Loyola University Chicago Graduate School at the Health Sciences Campus 

Academic Year 2019-2020

Spring 2020

 
December 1  Last day to apply for May 2020 degree conferal in LOCUS.
December 2  Registration via LOCUS begins (Spring 2020 Semester)
January 6 

Spring 2020 Classes begin

Late/Change of Registration via LOCUS begins. (Fee of $50.00 assessed by Bursar's Office)

January 12 

Late/Change of Registration via LOCUS ends

Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

January 13  Late/Change of Registration at the Graduate School Office, CTRE, Rm. 140 begins (Fee of $50.00 assessed by Bursar's Office)
February 1  Last day for filing applications for degrees to be awarded in August 2020
March 1  Last day to submit format check of initial draft of Thesis or Dissertation to the Graduate School Office for the May 2020 degree conferral
April 1  Last day to submit final approved copy of Thesis/Dissertation for May 2020 Degree Conferral (Contact the Graduate School Office)
April 24 

Last day (by 5:00pm) to withdraw with a grade of "W". After this deate, the penalty grade of "WF" is assigned

For August degree conferrals - Dissertation defense ballots are due to the Graduate School by noon (12:00pm) to walk in May 2020 Commencement Ceremony

  May 18-22            Final Exams
May 22  End of Spring 2020 Semester
August 8-12 Tentative Commencement Dates for Spring 2020 graduates

Loyola University Chicago Graduate School at the Health Sciences Campus 

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall 2020

July 30-31 

Orientation for new students.                                 

August 1

Last day to file applications for degrees awarded in December 2020.

August 3

Fall 2020 Classes begin.

Late/Change of Registration via LOCUS begins (fee of $50.00 assessed by Bursars Office).

August 9

Late/Change of Registration via LOCUS ends.

Last day to drop classes without a "W" grade.

August 10

Late/Change of Registration at the Graduate School Office, CTRE Rm. 140 begins (fee of $50.00 assessed by Bursars Office).

September 7 

Labor Day - Graduate School Office closed.

October 1

Last day to submit initial format check of Thesis or Dissertation to the Graduate School Office, Health Sciences Campus
for the December 2020 degree conferrals. Office staff will check for appropriate formatting. 

October 23

Last day to drop classes with a grade of "W". After this date the grade of "WF" will be assigned.

November 1

Last day to submit final approved electronic copies of Thesis or Dissertations to the Graduate School Office, Health Sciences
Campus for December 2020 defree conferrals.

November 5

St. Albert's Day Celebration- NO CLASSES

November 26 -27

Thanksgiving Holiday - NO CLASSES

December 1

Last day to file applications for degrees awarded in May 2021.

December 7

Registration by LOCUS begins for Spring Semester 2021.

December 14-18

Fall Final Examinations.

December 18

End of Fall 2020 Semester.

January 4- May 21

Beginning of Spring 2021 Semester.

February 1

Last day to file applications for degrees awarded in August 2021.