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Important Dates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER FOR PERSONS PLANNING TO GRADUATE ON DECEMBER 15, 2018

August 21 - September 21

Submit application to take the comprehensive examination or to defend the master’s project and dissertation thesis. Persons writing a thesis should have thesis topic cards filed the semester prior to graduation. If not, file card immediately.

September 21

Last day to submit FINAL Program Data Card.

September 28

Last day to file Application for Graduation on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

November 16

Thesis and dissertation defense should be scheduled early enough to allow time for corrections, etc., so that the final thesis can be turned in by Friday, November 16, 2018.

Completed and approved thesis and dissertations (2 copies) and the results of the oral/written comprehensive examination or project defense are due in the Graduate Office.

December 11

Grades are due in BANNER for courses candidates are enrolled in. Transcripts for any transfer credit must be received by this date also. It is not recommended that students take a course elsewhere for transfer credit during the semester in which the degree is to be awarded. (Graduate Catalog, page 14)

December 14 - 15

Commencement Activities

December 15

Commencement Exercises (10:00am)

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