Key Dates from the Academic Calendar


2014-2015 GRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2014?31 May 2015

Please see the Graduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

Note: The actual class attendance dates and the holiday schedule listed may vary as required by academic program and campus location. Some classes do meet on University holidays. Students should check with their local campus for specific calendar information. The calendar is subject to change should circumstances warrant.

For programs in:

College of Arts & Sciences MA, MS
School of Communications MA, MS
Walker School of Business & Technology DMgt, MA, MBA, MHA, MPA, MS

Summer 2014

  • May 26-July 25
  • August 2: Graduation date

Fall 2014

  • August 18: First day of Fall 1 and semester classes
  • October 17: Last day of Fall 1 classes
  • October 18: Fall 1 graduation date
  • October 20: First day of Fall 2 classes
  • December 19: Last day of Fall 2 and semester classes
  • December 20: Fall 2 graduation date

Spring 2015

  • January 5: First day of Spring 1 and semester classes
  • March 6: Last day of Spring 1 classes
  • March 7: Spring 1 graduation date
  • March 16: First day of Spring 2 classes
  • May 9: Commencement
  • May 15: Last day of Spring 2 and semester classes
  • May 16: Spring 2 graduation date

If you are enrolled in weekend classes or specialized graduate programs (e.g., nurse anesthesia), please check with your local campus director for starting dates.


 

For programs in:

College of Arts & Sciences MSN
Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts MFA, MM
School of Education EdS, MA, MAT, MET

Summer 2014

  • June 2 – July 25
  • August 2: Graduation date

Fall 2014

  • August 25: First day of Fall 1 and semester classes
  • October 17: Last day of Fall 1 classes
  • October 20-24: Fall Break – no classes
  • October 27: First day of Fall 2 classes
  • December 19: Last day of Fall 2 and semester classes
  • December 20: Graduation date

Spring 2015

  • January 12: First day of Spring 1 and semester classes
  • January 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • March 6: Last day of Spring 1 classes
  • March 9-13: Spring Break – no classes
  • March 16: First day of Spring 2 classes
  • May 8: Last day of Spring 2 and semester classes
  • May 9: Commencement

 

Holiday Schedule

  • May 26, 2014: Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2014: Independence Day observance
  • September 1, 2014: Labor Day
  • November 11, 2014: Veterans Day*
  • November 27, 2014: Thanksgiving Day
  • November 28, 2014: Thanksgiving Friday
  • January 19, 2015: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

*At U.S. extended military campuses only; not in St. Louis area or international campuses.

For more detailed information, including drop and withdrawal deadlines, as well as calendars for international campuses, consult the full Academic Calendar.