Academic Calendar

2018

Date Event
August 16-24 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins (runs through August 24)

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

August 27 Fall semester begins
September 10 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 29 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 16 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2018 degree
November 18-24 Thanksgiving Recess
November 30 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2018 degree
Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Fall 2018 degree
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2019
December 7 Last day for Fall semester classes
December 16 Conferral date for Fall 2018 degrees

 

2019

Date Event
January 1 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2019 for INTERNATIONAL students
January TBA (before start of Spring Semester) Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
January 15 Deadline for applications for the M.P.H. program for Fall 2019 for DOMESTIC students
January 22 Spring semester begins
January 25-26 Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #1
February 4 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 8-9 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 17-23 Spring Recess- Graduate School
April 1 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 Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2019 degree
April 26 Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2019 degree
Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Spring 2019 degree
May 3 Last day of Spring semester classes
May 11 Conferral date for Spring 2019 degrees
May TBD UConn Health 2019 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT, time TBD
May TBD (after end of Spring semester) Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students, mornings only
June TBA Graduate Student Research Day
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