Academic Calendar

FALL 2021

Date Event
August 23-27 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins

Biomedical Science PhD Summer Lab Rotation Talks-TBD during Orientation Week

August 30 Fall semester begins
September 6 Labor Day- No Classes
September 13 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.
September 24 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Fall 2021 degree
September 28 Last day to add a course without permission from the Associate Dean of the Graduate School
October TBD Ph.D. in Biomedical Science Open House
November 1 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
November 22-26 Thanksgiving Recess
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2022
December 3 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 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.
December 10 Last day for Fall semester classes
Final Exams (Dec. 13-17)
December 19
December 22
Conferral date for Fall 2020 degrees
Semester grades due by 4PM

 

SPRING 2022

Date Event
January 12 and 13 Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
January 18 Spring semester begins
January/February TBD Biomedical Science Ph.D. Interviews- online
January 31 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.
February 11 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Spring 2022 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

Deadline to apply for Summer 2022 graduation (it is recommended that students submit a Final Plan of Study by the end of the Spring term)

March 14-18 Spring Recess-Graduate School
March 28 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
April 1 Admissions for M.P.H. program: for preferred consideration, apply by April 1st
April 22 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 2022 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 29 Last day of Spring semester classes
Final exams: May 2-6
May 8
May 10
Conferral date for Spring 2021 degrees
Semester grades due by 4 PM
May TBD UConn Health 2020 Commencement Ceremony
mid-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 2022 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 2022 degrees
August 29 Fall 2022 semester begins
rev. 11/21