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Deadlines for Graduate Degree & Certificate Students
The Registrar maintains the official Academic Calendars, however, the Department of Educational Technology maintains an informal calendar specifically for our graduate students. That calendar is provided below for your convenience; however, be aware that dates may change, so check back periodically and watch for announcements from BlackBoard Portal!

IMPORTANT 2019/2020 DATES/DEADLINES – Mark your Calendars!

June 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
June 1 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2019. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.edu
June 2 All Opening date to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2019.
June 3 All Drop fee begins for 10-week summer session
June 6 All Summer financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
June 6 All Last day to add class for 10-week summer session
June 6 All Last day to drop classes for 1st 7-week summer session w/ NO refund and a “W”
June 15 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2019.
June 24 MET Last day to add thesis proposal or graduate independent study for Summer term 2019
June 30 All Classes start for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
July 3 All Last day to register or waitlist w/o permission number for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 5 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 2nd 7-week summer session
July 5 Ed.D. Last day to submit advisor-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in August 2019.
July 6 All Drop fee begins for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 18 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
July 25 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Fall term
July 31 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
August 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Aug. 9 Ed.D. Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2019.
Aug. 16 MET Last day to register for Fall 2019 Portfolio course
Aug. 20 All Grade reports due for summer sessions
Aug. 26 All Course instruction begins for Fall 2019 term
Aug. 30 All Last day faculty may submit drops for non-attendance during the first week of the semester to the Registrar’s office
Aug. 30 All Last date to register or waitlist w/o a permission number
Aug. 30 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2019. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.edu
Aug. 31 All Opening date to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2019.
September 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Sep. 9 All Fall financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits registered for on this date.
Sep. 9 All Last day to drop classes for Fall term 2019 w/ refund and No “W”
Sep. 9 All Last day to register for classes for Fall 2019
Sep. 9 All Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, project or portfolio credit.
October 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Oct. 1 All Recommended last day to submit the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)/FAFSA Renewal for Spring 2020 financial aid in order to have financial aid available to pay spring semester fees.
Oct. 2 All Last day to add directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
Oct. 25 EdD Recommended last day for final oral dissertation or thesis defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2019.
November 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Nov. 1 All Last date to drop or completely withdraw with a “W” and no refund.
Nov. 4 All Registration opens for Spring 2020 classes.
Nov. 8 Ed.D. Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in December 2018.
Nov. 8 Ed.D. Last day for students who received a thesis or dissertation enrollment waiver to submit the final version of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College.
Nov. 19 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy forms to the Graduate College for graduate degrees and/or certificates to be awarded in May 2020.
Nov. 30 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Spring 2020 term
December 2019
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Dec. 13 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2019.
Dec. 13 All Fall term classes end.
Dec. 20 Ed.D. Last day to submit an advisor-approved copy of thesis or dissertation, along with Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for Thesis or Dissertation forms, to the Graduate College to receive a thesis or dissertation enrollment waiver for the subsequent semester.
Dec. 21 All Fall 2019 Commencement
Dec. 24 All Grades due for Fall term 2019
Dec. 30 All Recommended date by which student course schedules for Spring 2020 be finalized for financial aid purposes.
January 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Jan. 10 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for Spring 2020
Jan. 13 All Spring 2020 classes begin
Jan. 17 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2020. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
Jan. 17 All Last date to register or waitlist w/o a permission number
Jan. 17 All Last day faculty may submit drops for non-attendance during the first week of the semester to the Registrar’s Office.
Jan. 18 All Opening date to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2019.
Jan. 19 All Drop fee begins
Jan. 27 All Spring financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
Jan. 27 All Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, or project credit.
Jan. 27 All Last day to drop classes for Spring term 2020 w/ refund and NO “W”
February 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Feb. 2 Ed.D. A completed application is due for priority consideration. Applications received or completed after this date will be reviewed if we are unable to fill the 2020 cohort from the group of applicants who submitted by the deadline.
Feb. 18 All Registration begins for Summer 2020
Feb. 20 Ed.D. Last day to submit independent study application for Spring 2020
Feb. 28 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy forms to the Graduate College for graduate degrees and/or certificates to be awarded in August 2020.
March 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Mar. 13 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2020.
Mar. 15 All Application deadline for students who applied for financial aid for fall 2020 classes.
Mar. 20 Ed.D. Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in May 2020.
Mar. 20 All Last date to drop or completely w/draw with a “W” and no refund
April 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
April 1 Ed.S. Last day to submit EdS applications for Summer term (eligible for any summer courses starting after June 15)
April 1 All Registration begins for Fall 2020
April 8 MET Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy forms to the Graduate College for graduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2020.
May 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
May 3 All Spring 2020 course instruction ends
May 3 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2020.
May 11 All Spring 2020 Commencement
May 12 All Start date of 1st 7-week summer session
May 14 All Grade reports due
May 15 All Last day to add class for 1st 7-week summer session
May 16 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 1st 7-week summer session
May 17 All Drop fee begins for 1st 7-week summer session
May 26 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for 10-week summer session
June 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
June 2 All Start date for 10-week summer session
June 5 All Last date to register or waitlist w/o permission number
June 7 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2020. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoisestate.edu
June 8 All Drop fee begins for 10-week summer session
June 9 All Opening date to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2020.
June 11 All Summer financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
June 11 All Last day to add classes for 10-week summer session
June 12 All Last date to drop or completely withdraw with a “W” and no refund
June 21 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2019.
June 24 MET/

Ed.D

Last day to add directed research, independent study, internship, practicum, or reading and conference.
June 29 All Last day of course instruction, 1st 7-week period
June 30 All Classes start for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
July 3 All Last day to add classes for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 5 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 2nd 7-week summer session
July 5 EdD or MS Last day for students who received a thesis or dissertation enrollment waiver to submit the final version of the thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College.
July 5 Ed.D. or MS Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in August 2020.
July 6 All Drop fee begins for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 18 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
July 31 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
August 2020
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Aug. 1 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Fall term
Aug. 9 Ed.D. Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2020.
Aug. 10 All Course instruction ends, 10-week session
Aug. 17 All Course instruction ends, 2nd 7-week session
Aug. 20 All Grade reports due for summer sessions
Aug. 26 All Course instruction begins
Aug. 30 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2020. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.

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