Graduate Student Graduation Checklists & Deadlines

Graduation Calendars  2016-17 through  2018-19

Master's non-thesis graduation deadlines PDF versionText only version

Master's thesis graduation deadlinesPDF versionText only version

PhD graduation deadlinesPDF versionText only version



May 2017 Graduation

Graduate Student Ceremony

Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 PM, Student Recreation Center - Lockridge Arena

 

Early CheckoutPDF versionText only version

Master's thesis and PhDs must submit committee form prior to November 1, 2016
All graduate students must submit Degree Audit form by November 1, 2016
PhDs must submit Admission to Candidacy form by January 10, 2017

  • Student must have been registered for fall 2016 credits
  • Student does not need to register for spring 2017 credits
  • Apply to graduate in Trailhead by January 18, 2017
  • Upload thesis in ProQuest and submit signed submittal page to OGS by January 18, 2017
  • Checkout by January 25, 2017

Degree will be awarded May 15, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Student may walk in May graduation ceremony

Standard Checkout checklist & deadlines

Standard checkout deadlines ARE degree specific, so make sure you select the correct degree.

  • Student must be registered for spring 2017 credits
  • All students in all degree programs must apply to graduate in Trailhead by January 25, 2017
    • Non-Thesis Master'sPDF versionText only version
      • Checkout by April 7, 2017
    • Thesis Master's PDF versionText only version
      • Upload thesis in ProQuest and submit signed submittal page to OGS by April 17, 2017
      • Checkout by May 5, 2017
    • PhDsPDF versionText only version
      • Upload thesis in ProQuest and submit signed submittal page to OGS by April 10, 2017
      • Checkout by April 14, 2017

    August 2017 Graduation - Graduation Date: August 17, 2017

    Thesis based students must submit committee form prior to March 1, 2017
    All graduate students must submit Degree Audit form by March 1, 2017

    All graduate students must apply to graduate in Trailhead by April 15, 2017

    Early Checkout IPDF versionText only version

    • Student must have been registered for spring 2017 credits
    • Student does not need to register for summer or fall 2017 credits
    • Submit Admission to Candidacy (PhDs only) form by March 1, 2017
    • (MS Thesis and PhDs only) Upload thesis in ProQuest and submit signed submittal page to OGS by May 15, 2017
    • Check-out by May 19, 2017

    Early Checkout IIPDF versionText only version

    • Student must be registered for summer 2017  credits
    • Student does not need to register for fall 2017 credits
    • Apply to graduate in Trailhead by April 15, 2017
    • (MS Thesis and Phds only) Upload thesis in ProQuest and submit signed submittal page to OGS by July 24, 2017
    • Checkout by August 1, 2017

    Degree Awarded August 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017

    There is no graduation ceremony in August

    Students may walk in the December graduation ceremony