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Graduation Information for Graduate Students

Congratulations on completing your graduate degree!


Review the information below to get yourself graduation-ready. Remember to meet with your advisor or contact the Graduate College to determine if you have met all the necessary requirements for graduation.


Thesis and seminar deadlines

  • For Summer 2014 graduation, the last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College: July 21, 2014
  • The last day to submit acceptance sheet of approved research to the Graduate College (Seminar Report Form): July 21, 2014
  • Comprehensive exam results are due to the Graduate College by July 25, 2014

Application for graduation

You must submit an Application for Graduation online, if you are receiving your master’s, specialist or doctorate degree. This application must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014, for inclusion in the Summer 2014 printed commencement program. 

Receiving your graduate certificate

In your final semester of classes for your graduate certificate, you need to submit your Notification to Complete a Graduate Certificate online. This form notifies us that you have completed your course work and would like to receive your certificate.

You must have an approved plan of study on file with the Graduate College before you submit this form.

Commencement information

Get details on the ceremonies and updates on graduation-related events and media on the commencement website.