Schedule The timetable below notes Marshall University official graduation dates through December 2014 and the due dates for your graduation goals.

Official Graduation Date (this is the date that will appear on your diploma)

May 10,  2014

July 11, 2014

August 15, 2014

December 12, 2014

Submit Application for Graduation
Pay diploma fee in Bursar’s office.

February 7, 2014

June 13, 2014

July 18, 2014

September 19, 2014

Comprehensive Exam
Thesis/Dissertation Defense
Submit Comprehensive Assessment Evaluation Form
 Date determined by academic program.
Final draft of thesis/dissertation due to advisor. (Individual programs may have their own due date.)

March 24, 2014

June 13, 2014

July 18, 2014

October 6, 2014

Submit ET Final Submission Form and upload approved ETD to ETD Administrator site for Graduate College review.

May 8, 2014

July 10, 2014

August 14, 2014

December 11, 2014

ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met.

May 19, 2014*

July 18, 2014*

August 18, 2014*

December 19, 2014*


May 10, 2014

December 14, 2014

December 14, 2014

December 14, 2014

*When you review these due dates please note that the Graduate College review of theses/dissertations can take as little as a few days or as long as several weeks, depending on the edits that may be required and the number of ETDs waiting to be approved.  If your work is not complete and approved by the Graduate College, you will not be able to graduate at this time.