Academic Calendar

2016

Date Event
August 18-26 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins (runs through August 26)

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

August 29 Fall semester begins
September 12 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 31 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 18 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2016 degree
November 20-26 Thanksgiving Recess
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2016
December 2 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2016 degree
December 9 Last day for Fall semester classes
December 16 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 18 Conferral date for Fall 2016 degrees

 

2017

Date Event
January 1 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2017 for INTERNATIONAL students
January 12 Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students (tentative)
January 15 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2017 for DOMESTIC students
January 17 Spring semester begins
January 27-28 Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #1
January 30 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 10-11 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 12-18 Spring Recess-Storrs
March 27 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 7 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2017 degree
April 21 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2017 degree
April 28 Last day of Spring semester classes
May 5 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 6 Conferral date for Spring 2017 degrees
May 8 UConn Health 2017 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT
May 23-24 Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students (tentative)
June 26 Graduate Student Research Day
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