ADV Form 8

  • Graduate Progress Report

Students who miss the graduation deadlines for any given semester must register for at least 2 hours (preferably 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 coordinator.

Dec 2017 Apr 2018 June 2018 Aug 2018  
Oct 20 Jan 26 May 4 June 29 Last day for graduate students to apply for
graduation online in AIM.
Nov 3 Feb 9 May 18 July 13 Last day for departments to accept a student’s
graduation application in AIM (GRADQ,
GRADAPP, and ADV01).
Dec 15 Apr 13 June 21 Aug 3 Items that must be completed by final deadline
  • Schedule a final oral exam
  • Hold a final oral exam; complete
    qualifications; obtain committee
  • Submit dissertation or thesis to college
    dean for review and approval signature
    on ADV8d
  • Submit dissertation or thesis PDF for
    approvals on ETD site (department
    and college approvals)
  • Take ADV Form 8d to Graduate Studies 
    (105 FPH) once the ETD status shows
    "Grad Office Review"
None** Apr 26 None** Aug 16 Graduation — University Commencement
None** Apr 27 None** Aug 17 Graduation — College Convocations

*All students in dissertation or thesis programs must use ADV Form 8c to schedule the final oral examination at least two weeks before the exam. Final examinations may not be held during the “interim period” between semesters or terms.

**December graduates are invited to participate in April graduation exercises. June graduates are invited to participate in August graduation exercises.

Next Year's Deadlines

Information about future deadlines will be forthcoming.