Current Gradaute Student Information

Masters Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs Academic Calendar



Spring Term 2014

Dates Comments
February 24 - March 1 Tuesday-TuesdayExams for module A
February 25 - March 4,Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
March 2 -March 9Graduate Cox Spring Break
Module B - (Spring 2014)
March 10, MondayFirst day of module B
March 17, MondayLast day to swap for  module B courses
April 17, Thursday
Last day to withdraw for the term or drop a module B course with a grade of W
(no refund)
April 18, Friday
University Holiday - Good Friday Holiday (no classes held) 
April 19, SaturdayNo Classes held
April (date TBA)Make-up April 19 (Saturday) required courses PMBA and Part Time MS programs 
April 26, SaturdayLast Day of Instruction module B
April 28 - May 3, Monday-SaturdayExams for module B
April 29 - May 6, Tuesday-TuesdayGrades posted by instructors
May 17, SaturdayCommencement (Cox Ceremony in mid-afternoon)


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 15, Friday (tentative)Degree 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)