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 6,  2017

July 7, 2017

August 11, 2017

December 16, 2017

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

February 3, 2017

June 9, 2017

July 14, 2017

September 15, 2017

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 20, 2017

June 9, 2017

July 14, 2016

October 2, 2017

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

May 4, 2017

July 6, 2017

August 10, 2017

December 14, 2017

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

May 15, 2017*

July 17, 2017*

August 21, 2017*

December 20, 2017*


May 6, 2017

December 16, 2017

December 16, 2017

December 16, 2017

*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.