The Graduate School Newark Fall 2011 Calendar

GRADUATE FACULTY AND STUDENTS: Please note the following dates and information pertinent to the FALL term.

August 1:  Last day for filing diploma applications for October degree date.


September 1:   Fall term begins (NJIT - starting day for the Fall'11 term is September 1, 2011). Accurate rosters are available on the web. (Instructors: ask your Program Director). Registration for Matriculation Continued is subject to late fees as of September 1.

Approval of the Dean of the Graduate School is required for credit overload (17 credits or more, including teaching assistantships).


September 1 - 9: Students have the first 9 days of class to change their registration via the Web Registration or the Rutgers Touchtone Registration System (RTTRS) with no extra fees or penalty.
                  Adding and Dropping via WEB/RTTRS:       September 1- 9
                  Adding only via WEB/RTTRS:                        September 10 -12


September 1  -­ November 22, 2011: A complete withdrawal from the University from September 1, 2011 through the sixth week of the term is subject to a partial refund. See the Graduate School-Newark catalog for the General Refund Policy.


September 9, 2011 :  Last day to register for non-degree courses.

 

September 10, 2011 : Students may drop courses without academic penalty but will receive a "W" grade. After November 22, 2011, it is no longer possible to drop a course.


To add a class after the ADD period, special permission is needed from the program director and when necessary, the permission and signature of the Dean of the Graduate School-Newark. The effective date of a change of registration is the date on which the Change of Course form with appropriate signatures is filed with the Registrar.

 

October 1 Last day for filing candidacy applications for both master's and doctoral students for the October degree date, and for submitting completed theses and dissertations.

November 1:  Last day for filing diploma applications for January degree date

November 14-18:  Advisement and registration period for the spring 2012 term for continuing students.

November 23:  Last day to withdraw from school (all courses) with a "W". No refund.

November 23 - ­ 27:         Thanksgiving recess.

November 28:  Classes resume.

December 13:  Last day of classes.

December 16:  Fall term examinations begin.

December 23 : Fall term examinations end. Change of incomplete grades for fall 2010 term must be filed with the dean's office by this date.

December 24:  Winter recess begins.

January 4, 2011:  Last day for filing candidacy applications for both master's and doctoral students for January degree date, and for submitting completed theses and dissertations.

January 17, 2012:  Spring 2012 term begins.