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Important Dates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER FOR PERSONS PLANNING TO GRADUATE ON MAY 19, 2019

January 14 - February 15

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.

February 8

Last day to submit FINAL Program Data Card.

March 1

Last day to file Application for Graduation

April 12

Last day on which oral defense of thesis, dissertations, master’s project, or departmental oral/written comprehensive examinations can be given.

April 19

Thesis and/or dissertation defenses should be scheduled early enough to allow time for corrections, etc., so that the final document with required signatures can be submitted by Friday, April 19, 2019.

May 15

Grades due in BANNER for courses candidates are enrolled in. Transcripts for any transfer credit must be processed the semester prior to graduation. 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).

May 17 - 18

Commencement Activities

May 19

Commencement Exercises (9:00AM and 2:00PM)

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