Admission Process

Important Dates: Master’s Students

Admissions Deadlines

Spring 2022 Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

International students are encouraged to start their admission application by March 15 (for fall) and August 15 (for spring). All I-20 documents should be submitted no later than July 15 (fall 2021) and November 15 (fall 2022).

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Application Submissions for Spring 2021 (new starts)

General scholarship deadline: November 1, 2021

Academic Life Dates

New Student Orientation

Fall 2021: Evening of August 19, 2021

Spring 2022: Evening of January 20, 2022

Class Dates

Fall 2021: August 23, 2021 — December 10, 2021

Intercession 2022: January 3, 2022 — January 21, 2022

Spring 2022: January 24, 2021 — May 13, 2022

Student Breaks

Labor Day — September 6, 2021

Thanksgiving Break — November 23, 2021 — November 26, 2021

Martin Luther King Day — January 10th 7, 2022

Spring Break — March 21, 2022 — March 25, 2022

Memorial Day — May 31, 2022

Independence Day (Observed) — July 4, 2022

Other Important Dates

Open Registration (Continuing Students)

Fall 2021 – Open until August 27th, 2021 (Late Registration Fees begins July 12th, 2021)

Spring 2022 – Open until January 28th, 2022 (Late Registration Fees begins December 13th, 2021)

Open Registration (Incoming Students)

2021/2022 Academic Year – Early Registration: Opened April 12th, 2021

2021/2022 Academic Year – Open Registration: Opened June 14th, 2021

Last Day to Add Classes

Fall 2021 – August 27th, 2021

Spring 2022 – January 28th, 2022

Payment Arrangement Deadlines

All funds due at noon.

Fall 2021  August 13th, 2021

Intersession  January 3rd, 2022

Spring 2022 – January 14th, 2022

Graduation

Fall Graduate Recognition: – December 3rd, 2021

Commencement 2021/2022 – May 14th, 2022

Important Dates: Doctoral Students

Admissions Deadlines

Spring 2021 Application Deadline: December 1, 2020

International students are encouraged to start their admission application by March 15 (for fall) and August 15 (for spring).

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Application Submissions for Spring 2021 (new starts)

General scholarship deadline: November 1, 2020

Academic Life Dates

New Student Orientation

Fall 2020: Evening of August 20, 2020

Spring 2021: Evening of January 21, 2021

Class Dates

Intersession 2021: January 4-22, 2021

Spring 2021: January 25-May 14, 2021

Summer 2021: May 17-August 20, 2021

Student Breaks

Thanksgiving Break: November 24-27, 2020

Martin Luther King Day: January 18, 2021

Spring Break: March 22-26, 2021

Memorial Day: May 31, 2021