Key Dates

See below for key dates relevant to the University of Kentucky Graduate School.  For additional key dates from the University of Kentucky Registrar, visit the Academic Calendar at https://www.uky.edu/registrar/content/academic-calendar.  

 

2020 Fall Session Calendar

March 2020

  • March 15 - Sunday -- Deadline for international applications to be submitted to The Graduate School for the 2020 Fall Semester

May 2020

  • May 4-August 14 - Monday through Friday -- Registration for new post-baccalaureate students for the 2020 Fall Semester

July 2020

  • July 24 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2020 Fall Semester

August 2020

  • August 15 - Saturday -- Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2021 Spring Semester
  • August 17 - Monday -- First day of classes

September 2020

  • September 10 - Thursday -- Last day for doctoral candidates for a December degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School

October 2020

  • October 12 - Monday -- Midterm of 2020 Fall Semester

November 2020

  • November 1 - Sunday -- Last day for filing an application for a December 2020 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
  • November 3 - Tuesday -- Presidential Election -- Academic Holiday
  • November 5 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2020 degree can submit a request to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
  • November 19 - Thursday -- Last day candidates for a December 2020 degree can sit for a final examination
  • November 24 - Tuesday -- Last day of classes
  • November 24 - Tuesday -- Last day candidates for December 2020 degree to submit thesis/dissertation (ETD) for formal review by the Graduate School
  • November 25-28 - Wednesday through Saturday -- Thanksgiving -- Academic Holidays
  • November 30 - Monday -- Reading Day -- Classes do NOT meet

December 2020

  • December 1-4 - Tuesday through Friday -- Final Examinations
  • December 4 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a December 2020 degree to have thesis/dissertation (EDT) accepted by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted on November 24
  • December 4 - Friday -- End of 2020 Fall Semester
  • December 7 - Monday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Spring Semester

 

    2021 Spring Session Calendar

    August 2020

    • August 15, 2020 - Saturday -- Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2021 Spring Semester

    December 2020

    • December 7, 2020 - Monday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Spring Semester

    January 2021

    • January 18 - Monday -- Martin Luther King Birthday
    • January 19-22 Tuesday through Friday -- Registration for new program graduate students
    • January 20-22 Wednesday through Friday -- Registration for new post-baccalaureate students
    • January 25 - Monday -- First day of classes

    February 2021

    • February 1 - Monday -- Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2021 Fall Semester
    • February 20 - Saturday -- Last day for doctoral candidates for a May 2021 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School

    March 2021

    • March 22 - Monday -- Midterm of 2021 Spring Semester
    • March 26 – Friday – Academic Holiday

    April 2021

    • April 1 - Thursday -- Last day for filing an application for a May 2021 or August 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
    • April 16 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a May 2021 degree to submit a request to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
    • April 16 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Summer Session
    • April 30 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a May 2021 graduate degree to sit for a final examination

    May 2021

    • May 5 – Wednesday -- Last day of classes
    • May 6-7 – Thursday through Friday – Reading Days – classes do NOT meet.
    • May 7 - Friday -- Last day candidates for May 2021 degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School
    • May 10-13 - Monday through Thursday -- Final Examinations
    • May 14 - Friday -- Last day for candidates for a May 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted May 7
    • May 14 - Friday -- End of 2021 Spring Semester

     

    2021 Summer Session Calendar

    April 2021

    • April 1 - Thursday -- Last day for filing an application for a May 2021 or August 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
    • April 16 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Summer Session

    May 2021

    • May 11 - Tuesday -- First day of classes
    • May 31 - Monday -- Memorial Day -- Academic Holiday

    June 2021

    • June 1 - Tuesday -- Last day for filing an application for an August 2021 undergraduate or graduate degree online in myUK
    • June 2 - Wednesday -- Last day for doctoral candidates for the August 2021 degree to submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam in the Graduate School
    • June 23 - Wednesday -- Midterm of 2021 Summer Session

    July 2021

    • July 5 - Monday -- Independence Day -- Academic Holiday
    • July 22 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August degree to sit for the final examination in the Graduate School
    • July 23 - Friday -- Deadline for applying for admission to the Graduate School for the 2021 Fall Semester
    • July 29 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August degree to submit thesis/dissertation for formal review to the Graduate School

    August 2021

    • August 5 - Thursday -- Last day for candidates for an August 2021 degree to submit final revised thesis/dissertation (EDT) for acceptance by the Graduate School for those students who first submitted July 29
    • August 5 - Thursday -- Final Examinations
    • August 5 - Thursday -- End of 2021 Summer Session