2023-2024 Student Academic BLUEprint 
    
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Student Academic BLUEprint [Archived]

Dates and Deadlines


 Fall 2023 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule                                  Graduate Studies - Critical Deadlines Fall 2023

Spring 2024 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule                              Graduate Studies - Critical Deadlines Spring 2024

Summer 2024 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule                           Graduate Studies - Critical Deadlines Summer 2024

 

 

Fall 2023 Calendar

April 10- April 23 Monday-Sunday

Priority Registration for Fall and Summer 2023

July 27-28 Thursday – Friday

Scheduling not available midnight July 27 until 11:30am July 28th. 

August 1, Tuesday Graduate Studies - graduation application open for fall 2023 candidates
August 20, Sunday

Convocation

August 21, Monday

Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a $30 Change of Schedule Fee

Advisement and Registration for New Students

Donaghy Day

August 22, Tuesday

Classes begin – Standard 16-week and 1st 8-week;

$30 Change of Schedule Fee begins; $100 Late Registration Fee begins

August 25, Friday

Last day to Add/Register via the portal for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day for 100% Refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

August 28, Monday

Last day to add/drop/withdraw via the portal with no grade(s) (Full Term-16 weeks)

Last day for 100% refund on all drops/withdrawals (Full Term-16 weeks)

Last day for 75% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

September 1, Friday

Last day for 50% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

September 4, Monday

Labor Day, University closed

Last day for 75% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

Last day for 25% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

September 11, Monday

Last day for 50% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

September 11-15 Monday-Friday

3-week attendance reporting – Deadline 4 pm on Sept. 15th

September 18, Monday

Last day for 25% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

September 19, Tuesday

No refunds on course drops/withdrawals begins (Full Term-16 weeks)

September 28- October 3 Thursday—Tuesday

Interim grading – Deadline 4 pm on October 3rd

September 29, Friday

Last day to drop/withdraw classes via the portal with “W” grade for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes

October 2, Monday Graduate Studies - last day to apply for Fall 2023 graduation
October 3, Tuesday Last day to order Bachelor/Master Cap & Gown and have it shipped to ISU bookstore
October 3, Tuesday Last day to order rental regalia and have it shipped to ISU bookstore
October 6, Friday

Fall Break (No Day or Evening Classes)

October 9, Monday

Priority Registration PINs Available for Spring 2024

October 11, Wednesday Last day to order custom Doctoral Regalia for gradauation.
October 13, Friday

Last day of 1st 8-week classes (8B)

October 15, Sunday

Last day for undergraduate students to apply for Fall graduation and be included in the Fall Commencement Program and considered for Latin Honors

October 16, Monday

2nd 8-week classes begin (8C)

October 9-17, Monday-Tuesday

1st 8-week Classes (8B): Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, October 17

October 18, Wednesday

Graduate Studies - Conduct public oral defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation 
October 19, Thursday

Last day to Add/Register for 2nd 8-week classes via the portal (8C)

Last day for 100% Refund and No Grade for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

October 22, Sunday

Last day for 75% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

October 26, Thursday

Last day for 50% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

October 21, Saturday

Homecoming

October 29, Sunday

Last day for 25% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

November 6, Monday

Last day to drop/withdraw classes via the portal with “W” grade (Full Term-16 Weeks) 

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes for parts of term 1 courses

November 10, Friday

Graduate Studies- Final submission to Office of the Registrar

November 13–December 3 Monday -Sunday

Priority Registration for Spring 2024

November 19, Sunday Last day to order Bachelor & Master cap/gown -shipped to your address

November 20-24 Monday – Friday

Thanksgiving Break; No Classes
November 23-24, Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Break; University Closed

November 27, Monday

University Opens; Classes Resume

November 30, Thursday

Grad Fair at Barnes & Noble Bookstore (Order cap/gown)
November 30, Thursday

Last day to drop/withdraw classes via the portal with “W” grade for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes for part of term 8C courses

December 1, Friday 

Graduate Studies- Final copy of Master’s Thesis/Dissertation is approved in proquest 

