Fall Semester: November - December:
You should be assembling your application, submitting it towards the end of November and the beginning of December at the latest.
15th of January
Deadline for application for entry in the fall semester of that same year. The Admissions Committee will begin to evaluate applications and make offers of assistantships. The Admissions Committee remains active in this process right up to April 15, the deadline for acceptance or declination of department offers.
15th of January through 15th of February
Admissions Committee, with recommendations from the faculty at large, selects students out of the current application pool for nomination towards College and University fellowships. The nomination process plays out in the weeks and months that follow.
15th of April:
Final date for acceptance or declination of department offer.
Near the end of August:
You arrive for orientation and the beginning of classes.