Academic Calendar

FALL 2022

Date Event
August 22-26 Mandatory Biomedical Science Ph.D. Incoming Student Orientation begins
Biomedical Science PhD Summer Lab Rotation Talks-TBD during Orientation Week
August 24 Conferral date for Summer 2022 degrees
August 29 Fall semester begins
September 5 Labor Day- No Classes
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/drop courses without additional signatures.
September 23 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Fall 2022 degree
September 26 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 14 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
November 20-26 Thanksgiving Recess
December 1 Deadline for applications for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Science for Fall 2023
December 2 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Fall 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.
December 9 Last day for Fall semester classes
Final Exams (Dec. 12-16)
December 18
December 21
Conferral date for Fall 2022 degrees
Semester grades due by 4PM

SPRING 2023

Date Event
January 11-12 Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students- virtual
January 17 Spring semester begins
January/February TBD Biomedical Science Ph.D. Interviews- online
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/drop courses without additional signatures.
February 10 Deadline to apply for graduation and submit Final Plan of Study for conferral of Spring 2023 degree
February 13 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 2023 graduation to be included in the 2023 Commencement Book (it is recommended that students submit a Final Plan of Study by the end of the Spring term)

March 13-17 Spring Recess-Graduate School
April 1 Admissions for M.P.H. program: for preferred consideration, apply by April 1st
April 10 Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a course
April 21 Last day for degree candidates to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Spring 2023 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 28 Last day of Spring semester classes
Final exams: May 1-5
May 7
May TBD
May 9
Conferral date for Spring 2023 degrees
UConn Health 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Semester grades due by 4 PM
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 Submittable and related paperwork to Degree Audit in the Office of the Registrar for conferral of a Summer 2023 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 2023 degrees
rev. 11/22