2018-19 Graduate Academic Calendar

(Please send any corrections to Annie O'Brien.)

Fall Semester 2018

August

29 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment without penalty
30 Thurs. Late Charges Begin

September

3 Mon. Labor Day holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
5 Wed. Classes Begin
13 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
14 Fri. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
21 Fri. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
28 Fri. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund

October

1 Mon. Financial aid applications for Intersession 2019 available
2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available
2-30 Tues.-Tues. Online class reservation for Intersession 2019
5 Fri. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
11 Wed. Last day to petition for May 2019 graduation
12 Fri. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
19 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
22 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
Mid-Term Grades Due

November

1 Thurs. Priority deadline for Intersession 2019 financial aid applications
Walk-in registration begins for Intersession 2019 at the One Stop Student Center
Class reservation begins for Spring 2019
2 Fri. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
13 Tues. Last day to withdraw from classes with a 'W'
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
21-23 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; office closed Thursday and Friday)
30 Fri. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for January 2019 graduation (PhD)

December

1 Sat. Intersession 2019 tuition/fee due date
14 Fri. Last day of classes
Deadline for online submission of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertation for January 2019 graduation
15-16 Sat.-Sun. Study Days
17-21 Mon.-Fri. Final Examinations
21 Fri. Last day to petition for August 2019 graduation

Intersession 2019 (optional)

Thursday, January 3–Wednesday, January 23

January

3 Thurs. First day of Intersession classes
21 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)
23 Wed. Last day of Intersession classes

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Summer Sessions, visit www.sandiego.edu/sio

Spring Semester 2019

January

2 Wed. Fall 2018 final grades due
21 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)
24 Thurs. Final registration/fee payment without penalty
25 Fri. Late Charges Begin
28 Mon. Classes Begin
31 Thurs. All-Faith Service

February

1 Fri. Financial aid applications for Summer 2019 available
6 Wed. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
13 Wed. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
20 Wed. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
27 Wed. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund

March

1-29 Fri.-Fri.. Online class reservation for Summer Sessions 2019
4-8 Mon.-Fri. Spring Break (No Classes)
13 Wed. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
17 Sun. Priority deadline for Summer 2019 financial aid applications
20 Mon. Mid-term grades due
Deadline 50 percent tuition refund

April

1 Sun. Priority deadline for Graduate Fall 2019/Spring 2020 financial aid applications
2 Tues. Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2019 at the One Stop Student Center
Class reservation begins for Fall 2019
11 Thurs. Last day to withdraw from classes with “W”
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester and Intersession
18-22 Thurs.-Mon. Easter Break (no classes)
26 Fri. Deadline for completion of dissertation defense for May 2019 graduation (PhD, EdD)

May

*Note: Tuesday, May 14 classes will be held on a Thursday schedule.

 *Wednesday, May 15 classes will be held on a Friday schedule.

1 Wed. Summer 2019 tuition/fee due date
13 Mon. Deadline for online submission of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertation for May 2019 graduation
14 Tues. Classes will be held on a Thursday schedule
15 Wed. Classes will be held on a Friday schedule
15 Wed. Last day of classes
16 Thurs. Study Day
17-23 Fri.-Thurs. Final Examinations
19 Sun. Graduate Schools Commencement Ceremony I (SOLES/PCE)
23 Thurs. Last day to petition for January 2020 graduation
25 Sat. Graduate Schools Commencement Ceremony II (CAS, PJS, SBA, Eng. Nursing)
31 Fri. Spring 2019 Final Grades Due

Summer 2019 (optional)

Monday, June 3-Friday, August 23

June/July/August

June
3 Mon. First day of Summer Sessions
July
4 Thurs. Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
26 Fri. Deadline for dissertation defense for August 2019 graduation (PhD)
August
9 Fri. Deadline for online submission of Masters' Thesis and Doctoral Dissertations for August 2019 graduation
23 Fri. Last day of summer session classes

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Summer Sessions, visit www.sandiego.edu/sio