Academic Calendar

2017

Date Event
August 17-25 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins (runs through August 26)

Summer Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students-August 24-25

August 28 Fall semester begins
September 11 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty.
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal)
Last day to add a course without permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
October TBA Ph.D. in Biomedical Science Annual Fall Open House
October 30 Last day for graduate students to drop a course without major advisor’s written recommendation and special permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
November 17 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree
November 19-25 Thanksgiving Recess
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2018
December 1 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree
December 8 Last day for Fall semester classes
December 15 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Fall 2016 degree
December 17 Conferral date for Fall 2017 degrees

 

2018

Date Event
January 1 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2018 for INTERNATIONAL students
week of January 9th Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students (specific dates tbd)
January 15 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2018 for DOMESTIC students
January 16 Spring semester begins
January 26-27 Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #1
January 29 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal)
Last day to add a course without permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
February 9-10 Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #2
March 1 Deadline for applications for the Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
March 11-17 Spring Recess-Storrs
March 26 Last day for graduate students to drop a course without major advisor’s written recommendation and special permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
April 6 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree
April 20 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree
April 27 Last day of Spring semester classes
May 4 Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Spring 2017 degree
May 5 Conferral date for Spring 2018 degrees
May tba UConn Health 2018 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT
week of May 21st Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students (specific dates tbd)
June tba Graduate Student Research Day
rev. 8/17