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Dates and Deadlines

 

Fall 2019

Master's Students

Doctoral Students

Last day to file Graduate Student Graduation Application for Fall 2019 graduation with Registrar's Office
(follow this link to apply through your student portal; be sure to indicate whether you will be participating in commencement as well)
September 15 September 15
Doctoral or master's students graduating Fall 2019: recommended date to file dissertation (Ph.D.) or thesis (Master's) with committee. December 13 December 13
Doctoral students graduating Fall 2019: Last day to file dissertation and Report on Final Examination form with Graduate Division. - December 20
Master's students graduating Fall 2019: Last day to file thesis and/or Final Report for Master Degree results with Graduate Division. December 20 -
Last day to file Spring 2020 Advancement to Candidacy for Ph.D. or Master's students with Graduate Division. December 18 December 18

 

**Note: If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, all forms will be accepted on the next succeeding business day.

 

Spring 2020

Master's Students

Doctoral Students

Last day to file Graduate Student Graduation Application for Spring 2020 graduation with Registrar's Office.
(follow this link to apply through your student portal; be sure to indicate whether you will be participating in commencement as well)
February 15 February 15
Doctoral or master's students graduating Spring 2020: recommended date to file dissertation (Ph.D.) or thesis (Master's) with committee May 8 May 8
Doctoral students graduating Spring 2020: Last day to file dissertation and Report on Final Examination form with Graduate Division - May 17
Master's students graduating Spring 2020: Last day to file thesis and/or Final Report for Master Degree results with Graduate Division May 17 -
     

 

**Note: If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, all forms will be accepted on the next succeeding business day.

 

Summer 2020

Master's Students

Doctoral Students

Last day to file Graduate Student Graduation Application for Summer 2020 graduation with Registrar's Office
(follow this link to apply through your student portal; be sure to indicate whether you will be participating in commencement as well)
June 15 June 15
Last day to file Fall 2020 Advancement to Candidacy for Ph.D. or Masters students with Graduate Division. July 17 July 17
Doctoral or master's students graduating Summer 2020: Recommended latest date to file dissertation (Ph.D.) or thesis (Master's) with committee August 7 August 7
Doctoral students graduating Summer 2020: Last day to file dissertation and Report on Final Examination form with Graduate Division - August 14
Master's students graduating Summer 2020: Last day to file thesis and/or Final Report for Master Degree results with Graduate Division August 14 -

 

**Note: If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, all forms will be accepted on the next succeeding business day.

 

 

Fall 2020

Master's Students

Doctoral Students

Last day to file Graduate Student Graduation Application for Fall 2020 graduation with Registrar's Office
(follow this link to apply through your student portal; be sure to indicate whether you will be participating in commencement as well)
September 15 September 15
Doctoral or master's students graduating Fall 2020: Recommended latest date to file dissertation (Ph.D.), or thesis (Master's) with committee December 11 December 11
Doctoral students graduating Fall 2020: Last day to file dissertation and Report on Final Examination form with Graduate Division - December 18
Master's students graduating Fall 2020: Last day to file thesis and/or Final Report for Master Degree results with Graduate Division December 18 -
Last day to file Spring 2021 Advancement to Candidacy for Ph.D. or Master's student with the Graduate Division. December 16 December 16

 

**Note: If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, all forms will be accepted on the next succeeding business day.

 

Fellowship and Funding Deadlines

Deadlines for these items vary. Visit the Grad Funding website for individual fellowship deadlines. 

To be considered for all forms of student financial support, graduate students are required to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We encourage all students to submit their FAFSA by the March 2 priority deadline each year.