Info for Current Students

Important Dates for spring 2018

January

  • January 10 -- Wednesday - First day of classes
  • January 15 -- Monday - Martin Luther King Birthday -- Academic Holiday
  • January 17 -- Wednesday - Last day to add a class for the 2018 Spring Semester
  • January 31 -- Wednesday - Last day to change grading option (pass/ fail to letter grade or letter grade to pass/fail; credit to audit or audit to credit)

February

  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day to apply for May 2018 degree.

Note: If you submitted a degree application for a previous semester, but did not graduate you must complete a new degree application for the current term. If you have any issues completing the degree application online, please send an email to dljohnb@uky.edu.

  • February 20 -- Tuesday - Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit a Notification of Intent (NOTIF) to schedule a final examination to The Graduate School.

Note: In order to provide sufficient time for the Graduate School to identify an outside examiner, you must submit the NOTIF a minimum of eight weeks prior to the anticipated defense date.

March

  • March 12-17 -- Monday through Saturday - Spring Vacation -- Academic Holidays
  • March 26-April 17 -- Priority registration for the 2018 Fall Semester

April

  • April 5 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit the request for final exam form to The Graduate School.

Please note that the request for final exam form must be received by the Graduate School a minimum of two weeks prior to the intended exam date, so be sure to submit it as far in advance as possible.
 

  • April 19 -- Thursday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to sit for a final examination.
  • April 27 -- Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to submit your electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to The Graduate School. This only applies to Doctoral students and Master’s Plan A students.
  • April 27 is the last day to submit/upload your written ETD to UKnowledge for format check. Within 3-4 days of your submission, I will review your ETD and check the format to ensure that it meets all requirements. Once reviewed, you will receive an email with notice that your ETD submission requires revisions before it can be accepted OR that your ETD has been accepted with no revisions required. If you receive notice that your ETD requires revisions, please revise your ETD and refer to the instructions included in your notice on how to submit the revised version of your ETD to UKnowledge. Please submit your revisions as soon as possible as your ETD must receive final approval by May 4  in order for you to be eligible for a May 2018 degree.

Note: Please review the instructions thoroughly before submitting your ETD. This will save you from making excessive revisions later.

May

  • May 4 -- Friday - Last day for candidates for a May 2018 degree to have final version (including all revisions) of  ETD “accepted” by The Graduate School.
  • Registration for the May 2018 Commencement Ceremonies will open on Tues. March 6, and close at 8am on Mon. April 16.

Other

Note: This is not intended as an exhaustive list of all grad school dates and requirements. It is simply a reminder of important dates/deadlines for students anticipating a spring 2018 degree. More information regarding dates and degree requirements can be found on the grad school website.
 

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For Fellowship opportunities, check out the Graduate School Fellowship website.

For student support funding opportunities, check out the Graduate School Student Travel Funding website.

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