Academic Calendar

YSN 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2018

Aug 20-24

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

Aug 22

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

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

Aug 24

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

Aug 27 

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

Aug 29 

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

Aug 31

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

Sept 3

Labor Day. Classes do not meet

Sept 12 

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

Sept 21

DNP students meet at YSN

Oct 1 

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

Oct 16-22

Fall recess begins for PhD Program only at 5:20pm on Oct 16 (PhD program only); classes resume Oct 22 (PhD program only).

Oct 26

DNP students meet at YSN

Nov 16

Nov 21

Nov 26                             

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)

Nov 30

DNP students meet at YSN

Dec 13

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

Dec 14 

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 19

PhD program examinations end, and winter recess begins

   

Spring 2019

Jan 3

Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN, MSN,

post-master’s, and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m. 

Jan 7

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

Jan 7–11

DNP Winter Intensive Session

Jan 9

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

Jan 14

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

Jan 18 

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

Jan 21 

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

Jan 23

Spring-term online course registration ends for GEPN, MSN, post-master’s,

and DNP programs, 5 p.m. 

Jan 25

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

Feb 15

Deadline for graduating PhD students to notify their department of intent to

submit Ph.D. dissertation for May graduation

Mar 8

DNP students meet at YSN

Spring recess begins, end of day (all programs)

Mar 15

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees

for award of the degree in May

Mar 25

Classes resume (all programs)

Apr 5

DNP students meet at YSN

Apr 11-12

DNP Project Presentations

May 2

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

May 3

DNP students meet at YSN

PhD program final examinations begin

May 8

PhD program examinations end, 5:20 p.m.

May 10

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

May 20

University Commencement

   

*Ph.D. program follows GSAS Calendar

Summer 2019

May 13

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

May 27

No classes, Memorial Day

June 3-7

DNP summer intensive session (exact dates TBD)

Jul 4

No classes

Jul 31

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

Aug 12

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

FACULTY GRADING CALENDAR

January 2        Final Grades are due for Fall Term

May 10            Final Grades are due for graduating students

May 24            Final Grades are due for continuing students

August 16        Final Grades are due for Summer Term