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GRADUATE CALENDAR 2018-2019
Dates/information subject to change.

 

FALL 2018

August 15           Mandatory SAAH Graduate Orientation: 9:30 am – 11:30 am Room
                               240 ABW.  AH grads have additional days (see Grad Program
                               Coordinator for schedule. 
                          Graduate College’s New Graduate Student Welcome and Orientation:
                               beginning at 12:30 pm. (The event will begin in the Chemistry Building
                               (Room W290) for doctoral students, and in Pomerantz (C20) for
                               masters students. Then everyone will transition to the Main Lounge of
                               the Iowa Memorial Union.  NOTE: RSVP by Aug 12th:
                               https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3KqzUIMLoPzS1Jr

August 16           Mandatory for all new TA’s: Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology
                               New TA Orientation, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, The Graduate Hotel,
                               210 S Dubuque St. (Downtown Iowa City)  NOTE: Registration is
                               required.  (Contact teaching@uiowa.edu for information on how
                               to register.)

August 17           Studio Art Student VAB Orientation: See Friday schedule sent by e-mail
                          Art History Students: See Friday schedule sent by e-mail

August -             Graduate students must complete the required sexual assault prevention
Sept 24                   program on ICON in order to register for Spring 2019 courses.  Part 1
                              opens August 1st and must be completed by August 19th and part 2
                              opens September 24th and must be completed by October 19th.

August -             New TA’s must complete Sexual Harassment Prevention training by
October 12              October 12th to keep assistantship

August 20          Opening of Classes
                         Add, drop or change existing registration on MyUI 8/20 – 8/26

August 27          2nd year MA and 3rd year MFA sign up for December Review begins
                             (May/Aug 2018 graduates)
                             (See Graduate Program Coordinator for paperwork and instructions)
                         December 2018 graduates see Grad Program Coordinator for graduation
                              paperwork
                         Change of Registration forms for semester-length courses must be
                              processed at the Registrar’s Service Center beginning today

August 31           Last day to add or change Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option, 4:30 pm
                          Last day for graduate students to late register or add courses, 4:30 pm
                          Last day to drop individual courses in order to reduce tuition and fee
                               assessment

September 3        University Holiday – No classes, all offices closed

September 4        $100 late registration charge in effect

September 17      May/July graduates MA/MFA Review paperwork and images due to the
                               Graduate Program Coordinator, 4:30 pm

September 28      Degree applications for December graduates by 11:59 pm
                               (apply on MyUI)
                          Plan of Study to Graduate Program Coordinator

October              Gallery Bookings for spring – WAIT for Liz Cecil’s e-mail for instructions

October 8            Dec Grads: Defense draft of finished thesis/dissertation/artists
                               statement to all Committee Members.  (NOTE: Art History grads
                               please confer with your Chair as to this deadline to the rest of your
                                committee.)

October 19          New graduate students must complete part 2 of the nformd.net online
                               sexual assault prevention program by today in order to register for
                               Spring 2019 courses.
                          New TA’s must complete Sexual Harassment Prevention training by today
                               to keep assistantship

November 5         Early Registration for winter and spring through November 16th

November 5 – 9    December MA graduate Degree Committee Meetings

November 6         Last day to drop individual semester-length course without the Dean’s
                               approval
                          Last day to withdraw entire registration without Dean’s permission

November 15        May/Aug 2019 Grads: Abstract of thesis/dissertation/artists statement
                                to Committee Members

November 18 - 25  Thanksgiving Recess

November 22, 23   University Holiday, all offices closed

November 26        Classes resume

December 4         Thesis submission due to the Graduate College by 5:00 pm
                                Central Time

December 7          Close of Classes

December 8          M.A. Division Wide Review for Spring and Summer 2019 graduation

Dec 10 – 14          Final Exam week

Dec 13 - 16           Commencement ceremonies begin.  See
                                 https://commencement.uiowa.edu/ for commencement
                                ceremony information

Dec 24, 25           University Holiday, all offices closed

January 1, 2019   University Holiday, all offices closed

SPRING 2019

January 14          Opening of Classes
                          Add, drop or change existing registration on MyUI through January 21st

January 21          University Holiday, all offices closed
                          Last day to add or drop courses on MyUI

January 22          Change of Registrations forms for semester-length courses must be
                               processed at the Registrar's Service Center beginning today
                          2nd year MA and 3rd year MFA sign up for May Review begins
                               (Dec 2019 graduates)
                               (See Graduate Program Coordinator for paperwork and instructions)
                          May/July 2019 graduates see Graduate Program Coordinator for
                               graduation paperwork

January 28           Last day for graduate students to add or change S-U status, 4:30 pm
                           Last day for graduate students to late register or add courses, 4:30 pm
                           Last day to drop individual courses in order to reduce tuition and fee
                                assessment

January 29           $100 late registration charge in effect

Feb 13-16            College Art Association Conference in New York City

February 22          Plan of Study to Graduate Program Coordinator
                           Degree applications for May graduate by 11:59 pm (apply on MyUI)
                           December 2019 MA/MFA Review paperwork and images due to the
                                Graduate Program Coordinator, 4:30 pm

February 23          Late Degree application fee in effect

March 4                Early Registration for summer through March 8th
                            May Grads: Defense draft of finished thesis/dissertation/artists statement
                                 to all Committee Members.  (NOTE: Art History grads please confer
                                 with your Chair as to this deadline to the rest of your committee.)

March 17 - 24        Spring Break

March 25               Resumption of classes, 7:30 am

April                      Gallery Bookings for summer and fall – WAIT for Liz Cecil’s e-mail
                                  for instructions

April 1 – 5              May graduate Degree Committee Meetings (Thesis Submission
                                  April 19th)

April 8                    Early Registration for fall through April 19th

April 9                    Last day to drop individual semester-length course without the Dean’s
                                  permission
                             Last day to withdraw entire registration without Dean’s permission

April 15                  December 2019 Grads: Abstract of thesis/dissertation/artists statement
                                  to Committee Members

April 19                  Thesis submission due to the Graduate College by 5:00 pm
                                  Central Time

May 3                    Close of classes

May 4                    MA Division Wide Review (for December 2019 graduates)

May 6 – 10             Final Exam week

May 9-12               Commencement ceremonies begin.
                                  See https://commencement.uiowa.edu/ for commencement
                                  ceremony information

FALL 2019

August 21               SAAH Graduate Orientation

August 23               VAB Orientation

August 26               Opening of Classes