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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Academic Calendar

This calendar lists the important dates you should know as a graduate student. Please note, the information is subject to change.

Fall 2022

August 11-12 Orientation for new international students
August 16 Graduate Studies Matriculation Ceremony 
August 17-19 UNMC-wide New Student Orientation
August 22 First day of classes 
August 28 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
September 5 Labor Day holiday 
October 17-18 Fall Break
November 1 Spring registration opens  
November 11 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
  • Withdrawal from a class Aug. 29th through Nov. 11th results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
November 24-26 Thanksgiving holiday
December 15 Graduate Studies Honors Convocation 
December 16 Last day of classes, including exam week 
December 16 UNMC Commencement (Omaha) 
December 23 Last day to post grades 

December Graduate Deadlines

October 10 Deadline to file for December graduation via MyRecords (non-transferable, non-refundable fee)
November 18 Deadline to submit request for the scheduling of the final oral examination via Seguidor
December 2 Last day on which the final oral examination may be held
December 9 Deadline for theses and dissertations to be submitted to the McGoogan Health Sciences Library, and final reports for degree to be presented to the Graduate Studies Office

Spring 2023

January 9 First day of classes
January 15 Last day to add/drop classes
January 16 Martin Luther King holiday
March 12-March 19 Spring Break
March 31

Last day to WITHDRAW from classes

  • Withdrawal from a class January 9- March 31 results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
May 5 Last day of classes, including exam week
May 5 Graduate Studies Honors Convocation
May 6  UNMC Commencement (Omaha)

May Graduate Deadlines

February 10 Deadline to file for May graduation via MyRecords (non-transferable, non- refundable fee)
April 7 Deadline to submit request for final oral exam in Seguidor
April 21 Last day the final oral exam may be held
April 28 Deadline for theses and dissertations to be submitted to the McGoogan Health Sciences Library, and final reports for degree to be presented to the Graduate Studies Office