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Dates, Deadlines and Procedures

 

 

Fall 2020

Date

Event

April 13

Class level registration for continuing ISU students begins for Fall 2020

August 17

Fall classes begin

August 21

Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses

August 28

Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses

August 28

Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Office of the Registrar to declare Idaho residency

September 7

Labor Day holiday (no classes)

September 8

Last day to file application for December 2020 graduation

September 18

Last day to WITHDRAW from early 8-week courses

September 28

Early 8-week final grading/Full term midterm grading opens

October 5-9

Mid-term week

October 12

Late 8-week courses begin

October 13

Early 8-week final grading/Full term midterm grading closes at 5:00 pm

October 16

Last day to add/drop late 8-week courses

October 23

Last day to WITHDRAW from full semester courses

October 26*

Spring 2021 Class Schedule viewable online

November 2

Spring 2021 Class level registration for continuing ISU students begins

November 13

Last day to WITHDRAW from late 8-week courses

November 23-24

Classes will be held

November 25-27th

Fall recess (no classes -- Thanksgiving Break)

November 30- December 4

FINAL Examinations - all online

November 30

Late 8-week and full semester final grading opens

December 4

Fall classes end

December 7*

Summer 2021 Class Schedule viewable online`

December 12

Commencement (Aug and Dec 2020 graduates)

December 15

Late 8-week/full semester final grading closes at 5:00 pm

Spring 2021 

Date

Event

November 2

Spring 2021 Class level registration for continuing ISU students begins

January 11

Spring classes begin

January 15

Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses

January 18

MLK Day/Idaho Human Rights Day (no classes)

January 19*

Last day to file application for May graduation

January 25

Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses

January 25

Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Office of the Registrar to declare Idaho residency

February 8

Summer 2021 registration for continuing ISU students begins for all class levels

February 12

Last day to WITHDRAW from early 8-week courses

February 15

Presidents' Day holiday (no classes)

February 22

Early 8-week final/Full term midterm grading opens

March 1-5

Mid-term week

March 8

Late 8-week courses begin

March 9

Early 8-week grading/Full term midterm closes at 5:00 pm

March 12

Last day to add/drop late 8-week courses

March 19

Last day to WITHDRAW from full semester courses

March 22*

Fall 2021 Class Schedule viewable online

March 22-26

Spring Break (no classes)

March 29

Last day to file application for August graduation

April 5

Fall 2021 Class level registration for continuing ISU students begins

April 9

Last day to WITHDRAW from late 8-week courses

April 26

Late 8-week and full semester final grading opens

May 3-7

FINAL Examinations

May 7

Spring Classes End

May 8

Commencement (May & August 2021 graduates)

May 11

Late 8-week/full semester final grading closes at 5:00 pm

Summer 2021

Date

Event

February 8

Summer 2021 Registration Begins

May 17

Early-4, Early-6, Early-8 and full term courses begin

May 21

Last day to add/drop Early-4, Early-6, Early-8 courses

May 28

Last day to add/drop Full term courses 

May 28

Last day to WITHDRAW from Early-4 courses

May 31

Memorial Day (No classes)

June 1

Early-4 final grading opens

June 4

Last day to WITHDRAW from Early-6 courses

June 11

Last day to WITHDRAW from Early-8 courses

June 14

Middle-4 and Late-8 courses begin

June 14

Early-6 final grading opens

June 15

Early-4 final grading closes at 4:30 pm

June 18

Last day to add/drop Middle-4 and Late-8 courses

June 25

Last day to WITHDRAW from Middle-4 and Full term courses

June 28

Late-6 courses begin

June 28

Early-8 and Middle-4 final grading opens

July 2

Last day to add/drop Late-6 courses

July 4

Independence Day (Sunday)

July 5

Independence Day OBSERVED (Monday - No Classes)

July 9

Last day to WITHDRAW from Late-8 courses

July 12

Late-4 courses begin

July 13

Early-8 and Middle-4 final grading closes at 4:30 pm

July 16

Last day to add/drop Late-4 courses

July 16

Last day to WITHDRAW from Late-6 courses

July 23

Last day to WITHDRAW from Late-4 courses

July 26

Full term, Late-8, Late-6 and Late-4 final grading opens

August 6

Summer Classes End

August 10

Full term/Late-8/Late-6/Late-4 final grading closes at 4:30 pm

Dates are subject to change.

 

 

Procedure

Under Direction of:

Date

Selection of an Advisor

Department Chair

Varies by program.

Selection of a Committee

Advisor

Varies by program.

Request for Transfer Credit

Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School

Within 1st year of program enrollment, prior to submission of program of study

Preliminary Examinations

Department Chair or Advisor

Not required by some programs.

Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy

Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School

No later than 8/3/18 (Fall); 12/14/18 (Spring); 5/3/19 (Summer). Classified status required.

Comprehensive Examinations

Advisor or Department Chair

Varies by program.

Application for Graduation

Graduate School

No later than 9/4/18 (Fall); 1/18/19 (Spring): 5/24/19 (Summer)

Thesis or Dissertation Final Draft to Committee

Student and Advisor

No later than 2 weeks prior to oral defense.

Thesis or Dissertation Defense/Oral Examination (Non-Thesis)

Advisor, Committee, and Dean of Graduate School

No later than 11/17/18 (Fall); 4/12/19 (Spring); 07/12/19 (Summer)

Payment of Application Fee for Graduation/Diploma

Office of Registration/Records

No later than 12/4/18 (Fall); 5/3/19 (Spring); 8/6/19 (Summer)

Submission of Final Thesis/Dissertation

Dean of Graduate School

Within 2 weeks following oral examination for thesis/dissertation copies.

 

Dates are subject to change.

 

*All workshops are available on our eSources page as videos with supplemental materials. Please note that all content is subject to change. 

Dates

Events

September 1st, 2020 Anatomy of a Scientific Paper - Mini Lecture
September 8th, 2020 Donuts with the Dean - Virtual
September 29th, 2020 APA 7th Edition - Mini Lecture
October 5th, 2020 Networking Workshop
October 13th, 2020 Donuts with the Dean - Virtual
October 26th, 2020   "Everybody's Privileged" Workshop
November 2nd, 2020 Networking Workshop
November 10th, 2020 Donuts with the Dean - Virtual
January 12th, 2020 Donuts with the Dean - Virtual
January 25th, 2020 Resume Writing workshop
February 1st, 2020 Nothing Personal Workshop
February 22nd, 2020 Graduate Lecture Series - Fair Use in Teaching

Contact

gradschool@isu.edu

1-208-282-2150

Idaho State University

921 S. 8th Ave, Mail Stop 8075

Pocatello, ID 83209-8075

 

Graduate School Contact list for Virtual Meetings

Virtual Office Information link