Application to Graduate
Last Day to File Statement of Intent to Graduate is on Friday, February 2, 2024.
**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 Friday, February 2, 2024.
Defense Notification - Doctoral & Masters Students(Thesis Option)
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 (or at least 3 weeks prior to your defense date) is the last day for Doctoral & Masters students to have their defense notification form submitted by department via Enrollment Services Portal.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 is the last day to order your Graduation Regalia online is tentative, please click here for dates.
Master's & Doctoral Students you may order your regalia online here.
Friday, March 29, 2024 is the last day to defend Thesis & Dissertations. Students must obtain signatures from committee members on the Oral Defense and Thesis-Dissertation Approval Form. Print this form and bring it with you to your defense.
**Note:The Thesis-Dissertation Approval Form with ALL committee members' signatures should be turned in within two weeks of your defense or no later than this deadline. This will be submitted by your department via the Enrollment Services Portal.
Friday, March 29, 2024 is the 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, April 19, 2024.
Submission of Thesis-Dissertation for Formatting Review
Friday, April 5, 2024 is the last day to submit a final, committee-approved copy of your thesis or dissertation for review.
A final copy of your thesis or dissertation must be submitted in PDF format to the ETD web site within two weeks of your defense or no later than the posted date.
Documents must comply with the Graduate School formatting guidelines.
Signed Thesis-Dissertation Oral Defense Approval and Document Approval Forms
The Oral Defense Approval and Thesis-Dissertation Document Approval Forms with ALL committee members' signatures should be turned in within two weeks of your defense or no later than this deadline. These will be submitted by your department via the Enrollment Services Portal.
MM-DMA Recordings and Recital Programs
Friday, April 5, 2024 is the last day for music performance students to submit one copy of performance recording as well as submitting of recital programs in PDF format to the ETD website. For more information on MM-DMA submissions, Click here.
Friday, April 12, 2024 is the 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 Evaluation for Masters
Friday, April 19, 2024, is the deadline to submit official reports on final comprehensive evaluation 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
Friday, April 19, 2024 is the 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)
Friday, April 19, 2024 is the last day to pay the thesis-dissertation fee posted to your university bill. This is a required fee.
Defer Commencement Walk
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 is the last day to submit commencement participation deferral agreement to attend the August 2023 ceremony. To request deferrment, please contact Enrollment Services via email, firstname.lastname@example.org
University Graduate Commencement
Information regarding the times and location of the University Commencement Ceremony is sent to students one month prior. Please notify us if your address changes.
Doctoral Students Survey
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