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Deadlines for Graduate Degree & Certificate Students

The Registrar maintains the official Academic Calendars, however, the Graduate College maintains an informal calendar specifically for graduate students. That calendar is provided below for your convenience; however, be aware that dates may change, so plan ahead!

February 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for..
Feb. 1 Ed.D. Deadline to apply for the Ed.D. program for Summer 17 start. (Application to the Graduate College with requisite uploads and reference information. This should be the last day you request transcripts or test scores to be sent to the Graduate College.)
Feb. 7 Ed.D. Deadline for all application materials to be received by the graduate college for the Ed.D. program – summer 17 start. (The Graduate College must have received and entered information for all official transcripts and test scores. Any official materials received or entered after this date will not be considered and the application will be considered incomplete.)
Feb. 15 All FAFSA deadline for fall 2017
Feb. 17 All Last day to add graduate independent study for Spring term
Feb. 17 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2017.
Feb. 21 All Registration for summer term 2017 begins
March 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Mar. 3 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
Mar. 10 All FAFSA deadline for Summer 17
Mar. 17 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 2017.
Mar. 17 All Last date to drop a class with NO refund and a grade of W.
Mar. 24 All Registration begins for Fall term 2017.
April 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for..
Apr. 17 Ed.S. Last day to submit EdS applications for Summer Term
Apr. 28 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2017.
Apr. 28 All Spring 2017 classes end
May 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for..
May 4 All. Fees due for the 1st 7-week session
May 6 All . Spring Commencement
May 8 All Classes begin for 1st 7-week summer session
May 9 All Grades due for Spring 2017 classes
May 10 All Last day to add a class for 1st 7-week summer session
May 11 All Last day to drop classes for 1st 7-week session w/ refund and NO “W”
May 12 All Drop fee begins for 1st 7-week summer session
May 25 All Fees due for 10-week summer session
May 26 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for Summer 2017
May 30 All Classes begin for 10-week summer session
June 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for..
June 1 All. Last day to add a class for 10-week summer session
June 2 All . Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2017. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
June 4 All Drop fee begins for 10-week summer session
June 7 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week summer session w/ NO refund and a “W”
June 22 All Fees due for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 25 All Last day of classes for 1st 7-week summer session
June 26 All Classes begin for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 26 All Last day to add graduate independent study for summer session
June 27 All Grades due for 1st 7-week summer session
June 28 All Last day to add a class for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 29 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ refund and NO “W”
June 30 All Drop fee begins for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 30 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
July 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for..
July 14 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
July 26 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
August 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Aug. XXX Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Fall term?
Aug. 15 All Grades due for summer 2017 classes
Aug. 18 All Last day to register for Portfolio for Fall 2017
Aug. 21 All Classes begin for Fall 2017 term
Aug. 25 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in December 2017. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
Aug. 27 All Drop fee begins for Fall term
September 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Sept. 1 All. Last day to drop classes for Fall term 2017 w/ refund and NO “W”
Sept. 29 All Last day to add graduate independent study for Fall 2017
October 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Oct. 1 All The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning today.
Oct. 1 All Recommended last day to submit 2017-2018 FAFSA/FAFSA renewal for Spring 2018 financial aid (if you have not already done so) in order to have aid available to pay spring semester fees.
Oct. 6 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
Oct. 13 All Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
Oct. 30 All Registration opens for Spring 2018 classes.
November 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Nov. 3 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 2017.
December 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Dec. 8 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
Dec. 8 All Fall term classes end.
Dec. 8 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Spring 2018 term
Dec. 16 All Fall 2017 Commencement
Dec. 19 All Grades due for Fall term 2017
January 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Jan. 5 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for Spring 2018
Jan. 8 All Spring 2018 classes begin
Jan. 12 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2018. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
February 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Feb. 7 Ed.D. Deadline to apply for the Ed.D. program for Summer 18 start. (Application to the Graduate College with requisite uploads and reference information. This should be the last day you request transcripts or test scores to be sent to the Graduate College.)
Feb. 14 Ed.D. Deadline for all application materials to be received by the graduate college for the Ed.D. program – summer 18 start. (The Graduate College must have received and entered information for all official transcripts and test scores. Any official materials received or entered after this date will not be considered and the application will be considered incomplete.)
Feb. 16 All Last day to add graduate independent study for Spring term
Feb. 16 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
Feb. 20 All Registration begins for Summer 2018
March 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Mar. Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
Mar. 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 2018.
Mar. All
April 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
April 16 Ed.S. Last day to submit EdS applications for Summer Term
April 27 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
April 27 All Spring 2018 classes end.
May 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
May 5 All Spring 2018 Commencement
May 7 All Start date of 1st 7-week summer session
May 9 All Last day to add class for 1st 7-week summer session
May 10 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 1st 7-week summer session
May 11 All Drop fee begins for 1st 7-week summer session
May 29 All Start date for 10-week summer session
May 31 All Last day to add class for 10-week summer session
June 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
June 1 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2018. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
June 3 All Drop fee begins for 10-week summer session
June 6 All Last day to drop classes for 10-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 2018.
June 25 MET Last day to add graduate independent study for Summer term 2018
June 25 All Classes start for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 27 All Last day to add classes for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 28 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 2nd 7-week summer session
June 29 All Drop fee begins for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
July 6 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 August 2018.
July 13 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
July 25 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
August 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Aug. 3 Ed.D. Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
Aug. 14 All Grade reports due for summer sessions

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