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GSBS Academic Calendar 2011-2012

  FALL 2011 SPRING 2012 SUMMER 2012


Note: All application materials must be submitted for consideration.      
Application deadline for all programs EXCEPT Master of Science in Medical Sciences, Biotechnology, Clinical Research Management,  and Forensic Genetics  Feb 1
 N/A  Feb 1 2012

Application deadline for Master of Science programs in Medical Sciences, Biotechnology, Clinical Research Management and Forensic Genetics

 N/A  N/A  Mar 15
International New Student Orientation (mandatory)    Aug 16  N/A  May 23
New Student Orientation (mandatory for all students, including international  Aug 17-19  N/A  May 24-25
Regular Registration  July 18-31  Nov 21-Dec 4  Apr 16-29
Late Registration  Aug 1-5  Dec 5-11 Apr 30-May 6
New Student registration  Aug 19  Jan 6  May 25
 Important Class Days      
First day of class  Aug 22  Jan 9  May 29
Census date  Sep 7  Jan 25  Jun 13
Last day of class  Dec 9  May 4  Aug 3
Grades due by 5:00 p.m.  Dec 14  May 9  Aug 8
Schedule Changes      
Last day to Add/Drop (Schedule Revision). This is the last day to add a course to an existing schedule.  Aug 26  Jan 13  June 1
Last day to Drop a course without the course appearing on the student's transcript. If enrollment is maintained in at least one other course, the student will receive a refund of eligible tuition/fees. If all enrollment is dropped, refer to the withdrawal refund schedule.  Sep 7  Jan 25  June 13
Last day to Drop a course or Withdraw from UNTHSC with an automatic "W." After this date, a grade of "WF" may be recorded.  Sep 30 Feb 17 June 22
Beginning this date, instructors may drop a student with a grade of "WF" for non-attendance.  Oct 3  Feb 20  June 25
Last day to drop a course with consent of the instructor or withdraw from UNTHSC. Process must be completed by 5:00 p.m. in the Office of the Registrar.  Dec 2  Apr 27  July 23
 Tuition/Fee Payments and Courses Refunds      
Last day to pay tuition and fees.
(Payment for any additional fees resulting from Schedule Revision or Add/Drops is due by the end of the Add/Drop period.)
 Aug 21  Jan 8  May 28
Beginning this date, students who registered during the regular registration period will be dropped from courses for non-payment of tuition and fees.  Aug 22  Jan 9  May 30
All students with a balance due and not paying by installment  will be dropped for non-payment of tuition and fees.  Sep 7  Jan 25  June 13

Last day for refund for partial drop. (Note: If all courses for the term are dropped, see Complete Withdrawal Refunds.)

 Sep 7  Jan 25  June 13

REFUND SCHEDULE (Complete Withdrawal)


Last day to withdraw for a 100% refund

 Aug 21  Jan 8  May 28

Last day to withdraw for a 80% refund

 Aug 26  Jan 13  May 31

Last day to withdraw for a 70% refund

 Sep 2  Jan 20 N/A

Last day to withdraw for a 50% refund

 Sep 9  Jan 27  June 5

Last day to withdraw for a 25% refund

 Sep 16  Feb 3 N/A

Last day to file Declaration of Intent to Graduate

 Aug 5  Dec 9  May 4

Last day to complete and submit all graduation requirements

 Dec 2  April 27  Jul 20


 May 19, 2012  May 19, 2012 TBD

Holidays and Special Events
(Please note that classes will not be held on days with an asterisk (*) due to holidays and/or special events. However, laboratory-based students are required to maintain laboratory duties as necessary.)

 Labor Day *  Sep 5    
 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Seminar  TBA    
 Thanksgiving *  Nov 24-25    
 Winter Break *  Dec 22-30    
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day *   Jan 16  
 Research Appreciation Day *    TBA  
 Neurobiology of Aging Symposium    TBA  
 GSBS Awards Banquet    May 4  
 Commencement    May 19, 2012  
 Memorial Day *     May 28
 Independence Day*     Jul 4

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