Graduation Deadlines

If you are planning to graduate in spring 2020, please see below for important deadlines:

February 4

      • Final date to apply for graduation via Testudo.

February 20

      • Deadline to submit Nomination of Thesis or Dissertation Committee Form.
          • Committee form must be submitted at least six weeks before scheduled defense.
      • Deadline to submit special or adjunct member nominations (find committee member rules here). Please consult with Bill in advance of submitting committee nomination form.

2 weeks prior to defense

      • Email Bill the date, time, location, and abstract of the defense for posting.

April 17 (PhD students only)

      • Deadline for advisor to submit signed Report of Examining form to Bill.
      • Deadline to electronically submit dissertation via ETD System.
      • Deadline to submit Electronic Publication Form to the Registrar's Office.

April 24 (MS students only)

Visit the Graduate School website for all deadlines and necessary forms for graduation.