Nov 15, 2018  
2017-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 Graduate Catalog

Calendars and Deadlines


 

 

Academic Calendar 2018-2020

Fall 2018


New Student Convocation

Tuesday September 4

Classes begin

7:30 p.m., Wednesday September 5

Thanksgiving Recess begins

10:00 p.m., Wednesday November 21

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday November 26

Classes end

10:00 p.m., Saturday December 8

Study Day

Sunday December 9

Final Exams begin

7:30 a.m., Monday December 10

Final Exams end

10:00 p.m., Saturday December 15

Commencement

Saturday December 15

Winter 2019


Classes begin

7:30 a.m., Thursday January 3

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday ( No Classes) Monday January 21

             Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Tuesday January 22

Winter Recess begins

10:00 p.m., Saturday February 16

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday February 25

Classes end

10:00 p.m.,Tuesday April 16

Study Period

Wednesday April 17

Final Exams begin

7:30 a.m., Thursday April 18

Final Exams end

10:00 p.m., Wednesday April 24

Commencement

Thursday - Saturday April 25 -27

Summer 2019


Classes begin

7:30 a.m., Monday May 6

Memorial Day holiday

Monday (Classes suspended) May 27

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Tuesday May 28

Summer recess begins

10:00 p.m., Saturday June 22

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday July 1

              Independence Day Holiday

Thursday - Friday July 4-5

              Classes resume

Monday July 8

             Classes end

10:00 p.m., Saturday August 17
             Final Exams begin Monday - Saturday

August 19-24

             Final Exams end

Saturday August 27

Commencement

   

            See Registrar’s Web page for summer exam schedules.

Fall 2019


New Student Convocation

Tuesday September 3

Classes begin

7:30 a.m., Wednesday September 4

Thanksgiving Recess begins

10:00 p.m., Wednesday November 28

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday December 2

Classes end

10:00 p.m., Saturday December 7

Study Day

Sunday December 8

Final Exams begin

7:30 a.m., Monday December 9

Final Exams end

10:00 p.m.,Saturday December 14

Commencement

Saturday December 14

Winter 2020


Classes begin

7:30 a.m., Monday January 6

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday (Classes suspended) January 20

             Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Tuesday January 21

Winter Recess begins

10:00 p.m., Saturday February 22

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday March 2

Classes end

10:00 p.m., Saturday April 18

Study Day

Sunday April 19

Final Exams begin

7:30 a.m., Monday April 20

Final Exams end

10:00 p.m., Saturday April 25

Commencement

Thursday- Saturday April 23-29

Summer 2020


Classes begin

7:30 a.m., Monday May 4

Memorial Day holiday

Monday (Classes suspended) May 25

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Tuesday May 26

Summer recess begins

10:00 p.m., Saturday June 20

Classes resume

7:30 a.m., Monday June 29

Independence Day Holiday

Fridayy (Classes suspended) July 3

Classes resume

Monday July 6

             Classes end

10:00 p.m., Saturday August 15
             Final Exams begin Monday

August 17

             Final Exams end

Saturday August 22
     
            See Registrar’s Web page for summer exam schedules.
 

Admission terms and application deadlines  

 

This is a general guide for submission of application materials. Some programs have earlier application deadlines and may not admit for all semesters. Applicants should check the specific admission terms, application deadlines, and application requirements for the program they wish to enter at www.oakland.edu/grad. If no dates are given, the following schedule will apply.
 

 
 Term for which admission
is requested
Early Deadline Regular Deadline Late Deadline International Deadlines
       Fall Semester February 15 April 15 July 15 May 1
       Winter Semester October 1 November 15   September 1
       Summer Semester   March 1   January 1

 

Application for Graduation*

Students must submit an online Application for Graduation for the term in which they will complete degree requirements. A graduation audit  is conducted during that semester to verify that the student has met all academic requirements for the degree. If students are completing a thesis or dissertation, they must follow the deadlines for format review, defense and submission for binding as published in the Schedule of Classes.

 

 
Winter Semester       Last Friday in January        
Summer I Last Friday in January        
Summer II Last Friday in May         
Fall Semester Last Friday in September 

 
* Subject to change. Confirm with Academic Records or consult the Schedule of Classes.