Academic Calendars

Because of the "joint" nature of the Biomedical Engineering program, there might be some confusions over the schedules and deadlines. The following explanations should help the students to understand the schedules and deadlines better:

Applying to the Program

UT Policy

Apply at least two months earlier for full financial consideration. View the UTHSC Application Deadlines page for details.

UM Policy

Apply at least two months earlier for full financial consideration. View the University of Memphis Application Deadlines page for details.

Early Registration

UT Policy

Required (at least two months before the beginning of the semester).

UM Policy

An advising session is held usually two months before the beginning of the new semester.

Tuition and Fees

UT Policy

Submission of a signed fee sheet is required for all UT students. The deadline is the last day of early registration. A $75.00 late fee is charged if the charges are overdue.

UM Policy

Tuition and Fees must be paid prior to beginning of the semester or a $100.00 late fee is charged.

Classes Start Date

Both Campuses

Classes start based on the University of Memphis Academic Year Calendar.

Non-BME UTHSC Classes

Non-BME UT classes follow the UTHSC Academic Calendar.

Add/Drop/Withdraw

Both Campuses

Adding a course, dropping a course, and withdrawing from a course are determined by the University of Memphis Academic Year Calendar.

Thesis/Dissertation Submission

UT Policy

View the College of Graduate Health Sciences Academic Calendar for details.

UM Policy

View the Graduation Deadlines for Graduate Students page for details.

Exams

BME Course Exams (Both Campuses)

The exam dates for BME courses are determined by the University of Memphis Academic Year Calendar.

Non-BME Courses at UT

The exam dates for non-BME courses at UT are based on UTHSC Academic Calendar.

Holidays

The joint program respects the holidays recognized by both campuses. However the graduate students are required to comply with the vacation regulations of their respective campuses as well as their research labs.

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Contact Us

UTHSC Campus:

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
956 Court Avenue, Suite E226
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5880
Fax: (901) 448-7387

U of M Campus:

Department of
Biomedical Engineering

The University of Memphis
330 Engineering Technology Building
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-3733
Fax: (901) 678-5281