2017-2018 Academic Calender

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Aug 21

Ph.D. program new student orientation check-in begins at HGS, 9 a.m.* 

Aug 21-25

Orientation week for all new students

Aug 23

Fall-term online course registration begins, 9 a.m.

Fall term begins for D.N.P. program, 8 a.m.

Aug 25

Orientation day for all first-specialty-year students in the MSN program (returning and

new)

Aug 28 

Fall term begins for GEPN, MSN and post-master’s programs, 8 a.m.

Aug 30 

Fall term begins for Ph.D. program, 8:20 a.m.*

Sept 1 

Friday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet instead (all programs except GEPN)

Sept 4

Labor Day. Classes do not meet

Sept. 13 

Fall-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.

Oct 2 

Oct 17-23

Due date for Ph.D. dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the

degree in December

Fall recess begins, 5:20pm on Oct 17 (Ph.D. program only); classes resume Oct 23 (Ph.D. program only)

Nov 17

Nov 22

Nov 27                             

November recess begins, 5:20pm (MSN, post-master’s, DNP and Ph.D. programs)

November recess begins, 8 a.m. (GEPN program)

November recess ends, 8 a.m. (all programs)

Dec 14

Ph.D. program fall-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.

Dec 15 

GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and D.N.P. program fall-term classes end, 5 p.m., and

winter recess begins; Ph.D. program final examinations begin

Dec 20

Ph.D. program examinations end, and winter recess begins.

DNP Dates for Fall 2017 Term:

                      Friday, August 25

                      Friday, September 22

                      Friday, October 27

                      Friday, December 1

Spring 2018

Jan 3

Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and D.N.P.

programs, 9 a.m. 

Jan 8

Spring term begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 8 a.m. 

Jan 8–12 

D.N.P. Winter Intensive Session

Jan 10

Spring-term online course registration begins for Ph.D. program 

Jan 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet 

Jan 16 

Spring term begins for MSN, post-master’s, and Ph.D. programs, 8 a.m.* 

Jan 19 

Friday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet instead (all programs) 

Jan 24

Spring-term online course registration ends for GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and D.N.P.

programs, 5 p.m. 

Jan 26

Spring-term online course registration ends for Ph.D. program 

Feb 15

Deadline for graduating Ph.D. students to notify their department of intent to submit Ph.D.

dissertation for May graduation

Mar 9

Spring recess begins, end of day (all programs)

Mar 19

Mar 26

Classes resume for D.N.P. program

Classes resume (GEPN, MSN, post-master’s and Ph.D. programs) 

Mar 15 

Due date for Ph.D. dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the degree

in May 

May 3

Ph.D. program spring-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.

May 4

Ph.D. program final examinations begin

May 9

Deadline for master’s portfolio to be submitted to academic advisers by graduating clinical master’s

students

Ph.D. program examinations end, 5:20 p.m.

May 11

GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and D.N.P. program spring-term classes end, 5 p.m.

May 16

Approval of MSN portfolio submitted by academic advisers

May 21

University Commencement

DNP Dates Spring 2018 Term:

                     Friday, January 12

                    Friday, February 9

                    Friday, March 9

                    Friday, April 6

                    Thursday, April 19, and Friday, April 20 - capstone presentations

                    Friday, May 4

*Ph.D. program follows GSAS Calendar

Summer 2018

MSN Summer Term:

May 14 (Monday): Summer term begins, 8:00 a.m.

August 13 (Monday): Summer term ends, 5:00 p.m.

GEPN Summer Schedule:

May 14 (Monday): Summer term begins, 8:00 a.m.

May 28 (Monday): No classes, Memorial Day

June 4-8 (Monday-Friday): DNP summer intensive session

July 4: No classes

July 31 (Tuesday): Summer term ends, 5:00 p.m.

FACULTY GRADING CALENDAR

August 17        Final Grades are due for Summer Term

January 2         Final Grades are due for Fall Term

May 11            Final Grades are due for graduating students

May25             Final Grades are due for continuing students