Find important dates and deadlines for Graduate School graduation applications, Commencement, and final research/project submissions below.

Graduation Applications

To receive your degree from the Graduate School, you must apply to graduate even if you don’t plan to attend the University's Commencement ceremony.

Graduation applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern time) on the applicable date below.

2024

  • Spring 2024 — March 13, 2024
  • Summer 2024 — June 5, 2024
  • Fall 2024 — October 23, 2024

Commencement

Commencement ceremonies will be held on the following dates. Learn more about Commencement.

2024

  • Spring 2024 — May 4, 2024
  • Summer 2024 — July 20, 2024
  • Fall 2024 — December 14, 2024

Research and Project Submissions

for RES 697, CRPR 698, THES 698, and DISS 799

Deadlines for RES 697 Research Paper, CRPR 698 Creative Project, THES 698 Thesis, and DISS 799 Doctor’s Dissertation submissions are on the following dates.

2024

  • Spring 2024 — April 3, 2024
  • Summer 2024 — June 19, 2024
  • Fall 2024 — November 14, 2024