Graduation Due Dates*

Schedule TABLE OF GRADUATE COLLEGE DEADLINES FOR THE CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR

Official Graduation Date                               The date that will appear on your diploma and transcript.

May 2,  2020

July 10, 2020

August 14, 2020

December 13, 2019

DUE DATES
Submit Application for Graduation.
Pay diploma fee in Bursar’s office or online.

February 7, 2020

June 12, 2020

July 17, 2020

September 13, 2019

Comprehensive Exam
Submit Comprehensive Assessment Evaluation Form.
 Date determined by academic program.
Thesis/Dissertation Defense Dates and specific steps determined by Thesis/Dissertation Committee:

  1. Submit draft of thesis/dissertation to committee chair for review and comment.
  2. Submit revised draft of thesis/dissertation to committee members for review and comment.
  3. Schedule defense of thesis/dissertation.
  4. Defend thesis/dissertation.
  5. Revise thesis/dissertation as directed by committee.
  6. Submit revised thesis/dissertation for committee review and approval.
Upload approved thesis/dissertation to ETD Administrator site for Graduate College review.

April 11, 2020*

June 19, 2020*

July 24, 2020*

November 15, 2019*

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

May 5, 2020

July 13, 2020

August 17, 2020

December 16, 2019

COMMENCEMENT EXERCISE

May 2, 2020

December 12, 2020

December 12, 2020

December 14, 2019

*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 manuscripts waiting to be approved. If your work is not complete and approved by the Graduate College your name will be removed from the graduation list.