Graduation Information for Graduate Students

A graduate on commencement day

Get graduation-ready by reviewing the information below. 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 Fall 2020:
    • the last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College: November 23, 2020.
    • the last day to submit Seminar Report Form to the Graduate College (for required programs): November 23, 2020.
    • the last day for department to notify the Graduate College of Comprehensive exam results:  December 3, 2020.
  • For Spring 2021:
    • the last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College: April 26, 2021.
    • the last day to submit Seminar Report Form to the Graduate College (for required programs):  April 26, 2021.
    • the last day for department to notify the Graduate College of Comprehensive exam results:  May 6, 2021.
  • For Summer 2021:
    • the last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College: July 19, 2021.
    • the last day to submit Seminar Report Form to the Graduate College (for required programs):  July 19, 2021.
    • the last day for department to notify the Graduate College of Comprehensive exam results:  July 28, 2021.

Application for graduation

Complete the online Apply for Graduation form located under the Student tab, My Graduate College channel, in My Missouri State.

Receiving your graduate certificate

In your final semester of classes for your graduate certificate, complete the online Apply for Graduation form located under the Student tab, My Graduate College channel, in My Missouri State.