IMPORTANT DATES FOR SPRING 2020

DATE

EVENT

January 13

Spring 2020 classes begin

January 17

Last day to apply for May 2020 Graduate graduation

January 17

Last day for those planning to graduate May 2020 to file approved dissertation proposal & IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, Offices closed)

March 20

Final date for oral defense of graduate level dissertation, thesis or project

(University date April 3 but College needs prior to this date)

March 22

Last day to withdraw from any or all classes

March 23-29

Spring recess (no classes, offices open)

April 10

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Submit signature pages to 407 White Hall

April 10

Deadline for graduate level students graduating May 2020 to have all incomplete grades from previous semester cleared

April 24

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

April 28

Classes end

May 9

Commencement - check website for exact day/time for Graduate School of EHHS http://www.kent.edu/commencement

Week of June 15, 2020

Spring 2020 diplomas mailed to students at permanent addresses.

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR SUMMER 2020

DATE

EVENT

May 14

Summer 2020 Intersession classes begin

May 16 - 26

Last day to withdraw from Intersession

May 25

Memorial Day (no classes, offices closed)

June 4

Summer I and II classes begin

June 8 - 25

Last day to withdraw from Summer I

June 12

Last day to apply for August 2020 graduate graduation

June 12

Last day for those graduating August 2020 to file approved dissertation proposal, IRB approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

June 8 - July 8

Last day to withdraw from Summer II

July 2

Final date for oral defense of graduate level dissertation, thesis or project to college

(University date July 10 but College needs prior to this date)

July 3

Independence Day-Observed (no classes, offices closed)

July 9

Summer III classes begin

July 13 - July 30

Last day to withdraw from Summer III

July 20

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically
  • Submit thesis electronically
  • Submit signature pages to 407 White Hall

(University date July 27 but College needs prior to this date)

August 5

Final Deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

August 6

Incomplete grades from previous semesters cleared

August 15

Commencement-check website for exact day/time for Graduate School of EHHS http://www.kent.edu/commencement

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR FALL 2020

DATE

EVENT

August 27

Fall 2020 classes begin

September 4

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 Graduate graduation

September 4

Last day for those planning to graduate December 2020 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

September 7

Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

October 15-16

Fall Break (No Classes, Offices Open)

November 4

Last day to withdraw from classes

October 30

Final date for oral defense of graduation level dissertation, thesis or project

(University Date may differ from College of Education, Health and Human Services date)

November 6

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Submit signature pages electronically to 407 White Hall

November 11

Veterans Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 20

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

November 26

Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 27

Day after Thanksgiving (No Classes, Offices Closed)

December 4

All incomplete grades from previous semesters must be cleared

December 13

Fall 2020 Classes End

December 14-20

Final Exam Week

December 18-19

Kent Campus Graduation Ceremonies. Please check the commencement website for official information:

http://www.kent.edu/commencement