Graduate Studies

Graduate School and Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is located at wiu.edu/academiccalendar/. Information specific to the Graduate School is listed below.

Fall Semester, 2014

August 25

September 8

  • Grad Council meeting

October 6

  • Grad Council meeting

October 10

  • Deadline for submission of Application for Graduation for fall

October 29

  • Seminar Series – Why Graduate School? Plus the admissions process, application tips,and more (Lincoln Room, University Union, 4-5 p.m.)

November 5

  • Seminar Series – Considering & Surviving Graduate School (Lincoln Room, University Union, 4-5 p.m.)

November 12

  • Seminar Series – Financing Graduate School (Lincoln Room, University Union, 4-5 p.m.)

November 19

  • Seminar Series – Graduate School Resumes, Personal Goals Statement, and Recommendation Letters (Lincoln Room, University Union, 4-5 p.m.)

November 3

  • Grad Council meeting

December 1

  • Graduate Council meeting

December 12

  • Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations

December 20

  • Macomb -- Combined Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement

January 13

  • Fall 2014 degrees conferred

Spring 2015

January 16

  • Orientation (Capitol Room, University Union)

January 26

  • Special Graduate Council meeting

February 2

  • Graduate Council meeting

February 15

  • Deadline for submission of Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Fund application to the department

March 1

  • Deadline for submission of Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Fund application to the the Graduate School

March 2

  • Graduate Council meeting

March 6

  • Graduate Research Conference (University Union)

March 10

  • Deadline for submission of Application for Graduation for spring

March 30

  • Graduate Council meeting

April 10

  • Open House (1-4 p.m., Capitol Room, University Union)

April 20

  • Grad Council meeting

May (Friday before finals week)

  • Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations

May 15

  • Macomb -- Graduate Commencement

May 16

  • Macomb -- Undergraduate Commencement

May 17

  • WIU-Quad Cities -- Combined Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement

June 3

  • Spring 2015 degrees conferred

Summer 2015

June 10

  • Deadline for submission of graduation application

June 19

  • Open House (1-4 p.m., Capitol Room, University Union)

July  (Friday before finals week)

  • Deadline for submission of thesis/dissertation

August __

  • Summer 2015 degrees conferred

Fall 2015

August 21

  • Orientation
August __

September __

  • Grad Council meeting

September 15

  • Deadline for submission of Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Fund application to the department

October 1

  • Deadline for submission of Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Fund application to the the Graduate School

October __

  • Grad Council meeting

October 10

  • Deadline for submission of Application for Graduation for fall

November __

  • Grad Council meeting

December __

  • Graduate Council meeting

December __

  • Deadline for submission of theses and dissertations

December __

  • Macomb -- Combined Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement

January __

  • Fall 2015 degrees conferred