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Graduate Academic Calendar

The School of Graduate Studies and Research reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the academic calendar.

This calendar does not include all of the dates that apply to graduate students.  Additional information and specific deadlines concerning registration, tuition, immunization, and other policies are available on the Registrar's website and on the Controller's website.

Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 | Previous Calendars

 Fall 2015

Sat, August 15 New Graduate Student Orientation
Wed, August 19 Fall courses begin
Tues, August 25 Last day to drop/add courses
Mon, September 7 Labor Day (University Closed)
Thur, September 17 Immunization due
Sat, September 19 Graduate Research and Writing Academy (8 a.m. through 12 p.m., Sampson Hall 134 & 136)
Tues, September 29 Last day to withdraw from a graduate 1st 8-week course
Thurs, October 1 Application for Spring Graduation due
Tues, October 6 Last day of 1st 8 week session
Mon, October 12 2nd 8-week courses begin
Wed, Oct 14 Last day to add/drop for 2nd 8 week courses
Thur-Sat, Oct 15-17 Fall Break
Wed-Thurs, Oct 21-22 Grad Finale
Mon, October 26 Registration begins for currently enrolled graduate students
Thurs, November 19 Last day to withdraw from 15-week graduate courses
Tues, November 24 Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 week graduate course
Wed-Friday, Nov 25-27 Thanksgiving break
Thurs, December 3 Last day of Fall classes
Fri, December 4 READING DAY
Mon-Fri, Dec 7-11 Final exams
Fri, December 11 Commencement for School of Graduate Studies and Research

Spring 2016

Saturday, January 9 New Graduate Student Orientation
Monday, January 11 Spring courses begin
Friday, January 15 Last day to add/drop a class
Monday, January 18 MLK Jr. Day (University closed)
Friday, February 26 Last day to withdraw from 1st 8-week courses
Tuesday, March 1 Deadline to apply Fall (December) 2016 graduation
Friday, March 4 First 8 week courses end
Mon-Friday March 7-11 Spring Break
Monday, March 14 2nd 8 week courses begin
Wed-Thurs March 16 -17 Grad Finale
Friday, March 18 Last day to withdraw from courses
Mon-Fri, March 28-April 1 Pre-Registration for Summer I, II and Fall 2016 (currently enrolled students)
Friday, March 25 Good Friday Holiday / University Closed
Tuesday, April 5 Graduate Research Symposium
Friday, April 15 Last day to withdraw from a regular 15-week course
Wednesday, April 21 Last day to drop 2nd 8-week graduate course
Thursday, April 28 Last day of classes for spring semester
Friday, April 29 Reading Day
Monday-Friday May 2-6 Final exams
Friday, May 6 Graduate School Commencement 7:00 p.m. GPAC

UNCPembroke reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the academic calendar.


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