|Fall Semester||Spring Semester||Summer||Deadline|
|October 15, 2012||February 13, 2013||June 15, 2013||Last day for filing application for degree to be conferred at the end of semester|
|December 10, 2012||May 2, 2013||August 12, 2013||
|December 15, 2012||May 11, 2013||August 16, 2013||Semester/Term ends.|
|May 18, 2013||Commencement|
Students and advisors should also checek that the required number of credit hours have been passed for each Plan (33 hrs for Plan B, including 3 hrs of PHY 797; 30 hours for Plan A, including 6 hrs of PHY 799).
The maximum credit hours allowed for tuition remission for Teaching Fellows is 18 for each year, including summer. Special permission from the Graduate Dean is required during the Spring semester to tak courses in the following summer if the limit would be exceeded.
Plan A students should also arrange to meet at least once each semester/term with their thesis committees, especially near the time of the oral thesis defense.