December 4, Monday

Open Enrollment for Spring 2024

December 4-8, Monday – Friday

Study Week

December 8-19, Friday-Tuesday

Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, December 19

December 8, Friday

Classes end

December 11-15, Monday – Friday

Final examinations

December 13-14, Wednesday-Thursday Scheduling is not available. Will become available at 12:00 am on Friday, December 15th
December 15, Friday

Last day to apply for Fall graduation

December 16, Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies 

December 19, Tuesday

Final grades due to Office of the Registrar – Deadline Noon

December 22-January 1, Friday-Monday

Winter Recess; University Closed

 

Spring 2024 Calendar

Nov 13–December 3 Monday -Sunday

Priority Registration for Spring 2024

December 13-14 Wednesday – Thursday

Scheduling is not available. Will become available at 12:00 am on Friday, December 15th 

January 1, Monday Graduate Studies - Graduation application open for Spring & Summer 2024 candidates
January 2, Tuesday

University Opens

January 11-12, Thursday-Friday

Advisement and Registration for New Students

January 15, Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, University Closed

Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a $30 Change of Schedule Fee

January 16, Tuesday

Classes begin – Standard 16-week and 1st 8-week;

$30 Change of Schedule Fee begins; $100 Late Registration Fee begins

January 19, Friday

Last day to Add/Register via the portal for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day for 100% Refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

January 22, Monday

Last day for 75% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day to add/drop/withdraw via the portal with no grade(s) (Full Term-16 weeks)

Last day for 100% refund on all drops/withdrawals (Full Term-16 weeks)

January 26, Friday

Last day for 50% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

January 29, Monday

Last day for 75% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

Last day for 25% refund for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

February 5, Monday

Last day for 50% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

February 5-9, Monday–Friday

3-week attendance reporting - Deadline 4 pm on February 9th

February 12, Monday

Last day for 25% refund (Full Term-16 weeks)

February 13, Tuesday

No refunds on course drops or withdrawals begins (Full Term-16 Weeks)

February 22-27, Thursday–Tuesday

Interim grading – Deadline 4 pm on February 27th

February 23, Friday

Last day to drop/withdraw via the portal with “W” grade for 1st 8-week classes (8B)

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes

March 1, Friday Graduate Studies - Last day to apply for Spring graduation
March 4-12, Monday -Tuesday

1st 8-Week Classes (8B): Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, March 12th

March 8, Friday

Last day of 1st 8-week classes (8B)

March 11, Monday

Priority Registration PINs are Available for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024
March 11-15, Monday-Friday

Spring Break

March 15, Friday

Last day for undergraduate students to apply for Spring/Summer graduation and be included in the Spring Commencement Program and considered for Latin Honors

March 18, Monday

2nd 8-week classes begin (8C)

March 20, Wednesday Graduate Studies - Conduct public oral defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctorial Dissertation
TBD Graduate Studies- Order academic regalia at Barnes & Noble Bookstore
March 21, Thursday

Last day to Add/Register for 2nd 8-week classes via the portal (8C)

Last day for 100% Refund and No Grade for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

March 24, Sunday

Last day for 75% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

March 28, Thursday

Last day for 50% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

March 31, Sunday

Last day for 25% Refund for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

April 5, Friday Graduate Studies- Final submission to Office of the Registrar
April 8, Monday

Last day to drop/withdraw classes via the portal with “W” grade (Full Term-16 Weeks) 

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes for parts of term 1 courses

April 15-28, Monday- Sunday

Priority Registration for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024

April 25, Thursday

Last day to drop/withdraw via the portal with “W” grade for 2nd 8-week classes (8C)

Last day to make Pass/Fail changes

April 26, Friday Graduate Studies-Final copy of Thesis/Dissertatin is approved in proquest

April 29, Monday

Open Enrollment for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 begins

April 29-May 3, Monday-Friday

Study Week

April 27-28, Thursday-Friday

Scheduling not available

May 3, Friday

Classes end

May 3-14, Friday-Tuesday

Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, May 14

May 6-10, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

May 9-10, Thursday-Friday

Scheduling is not available. Will become available at 12:01 am on Saturday, May 11th

