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Current PhD Students

Information and resources for students currently enrolled in the doctoral program at Jane Addams College of Social Work.

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JACSW Student Emergency Fund

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Fall Semester 2023

Date
Event

August 21, M
Instruction begins.

September 1, F
Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.

September 4, M
Labor Day holiday. No classes.

September 8, F
Last day to file for graduation this term.

October 13, F
Eight-week of Part of Term A ends.

October 16, M
Eight-week Part of Term B begins.

November 3, F
Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.

November 23–24, Th–F
Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.

December 1, F
Instruction ends.

December 4–8, M–F
Final examinations.

December 8, F
Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

December 9, Sat
Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies.

Spring Semester 2024

Date
Event

January 8, M
Instruction begins.

January 15, M
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No classes.

January 19, F
Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.

January 26, F
Last day to file for graduation this term.

March 1, F
Eight-week Part of Term A ends.

March 4, M
Eight-week Part of Term B begins.

March 15, F
Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.

March 18–22, M–F
Spring vacation. No classes.

April 26, F
Instruction ends.

April 29–May 3, M–F
Final examinations.

May 3, F
Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

Commencement ceremonies by disciplinary college.

Summer Session 2024

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)
Date
Event

May 13, M
Instruction begins.

May 15, W
Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.

May 27, M
Memorial Day holiday. No classes.

June 6, Th
Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.

June 7, F
Final examinations for Summer Session 1.

Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)
Date
Event

June 10, M
Instruction begins.

June 14, F
Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.

June 19, W
Juneteenth holiday. No classes.

June 21, F
Last day to file for graduation this term.

July 4, Th
Independence Day holiday. No classes.

July 19, F
Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.

July 31, W
Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.

August 1-2, Th–F
Final examinations for Summer Session 2.

August 2, F
Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.