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://registrar.uky.edu/academic-calendars/university
 
 

Admissions Deadlines

April 15,2022 Deadline for submission of international applications to the Graduate School for the 2022 Fall Semester

July 22,2022

Deadline for submission of domestic applications to the Graduate School for the 2022 Fall Semester
September 15, 2022 Deadline for submission of international applications to the Graduate School for the 2023 Spring Semester
December 09, 2022 Deadline for submission of domestic applications to the Graduate School for the 2023 Spring Semester
April 15, 2023 Deadline for submission of international applications to the Graduate School for the 2023 Fall Semester
April 15, 2023 Deadline for submission of domestic applications to the Graduate School for the 2023 Summer Session
July 21, 2023 Deadline for submission of domestic applications to the Graduate School for the 2023 Fall Semester
 

Registration Deadlines

Aug 22 - Aug 26, 2022 Late registration for returning students and applications cleared for late admission (a $40 late fee is assessed) for the fall 2022 semester
Oct 31 - Nov 22, 2022 Priority registration for the winter 2022 intersession
Oct 31 - Nov 22, 2022 Priority registration for the spring 2023 semester
Nov 28 - Jan 08, 2023 New program student registration for spring 2023
Dec 05 - Jan 08, 2022 New post-baccalaureate student registration for the spring 2023 semester
Jan 09 - Jan 13, 2023 Late registration for returning students and applicants cleared for late admission (a $40 late fee is assessed)
Mar 27 - June 18, 2023 Priority registration for the summer 2023 and fall 2023 semesters
May 15 - May 16, 2023 Late registration for the summer 2023 semester for returning students and applicants cleared for late admission (a $40 late fee is assessed)

 

Add/Drop Deadlines

July 11 - Aug 21, 2022 Add/drop for the fall 2022 semester
Aug 21, 2022 Last day to drop a fall 2022 course or withdraw from all classes for a full refund
Aug 22, 2022 Fall classes begin
Aug 26, 2022 Last day to drop a fall 2022 course or withdraw from all classes for an 80% refund
Aug 26, 2022 Last day to add a class for the fall 2022 semester
Sept 09, 2022 Last day to drop a fall 2022 course without it appearing on the transcript
Sept 09, 2022 Last day to change the grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
Sept 21, 2022 Last day to drop a fall 2022 course or withdraw from all classes for a 50% refund
Nov 02, 2022 Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load for fall 2022. After this date students are only permitted to withdraw for urgent non-academic reasons
Nov 28 - Dec 16, 2022 Add/drop for the winter 2022 intersession
Dec 07, 2022 Last day for Fall classes
Dec 18, 2022 Last day to drop a winter intersession course or withdraw from all classes for a full refund
Dec 19, 2022 Last day to add a winter intersession class
Dec 19, 2022 Last day to drop a winter intersession course or withdraw from all classes for an 80% refund
Jan 02, 2023 Last day to change the grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
Jan 02, 2023 Last day to drop a winter intersession course or withdraw from all classes for a 50% refund
Jan 02, 2023 Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load for the winter intersession. After this date students are only permitted to withdraw for urgent non-academic reasons
Jan 02 - Jan 08, 2023 Add/drop for the spring 2023 semester
Jan 08, 2023 Last day to drop a spring 2023 course or withdraw from all classes for a full refund
Jan 09, 2023 Spring classes begin
Jan 13, 2023 Last day to add a class for the spring 2023 semester
Jan 13, 2023 Last day to drop a spring 2023 course or withdraw from all classes for an 80% refund
Jan 27, 2023 Last day to drop a spring 2023 course without it appearing on the transcript
Jan 27, 2023 Last day to change the grading option (credit to audit or audit to credit)
Feb 08, 2023 Last day to drop a spring 2023 course or withdraw from all classes for a 50% refund
Mar 27, 2023 Last day to fully withdraw or reduce course load for the spring 2023 semester. After this date students are only permitted to withdraw for urgent non-academic reasons
April 26, 2023 Last day of Spring classes
Apr 19 - May 12, 2023 Add/drop for the summer 2023 semester
May 14, 2023 Last day to drop a summer 2023 course or withdraw from all classes for a full refund

 

Graduation Deadlines

September 10, 2022 Last day doctoral candidates for a December 2022 degree can submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in The Graduate School
November 01, 2022 Last day to apply for a December 2022 graduate degree in myUK
November 17, 2022 Last day candidates for a December 2022 degree can submit a request to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
December 01, 2022 Last day candidates for a December 2022 degree can sit for a final examination
December 09, 2022 Last day candidates for a December 2022 degree can submit their thesis/dissertation (ETD) for formal review by the Graduate School
December 16, 2022 Last day candidates for a December 2022 degree can have their thesis/dissertation (EDT) accepted by the Graduate School
December 16, 2022 Commencement for December 2022 graduates
February 20, 2022 Last day doctoral candidates for a May 2023 degree can submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
April 1, 2023 Last day to apply for a May 2023 or August 2023 graduate degree in myUK
April 06, 2023 Last day candidates for a May 2023 degree can submit a request to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
April 20, 2023 Last day candidates for a May 2023 degree can sit for a final examination
April 28, 2023 Last day candidates for a May 2023 degree can submit their thesis/dissertation for formal review to The Graduate School
May 05, 2023 Last day for candidates for a May 2023 degree can have their thesis/dissertation (EDT) accepted by the Graduate School
May 05, 2023 Commencement for May 2023 graduates
June 20, 2023 Last day doctoral candidates for an August 2023 degree can submit a Notification of Intent to schedule a final exam in the Graduate School
July 12, 2023 Last day candidates for an August 2023 graduate degree can submit a request to schedule a final examination in the Graduate School
July 26, 2023 Last day for candidates for an August 2023 degree can sit for the final examination
August 03, 2023 Last day for candidates for an August 2023 degree can submit their thesis/dissertation for formal review to the Graduate School
August 10, 2023 Last day for candidates for an August 2023 degree can have their thesis/dissertation (EDT) accepted by the Graduate School