Office Of The Registrar, New Brunswick

Graduate Registration Calendar: Spring 2021

January 6, 2021 Graduate RU Here opens.
January 6, 2021 Deadline to submit January Online Diploma Application for graduate students
January 7, 2021 Winter Session de-registration for non-confirmation of RU Here
January 18, 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - University Offices Closed.
January 19, 2021 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
  One week in-person Late Registration period begins.
  Two week drop/add period begins.
January 26, 2021 Last day of Late Registration period.
  New registrations after this date require Dean's approval.
NOTE: WITHDRAWALS AFTER THE 1ST WEEK OF THE TERM WILL RESULT IN 'W' GRADES BEING ASSESSED. REGISTRAR STAFF WILL REMOVE THESE GRADES UPON REVIEW OF THE WITHDRAWAL.
February 1, 2021 Last day to drop a course without a "W" grade if not withdrawing from all courses.
  Last day to add a course to an existing registration.
  Last day to drop all classes and receive 100% refund.
February 4, 2021 De-registration for non-confirmation of RU Here
February 15, 2021 Summer 2021 Registration begins.
March 8, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a course with a "W" grade in the following schools:
  • Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
  • School of Pharmacy
(TBD) Fall 2021 Online Schedule of Classes will be available.
March 13-21, 2021 SPRING BREAK
March 15, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a course with a "W" grade in the following schools:
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
  • Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  • School of Social Work
March 20, 2021 Residency reclassification deadline
April 1, 2021 Deadline for filing for May dated diploma
April 12, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a course with a "W" grade in the following schools:
  • Graduate School of Education
  • School of Communication and Information
April 19, 2021 Fall Registration begins at 9:00am
May 3, 2021 Non-matriculated students in the Graduate School of Education (GSE) may register for Fall 2021
May 3, 2021 LAST DAY OF CLASSES
May 6-12, 2021 FINAL EXAM PERIOD
May 7, 2021 Grades may be viewed at http://sis.rutgers.edu/tags/ as they are submitted.
May 16, 2021 University Commencement
June 1, 2021 Summer Session Begins
August 18, 2021 Summer Session Ends
Credit hour prefixes Matriculated graduate students taking undergraduate courses must indicate a prefix when registering (drop down menu) to identify the course's relevance in the student's degree program.

Non matriculated students do not enter a prefix. Other prefixes may apply to any level course in accordance with the school's policy. Credit prefixes are defined as:

Credit Prefixes:
E: Course does not count in average or toward degree
G: 300-400 level Undergraduate Course-taken for credit toward graduate degree currently sought (not applicable for non matriculated students.
N: Not for credit - S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory) Grade -- No final exam (audit)
P: Course taken on PASS/NO CREDIT basis -- Permitted only by student's school policy and school offering course. See School catalog or consult dean's office

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS, PLEASE REACH OUT TO YOUR APPROPRIATE DEAN'S OFFICE STAFF REGARDING VARIATIONS IN CALENDAR INFORMATION:

  • Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
  • Graduate School of Education
  • School of Communication and Information
  • School of Social Work - MSW Program

 Updated: December 23, 2020

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