The Graduate School at The University of Akron

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

The University of Akron’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in liberal arts, the sciences and various professional fields. 

Dates and deadlines

  • Aug. 22 - Graduate assistant orientation (Part I)
  • Aug. 27 - Fall classes begin
  • Sept. 3 - Labor Day (University closed)
  • Sept. 7 - Graduate assistant orientation (Part II)
  • Sept. 9 - Last day to add a class for Fall 2018
  • Sept. 21 - Graduate assistant orientation (Part III)
  • Nov. 1 - Graduation application due
  • Nov. 6 - Veteran's Day observance (Classes held)
  • Nov. 9 - Final thesis and dissertation deadline
  • Nov. 22-25 - Thanksgiving recess
  • Dec. 10-16 - Final examination period
  • Dec. 15 - Commencement

Inside the school


Contact us

The Graduate School
Leigh Hall, Room 515
Akron, Ohio 44325-2101
Phone: (330) 972-7663
Fax: (330) 972-6475
gradsch@uakron.edu

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