Current Graduate Student Information

Masters Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs Academic Calendar



Summer Term 2014

Dates Comments
 May 2, Friday Last day to Withdraw from the term (drop all classes) with full refund
Module A - (Summer 2014)
May 5, MondayFirst day of module A
May 12, MondayLast day to late enroll or add/drop courses for both Summer modules A and B without penalty
May (date TBA)Make-up for May 24 (Saturday) Dallas campus required courses PMBA and Part-Time MS programs
May 24, SaturdayNo classes held
May 26, MondayUniversity Holiday – Memorial Day (no classes held)
May 27, TuesdayMake-up for May 26 (Monday) Plano campus required courses
May 30, FridayMake-up for May 26 (Monday) Dallas campus courses
June 6, FridayLast day to drop module A course with a grade of W (no refund)
June 14, SaturdayLast day of class instruction for module A
June 16-21, Monday-SaturdayExams for module A
June 17-24, Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
Module B - (Summer 2014)
June 23, MondayFirst day of module B
June 30, MondayLast day to swap for Summer module B courses
July 5, SaturdayNo classes held
July (date TBA)Make-up for July 5 (Saturday) Dallas campus required courses PMBA and Part-Time MS programs
July 25, FridayLast day to withdraw for the term or drop a module B course with a grade of W (no refund)
August 2, SaturdayLast day of class instruction
August 4-9, Monday-SaturdayExams for module B
August 5-12, Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
August 9, FridayDegree conferral date for August graduates
August 10-17, Sun-SunSummer Break for PMBA and Part-Time MS Students


Fall Term 2014

Dates Comments
August 22, FridayLast day to Withdraw from the term (drop all classes) with full refund
Module A - (Fall 2014)
August 25, MondayFirst day of module A
September 2, TuesdayLast day to late enroll or add/drop courses for both Fall modules A and B without penalty
August 26, TuesdayMake-up for Saturday, August 30 Dallas campus required courses PMBA program
August 30, SaturdayNo classes held
September 1, MondayUniversity Holiday – Labor Day (no classes held)
September 5, FridayMake-up for September 1 (Monday) all Dallas campus courses (required & elective)
October 3, FridayLast day to drop module A course with a grade of W (no refund)
October 11, SaturdayLast day of class instruction for module A
October 13-18, Monday-SaturdayExams for module A
October 14-21, Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
Module B - (Fall 2014)
October 20, MondayFirst day of module B
October 27, MondayLast day to swap for Fall module B courses
November 14, FridayMake-up for November 26 (Wednesday) Dallas day & evening elective courses
November 21, FridayMake-up for November 27 (Thursday) Dallas day & evening elective courses
November 25, TuesdayLast day to withdraw for the term or drop a module B course with a grade of W (no refund)
November 24-25, Monday-TuesdayMake-up for November 26-27 (Wednesday-Thursday) Full-Time MBA required courses
November (date TBA)Make-up for November 26-29 (Wednesday-Saturday) required courses PMBA and MS programs
November 26, WednesdayNo classes held
November 27, ThursdayUniversity Holiday – Thanksgiving (no classes held)
November 29, SaturdayNo classes held
December 6, SaturdayLast day of class instruction for module B
December 8-13, Monday-SaturdayExams for module B
December 9-16, Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
December 20, SaturdayGraduation Ceremony for August and December Graduates (tentatively a morning ceremony)
December 14 - January 10Winter Break


Class Times

Fall and Spring Terms
Day-time elective
class times
9:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
(8 class sessions, week is Monday - Saturday)
Day-time required core class times9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.;
3:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
(meet twice a week for a total of 16 class sessions)
Evening class times6:30 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. (8 class sessions)
Saturday class time
9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. (8 sessions)
If holiday occurs on a Saturday, then elective course class time9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (7 class sessions)
Summer Term
Evening class times6:00 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. (7 class sessions)
Saturday class time(elective and core)  9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (7 class sessions)