Academic Calendar

Here are all the important dates you should know as a graduate student. Please note, the information is subject to change.

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Summer 2019 Eight-Week Session  
  • May 13 First day of classes 
  • May 15 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
  • May 27 Memorial Day holiday 
  • June 10 Deadline to file for August Graduation 
  • June 19 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
    • Withdrawal from a class between May 15th and June 19th results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
  • July 4 Independence Day holiday 
  • July 5 Last day of classes 
  • July 12 Last day to post grades 
Summer 2019 First Five-Week Session  
  • June 3 First day of classes 
  • June 5 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
  • June 26 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
    • Withdrawal from a class between June 5th and June 26th results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
  • July 4 Independence Day holiday 
  • July 5 Last day of classes 
  • July 12 Last day to post grades 
Summer 2019 Second Five-Week Session  
  • July 8 First day of classes 
  • July 10 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
  • July 31 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
    • Withdrawal from a class between July 10th and July 31st results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
  • August 9 Last day of classes 
  • August 9 UNMC Commencement (no ceremony) 
  • August 16 Last day to post grades 
Fall 2019  
  • To be Determined Orientation for new international students 
  • To be Determined Matriculation Ceremony 
  • To be Determined Campus-wide Orientation 
  • August 21 IPE - Inter-professional Education Orientation Event 
  • August 26 First day of classes 
  • September 1 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
  • September 2 Labor Day holiday 
  • October 10 Deadline to file for December graduation 
  • October 21-22 Fall Break 
  • November 15 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
    • Withdrawal from a class between Sept. 1st and Nov. 15th results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
  • November 28-30 Thanksgiving holiday 
  • December 19 Graduate Studies Honors Convocation 
  • December 20 Last day of classes including exams 
  • December 20 UNMC Commencement (Omaha) 
  • December 27 Last day to post grades 
Spring 2020  
  • January 13 First day of classes 
  • January 19 Last day to ADD/DROP classes 
  • January 20 Martin Luther King Day holiday 
  • February 10 Deadline to file for May graduation 
  • February 12 IPE - Inter-professional Education Day Year 1 
  • February 26 IPE - Inter-professional Education Day Year 2
  • March 22-29 Spring Break 
  • April 3 Last day to WITHDRAW from classes 
    • Withdrawal from a class between Jan. 19th and April 3rd results in the class appearing on the transcript with a grade of "W"
  • May 7 UNMC Commencement (Lincoln, Kearney and Norfolk) 
  • May 8 Graduate Studies Honors Convocation 
  • May 8 Last day of classes including exams 
  • May 9 UNMC Commencement (Omaha, Scottsbluff) 
  • May 15 Last day to post grades