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Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Academic Calendar
Summer 2014 / Fall 2014 / Spring 2015
 

May 2014
27           Tuesday GSAS (T, R) Summer Session 1 classes begin
28           Wednesday GSAS (M, W) Summer Session 1 classes begin

DEADLINE: Last day to add/drop for Summer Session 1
June 2014
6 Friday GSAS (M, W) make up class
19 Thursday DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF) or change class to Audit for Summer Session 1
24 Tuesday DEADLINE: Registration deadline for new students receiving GSAS funding for Fall 2014 semester and all continuing students not receiving GSAS Funding for Fall 2014
25 Wednesday GSAS (M, W) Final Exam for Summer Session 1
26 Thursday GSAS (T, R) Final Exam for Summer Session 1
27 Friday DEADLINE:  Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Spring 2014
July 2014
1 Tuesday GSAS (M, W) Summer Session 2 classes begin
2 Wednesday GSAS (M, W) Summer Session 2 classes begin
3 Thursday UNIVERSITY CLOSED – Independence Day weekend
4 Friday UNIVERSITY CLOSED – Summer Schedule Friday Closing in effect Friday, July 4 to Friday, August 8
7 Monday Classes Resume
24 Thursday DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for August 2014 degree

DEADLINE: 
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ast day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF) or change class to Audit for Summer Session 2
30 Wednesday DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during Spring 2014 
August 2014
1 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request for August 2014 degree
4 Monday GSAS (M, W) Final Exam for Summer Session 2
5 Tuesday GSAS (T, R) Final Exam for Summer Session 2
18 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's thesis survey to Dean for August 2014 degree 
25 Monday Graduate Assistant Fall 2014 assignments begin
26 Tuesday GSAS New Student Orientation 2014 - 2015
27 Wednesday GSAS International New Student Orientation 2014 - 2015
September 2014
1 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Labor Day
3 Wednesday Fall 2014 classes begin
7 Sunday Mass of the Holy Spirit
Rose Hill Campus
University Church
5 p.m.
17 Wednesday Last day to add/drop a class
19 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Summer Session 2014
October 2014
8 Wednesday DEADLINE: Spring 2015 admission applications: 
  • MA/MS and Graduate Certificate without merit based aid
  • Early Admissions (Fordham Juniors Only)
13 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Columbus Day
30 Thursday DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during Summer 2014
November 2014
14 Friday DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the student’s department
TBA TBA Spring 2015 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 31 credits and above
TBA TBA Spring 2015 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 0-30 credits
TBA TBA Spring 2015 Registration begins for M.A. and M.S. students who have earned 21 credits and above.
TBA TBA Spring 2015 Registration begins for M.A. and M.S. students who have earned 6-20 credits.
TBA TBA Spring 2015 Registration open for all students
26-28 Wednesday
- Friday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2014
1 Monday Classes resume

DEADLINE:
Last day to submit Summer 2015 Fellowship applications to the student’s department (specific to program, please check with your program director)

RECOMMENDED DEADLINE:
Fall 2015 International students application submission date (Ph.D. and MA/MS with merit based GSAS Funding consideration)
3 Wednesday DEADLINE: Fall 2015 Clinical Psychology Ph.D. admission applications
8 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF), change course to Audit status, and request an incomplete (PI or FI) grade in a Fall 2014 course
16 Tuesday Last day of Tuesday classes for the fall semester
17 Wednesday Last day of Wednesday classes for the fall semester
18 Thursday Last day of Thursday classes for the fall semester
19 Friday Last day of Friday classes for the fall semester

Graduate Assistant Fall 2014 assignments end
22 Monday Last day of Monday classes/final exams for the fall semester
24-31 Wednesday- 
Wednesday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Christmas/New Year’s Holiday
31 Wednesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request to graduate for February 2015 degree
January 2015
1 - 2 Thursday - Friday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - New Year's Day Holiday
5 Monday University Reopens - Graduate Assistant Spring 2015 assignments begin
6 Tuesday DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for February 2015 degree
7 Wednesday DEADLINE: Fall 2015 admission applications:
  • All Ph.D. with or without merit based GSAS Funding consideration (except Clinical Psychology)
  • MA/MS with merit based GSAS Funding consideration
12 Monday Spring 2015 Classes begin
16 Friday DEADLINE: Continuing students submit applications for continuing merit funding. Application can be assessed via the Fordham portal at my.fordham.edu 

DEADLINE: Deadline of submission of application for advanced student Distinguished Fellowships to departments (Senior Teaching Fellowship, Alumni Dissertation Fellowship, and Research Fellowship). See Distinguished Fellowships for application details
19 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Martin Luther King Jr.Day
20 Tuesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's thesis survey to Dean for February 2015 degree
23 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Fall 2014
26 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to add/drop a class
February 2015
5 Wednesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request to graduate for May 2015 degree
16 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - President’s Day
17 Tuesday Classes will follow a Monday schedule
March 2015
13 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to submit Summer 2015 Fellowship applications to the student's department/program (specific to program, please check with your program director)
16 - 20 Monday -
Friday
Spring recess - No classes, University open
Graduate Assistant assignments continue
23 Monday Classes resume
April 2015
1 Wednesday DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the student’s department

DEADLINE:
Public Notification of Oral Examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for May 2014 degree
2- 6 Thursday-
Monday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Easter Recess
7 Tuesday Classes Resume
8 Wednesday DEADLINE: Summer 2015 admission applications:
  • MA/MS without GSAS Funding consideration
DEADLINE: Fall 2015 admission applications:
  • MA/MS and Certificates without GSAS Funding consideration (Ph.D. must apply Jan 8)
  • Early Admission Program (Fordham Juniors Only)
9 Thursday GSAS Admission Applications:  rolling admissions after April 9, 2015:
MS in Applied Psychological Methods
MA in Classics
MS in Computer Science
MA in Elections and Campaign Management
MA in Ethics and Society (does not include early admissions applications)
MA in History
MAin Humanitarian Action
Advanced Certificate in:
                •  Biomedical Informatics
                •  Conservation in Biology
                •  Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis
                •  Financial Econometrics & Data Analysis
                •  Health Care Ethics
10 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during the Fall 2014 semester

15

Wednesday DEADLINE: Fall 2015 admitted and current students (offered GSAS Funding) must respond to GSAS offer
29 Wednesday Last day of Wednesday classes for the spring semester
May 2015
1 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's thesis survey to Dean May 2015 degree. 

DEADLINE:
Last day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF), change course to Audit status and request an incomplete (PI or FI) grade for Spring 2015 course
4 Monday DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research papers, comprehensive results, etc.) for May 2015 Master’s degree
5 Tuesday Last day of Tuesday classes for the spring semester
7 Thursday Last day of Thursday classes for the spring semester
8 Friday Last day of Friday classes for the spring semester
11 Monday Last day of Monday classes for the spring semester
15 Friday Graduate Assistant Spring 2015 assignments end
Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 in the Rose Hill Gymnasium, 6:00 p.m.
16 Saturday University Commencement and GSAS Diploma Ceremony, Rose Hill
25 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Memorial Day


Last updated: August 15, 2014

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