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Office of Doctoral Studies

Calendar of Events and Deadlines

Dates for the Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023 terms.

Full academic calendar and registration deadlines 

 

Autumn 2022

September 6 Tuesday. Autumn Term 2022 begins.
September 8 Thursday. Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given October 7 and October 14.
September 15 Thursday. 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 2022.
September 19 Monday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn term 2022.
October 6 Thursday. Last day to make final deposit and not be required to register for an additional term of Dissertation Advisement for candidates who defended in Spring or Summer 2022 and who have not yet made final deposit.
October 7 Friday. Last day to submit all required materials for October 19th award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D. students)
October 7 Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9 A.M. to 12 noon and 1:45 to 4:45 P.M.
October 10 Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for the October 2022 award of the degree.
October 14 Friday. Last day to complete the final deposit Ed.D. dissertation which have been corrected in accordance with Office of Doctoral Studies' evaluation for October award of degree.
October 14 Friday. Last day to deposit Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the October award of degree.
October 14 Friday. 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.
October 19 Wednesday. Award of October 2022 degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
December 23 Friday. Autumn Term 2022 ends.
January 16, 2023 Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be considered an Autumn 2022 term defense.

 

Spring 2023

January 17 Tuesday. Spring Term 2023 begins.
January 19 Thursday. Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given February 10 and February 17.
January 26 Thursday. 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 2023.
January 27 Friday. Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit all required materials for February 8th award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D. students)
January 30 Monday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Spring term 2023.
January 30 Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for the February 2023 award of the degree.
February 3 Friday. 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 February 2023 degree.
February 3 Friday. Last day to make the final deposit of corrected Ed.D. dissertations and abstracts for the award of the February 2023 degree.
February 8 Wednesday. Award of February 2023 degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
February 10 Friday. 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 17 Friday. Last day to make final deposit and not be required to register for an additional term of Dissertation Advisement for candidates who defended in Autumn 2022 and who have not yet made final deposit.
February 17 Friday. 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 17 Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for the May 2023 award of the degree.
April 18 Tuesday. Last day to request special permission to hold Summer 2023 defense/Last day to submit Intention to Defend for Summer 2023 defense.
April 21 Friday. Last day to make the final deposit of corrected Ed.D. dissertations and abstracts for the award of the May 2023 degree.
April 21 Friday. Last day to complete the final deposit of the Ph.D. dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the May 2023 award of the degree (Deposit must be completed by 4:00 pm)
May 5 Friday. Last day (4 p.m. deadline) to submit all required materials for May 17th award date of the Master of Philosophy degree (Ph.D. students)
May 12 Friday. End of Spring 2023 term.
May 17 Wednesday. Last day to defend to be considered a Spring 2023 defense. 
May 17 Wednesday. Conferring of degrees at Columbia University. Doctoral degree convocation.

 

Summer 2023

April 18 Tuesday. Last day to file notification in the Office of Doctoral Studies of Intention to Defend Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertation during the Summer term 2023. Please consult with ODS if moving Spring 2023 defense to Summer 2023.
May 18 Thursday. Summer A Term begins.
May 19 Friday. Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given June 16.
May 24 Wednesday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Summer A Term 2023.
June 16 Friday. 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.
June 28 Wednesday. Summer A Term ends.
July 5 Wednesday. Summer B Term begins.
July 11 Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Summer B Term 2023.
August 15 Tuesday. Summer B Term ends.

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Friday                           9 am - 1 pm  

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