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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 2013

Winter 2014

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

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 15Feb 14May 16July 25

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 2Feb 28May 30Aug 8

Thesis

Dec 2Feb 28May 30Aug 8

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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