Mandatory ESP Graduate Blooms Evaluation

The mandatory “ESP Graduate Blooms Evaluation” is required for every

-thesis and dissertation proposal and final defense
-qualifying exam
-project defense
-comprehensive exam

The Graduate Program Director will NOT sign any signature pages without the Blooms Evaluation being submitted! 

Blooms Evaluations must be submitted to the Graduate Office.

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: