Students who miss the graduation deadlines for any given semester must register for at least 1 credit hour (June graduates) and 2 credit hours (April, August, December); Graduate Studies prefers the student register for project, thesis, dissertation, or internship credit or pay the equivalent minimum registration fee and will graduate the following semester. All graduation applications are submitted online.
Note: Some departments and colleges have deadlines earlier than those listed below. Check with your graduate program manager or graduate coordinator.
|Dec 2021||Apr 2022||June 2022||Aug 2022|
|Oct 15||Jan 28||Mar 11*||Mar 11*||Last day for graduate students to apply for graduation online in AIM.
*This date applies to all students who plan to graduate in June or August but who want to walk in the April Graduation Ceremonies.
|May 6**||Jun 24**||**Last day for students to apply for graduation online in AIM for June or August and receive a diploma but NOT walk in April Graduation Ceremonies.|
|Oct 29||Feb 11||Mar 18*||Mar 18*||Last day for departments to accept a student's graduation application in AIM (GRADQ, GRADAPP,and ADV01) to walk in the April Graduation Ceremonies.|
|May 14**||Jul 8**||Last day for departments to accept a student's graduation application in AIM for a June or August diploma.|
|Dec 10||Apr 8||Jun 16||Aug 5||
Items that must be completed by final deadline include:
-Schedule a final oral exam
-Hold a final oral exam; complete qualifications; obtain committee approvals/signatures
-Submit dissertation or thesis PDF and receive all approvals on ETD section of GradProg
|None||Apr 21||None||None||Graduation - University Commencement|
|None||Apr 21-22||None||None||Graduation - College Convocations|
All graduate students in dissertation or thesis programs must schedule the final oral examination at least one day before the exam in GradProg. Final examinations may not be held during the “interim period” between semesters or terms.
All graduates who meet the deadlines above are invited to participate in the April University Commencement exercises.