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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog

A&S: Academic Calendar


 » A&S Home   » Academic Calendar » Graduate Regulations    


FALL SEMESTER 2017

  July 31-August 29 Registration of New Graduate Students
  August 28 Mandatory New A&S Graduate Student Orientation: 10:00 a.m.
  August 30 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m.
  September 8 Last day to add/drop courses
  September 29 Deadline to apply online to graduate for January 2018, May 2018 and August 2018
  October 14-17 Fall Break
  October 27 End of ninth week of classes
  November 10 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for January 2018 conferral of degrees
  November 10 Last day to submit required ETD Embargo form for January 2018 conferral of degrees
  November 17
Last day your defense can be scheduled for January 2018 conferral of degrees
  November 22-26  Thanksgiving Holiday: 8 a.m. Wed - 8 a.m. Mon
  December 8 End of Classes: 5 p.m.
  December 8 Last day to file Notice of Candidacy with Registrar for May or August 2018 graduation
  December 8 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for January 2018 conferral of degrees
  December 9-10 Reading Period
  December 11-15 Examinations
  December 16-17 Reading Period
  December 18-20 Examinations
  January 12, 2018 January 2018 Conferral Date

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

  January 4-16 Registration of New Graduate Students
  January 17 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m.
  January 26 Last day to add/drop courses
  March 3-11 Spring Break
  March 16 End of ninth week of classes
  March 16-17 17th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
  March 23 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for May 2018 conferral of degrees
  March 23 Last day to submit required ETD Embargo form for May 2018 conferral of degrees
  April 6 Last day your defense can be scheduled for May 2018 conferral of degrees
  April 20 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for May 2018 conferral of degrees
  April 27 End of Classes: 5 p.m.
  April 28-29 Reading Period
  April 30-May 4 Examinations
  May 5-6 Reading Period
  May 7-9 Examinations
  May 12 May 2018 Conferral Date 

SUMMER SESSIONS 2018

  May 29 Beginning of First Session
  June 29 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for August 2018 conferral of degrees
  June 29 Last day to submit required ETD Embargo form for August 2018 conferral of degrees
  June 29 End of First Session
  July 2 Beginning of Second Session
  July 6 Last day your defense can be scheduled for August 2018 conferral of degrees
  July 20 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for August 2018 conferral of degrees
  August 3 End of Second Session
  August 24 August 2018 Conferral Date

NOTE: Additional dates and deadlines of importance can also be found on the Academic Calendars & Exam Schedules pages of the University Registrar's web site www.wm.edu/registrar. Calendar dates may be subject to change.