Academic Calendar

2019

Date Event
June 5  Graduate Student Research Day
August 15-23 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins

Summer Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students-August TBA during Orientation Week

August 26 Fall semester begins
September 2 Labor Day- No Classes
September 9 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty.
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal)
September 20 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Fall 2019 degree
September 23 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 28 Last day for graduate students to drop a course
November 24-30 Thanksgiving Recess
November 29 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 2019 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 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2019
December 6 Last day for Fall semester classes
Final Exams (Dec. 9-15)
December 15 Conferral date for Fall 2019 degrees

 

2020

Date Event
mid-January TBA Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
January 21 Spring semester begins
January 24-25 (tentative) Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #1
February 3 Last day to register, including Continuous Registration, without penalty.
Last day to drop a course without a “W” (withdrawal)
February 7-8 (tentative) Biomedical Science Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend #2
February 14 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Spring 2020 degree
February 18 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 15-21 Spring Recess- Graduate School
March 30 Last day for graduate students to drop a course
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 24 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 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.
May 1 Last day of Spring semester classes
Final exams: May 4-9
May 10 Conferral date for Spring 2020 degrees
May TBD UConn Health 2020 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT, TBD
mid-May TBD Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
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 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.
August 24 Conferral date for Summer 2020 degrees
rev. 5/19