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Graduate School

Progress to Degree

To keep on track for graduation, you'll need to plan to meet major Graduate School milestones and academic requirements for your degree program.

Spring 2020 Deadlines & Commencement

August 8: Virtual Commencement Ceremony, 12 noon (View)

Summer 2020 Deadlines & Commencement

July 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
July 15:
 Defense Deadline
July 22: Graduation Application Deadline
July 24: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
August 8: Virtual Commencement Ceremony, 12 noon (View)

Fall 2020 Deadlines & Commencement

September 21: Graduation Application Deadline
November 8:
Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
November 13: Defense Deadline
November 23: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
December 14: Commencement Exercises (2:30 p.m., Details TBA)
December 14: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony (9:30 a.m., Details TBA)


Steps Toward Graduation

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