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Make sure you're hitting important degree progress milestones and maintaining the academic standards necessary to stay in your graduate program. 

Fall 2019 Deadlines & Commencement

November 5: Defense Deadline, Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
November 25: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
December 16: Masters Commencement Exercises 
December 16: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Spring 2020 Deadlines & Commencement

February 16: Graduation Application Deadline
April 3: Defense Deadline, Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
April 19: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
May 8 & 9: Masters Commencement Exercises 
May 9: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Summer 2020 Deadlines & Commencement

July 15: Graduation Application Deadline
July 11: Defense Deadline, Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
July 26: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
August 15: Graduation (No Ceremony)

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