Admission Process

Important Dates: Master’s Students

Admissions Deadlines

Fall 2022 Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: August 1, 2022 (Applications are now closed)
Fall 2022 Non-degree Seeking and Audit Applications are still open. Begin a Non-degree/Audit application here.

Spring 2023 Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: December 1, 2022

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 Fall 2022 (new starts)
Early scholarship deadline: March 1, 2022
General scholarship deadline: May 1, 2022
Late scholarship deadline: July 1, 2022

Scholarship Application Submissions for Spring 2023 (new starts)
First priority scholarship deadline: November 1, 2022
Second priority scholarship deadline: December 1, 2022

Academic Life Dates

New Student Orientation

Fall 2022: Evening of August 25, 2022

Class Dates

Fall 2022: August 29, 2022 – December 16, 2022
Intersession 2023: January 2, 2023 – January 20, 2023
Spring 2023: January 23, 2023 — May 12, 2023

Student Breaks

Memorial Day: May 31, 2022

Independence Day (Observed): July 4, 2022

Labor Day: September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving Break: November 22, 2022 – November 25, 2022

Martin Luther King Day: January 16, 2023

Spring Break: March 27, 2023  – March 31, 2023

Other Important Dates

Open Registration (Continuing Students)

Fall 2022 
Open until September 2, 2022 (Late Registration Fees begins July 18, 2022)

Spring 2023
Open until January 27, 2023 (Late Registration Fees begins December 12, 2022)

Open Registration (Incoming Students)

Summer 2022
Open Registration: Opens April 11, 2022

Fall 2022
Early Registration: Opens April 11, 2022
Open Registration: Opens June 15, 2022

Intersession 2023
Open Registration: Opens October 17, 2022

Spring 2023
Early Registration: Opens October 17, 2022
Open Registration: Opens November 14, 2022

Last Day to Add Classes

Fall 2022 – September 2, 2022

Spring 2023 – January 27, 2023

Payment Arrangement Deadlines

All funds due at noon.

Fall 2022 – August 19, 2022
Intersession 2023 – January 2, 2023
Spring 2023 – January 13, 2023

Graduation

Fall Graduate Recognition: – December 2, 2022

Commencement  May 13, 2023

Advanced Standing On-Site Exam Test Dates

Summer 2022: Thursday June 23, 2022
Fall 2022: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Spring 2023: Thursday, January 19, 2023

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