GLS Dates and Deadlines

For complete registration and drop/add deadlines, see the University Registrar's calendar

 


      Summer 2021

        NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the information on this calendar is incomplete and subject to rapid change.  Please look up original sources for the most accurate information.
         

        For Prospective Students

        Courses & Registration

        • Classes begin - Wednesday, May 12
        • Last day of semester - Sunday, August 8

        Master’s Projects

        • Master's Project Planning Session (required during course five) - Sunday, June 6, 2pm-4:30pm by Zoom.  
        • MP Proposal Workshop (optional during course nine) - Thursday, June 10, 3:30-5:00pm by Zoom.
        • Proposal meeting deadline (for Fall projects; contact GLS early in semester with supervisor availability) - Friday, June 11
        • Apply to graduate deadline (for September graduation) - Tuesday, June 15
        • Proposal submission deadline (for Fall projects) - Friday, June 25
        • Last day master’s exams can be held (for September graduation) - Monday, August 2

         


        Fall 2021

        For Prospective Students

        For New Students

        GLS Events

        • TBA, pending the pandemic situation

        Courses & Registration

        • Registration for Fall 2020 -- Wednesday, July 7 - Monday, July 19
        • First day of class -- Monday, August 23
        • Drop/Add ends -- Friday, September 3
        • Spring Registration -- Wednesday, October 27 - Monday, November 8
        • Graduate reading period -- Wednesday, November 24 - Tuesday, December 7
        • Final examinations -- Wednesday, December 8 - Monday, December 13

        Master’s Projects

        • MP planning session (required during course five) -- Sunday, September 12, 2:00-4:30pm
        • MP Seminars (LS 850) -- TBA
        • Optional MP proposal workshop (for Spring projects) -- Monday, October 11, 12:30-1:30pm
        • Proposal meeting deadline (for Spring projects; contact GLS early in semester with supervisor availability) -- Friday, October 8 
        • "Apply for Graduation" deadline (for December graduation) -- Friday, October 15 
        • Proposal submission deadline (for Spring projects) -- Friday, October 22 
        • Last Day to Hold Master's Exams -- Friday, December 3  

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          [Spring 2021]

          For Prospective Students

          For New Students

          • New Student Orientation: Thursday, January 14, 7:30pm Eastern (Zoom)

          GLS Events

          • International Students Gathering with New Students: Thursday, January 14, 8:00pm Eastern (Zoom)
          • Graduation/commencement [Spring only]
            • Exemplary Master's Project Virtual Celebration - Thursday, April 29
            • GLS Virtual Hooding Ceremony -  Saturday, May 1

          Courses & Registration

          • MLK Holiday - Monday, January 18   
          • First day of class - Wednesday, January 20
          • Drop/Add ends - Tuesday, February 2
          • Summer Registration begins - Monday, March 1
          • Fall Bookbagging begins - Monday, March 22
          • Fall Registration  - Wednesday, April 1 - Thursday, April 8
          • Graduate classes end - Wednesday, April 21
          • Graduate reading period - Thursday, April 22 - Sunday, April 25
          • Last day of semester - Saturday, May 1

          Master’s Projects

          • MP Seminars (LS 850) -- via Zoom

            • Session I - Monday, January 25, Noon-2pm
            • Session II - Monday, February 15, Noon-2pm
            • Session III - Monday, March 15, Noon-2pm
          • Apply to graduate deadline (for May graduation) -  Monday, February 1 (extended from January 25)
          • MP Planning Session (required during course five) - Sunday, January 24, 2:00-5:30pm.  
          • Proposal meeting deadline (for Summer projects; contact GLS early in semester with supervisor availability) - Friday, March 12
          • Proposal Workshop (optional) - Sunday, March 21, 2:00-3:30pm. 
          • Proposal submission deadline (for Summer projects) - Friday, March 26
          • Last day master’s exams can be held (for May graduation) - Wednesday, April 14.
          • Exemplary MP nomination deadline - Mid-April TBA

          Academic Support