Academic Calendar

Important dates for graduate students in PhD programs and MA and MFA students in Arts & Sciences.

  • Deadline for Students to Submit their Final Dissertation/Thesis for a Fall 2020 Degree

    All degree requirements including the final version of the dissertation/thesis must be submitted by January 5, 2021 in order to receive a Fall 2020 degree.

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  • Fall 2020 Graduation

    Conferral of Fall 2020 Degrees

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  • No Classes: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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  • First Day of Classes for PhD Students in Brown School Classes

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  • First Day of Classes - Spring

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  • Last day for PhD students in Brown to Drop/Add: Spring

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  • Last day to Drop/Add: Spring

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  • Deadline for Students to Submit their Final Dissertation/Thesis for a Spring 2021 Degree

    All degree requirements including the final version of the dissertation/thesis must be submitted by April 26, 2021 in order to receive a May 2021 degree.

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  • Last Day of Classes - Spring

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  • Reading and Exam Period - Spring

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  • Hooding & Recognition Ceremony

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  • Commencement

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