Graduate Calendar

Fall 2017

August 11
International Graduate Student Orientation Welcome Day

August 14
University-wide New Teaching Assistant Orientation (RSVP here)
Arkansas Union Ballroom, 8:00am – 3:15pm
Teaching Assistant Resources

August 16
First-Year Graduate Student Orientation (RSVP here)
Arkansas Union, 8:00am - 3:00pm

August 18
First Year Graduate Orientation
Old Main 430, 2:00pm-2:30pm

August 18
PLSC Graduate Assistant and Teaching Assistant Orientation
Old Main 430, 2:30pm-3:00pm

August 21
Fall Classes Start

August 31- September 3

American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

September 4
Labor Day Holiday

October 1
Application Deadline for Fall 2017 Graduation

October 9-14
Southwestern Political Science Association (SWPSA) Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL

October 16-17
Fall Break (Student break, University offices will be open)

November 23-25
Thanksgiving Holiday 

December 8
Dead Day

December 16
Fall Commencement Ceremony
9:00am, Barnhill Arena

Spring 2018 Graduate Calendar

January 4-6
Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA

January 15
Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 16
Spring Classes Start

March 9-13
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Annual Conference
Denver, CO

March 19-23
Spring Break

March 29-31
Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

April 4-7
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention
San Francisco, CA

April 5-8
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

April 12-15
Comprehensive Exams

May 11
Fulbright College Commencement

May 12
Graduate (All-University) Commencement