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 16-17 Fall Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD 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 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 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 13 UConn Health 2019 Commencement Ceremony at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT, 1:00 PM
May 15-16 Spring Lab Rotation Talks-Biomedical Science PhD students
June 5th Graduate Student Research Day
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