2017-2018 Academic Calender

YSN 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Aug 21-25

Orientation week for all new students; PhD program new student orientation check-in is at HGS, 9 am.

Aug 23

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

Fall term begins for DNP program, 8 a.m.

Aug 25

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

Aug 28 

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

Aug 30 

Fall term begins for PhD 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.

Sept 22

DNP students meet at YSN

Oct 2 

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the degree in December

Oct 17-23

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

Oct 27

DNP students meet at YSN

Nov 17

Nov 22

Nov 27                             

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

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

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

Dec 1

DNP students meet at YSN

Dec 14

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

Dec 15 

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

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

Dec 20

PhD program examinations end, and winter recess begins

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 

DNP 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 PhD 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 DNP programs, 5 p.m. 

Jan 26

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

Feb 9

DNP students meet at YSN

Feb 15

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

dissertation for May graduation

Mar 9

DNP students meet at YSN

Mar 15

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the degree in May

Mar 19

Classes resume for DNP program

Mar 26

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

Apr 6

DNP students meet at YSN

Apr 19-20

DNP Capstone Presentations

May 3

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

May 4

DNP students meet at YSN

PhD program final examinations begin

May 9

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

PhD 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

*Ph.D. program follows GSAS Calendar

Summer 2018

May 14

Summer term begins, 8:00 a.m. (GEPN and MSN) 

May 28

No classes, Memorial Day

June 4-8

DNP summer intensive session

Jul 4

No classes

Jul 31

GEPN Summer term ends, 5:00 p.m.

Aug 13

MSN 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