Academic Calendar

The University Academic Calendar can be viewed on the website of the University Registrar.

September

6          Deadline for matriculating students to submit final transcripts from previous institutions

23        Registration opens for Autumn Quarter courses at 8:30 a.m. thru my.UChicago

UChicagoGRAD orientation

22-27   Divinity School orientation for new and returning students (welcome ceremony on 27)

 

October

1          Autumn Quarter begins

4          Last day to:

  • apply to graduate in Autumn Quarter through my.uchicago
  • add/drop courses or convert to P/F through my.uchicago (the Dean of Students office may perform these tasks with instructor permission through Friday of Week 3)
  • apply to take Ph.D. Qualifying Exams or hold Ph.D. pre-exam conference in Autumn Quarter
  • submit dissertation proposals and minor petitions to the Committee on Degrees for consideration at October 7 meeting (use form available at Dean of Students Office webpage)

7          Committee on Degrees meeting

28        Qualifying Exams period begins

 

November

8          Deadline for dissertation committees to submit evaluations to Dean of Students office for Autumn Quarter graduates

11        Ph.D. Oral Exams period begins

15        Final deadline for submission of dissertations to Dissertation Office for Autumn quarter graduation

18        Registration opens for Winter Quarter courses at 8:30 a.m. thru My.UChicago

22        Deadline to submit dissertation proposals and minor petitions to the Committee on Degrees for consideration at December 9 meeting

 

December

9          Committee on Degrees meeting

14        Winter Break begins

18        Deadline for faculty to submit grades for Autumn Quarter

 

January

6          Winter Quarter begins

10        Last day to:

  • apply to graduate in Winter Quarter through my.uchicago
  • add/drop courses or convert to P/F through my.uchicago (the Dean of Students office may perform these tasks with instructor permission thru Friday of Week 3)
  • apply to take Ph.D. Qualifying Exams or hold Ph.D. pre-exam conference in Spring Quarter

15        Applications open for Alma Wilson Teaching Fellowship 2020-21; Deadline February 15

20        Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – University closed

 

February

3          Qualifying exams period begins

14        Deadline for dissertation committees to submit evaluations to Dean of Students office for Winter Quarter graduates

15        Deadline for Alma Wilson Teaching Fellowship applications

17        Ph.D. Oral Exams period begins

21        Final deadline for submission of dissertations to Dissertation Office for Winter quarter graduation

24        Registration opens for Spring Quarter courses at 8:30 a.m. thru My.UChicago

28        Deadline to submit dissertation proposals and minor petitions to Committee on Degrees for consideration at Winter Quarter meeting (use form available at Dean of Students Office webpage)

 

March

16        Committee on Degrees meeting

22        Spring Break begins

24        Deadline for faculty to submit grades for Winter Quarter

30        Spring Quarter begins

 

April

2          Admitted Students Day

3          Last day to:

  • apply to graduate in Spring Quarter through my.uchicago
  • add/drop courses or convert to P/F through my.uchicago (the Dean of Students office may perform these tasks with instructor permission through Friday of Week 3)
  • apply to take Ph.D. Qualifying Exams or hold Ph.D. pre-exam conference in Spring Quarter

20        Deadline to apply for Divinity School Dissertation Completion Fellowships

27        Qualifying Exams period begins

 

May

6          Selection committee meeting for Dissertation Completion Fellowships

8          Deadline to apply/nominate for Divinity School prizes

Deadline for dissertation committees to submit evaluations to Dean of Students office for Spring Quarter graduates

11        Ph.D. Oral Exams period begins; Ph.D. Students receive Spring Quarter progress reports for review

15        Final deadline for submission of dissertations to Dissertation Office for Spring Quarter graduation

22        Deadline to submit dissertation proposals, minor petitions, and Course of Study petitions to Committee on Degrees for consideration at Spring Quarter meeting (use form available at Dean of Students Office webpage)

25        Memorial Day – University Closed

29        Deadline for faculty to submit Spring Quarter Ph.D. Student progress reports to Dean of Students Office

31        Deadline to apply for classes Summer Language Institute

 

June

1          Deadline for applications to Martin Marty Center Junior Fellowships

4          Committee on Degrees meeting

6          Deadline for faculty to submit grades for graduating students

12        Divinity School diploma and graduation ceremony in Rockefeller Chapel

13        University Convocation ceremony; diploma pick-up at Swift Hall

17        Deadline for faculty to submit Spring Quarter grades for non-graduating students

22        Summer Quarter begins

26        Deadline to apply to graduate in Summer Quarter through my.uchicago

     

     

     

     

     

     

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