Important Dates

Friday, February 5th: Last day for spring degree candidates to submit graduation applications for May degrees.

Monday, April 12th: Clean final draft of the thesis or proposal should be in committee’s hands, to allow sufficient time for review and comment; thesis or proposal defense date should be scheduled with committee.

Saturday, May 8th: Last day for grades of incomplete to be converted from spring semester.

Monday, May 10th: Final day for internship and practicum students to submit final papers and evidence of presentation and/or relevant public product.

Tuesday, May 11th: Final day for thesis defense with sufficient time from paperwork submission.

Friday, May 14th: Final date for graduate dean’s approval signature on completion of graduate thesis/dissertation for May degree candidates (check with graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy, defense and school/college dean approval)

  • by 5:00pm: Degree Candidacy form must be submitted (for Master's candidacy/proposal defense students).
  • by 5:00pm: ETD submission for Thesis or Dissertation must be submitted [paperwork and upload to scholar's compass] (for graduating/final defense students).


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