Texas Tech University

Summer 2022 Graduation Deadlines

Monday, June 6, 2022

Defense Notification - Doctoral Students & Masters Students (Thesis Option):

  • Last day (or at least 3 weeks prior to your defense date) for Doctoral & Masters students to have their defense notification form submitted by department via Enrollment Services Portal.


  • Master's & Doctoral Students must order cap, gown, and hood from the TTU University Bookstore. The last day to order your Graduation Regalia online is tentative. You should call the TTU University Bookstore for confirmation.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Application to Graduate:

  • Last Day to File Statement of Intent to Graduate

    • Apply to Graduate

    • Please Note: Please notify the Graduate School if you do not plan to graduate this semester and have already filed an intent to graduate. If you have not filed an intent and do not plan to graduate this semester, please update your expected graduation date via the Student Dashboard. Please know, if your graduation is delayed, you will need to submit another application to graduate for the semester during which you plan to graduate.

Application to Complete Graduate Certificate:

  • Those who will be completing their certification requirements must also apply to graduate by the listed deadline.

Monday, June 27, 2022

Defense Deadline:

  • Last day to defend Theses-Dissertations.

Comprehensive Evaluation:

  • Last day for Master's Non-Thesis students to complete comprehensive evaluations for the Master's degree. Reports on the evaluation are not due until Friday, July 8, 2022.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Submission of Thesis-Dissertation for Formatting Review:

Signed Oral Defense & Thesis-Dissertation Approval Form:

  • The Thesis-Dissertation Approval Form with ALL committee members' signatures should be turned in within two weeks of your defense or no later than the posted deadline. This will be submitted by your department via the Enrollment Services Portal.

Friday, July 8, 2022

MM-DMA Recordings & Recital Programs:

Grade Changes:

  • Last day to remove grades of I, PR, or CR in the Graduate School. This does not apply to the CR received on a previous thesis or dissertation enrollment.

Official Reports on Final Comprehensive Examinations for Master's:

Official reports on final comprehensive examinations for the Master's degree (non-thesis students) are due in the Graduate School. This will be submitted by your department via the Enrollment Services Portal.

Reports on Portfolio:

  • Final day for committee chairs for Master's Interdisciplinary Students to submit Portfolio reports and for their advisors to submit the Report on the Portfolio (faculty use the Comprehensive Exam Report form for this purpose)

Thesis-Dissertation Fee:

  • Last day to pay the thesis-dissertation fee posted to your university bill. This is a required fee.

Friday, July 29, 2022

Defer Commencement Walk:

Saturday, August 6, 2022

University Graduate Commencement: