Academic Calendar

2020

Date Event
August 24-28 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins

Summer Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students-August 27 online

August 31 Fall semester begins
September 7 Labor Day- No Classes
September 14 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty.
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal); last day to add/drop courses without additional signatures.
Last day to place courses on Pass/Fail
September 25 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Fall 2019 degree
September 28 Last day to add a course without permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
October 30 Ph.D. in Biomedical Science VIRTUAL Open House, 2:00-3:30PM
RSVP to PhdBiomed@uchc.edu
November 2 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
Last day to convert courses on Pass/Fail option to a letter grade
November 23-27 Thanksgiving Recess
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2021
December 1 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Open Commons and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Fall 2020 degree.
It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending.
December 11 Last day for Fall semester classes
Final Exams (Dec. 14-18)
December 20
December 23
Conferral date for Fall 2020 degrees
Semester grades due by 4PM

 

2021

Date Event
January TBD Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
January 19 Spring semester begins
January/February TBD Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Interview Events- online
February 1 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty.
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal); last day to add/drop courses without additional signatures.
Last day to place courses on Pass/Fail
February 12 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Spring 2021 degree
February 15 Last day to add a course without permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
March 1 Deadline for applications for the Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
March 29 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
Last day to covert courses on Pass/Fail option to letter grade
April 1 Admissions for M.P.H. program: for preferred consideration, apply by April 1st

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 12-16** Spring Recess- Graduate School **(updated 10/7/20–this date has changed from the original calendar dates which had been March 15-19)
April 23 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Open Commons and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Spring 2021 degree.
It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending.
April 30 Last day of Spring semester classes
Final exams: May 4-8
May 9
May 11
Conferral date for Spring 2021 degrees
Semester grades due by 4 PM
May TBD UConn Health 2020 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT -OR- virtual
May TBD Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
June TBD TENTATIVE: Graduate Student Research Day
August 10 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Open Commons and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Summer 2021 degree.
It is recommended that students defend at least two weeks prior to this deadline to allow for revisions. Defense must be announced two weeks prior to defending.
August TBD Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation
August 24 Conferral date for Summer 2021 degrees
August 30 Fall semester begins
rev. 10/20