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Important Dates for fall 2019

August 2019

  • August 19-23 - Monday through Friday -- Registration for new graduate students
  • August 26 - Monday -- First day of classes

September 2019

  • September 2 - Monday -- Labor Day – Academic Holiday
  • September 20 - Friday -- Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School

October 2019

  • October 21 - Monday -- Midterm of 2019 Fall Semester
  • October 21-22 - Monday and Tuesday -- Fall Break – Academic Holiday

November 2019

  • November 1 - Friday -- Last day for filing an application for a December 2019 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • November 21 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2019 degree can schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 27-30 - Wednesday through Saturday -- Thanksgiving – Academic Holidays

December 2019

  • December 5 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2019 graduate degree can sit for a final examination
  • December 13 - Friday -- Last day of classes
  • December 13 - Friday – Last day candidates for December 2019 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for format review to the Graduate School via UKnowledge
  • December 20 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a  December 2019 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted December 13
  • December 20 - Friday -- End of 2019 Fall Semester
  • December 20 - Friday -- December Commencement


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 May (Spring) 2019 degree. More information regarding dates and degree requirements can be found on the grad school website and in the graduate student handbook provided by your specific program of study.


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