The Graduate School at The University of Akron

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

The University of Akron’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in liberal arts, the sciences and various professional fields. 

Dates and deadlines

  • Jan. 14 - Spring classes begin
  • Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed)
  • Jan. 27 - Last day to add a class for Spring 2019
  • Feb. 19 - Presidents Day (Classes canceled)
  • Mar. 3 - Last day to drop a class for Spring 2019
  • Mar. 15 - Thesis/Dissertation Bootcamp
  • Mar. 25-31 - Spring recess
  • Apr. 1 - Graduation application due
  • Apr. 5 - Graduate School Information Sessions for Undergraduate Students
  • Apr. 19 - Final thesis and dissertation deadline
  • May 6-12 - Final examination period
  • May 10-12 - Commencement

Inside the school


Contact us

The Graduate School
Leigh Hall, Room 515
Akron, Ohio 44325-2101
Phone: (330) 972-7663
Fax: (330) 972-6475
gradsch@uakron.edu

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