Follow these steps toward the completion of your master's degree, preparing to meet milestones
from your first months on campus to graduation day.
Spring 2020 Deadlines & Commencement
January 8, 5 p.m.: Tuition and Fees payment deadline February 16: Graduation Application Deadline April 3: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation April 8: Defense Deadline April 18: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation May 8 & 9: Masters Commencement Exercises May 9: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Summer 2020 Deadlines & Commencement
July 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation July 15: Defense Deadline TBA: Graduation Application Deadline July 24: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation August 15: Graduation (No Ceremony)
Steps to Your Master's Degree
Your degree program may have additional requirements and deadlines, such as a language
proficiency exam or thesis defense. Check with your advisor about specific degree
requirements for your program of study.