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Fordham University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Academic Calendar
Summer 2012 / Fall 2012 / Spring 2013
 

May 2012
29           Tuesday GSAS (T, R) Summer Session 1 classes begin
30           Wednesday GSAS (M, W) Summer Session 1 classes begin
Last day to add/drop for Summer Session 1
June 2012
8 Friday GSAS (M, W) make up class
21 Thursday GSAS last day to withdraw or change class to Audit for Summer Session 1
27 Wednesday GSAS (M, W) Final Exam
28 Thursday GSAS (T, R) Final Exam
29 Friday DEADLINE:  Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Spring 2012
July 2012
2 Monday GSAS (M, W) Summer Session 2 classes begin
3 Tuesday GSAS (T, R) Summer Session 2 classes begin
DEADLINE: Registration deadline for new students receiving GSAS Financial Aid for Fall 2012 semester
4 Wednesday UNIVERSITY CLOSED – Independence Day
26 Thursday DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for August 2012 degree
GSAS last day to withdraw or change class to Audit for Summer Session 2
August 2012
2 Thursday GSAS (T, R) Final Exam
6 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to schedule presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean or master’s thesis to GSAS for August 2012 degree
GSAS (M, W) Final Exam
15 Wednesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request for August 2012 degree
20 Monday DEADLINE: Last day for presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean or master’s thesis to GSAS  for August 2012 degree
Graduate Assistants start their assignments
20-21 Monday -
Tuesday
New Student Orientation 2012-2013
29 Wednesday Classes begin
September 2012
3 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Labor Day
5 Wednesday Classes will follow a Monday schedule
9 Sunday Mass of the Holy Spirit
11 Tuesday Last day to add/drop a class
12 Wednesday DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Summer Session 2012
October 2012
8 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Columbus Day
15 Monday DEADLINE: Spring 2013 admission applications (MA/MS without merit based financial aid)
November 2012
6 Tuesday UNIVERSITY CLOSED – Election Day
15 Thursday DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the student’s department
21-25 Wednesday
- Sunday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday
26 Monday Classes resume
30 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to submit Summer 2013 Fellowship applications to the student’s department (specific to program, please check with your program director)
DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during Spring 2012 and Summer 2012
December 2012
3 Monday DEADLINE: Fall 2013 International student application submission date (Ph.D., except Psychology, MA/MS with merit based financial aid consideration)
5 Wednesday DEADLINE: Fall 2013 Psychology admission applications (Psychology applications are considered for this deadline only)
DEADLINE: Fall 2012 Clinical Psychology Ph.D. and Applied Developmental Psychology admission applications
7 Friday DEADLINE: Spring 2013 registration deadline for all GSAS students
10 Monday GSAS last day to withdraw from a course, change class to Audit status, and request an incomplete (PI or FI) grade
19 Wednesday Last day of GSAS classes
21 Friday Graduate Assistant Fall assignments end
24-31 Monday - 
Monday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Christmas/New Year’s Holiday
31 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request to graduate for February 2013 degree
January 2013
1 Tuesday UNIVERSITY CLOSED -  New Year’s Day
2 Wednesday University Reopens - Graduate Assistant Spring assignments begin
3 Thursday DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for February 2013 degree
9 Wednesday DEADLINE:  Fall 2013 admission applications:
              •  All Ph.D. with or without merit based financial aid consideration
                  (except Clinical Psychology and Applied Developmental Psychology)
              •  MA/MS with merit based financial aid consideration
DEADLINE: Fall 2013 Psychometrics Ph.D. admission applications
11 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to schedule presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean or master’s thesis to GSAS for February 2013 degree
DEADLINE: Continuing students submit applications for continuing financial aid. Application can be accessed via the Fordham portal at my.fordham.edu.
DEADLINE: Deadline for 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.
14 Monday Classes begin
21 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
22 Tuesday DEADLINE: Last day for presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean  or master’s thesis to GSAS for  February 2013 degree
25 Friday Last day to add/drop a class
28 Monday DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Fall 2012
February 2013
5 Tuesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request to graduate for May 2013 degree
18 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - President’s Day
19 Tuesday Classes resume
Classes will follow a Monday schedule
March 2013
11-17 Monday - 
Friday
Spring recess - No classes, University open
Graduate Assistant assignments continue
18 Monday Classes resume
19 Tuesday DEADLINE: Last day to submit 2013 Summer Fellowship applications to the student’s department/program (specific to program, please check with your program director)
27 Wednesday DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the student’s department
28-31 Thursday - 
Sunday
UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Easter Recess
April 2013
1 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Easter Recess
2 Tuesday Classes resume
5 Friday DEADLINE: Public notification of Oral Examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for May 2013 degree
10 Wednesday DEADLINE: Summer 2013 admission applications:
                •  MA/MS without financial aid consideration
DEADLINE: Fall 2013 admission applications:
                •  MA/MS and Certificates without financial aid consideration 
                   (Ph.D. must apply Jan 9)
                •  Early Admission Program (Fordham Juniors Only) 
11 Thursday GSAS Admission Applications:  rolling admissions after April 10, 2013:
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
MA in Humanitarian Action
MA in Public Communications
Advanced Certificate in:
                •  Biomedical Informatics
                •  Conservation in Biology
                •  Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis
                •  Financial Econometrics & Data Analysis
                •  Health Care Ethics 
15 Monday DEADLINE: Fall 2013 admitted and current students (offered financial aid) mustrespond to GSAS offer
Summer and Fall 2013 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 31 credits & above
16 Tuesday Summer and Fall 2013 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 0 - 30 credits
17 Wednesday Summer and Fall 2013 Registration begins for MA and MS students who have earned 21 credits and above
18 Thursday Summer and Fall 2013 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 6 - 20 credits
19 Friday DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during the Fall 2012 semester
DEADLINE: Last day to schedule presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean or master’s thesis to GSAS  for May 2013 degree
Summer and Fall 2013 Registration begins for Ph.D. students who have earned 0 - 5 credits
20 Saturday Summer and Fall 2013 Registration open for all continuing students
26 Friday DEADLINE: Fall 2013 Registration deadline for continuing students receiving tuition scholarships
May 2013
1 Wednesday DEADLINE: Fall 2013 admitted students (not receiving financial aid) must respond to GSAS offer
3 Friday DEADLINE: Last day for presentation of dissertation to GSAS Dean or master’s thesis to GSAS for May 2013 degree. 
DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from a course or change course to Audit status and request an incomplete (PI or FI) grade for Spring 2013
6 Monday DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research papers, comprehensive results, etc.) for May 2013 Master’s degree
8 Wednesday Classes will follow a Monday schedule
10 Friday Last day of classes/final exams
17 Friday Graduate Assistant Spring assignments end
Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2013 in the Rose Hill Gymnasium, 6:00 p.m.
18 Saturday University Commencement and GSAS Diploma Ceremony, Rose Hill
27 Monday UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Memorial Day


Last updated: April 19, 2013

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