2020-2021 Graduation Paperwork Deadlines

Date of Graduation

Deadline for Submission of Online Diploma Application

Deadline for Submission of Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree/Certificate and Thesis/Dissertation

October 2020

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020

January 2021

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

May 2021

Monday, March 1, 2020

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (PhD Students Only)
Thursday, May 6, 2021 All Other Students   

Graduation Requirements By Degree

Students must fulfill the master’s degree requirements or the doctoral degree requirements prior to filing for graduation. Please note that students must be an “active” student to be eligible to apply for graduation. Select your degree type below for your graduation next steps.

Doctoral Candidate (Childhood Studies, Computational & Integrative Biology, Public Affairs)
Liberal Studies Candidate 
Master’s Thesis Candidate 
Master’s Non-Thesis Candidate (Comprehensive examination & Writing Requirement)
MAT or MPA Candidate (Writing requirement only)