The Graduate School Newark Spring 2011 Calendar

GRADUATE FACULTY AND STUDENTS: Please note the following dates and information pertinent to the Spring 2011 term.

January18: Spring term begins. Verify the accuracy of first-day rosters. Registration in the non-degree progra will continue to be routinely accepted until this date.
Approval of the Dean of the Graduate School is required for credit overload (17 credits or more, including teaching assistantships).

January 18 - 26: Students have the first nine (9) calendar days to change their registration via Web/TTRS) with no extra fees or penalty.

Adding via WEB/RTTRS: January 18 - 26, 2011
Dropping via WEB/RTTRS: January 18 - 25, 2011

January 18 - April 18: A complete withdrawal from the University from January 18 through the sixth week of the term is subject to a partial refund. See the Graduate School-Newark catalog for General Refund Policy.

January 26 - March 28 : Students may drop courses without academic penalty but will receive a "W " grade. After March 28, it is no longer possible to drop a course.
To add a class after the add period, special permission is needed from the program director and when necessary, the permission and signature of the Dean of the Graduate School-Newark. The effective date of a change of registration is the date on which the Change of Course form with appropriate signatures is filed with the Registrar.

March 1: Last day for filing candidacy applications for both master's and doctoral students for the May degree date.

March 12: Spring recess begins.

March 21: Classes resume.

April 18 - April 22: Advisement and registration period for the fall 2011 term for continuing students.

April 18: Last day to withdraw from school (all courses) with a "W " grade. No refund.

November 24 - 28: Thanksgiving recess.

May 1: Last day for filing candidacy application for both master's and doctoral students for May degree date, and for submitting completed theses and dissertations.

May 2: Last day of classes

May 5: Spring term examinations begin.

May 5: (on or about) Electronic Grade Rosters will be available for submission.

May 11: Spring term examinations end. Change of incomplete grades for spring 2010 term must be filed with the dean's office by this date.

May 15: University Commencement.

May 17: Graduate School-Newark Commencement Convocation at 2:00 p.m., Golden Dome Gymnasium.