The Graduate College

Fall 2011

New & Noteworthy
Reflections from the Dean
Need to Know
Ones to Watch
Program Notes: MS Clinical Speech-Language Pathology
GSG Update
GA Corner
Deadlines & Calendar
The 2011 Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau
Bringing Talent to Bear
Student Affairs Counseling Goes European
Give Them Something to Talk About
New! Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Newsletter Home
Give to the Graduate College
Story Ideas?
Newsletter Archives
Graduate College Home
Graduate Calendar

Dates & Deadlines


Oct 24 First Day to Submit Residency Petition for Spring 2012
Nov 11 Veteran's Day Holiday
Nov 16 Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Workshops, 10:30 and 1: 30, Ashurst 109
Nov 18 Last Day to Submit Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for December Graduation (Hard Deadline)
Nov 18 Last Day to Submit Electronic Theses and Dissertations for Format Check
Nov 24-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 2 Last Day to Hold Dissertation Defense for Fall Semester
Dec 9 Classes End
Dec 12-15 Final Exams
Dec 14 Final Approved Electronic Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due
Dec 16 Commencement


Jan 10 Open House for New Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants
Jan 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan 17 Spring 2012 Classes Begin
Jan 27 Deadline to Submit AZ Residency Petition for Spring 2012
Feb 3 Applications for May Graduation Due in Graduate College
Feb 10 Applications for Doctoral Candidacy Due for May Graduation
Feb 24 Deadline to File Residency Reclassification Appeal for Spring 2012
Mar 12-16 Spring Break
Apr 13 Last Date to Submit Doctoral Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for May Graduation
Apr 20 Last Date to Submit Electronic Theses and Dissertations for Format Check
Apr 27 Last Date to Hold Doctoral Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester
May 4 Classes End
May 7-10 Final Exams
May 9 Final Approved Copies of Electronic Theses and Dissertations Due
May 11-12 Commencement

See Graduate Student Dates and Deadlines 2011-12 and our professional development workshop schedule at the Graduate College Events Calendar

Locate graduate student checklists and related forms online at Student Resources webpage

See the
NAU Calendar of Events