Master's Degree Deadlines

For a Feb 2023 Degree

Work is completed by the end of the Fall 2022 final exams

Deadline Description
Monday, October 3 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Tuesday, November 1 Deadline for registrar's online application for a master's degree
Friday, November 4 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, December 2 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Monday, December 19

Final, revised version of master’s paper due to both readers [last day of Finals Week]

 

For a May 2023 Degree

MA paper is completed on the first day of final exams

Deadline Description
Monday, Feb 6 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Wednesday, March 1 Deadline to file the registrar's application for a master's degree
Friday, March 3 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, March 24 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Friday, May 5

Final, revised version of master's paper due to both readers. Late papers may impact ability to graduate in May. This is First Day of Final Exams.

For an August 2023 Degree

Subject to reader availability; work is completed in early August

Deadline Description
Friday, June 9 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Friday, June 16 Deadline to file the registrar's application for a master's degree
Friday, July 7 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, July 21 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Friday, August 4

Final, revised version of master's paper due to both readers. August degrees are conferred on August 31.