Key Degree Dates for Graduate Students 2014-2015


Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 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. 12, 2014 Final day for February PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 Final day for February graduate degree candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations or theses: 4pm deadline.
Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 February degrees conferred.
Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015 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. 13, 2015 Final day for May PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Friday, April 24, 2015 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Monday, April 27, 2015 Deadline for electronic submission of the approved MA Thesis.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Final day for May PhD candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations: 4pm deadline.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 May degrees conferred at Commencement.
Friday, June 12, 2015 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, July 31, 2015 Final day for August PhD candidates to defend dissertations.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Deadline for submission of Certification of Master's Thesis Acceptance Form.
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 Final day for August degree candidates to electronically deposit their dissertations or theses: 4pm deadline.
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 August degrees conferred.