The Graduate College

Winter 2009


New & Noteworthy
Reflections from the Dean
Need to Know
Program Notes: NCATE
GSO Update
GA Corner
Deadlines & Calendar
The Successful Grad Student
Sparkly Things! Talking with Cici Cruz-Uribe
The Infallible Professor?
Making It as a Distance Student
Graduate Resources at Cline Library
Fellowships & Scholarships: Coming Out a Winner!

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Graduate Calendar

Dates & Deadlines


Jan 12 Spring 2009 Classes Begin
Jan 19 Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 23 Last Day to Submit Residency Petitions
Feb 13 Applications for Doctoral Candidacy Due for May Graduation
  Applications for May Graduation Due in Graduate College
Mar 16–20 Spring Break
Apr 10 Last Date to Submit Doctoral Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for May Graduation
Apr 24 Last Date to Hold Doctoral Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester
  Last Date to Submit Theses and Dissertations for Format Check
May 8-9 Commencement
  Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due


May 11 Three-week and Twelve-week Summer Session Classes Begin
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 1 Five- and Ten-week Summer Session Classes Begin
Jun 12 Applications for August Graduation Due in Graduate College
Jul 3 Independence Day Observed
Jul 6 Second Five-week Summer Session Begins
July 21 Last date to Submit Theses And Dissertations for Format Check
Aug 4 Summer Session Instruction Ends
  Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due
Aug 24 Fall 2009 Classes Begin

See Graduate Student Professional Development Series Calendar

Locate important dates, checklists, and related forms online at the Graduate College

See the NAU Calendar of Events