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.

(Update 8/27/2018: With the announcement of Commencement Ceremonies only occuring in April of each year, these deadlines are undergoing revision. Please check back for further updates.)

Dec 2018 Apr 2019 June 2019 Aug 2019  
Oct 19 Jan 25 TBA TBA Last day for graduate students to apply for
graduation online in AIM.
Nov 2 Feb 8 TBA TBA Last day for departments to accept a student’s
graduation application in AIM (GRADQ,
GRADAPP, and ADV01).
Dec 14 Apr 12 TBA TBA 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 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 25 None** None** Graduation — University Commencement
None** Apr 26 None** None** 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.

**All graduates are invited to participate in the April University Commencement exercises.

Next Year's Deadlines

Dec 2019 Apr 2020 June 2020 Aug 2020  
TBA TBA TBA TBA Last day for graduate students to apply for
graduation online in AIM.
TBA TBA TBA TBA Last day for departments to accept a student’s
graduation application in AIM (GRADQ,
GRADAPP, and ADV01).
TBA TBA TBA TBA 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 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 23 None** None** Graduation — University Commencement
None** Apr 24 None** None** Graduation — College Convocations