Key Degree Dates for Graduate Students 2013-2014


Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 Last day for February graduate degree candidates (certificates, final and continuing master's and Ph.D.) to file Application for Degree. See application for details.
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 Final day for February PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 Final day for February graduate degree candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations or theses: 4pm deadline.
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 February degrees conferred.
Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014 Last day for May graduate degree candidates (certificates, final and continuing master's and PhD) to file Application for Degree. See application for details.
Monday, Apr. 14, 2014 Final day for May PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Friday, April 25, 2014 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Monday, April 28, 2014 Deadline for electronic submission of the approved MA Thesis.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 Final day for May PhD candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations: 4pm deadline.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 May degrees conferred at Commencement.
Friday, June 13, 2014 Last day for August graduate degree candidates (certificates, final and continuing Master’s and PhD) to file Application for Degree. See application for details.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 Final day for August PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 Final day for August degree candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations or theses: 4pm deadline.
Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 August degrees conferred.