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School of Graduate Studies and Research

Graduation Procedures and Deadlines

Graduation Deadlines by Quarter

(please follow the below timelines rather than the deadlines posted by the registrar for undergraduate students)

 

Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Spring 2015

Summer 2015

Final Folder Check
(replaces application for graduation)

Following Registration or First Week of QuarterFollowing Registration or First Week of QuarterFollowing Registration or First Week of QuarterFollowing Registration or First Week of Quarter

Permit to Schedule Orals/Portfolio review/Final exam

Nov 21Feb 20May 15July 24

4 Copies of your Brief

2 weeks prior to final examination2 weeks prior to final examination2 weeks prior to final examination2 weeks prior to final examination

Application for Degree & Fees Paid

Dec 1Mar 6May 29Aug 7

Thesis and ALL degree requirements

Dec 1Mar 6May 29Aug 7

Notes:

  • Final Folder Check Requests can be done here or in the Graduate School Barge 214

  • Fees: $15 degree fee must be paid and $75 thesis binding fee for THESIS CANDIDATES ONLY.

  • Projects are submitted directly to your department.

  • ALL degree requirements including clearance of "incompletes" must be cleared by the degree application deadline.  If degree requirements are completed between the deadline and the last day of the quarter, your degree will be granted at the end of the next quarter and further registration is not required.

  • Commencement information can be found here.  Master's degree recipients wear hoods as part of their regalia, you can find what color hood you need here.

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Deadlines and procedures for students graduating in upcoming quarters:

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