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Calendar > Calendar of Events and Deadlines Autumn 2014 and Spring 2015

Calendar of Events and Deadlines Autumn 2014 and Spring 2015

Teachers College Academic Calendar for Doctoral Students
 
Dates for the Autumn 2014 and Spring 2015 Terms
 
For the full academic calendar and registration deadlines, check the Registrar's Website.

Autumn 2014

September 3
Autumn Term 2014 begins.
September 4
Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given October 17 or October 24.
September 11
Last day to file notification in the Office of Doctoral Studies of Intention to Defend Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertation during the Autumn term 2014.
September 16
Last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn 2014 term, including Dissertation Advisement (89xx) (Ed.D./Ph.D.)
September 29
Last day to complete the final deposit Ed.D. dissertation which have been corrected in accordance with Office of Doctoral Studies' evaluation for October 15 award of degree.
October 6
Last day to submit all required materials for October 15 award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.)
October 10
Last day to deposit Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the October 15 award of degree.
October 15
Award of October degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
October 17
Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.
October 24
Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.
December 19
Autumn Term 2014 ends.

Spring 2015

January 21
Spring Term 2015 begins.
January 22
Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given February 13 and February 20.
January 29
Last day to file notification in the Office of Doctoral Studies of Intention to Defend Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertation during the Spring term 2015.
January 30
Last day to complete the final deposit Ed.D. dissertation which have been corrected in accordance with Office of Doctoral Studies' evaluation for February 11 award of degree.
February 2
Last day to submit all required materials for February 11 award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.)
February 3
Last day to add and drop courses for the Spring 2015 term, including Dissertation Advisement (89xx) (Ed.D./Ph.D.)
February 6
Last day to deposit Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the February 11 award of degree.
February 11
Award of February degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
February 13
Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.
February 20
Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.
April 27
Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for the May 21 award of the degree.
April 27
Last day to submit all required materials for May 20 award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.)
April 28
Deadline to submit petition to hold Summer 2015 defense. (Ed.D./Ph.D.)
May 1
Last day to deposit Ed.D. dissertation for the May 21 award of the degree.
May 8
Last day to complete the final deposit of the Ph.D. dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the award of the May degree. (Deposit must be completed by 4 p.m.)
May 12
Spring Term 2015 ends.
May 20
Teachers College Doctoral degrees Convocation.