Graduation Due Dates*

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 11,  2019

July 6, 2018

August 10, 2018

December 14, 2018

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

February 8, 2019

June 8, 2018

July 13, 2018

September 14, 2018

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.)

February 25, 2019

June 8, 2018

July 13, 2018

October 1, 2018

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

May 9, 2019

July 5, 2018

August 9, 2018

December 13, 2018

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

May 20, 2019*

July 16, 2018*

August 20, 2018*

December 19, 2018*


May 11, 2019

December 15, 2018

December 15, 2018

December 15, 2018

*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.