May 10, Friday

Last day to apply for Undergraduate students to apply for Spring graduation

May 11, Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies

May 14, Tuesday

Final grades due to Office of the Registrar – Deadline Noon

 

Summer 2024 Calendar

January 1, Monday Graduate Studies- graduation application open

April 29, Monday

Open Enrollment for Summer 2024 and Fall 2024 begins 

May 9-10, Thursday – Friday

Scheduling is not available. Will become available at 12:01 am on Saturday, May 11th

May 20, Monday

3-week (3A), 4-week (4C), 7-week (7) and 11-week (1) classes begin

$30 Change of Schedule Fee begins

May 27, Monday

Memorial Day; University Closed

May 28, Tuesday

University Opens; Classes Resume

10-week (10), and 5-week (5A) classes begin

June 3, Monday Graduate Studies- Last day to apply for graduation 

June 10, Monday

1st 4-week (4A), 5-week (5C), and 8-week (8) classes begin

June 12, Wednesday Graduate Studies- Conduct public oral defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctorial Dissertation 
June 19, Wednesday

Juneteenth; University Closed

July 1, Monday

5-week (5B) classes begin

July 4, Thursday

Independence Day observed; University Closed

July 5, Friday

University Opens; Classes Resume

July 5, Friday Graduate Studies-Final submission  to Office of the Registrar

July 8, Monday

2nd 4-week (4B) classes begin
July 26, Friday Graduate Studies- Final copy of Thesis/Dissertation is approved by Proquest

August 2, Friday

Summer term ends

Last day for undergraduate students to apply for Summer graduation

August 6, Tuesday

Final grades due to Office of the Registrar – Deadline Noon

 

Critical Deadlines for Degree Completion - Graduate Studies 

Fall 2023 Calendar

July 26-29 Wednesday - Saturday Scheduling not available. Will become available at 12:01am on Sunday July 29th
August 1, Tuesday Graduation application open for Fall 2023

October 2, Monday

Last day to apply for Fall graduation 

One week prior to defense 

Academic Department Provides Notice of Final Thesis/Dissertation Defense Director of Graduate Studies

Wednesday, October 18

Conduct Public Oral Defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctorial Dissertation

Set by Department Chair

Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Deparment Chair Review

Set by Home College Associate Dean  Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Associate Dean/Dean Review
Friday,  November 10 Final Submission to Registrar
TBD - November Order Academic Regalia at Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Friday, December 1 

Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation is approved in Proquest

Saturday, December 16 Graduation (end of term)

 

 

Critical Deadlines for Degree Completion - Graduate Studies 

Spring 2024 Calendar

Monday, January 1

Graduation application open for Spring & Summer 2024       

*summer graduates participating in May commencement ceremonies must apply for graduation by 3-1-24

Friday, March 1

Last day to apply for Spring graduation 

One week prior to defense

Academic Department Provides Notice of Final Thesis/Dissertation Defense Director of Graduate Studies

Wednesday,  March 20

Conduct Public Oral Defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctorial Dissertation

Set by Department Chair 

Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Deparment Chair Review

Set by Home College Associate Dean  Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Associate Dean/Dean Review
Friday, April 5  Final Submission to Registrar
TBD - April   Order Academic Regalia at Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Friday, April 26

Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation is approved in Proquest

Saturday, May 10 Graduation (end of term)

 

 

Critical Deadlines for Degree Completion - Graduate Studies 

Summer 2024 Calendar

Monday, January 1 Graduation application open for Spring & Summer 2024

Monday, June 3

Last day to apply for Spring graduation 

One week prior to defense

Academic Department Provides Notice of Final Thesis/Dissertation Defense Director of Graduate Studies

Wednesday,  June 12

Conduct Public Oral Defense of Master’s Thesis/Doctorial Dissertation

Set by Department Chair 

Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Deparment Chair Review

Set by Home College Associate Dean  Submit Thesis/Dissertation for Associate Dean/Dean Review
Friday, July 5  Final Submission to Registrar
Friday, July 26

Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation is approved in Proquest

Friday, August 2 Graduation (end of term)