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Journalism and Mass Communications

Dates to Remember

Spring 2017

 

January

 
9 Classes Begin
16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day – no classes
17 Last day to change a course schedule or drop a course without a grade of "W" being recorded

March

 
2 Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded
2 Midpoint in semester
3 Deadline for Discover USC Presentee Registration (formerly Graduate Student Day)
5-12
Spring Break-no classes
15 Last day to apply for graduation 
17
Comprehensive Examinations for all MA/MMC students

April 

 
3 Graduate Students Pre-registration Appointments begin for Summer and Fall 
6 Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Format Check Deadline 
15 Thesis/Dissertation Final Submission Deadline
21 Discover USC Research Day (formerly Graduate Student Day)
24 Last day of classes
25 
Reading day
 Apr. 26 - May 3
Final Examinations – includes exams on Saturday

May

 
5 Graduate Assistantship commitments end
5-6 Commencement Exercises
6 Doctoral Hooding - 1 p.m.

Summer 2017

 

July

 
4 Independence Day - no classes
TBA Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Format Check Deadline
7 Comprehensive Examinations for all MA/MMC students
15 Last day to apply for graduation 
TBA Thesis/Dissertation Final Submission Deadline

August 4

Degree Candidacy Approval deadline (Note: there is no Summer Commencement Exercises)

Fall 2017

 

August

 
24 Classes begin
30 Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "W" being recorded.
 

September

 
4 Labor Day Holiday - no classes
30 Last day to apply for December graduation

October

 
16 Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded.
16 Midpoint in Semester
19-20 Fall Break - no classes
27 Comprehensive Examinations for all MA/MMC students
30 Graduate Student Pre-registration Appointments begin

November

 
TBA Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Format Check Deadline
TBA Thesis/Dissertation Final Submission Deadline
22-26 Thanksgiving Holidays - No Classes

December 

 
8 Last day of classes
9 Reading day
11-18 Final Examinations - includes exams on Saturday
18 Graduate Assistantship commitments end
18 Commencement Exercises