule viewable in YES
November 6 Last day to submit Intent to Graduate for Fall
November 18 Deadline to submit dissertations for Fall graduation
November 19 Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 19-27
November 21 Online grading opens for Fall semester
December 8 Last day of classes
December 12 Online grading closes/grades due by 11:59pm CST
December 17 Graduation date for Fall graduates

SPRING SEMESTER 2023 (THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.)

Date Event
January 9 Spring semester begins, first day of classes
January 9-13 PhD Spring Block Week (subject to change)
January 16 No class in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
February 26 Last day to submit Intent to Graduate for Spring
March 11-19 Spring Break
March 24 Deadline to submit dissertations for Spring graduation
April 24 Spring classes end
April 28 Deadline for submission of Spring semester grades by 11:59 PM CST
May 12 Commencement

SUMMER SEMESTER 2023 (THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.)

Date Event
May 8 Summer classes begin
May 8-12 PhD Summer Block Week (subject to change)
May 29 Memorial Day, no classes
June 19 Juneteenth Campus Activities, contact PhD Program office for more information
July 48 Independence Day, no classes
July 18 Deadline to submit Intent to Graduate form for August graduation
July 18 Deadline to submit dissertation for Summer term graduation
August 11 Summer semester classes end
August 13 Deadline for submission of summer semester grades by 11:59 PM CST