GSAS Academic Calendar

Summer 2016 / Fall 2016 / Spring 2017

May 2016

Tuesday, May 31

GSAS (T, R) Summer Session I classes begin

June 2016

Wednesday, June 1

GSAS (M, W) Summer Session I classes begin

DEADLINE: Last day to add / drop for Summer Session I 

Friday, June 3

GSAS (M, W) make up class

Friday, June 10

DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Spring 2016

Thursday, June 16

DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF) or change class to Audit for Summer Session I

Friday, June 17

DEADLINE: Registration deadline for new students and all continuing students for Fall 2016

Wednesday, June 29

GSAS (M, W) Final Exam for Summer Session I

Thursday, June 30

GSAS (T, R) Final Exam for Summer Session I

July 2016

Monday, July 4

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Independence Day

Tuesday, July 5

GSAS (T, R) Summer Session II begin

Wednesday, July 6

GSAS (M. W) Summer Session II classes begin

DEADLINE: Last day to add/drop for Summer Session II 

Friday, July 8

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule Friday Closing in effect - Friday, July 8 to Friday, August 12

Monday, July 14

DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for August 2016 degree

Friday, July 15

GSAS (M,W) make-up class for Summer Session II (Please contact summer session office for details)

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule in effect 

Thursday, July 21

DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from a course (without incurring a WF) or change class to Audit for Summer Session II

Friday, July 22

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule in effect

Wednesday, July 27

DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during Spring 2016

Friday, July 29

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule in effect

August 2016

Wednesday, August 3

GSAS (M, W) Final Exam for Summer Session II

Thursday, August 4

GSAS (T, R) Final Exam for Summer Session II

Saturday, August 5

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule in effect

Monday, August 8

First day of Economics Math Camp ECON 5700 (contact department for details)

Friday, August 12

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Summer Schedule in effect

First day of Cybersecurity CISC 5009 (contact department for details) 

Monday, August 15

DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request via my.fordham.edu to graduate for August 2016 degree
DEADLINE: Last day for upload dissertation/thesis to ProQuest, and submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's paperwork and Master's thesis survey to Dean for August 2016 degree

Tuesday, August 16

DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research papers, comprehensive results, ect.) for August 2016 Master's degree

Monday, August 22

Graduate Assistantships Fall 2016 assignments begin

Friday, August 26

GSAS New Student Orientation 2016 - 2017

Wednesday, August 31

Fall 2016 classes begin

September 2016

Saturday, September 3

First day of Cybersecurity Cohort I

Monday, September 5

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Labor Day

Wednesday, September 7

Classes follow a Monday schedule

Thursday, September 8

DEADLINE: Last day to add/drop a class for fall 2016

Saturday, September 10

First day of Cybersecurity Cohort II 

Sunday, September 11

Mass of the Holy Spirit
Rose Hill Campus
University Church
5 p.m.

Friday, September 16

DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Summer Session 2016

October

Wednesday, October 5

DEADLINE: Spring 2017 admission applications due:

  • MA/MS/MFA and Graduate Certificate without GSAS Financial Aid
  • Early Admissions (Fordham Juniors Only) 

Friday, October 7

DEADLINE: Fall Research Support Grants are due

Monday, October 10

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Columbus Day

TBD

DEADLINE: Summer 2017 Fellowship applications due. (This deadline does not apply to all programs. Please speak to the Program Director)
DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due. (This deadline does not apply to all programs. Please speak to the Program Director)

Thursday, October 27

DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during Summer 2016.

November 2016

Tuesday, November 8

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Election Day.

Monday, November 14

Spring 2017 Registration begins for PhD students who have earned 31 credits and above

Tuesday, November 15

Spring 2017 Registration begins for PhD students who have earned 0 - 30 credits

Wednesday, November 16

Spring 2017 Registration begins for MA, MS, and MFA students who have earned 21 credits and above.

Thursday, November 17

Spring 2017 Registration begins for MA, MS, and MFA students who have earned 6 - 20 credits.

Friday, November 18

Spring 2017 Registration begins for MA, MS, and MFA students who have earned 0 - 5 credits.

Sunday, November 20

Last day of Cybersecurity Cohort I for fall 2016

Monday, November 21

Spring 2017 Registration open for all GSAS students

Wednesday, November 23 - Sunday, November 27

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, November 28

Classes resume

Wednesday, November 30

DEADLINE: Fall 2017 Clinical Psychology PhD and Applied Developmental Psychology PhD admission applications

December 2016

Thursday, December 1

RECOMMENDED DEADLINE: Fall 2017 International students application submission date (PhD and MA/MS/MFA with GSAS financial aid consideration).

Friday, December 2

DEADLINE: Spring 2017 Registration Deadline for all GSAS students

Tuesday, December 6

RECOMMENDED DEADLINE: Fall 2017 International students application submission date (PhD and MA/MS/MFA with GSAS financial aid consideration).

Wednesday, December 7

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 2016 course 

Thursday, December 15

Last day of Thursday classes/final exams for the fall semester

Friday, December 16

Last day of Friday classes/final exams for the fall semester

Graduate Assistant Fall 2016 assignments end 

Sunday, December 18

Last day of Cybersecurity Cohort II for fall 2016

Monday, December 19

Last day of Monday classes/final exams for the fall semester.

