2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

2023-2024 Academic Calendars



Fall Semester 2023

Traditional Semester

August      
  9   Semester Payment Due Date
September      
  4   Labor Day Holiday (offices open)
  5   Classes Begin*
  12   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
  19   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
November      
  2   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2023 Commencement Participation
  10   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2024 posting date
  20-24   Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed at 12:00 noon on the 21st)
  27   Classes Resume, Offices Open
December      
  12   Traditional Semester Closes
  13-14   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
  20   Offices Closed (December 20 - January 1)

Session 1

August      
  9   Semester Payment Due Date
September      
  4   Labor Day Holiday (offices open)
  4   Classes Begin* - Session 1 and Session 3
  12   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1 and Session 3
  19   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1 and Session 3
October      
  3   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
  29   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

October       
  30   Classes Begin* - Session 2
November      
  2   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2023 Commencement Participation
  3   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 3
  6   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  13   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for the Spring 2024 posting date
  21-26   Offices Closed (beginning at 12:00 noon on the 21st)
  23-24   Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
  25   Classes Resume
  27   Offices Open
  27   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
December       
  13-14   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
  20   Offices Closed (December 20 - January 1)
  23   Session 2 and Session 3 Close

*For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates.

Spring Semester 2024

Traditional Semester

January      
  2   Offices Open
  4   Semester Payment Due Date
  8   Classes Begin*
  15   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  16   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
  22   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
March      
  11-15   Spring Break (no classes)
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2024 posting date
  15   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2024 Commencement Participation
  22   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
  29   Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  30-April 1   Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00 pm on April 1st, offices closed)
April      
  2   Offices Open
  20   Traditional Semester Closes
  22-24   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Session 1

January      
  2   Offices Open
  4   Semester Payment Due Date
  8   Classes Begin* - Session 1 and Session 3
  15   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  16   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1 and Session 3
  22   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1 and Session 3
February      
  5   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
March      
  3   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

March       
  4   Classes Begin* - Session 2
  8   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 3
  11   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2024 posting date
  15   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2024 Commencement Participation
  18   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  29   Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  30-April 1   Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00 pm on April 1st, offices closed)
April      
  2   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
  2   Offices Open
  22-24   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
  28   Session 2 and Session 3 Close

* For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates.

Summer Semester 2024

Traditional Semester

May      
  6   Semester Payment Due Date
  6   Classes Begin*
  13   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
  20   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
  27   Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
July      
  4   Independence Day Holiday Observance (no classes, offices closed)
  5   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2024 Commencement Participation
  12   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2024 posting date
August      
  9   Traditional Semester Closes
  14-15   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Session 1

May      
  6   Semester Payment Due Date
  6   Classes Begin* - Session 1 and Session 3
  13   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1 and Session 3
  20   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1 and Session 3
  27   Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
June      
  3   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
  30   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

July      
  1   Classes Begin* - Session 2
  4   Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  5   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2024 Commencement Participation
  5   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 3
  8   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2024 posting date
  15   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  29   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
August      
  14-15   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
  25   Session 2 and Session 3 Close

*For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates.