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Deadlines

SEMESTER OF DEGREE COMPLETION (GRADUATION) Summer 2015 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
Classes Begin May 18 August 24 January 11 May 9 August 22 January 9 May 15
Last day for filing an Application for Graduation June 19 September 4 January 22 June 10 September 2 January 20 June 16
Last day for filing Doctoral dissertation proposal May 8 August 7 December 11 May 6 July 29 December 9 May 5
Last day for requesting defense of Doctoral dissertation June 19 October 23 March 18 June 10 October 21 March 17 June 16
Nominations due for Graduate Dean's Citation for Excellence June 19 October 23 March 18 June 10 October 21 March 17 June 16
Last day for defense of Doctoral dissertation July 2 November 6 April 1 June 24 November 4 March 31 June 30
Last day for filing Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation July 10 November 13 April 8 July 1 November 11 April 7 July 7
Nominations due for Outstanding Dissertation/Thesis July 10 November 13 April 8 July 1 November 11 April 7 July 7
Last day for filing results of Master’s and Specialist’s written comprehensive examination July 10 November 13 April 8 July 1 November 11 April 7 July 7
ALL degrees Conferred August 7 December 11 May 6 July 29 December 9 May 5 August 4
Commencement Ceremony No Ceremony December 11 May 6 No Ceremony December 9 May 5 No Ceremony
ALL grades are due August 12 December 16 May 11 August 3 December 14 May 10 August 9
SUMMER GRADUATION APPLICATIONS ONLY
Last day for filing Summer Application for Graduation to guarantee  student name in
Spring Commencement Program
February 19, 2016 February 17, 2017
TRANSCRIPTS AVAILABLE WITH FINAL DEGREE August 31, 2015 January 19, 2016 June 13, 2016 August 29, 2016 January 17, 2017 June12, 2017 August 28, 2017
DIPLOMAS AVAILABLE WITH DEGREE
                                                                              
September 14, 2015 Feb. 2, 2016 June 27, 2016 September 12, 2016 January 31, 2017 June 26, 2017 September 11, 2017