Tuesday, December 20

Last day of Tuesday classes/final exams for the fall semester

Wednesday, December 21

Last day of Wednesday classes/final exams for the fall semester

Friday, December 23 - Sunday, December 31 

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Christmas/New Year's Day Holiday

Saturday, December 31

DEADLINE:  Last day to submit online request via my.fordham.edu to graduate for February 2017 degree

January 2017

Sunday, January 1 - Monday, January 2

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - New Year's Day Holiday

Tuesday, January 3

University reopens - Graduate Assistant Spring 2017 assignment begins

Wednesday, January 4

DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for February 2017 degree
DEADLINE: Fall 2017 admissions applications:

  • All Ph.D. with or without GSAS financial aid consideration (except Clinical Psychology and Applied Developmental Psychology)
  • M.A./M.S. with GSAS financial aid consideration  

 

Friday, January 6

First day of Cybersecurity CISC 5009 (contact department for details)

Monday, January 16

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 17

Spring 2017 Classes begin

Wednesday, January 18

DEADLINE: Last day to submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's paperwork and Master's thesis survey to the Dean for February 2017 Master's degree.

Thursday, January 19

DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research papers, comprehensive results, etc.) for February 2017 Master's degree.

Friday, January 20

DEADLINE: Continuing students submit applications for continuing GSAS 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 (Senior Teaching Fellowships, Alumni Dissertation Fellowships, and Research Fellowships). See Distinguished Fellowships for application details

Tuesday, January 24

DEADLINE: Last day to add/drop a class for spring 2017

Saturday, January 28

First day of class for Cybersecurity Cohort II

February 2017

Friday, February 3

DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS and NGR grades for Fall 2016

DEADLINE: Summer 2017 Fellowship applications due. See Distinguished Fellowships for application details.

DEADLINE:  Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due.

Saturday, February 4

First day of class for Cybersecurity Cohort I

Monday, February 20

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - President's Day

Tuesday, February 21

Classes will follow a Monday schedule

March 2017

Sunday, March 5

DEADLINE: Last day to submit online request via my.fordham.edu to graduate for May 2017

Monday, March 13 - Sunday, March 19

Spring recess - No classes, University is open. Graduate Assistant assignments continue.

Friday, March 31

DEADLINE: Public notification of Oral Examination of Doctoral Dissertation to GSAS for May 2017 degree

April 2017

Monday, April 3

FALL/SPRING REGISTRATION: Ph.D. students who have earned 31 credits and above

Tuesday, April 4

FALL/SPRING REGISTRATION: Ph.D. students who have earned 0-30 credits

Wednesday, April 5

FALL/SPRING REGISTRATION:

  • M.A., M.S., and M.F.A. students who have earned 21 credits and above.

DEADLINE: Summer 2017 admissions application:

  • MA/MS without GSAS financial aid consideration 

DEADLINE: Fall 2017 admissions applications:

  • MA/MS and Certificates without GSAS financial aid consideration (Ph.D. must apply January 4)
  • Early Admissions Program (Fordham Juniors only

Thursday, April 6

FALL/SPRING REGISTRATION: M.A., M.S., and M.F.A. students who have earned 6-20 credits

Thursday, April 6

GSAS Admission Applications: Rolling admissions after April 7, 2017

  • M.S. in Applied Psychological Methods
  • M.A. in Classics 
  • M.S. in Computer Science
  • M.S. in Cybersecurity
  • M.S. in Data Analytics
  • M.A. in Elections and Campaign Management
  • M.A. in Ethics and Society (does not include early admissions applications)
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A. in International Humanitarian Action
  • M.A. in Urban Studies

 

Advanced Certificate in:

  • Conservation Biology
  • Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis
  • Financial Econometrics and Data Analysis
  • Health Care Ethics
  • International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance 
  • International Diploma in Operational Humanitarian Assistance

Friday, April 7

FALL/SPRING REGISTRATION: M.A., M.S., and M.F.A. students who have earned 0 - 5 credits

DEADLINE: Last day to change PI or FI grades incurred during the Fall 2016 semester

DEADLINE: Deadline for submission of application for Santander International Internships Fellowship

 

Monday, April 10

Registration is open for all continuing students. 

Thursday, April 13 - Monday, April 17

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Easter Recess

Saturday, April 15

DEADLINE: Fall 2017 admitted and current students (offered GSAS financial aid) must respond to GSAS offer

Tuesday, April 18

Classes resume

Friday, April 21

Fall 2017 registration deadline for all GSAS students and Summer 2017 registration deadline for funded students. All other students please refer to the summer school website for registration deadline.

Friday, April 28

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 Spring 2017 course

May 2017

Wednesday, May 3

DEADLINE:  Last day to submit dissertation paperwork and doctoral presentation survey or Master's paperwork and Master's thesis survey to Dean for May 2017 degree. 

Last day of Wednesday classes/final exams for the spring semester 

Thursday, May 4

DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research papers, comprehensive results, etc.) for May 2017 Master's degree.

Sunday, May 7

Last day of class for Cybersecurity Cohort II for spring 2017.

Tuesday, May 9

Last day of Tuesday classes/final exams for the spring semester

Thursday, May 11

Last day of Thursday classes/final exams for the spring semester

Friday, May 12

Last day of Friday classes/final exams for the spring semester

Sunday, May 14

Last day of class for Cybersecurity Cohort I for spring 2017.

Monday, May 15

Last day of Monday classes/final exams for the spring semester

Friday, May 19

Graduate Assistant Spring 2017 assignments end

Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2017 in the Rose Hill Gymnasium, 6:00 p.m. 

Saturday, May 20

University Commencement and GSAS Diploma Ceremony, Rose Hill

Monday, May 29

UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Memorial Day