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2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Fall Semester, 2019

August 9 Faculty Reports for Semester Activities  
August 10 Graduate Student Orientation  
August 12-13 Faculty Institute  
August 23 Regular Registration (“MyTSU” - see Class Schedule for details)  
August 19 Classes begin  
Aug. 19- 23 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment*  
September 2 Holiday - Labor Day  
September 17  Recognition of Constitution Day  
Sept. 22-28 Student Study Week - No Activities Scheduled  
September 27 Application deadline for M.Ed., M.P.A., M.P.H. and M.S. Comp. Exams. for Spring 2020 graduating candidates  
September 24 Graduate Council Meeting  
Sept. 30-Oct. 4 Mid-Term Examinations - All Classes Meet as Scheduled  
October 11 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses and/or from the University  
October 15  MSN & Nursing Certificate Programs Application Deadline for Spring 2020  
October 15 Founder’s Day   
October 18 Homecoming  
October 24 Last Day to Defend Thesis/Dissertation for December 2019 Graduation  
October 28 Regular Registration for Spring 2019 begins and ends January 17, 2020  
October 29 Graduate Council Meeting  
November 1 Priority Application Deadline for Spring 2020 Admission (most programs)  
November 7 Last Day to Defend Theses/Doctoral Dissertations for December 2019 Graduation  
November 11 Veteran’s Day  
November 22 Last Day of Class  
November 26 Graduate Council Meeting  
Nov. 25-31 Fall Break/Thanksgiving (No Classes)  
Dec. 2-7 Final Examinations  
December 9 Faculty Must Have Posted All Grades Via MyTSU  
December 13 Records Office Releases All Posted Grades Via MyTSU  
Dec. 24-31 Holiday Break - University Closed  

This calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term as conditions may require.

Spring Semester 2020

January 1 New Year - Holiday Observed
January 2 University Re-Opens- 8:00 a.m.
January 6 Faculty/Staff Institute
January 13 Classes Begin
Jan. 13-17 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment - $100.00 Late Fee Assessed
January 20 Holiday - Martin Luther King Day
January 28 Graduate Council Meeting
February 1 Complete Applications due for MS Psychology, MS Speech and Hearing Science for Fall 2020
February 10 Application Deadline Masters Comprehensive Examinations
February 15 Ph.D. Psychology Fall 2020 Application Deadline; MSN & Nursing Certificates Application Deadline; DPT Application Deadline 
Feb. 17 -21  Student Study for Mid-Term Examination
Feb. 24-29 Mid-Term Examination
March 2 - 7 Spring Break
March 15 MS Psychology Fall 2020 Application Deadline; Ph.D. Biological Sciences Application Deadline
March 15 Complete Applications due for MSN/RODP Program for Summer 2020
March 17-23 Mid-term Examination Week
March 20 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses and/or the University
March 20 Last Day to Administer Doctoral Examinations (Qualifying or Comprehensive) 
March 26  Last day to defend Theses/Dissertation for May 2020 Graduation
March 27 Last Day to Administer Masters Comprehensive Examination for  May 2020 Graduation
March 31  Graduate Council Meeting
April 1 Registration for Fall 2020 Begins - Ends April 22
April 2 Last day for Electric Thesis/Dissertation Submission for May 2020 Graduation
April 20-25 Student Study Week
April 27 - May 1 Final Examinations
May 1 Graduate Commencement
May 4  Faculty Must have Posted Grades Via MyTSU

This calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term as conditions may require.

Summer Semester 2019

May 9 May 30 Maymester
June 6 - July 8 First Five-Week Session
June 2 - Aug. 15 Ten-Week (Full Summer) Session
July 11 - Aug. 15 Second Five-Week Session

Summer Schedule & Deadlines

April 2 - May 28 Registration, All Summer Sessions (except Maymester)
April 1 - May 30 Registration, All Summer Sessions (except Maymester)
June 5 & 12 DOCTORAL EXAMINATIONS
June 19 & 20 M.Ed., M.P.A. M.S., and M.P.H Comprehensive Examinations
June 20 M.Ed., M.P.H. and M.S. Comprehensive Examinations
July 3 Deadline for Theses/Dissertations defense for August 2019 Graduation
July 1 D.P.T. Application opens for summer 2020
July 17 Last day to file for fall 2019 doctoral examinations (Qualifying and Comps)
July 17 Last day for Electronic Submission of Thesis/Dissertation for August 2019 Graduation

2019 Maymester

May 6 Registration - Maymester Only
May 6 Classes begin for 3 Week Session
May 10 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
May 23 Last Day of Classes
May 27 Memorial Day - Holiday Observed 
May 28 Faculty must have posted all grades via “MyTSU.” All grades will be available when all Summer Sessions are completed.

Session I - Five Week Session

April 2 - May 28 Registration, All Summer Sessions
June 3 Classes Begin
June 3-5 Late Registration/Drop/Add
June 21 Last day to withdraw from First-Session Courses
June 21 Last day to withdraw from University 
July 1 Priority deadline for applications for admission to the Graduate School for Fall 2019
July 4 Holiday- Independence Day
August 12 Faculty must have posted all grades via “MyTSU”
August 16 Records Office releases all posted grades via “MyTSU”

Session II - Five Week Session

July 8 Classes begin
July 8-10 Late Registration/Add/Drop for Summer Session II
July 15 Complete Applications Due for MSN and Nursing Certificate Programs for Fall 2019
July 26 Last day to withdraw from Second-session courses 
July 26 Last day to withdraw from the University 
August 8 Last day of classes
August 12 Faculty must have posted all grades via “MyTSU”
August 16 Records Office releases all posted grades via “MyTSU”

Full - 10 Week Session

April 2 - May 28 Registration, All Summer Sessions (“MyTSU”- see Class Schedule for details)
June 1 Classes begin for the full 10-week session
June 3-5 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment
June 15 Complete Applications Due for MSN and Nursing Certificate Programs for Fall 2019
July 1 Priority  application deadline for admission Fall 2019 admission (most programs)
July 4 Holiday Observed
July 12 Last day to withdraw from courses 
July 12 Last day to withdraw from the university
August 9 Last Day of Classes
August 12 Faculty must have posted all grades via “MyTSU”
August 16 Records Office releases all posted grades via “MyTSU”

Final examinations for summer semesters will be scheduled during the last official meeting date/time for all courses.

This calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution.

The 2020-2021 Academic Calendar and archived calendars can be found using this link. The School of Graduate and Professional Studies Calendar can be found using this link.