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					                                          Fordham University
                                  Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
                                          Academic Calendar
                                       FALL 2010/SPRING 2011
July 2010
6       Tuesday                Registration Deadline for new students receiving Graduate Assistantships and Tuition
                               Scholarships

28        Thursday             DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination on Doctoral dissertation to the GSAS for
                               August 31 degree

August
21     Friday                  DEADLINE: Last day for presentation of dissertation or master’s thesis to the GSAS Dean for
                               August 31 degree

23-24     Monday-Tuesday       New Student Orientation, Graduate Assistants start their assignments

September
1     Wednesday                Classes begin.
                               DEADLINE: Last day to remove ABS, INC and NGR Grades incurred during Summer Session
                               2009

6         Monday               Labor Day University Closed

8         Wednesday            Classes follow a Monday schedule

15        Wednesday            Last day for late registration and to add/drop a class

October
11      Monday                 UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Columbus Day

12        Tuesday              Classes resume.

13        Wednesday            DEADLINE: Spring 2011 admission applications

November
15    Monday                   DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the
                               student’s department

24-28     Wednesday - Sunday   UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday

29        Monday               Classes resume.

December
1       Wednesday              DEADLINE: Last day to submit Summer 2011 Fellowship applications to the student’s
                               department (specific to program, please check with your program director)

3           Friday             DEADLINE: Last day to change incomplete grades, PI or FI, incurred during Spring 2010 and
                               Summer 2010

8           Wednesday          DEADLINE: Fall 2011 Psychology admission applications
                               (Psychology applications are considered for this deadline only.)

10          Friday             Last day to withdraw from a course or change course to audit status
                               DEADLINE: Fall 2010 admitted students need to complete their incomplete applications if
                               applicable

22          Wednesday          Last day of GSAS classes. GA fall assignments end.


Dec 24-     Friday-Sunday      UNIVERSITY CLOSED- Christmas/New Year’s Holiday
Jan. 2

January 2011
3      Monday                  University Reopens, GA Spring Assignments begin
                               DEADLINE: Public notification of oral examination on doctoral dissertation to the GSAS for
                               February 1, 2011 degree
5         Wednesday            DEADLINE: Fall 2011 admission applications:
                                •   All Ph.D. with/without financial aid consideration (except Psychology)
                               MA/MS with financial aid consideration

7         Friday               DEADLINE: Last day to schedule presentation of dissertation or master’s thesis to the GSAS for
                               February 2011 degree
14      Friday              DEADLINE: Continuing students submit applications for continuing financial aid to their
                            departments, including applications for advanced student Distinguished Fellowships (Senior
                            Teaching Fellowship, Alumni Dissertation Fellowship and Research Fellowship)

17      Monday              UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Martin Luther King Day

18      Tuesday             Classes begin

21      Friday              DEADLINE: Degree candidates submit dissertation or master’s thesis to GSAS for a February 1,
                            2011 degree
                            DEADLINE: Submit Candidate Degree Card for February 2011 degree

28      Friday              Last day to add/drop a class
                            DEADLINE: Last day for removal of ABS, INC and NGR grades incurred during Fall 2010
                            DEADLINE: Candidate for Degree card for May 2011 and August 2011 degree

February
4      Friday               Arts and Sciences Faculty Day

21      Monday              UNIVERSITY CLOSED - President’s Day

22      Tuesday             Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

March
14-20   Monday-Sunday       Spring recess – No classes, University open, (GA Assignments continue)

21      Monday              Classes resume.
                            DEADLINE: Last day to submit Summer 2011 Fellowship applications to the student’s
                            department (specific to program, please check with your program director)

29      Tuesday             Deadline for public notification of Oral Examination on Doctoral Dissertation to the Dean for May
                            21, 2011 graduation

April
7       Wednesday           DEADLINE: Fall 2011 admission applications:
                             • MA/MS and Certificates without financial aid consideration (Ph.D. must apply Jan 5)
                             • Early Admission Program (Fordham Juniors Only)

                            DEADLINE: Summer 2011 admission applications:
                             • MA/MS without financial aid consideration

15      Thursday            DEADLINE: Fall 2011 admitted and current students (offered financial aid) must respond to
                            GSAS’ offer.
                            DEADLINE: Last day to schedule presentation of dissertation or master’s thesis to the GSAS for
                            a May 2011 degree
                            DEADLINE: Research Support Grant (Travel, Dissertation Expenses) applications due to the
                            student’s department


21-25   Thursday – Monday   UNIVERSITY CLOSED – Easter Recess

26      Tuesday             Classes Resume

May
3       Monday              DEADLINE: Fall 2011 admitted students (not receiving financial aid) must respond to GSAS’
                            offer

5       Thursday            Last day to withdraw from a course or change to audit status
                            DEADLINE: Last day to change incomplete grades, PI or FI, incurred during the Fall 2010
                            semester
                            DEADLINE: Degree candidates submit dissertation or master’s thesis to the GSAS for the May
                            2011 degree

9       Monday              DEADLINE: Last day for submission of degree requirements (language examinations, research
                            papers, comprehensive results, etc.) for May 2011 Master’s degree

13      Friday              DEADLINE: Spring 2011 admitted students need to complete their incomplete applications if
                            applicable.

16      Monday              Last day of classes

20      Friday              GA Spring Assignments end.

21      Saturday            University Commencement and GSAS Diploma Ceremony, Rose Hill

30      Monday              UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Memorial Day