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Deadlines

Master's Students

Requirement Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Graduation Application
October 4, 2019
March 6, 2020 June 26, 2020
Final Date for Thesis Defense November 5, 2019 April 7, 2020 July 2, 2020
Thesis due to The Graduate College
November 12, 2019
April 14, 2020 July 9, 2020
Thesis must be approved by The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 26, 2019 April 28, 2020 July 23, 2020
Comprehensive Examination Paperwork*
December 2, 2019
May 4, 2020 July 27, 2020

*For Thesis or Non-Thesis students: The comprehensive exam deadline is for paperwork only. If your comprehensive examination is your thesis defense, it must be scheduled and completed by the defense deadlines listed above. Please work with your graduate advisor to make sure you meet all departmental deadlines and other degree requirements.

Doctoral Students

Requirement Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Graduation Application
October 4, 2019
March 6, 2020 June 26, 2020
Final Date for Dissertation Defense November 5, 2019 April 7, 2020 July 2, 2020
Dissertation due to The Graduate College
November 12, 2019
April 14, 2020 July 9, 2020
Dissertation must be approved by The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 26, 2019 April 28, 2020 July 23, 2020
Survey of Earned Doctorates due to The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 26, 2019 April 28, 2020 July 23, 2020