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Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 Semester

Academic Calendar dates are subject to change

TitleDate
Priority RegistrationApril 4, 2022
Admission to Candidacy Forms for Fall 2022 CommencementAugust 19, 2022
Fall 2022 Graduation Application Deadline (submit online at MyUTK)August 19, 2022
Graduation Fee Payment Deadline (MS $30, PhD $75)August 19, 2022
Payment Due for Priority RegistrationAugust 22, 2022
Late Registration and late fees ($100 Late Fee)August 24, 2022
Classes beginAugust 24, 2022
Last Day to final register, add, change grading options or drop without a “W”August 30, 2022
Payment Due for Late RegistrationSeptember 2, 2022
Labor DaySeptember 5, 2022
Late Registration after 14th day ($200 Late Fee)September 7, 2022 – Forward
Preliminary Thesis/Dissertation Review Deadline (thesis@utk.edu)September 26, 2022
Fall Break (No Classes)October 6 – 7, 2022
Last day to schedule final exam (dissertation)October 28, 2022
Register to attend the Graduate Hooding Ceremony (http://gradschool.utk.edu/graduation/)TBD
Purchase cap and gown and order hood (865-974-3459)TBD
Last day to take final exam (thesis/dissertation)November 4, 2022
Drop with a “W”November 15, 2022
Thesis/Dissertation Deadline 5:00 p.m. EST (submitted and accepted)November 18, 2022
Thesis/Dissertation Approval FormNovember 18, 2022
Dissertation Survey of Earned Doctorates CertificateNovember 18, 2022
Submit report of final examination (Pass/Fail) formNovember 18, 2022
No Class DayNovember 23, 2022
Thanksgiving HolidaysNovember 24 – 25, 2022
All “INCOMPLETE” must be removed for GraduationDecember 2, 2022
Total Withdraw from the University DeadlineDecember 7, 2022
Study DayDecember 8, 2022
Final Exam PeriodDecember 9, 12 &13, 2022
Graduate Hooding Ceremony (UT)December 15, 2022
COMMENCEMENT (UT)December 16, 2022
Official Graduation DateDecember 17, 2022
Deadline for Submission of Admission to Candidacy for studentsJanuary 13, 2023
Graduating Spring 2023 and Graduation ApplicationJanuary 13, 2023

Second thesis/dissertation deadlines:

  • Schedule Dissertation Defense by November 28, 2022
  • Defense Completed by December 6, 2022
  • Second Deadline Application Submitted by December 6, 2022
    http://gradschool.utk.edu/forms-central/
  • Thesis/Dissertation Submitted and Accepted by January 20, 2023, 5:00 p.m. EST
    (Student will receive diploma spring 2023 semester, but will not be required to register for thesis/dissertation credits)

A new graduation application must be submitted for Spring graduation.  For more information on graduation steps see http://gradschool.utk.edu/graduation.shtml.


Spring Semester 2023

TitleDate
Priority RegistrationTBD
Final RegistrationTBD
Classes BeginJanuary 23, 2023
Spring BreakMarch 13 – 17, 2023
No Class DayApril 6, 2023
Spring RecessApril 7, 2023
Classes EndMay 9, 2023
Study DayMay 10, 2023
Exam PeriodMay 11, 12 & 15, 2023
Graduate Hooding Ceremony (UT)TBD
University College Commencement CeremoniesTBD
Official Graduation Date on TranscriptTBD

Dates may be revised without notice.  Please refer to the following sites for updates: http://registrar.tennessee.edu/academic_calendar/index.shtml