Graduation Dates and Deadlines

Following are important deadlines during your last semester. If you are unable to meet these deadlines, your graduation may be delayed until the following semester.

Fall {{ deadlines.fall_year }} Spring {{ deadlines.spring_year }} Summer {{ deadlines.summer_year }}
Graduation Application Deadline {{ deadlines.application_deadline_fall | long_date }} {{ deadlines.application_deadline_spring | long_date }} {{ deadlines.application_deadline_summer | long_date }}
Must be enrolled for this term Fall {{ deadlines.fall_year }} Spring {{ deadlines.spring_year }} Summer {{ deadlines.summer_year }}
Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Deadline {{ deadlines.formatting_deadline_fall | long_date }} {{ deadlines.formatting_deadline_spring | long_date }} {{ deadlines.formatting_deadline_summer | long_date }}
Thesis or Dissertation Defense Deadline {{ deadlines.defense_deadline_fall | long_date }} {{ deadlines.defense_deadline_spring | long_date }} {{ deadlines.defense_deadline_summer | long_date }}
Thesis or Dissertation Submission Deadline {{ deadlines.submission_deadline_fall | long_date }} {{ deadlines.submission_deadline_spring | long_date }} {{ deadlines.submission_deadline_summer | long_date }}
Conferral Date {{ deadlines.degree_conferred_fall | long_date }} {{ deadlines.degree_conferred_spring | long_date }} {{ deadlines.degree_conferred_summer | long_date }}

Window Graduation Dates and Deadlines

The Window Graduation Dates and Deadlines may permit you to graduate in the following semester without enrolling. You must contact the Graduate School to verify eligibility for this option.

 Fall-Spring window (Graduation term: Spring 2021)Spring-Summer window (Graduation term: Summer 2021)Summer-Fall window (Graduation term: Fall 2021)
Graduation application deadlineFebruary 06, 2021June 01, 2021September 17, 2021
Must be enrolled for this termFall 2020Spring 2021Summer 2021
Dissertation/thesis formatting deadlineJanuary 08, 2021June 11, 2021August 18, 2021
Thesis or dissertation defense deadlineJanuary 15, 2021June 18, 2021August 25, 2021
Thesis or dissertation submission deadlineJanuary 22, 2021June 25, 2021September 01, 2021
Conferral dateMay 22, 2021August 28, 2021December 23, 2021