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Graduate Graduation Deadlines

Schedule of Deadlines for Master's, Specialist and Doctoral Students

Semester of Degree Completion (Graduation)

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

Fall 2022

Spring 2023

Classes Begin

Aug. 23

Jan. 10

May 16

Aug. 22

Jan. 9

Last day for filing an Application for Graduation

Sept. 3

Jan. 21

June 17

Sept. 2

Jan. 20

Last day for filing Doctoral dissertation proposal for current semester graduation

Aug. 6

Dec. 10 (2021)

May 6

Aug. 5

Dec. 9

Last day for requesting defense of Doctoral dissertation

Oct. 22

March 18

June 17

Oct. 21

March 17

Nominations due for Graduate Dean's Citation for Excellence

Oct. 22

March 18

n/a

Oct. 21

March 17

Last day for defense of Doctoral dissertation

Nov. 5

April 1

July 1

Nov. 4

March 31

Last day for filing Master’s Thesis, Doctoral Scholarly Project and Doctoral Dissertation

Nov. 12

April 8

July 8

Nov. 11

April 7

Nominations due for Outstanding Dissertation/Thesis

Nov. 12

April 8

n/a

Nov. 11

April 7

Last day for filing results of master’s and specialist’s written comprehensive examination

Nov. 12

April 8

July 8

Nov. 11

April 7

All degrees conferred

Dec. 10

May 6

Aug. 5

Dec. 9

May 5

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Dec. 10

May 6

No Ceremony

Dec. 9

May 5

Master’s/Specialist College Commencement Ceremony

Dec. 11

May 7

Dec. 10

May 6

All grades due

Dec. 15

May 11

Aug. 10

Dec. 14

May 10 

Summer graduation applications only

         

Last day for filing Summer Application for Graduation to guarantee student name in Spring Commencement Program

Feb. 11, 2022

Feb. 10, 2023

Transcripts available with final degree

Jan. 18, 2022

June 13

Sept. 6

Jan. 17

June 12

Diplomas available with degree

Feb. 1, 2022

June 27

Sept. 19

Feb. 7

June 26