Master's Degree Deadlines

2021-2022

For a February 2022 Degree

Work is completed by the end of the Fall 2021 final exams 

Deadlines Description
Friday, October 1 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Monday, November 1 Deadline for registrar's online application for a master's degree
Monday, November 1 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, December 3 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Friday December 17 Final, revised version of master's paper due to both readers [last day of Finals Week]

For a May 2022 Degree

MA paper is completed prior to the start of final exams

Deadline Description
Tuesday, February 1 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Tuesday, March 1 Deadline to file the registrar's application for a master's degree
Friday, March 4 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, March 25 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Friday, May 6

Final, revised version of master’s paper due to both readers. Late papers may impact ability to graduate in May.

 

For an August 2022 Degree

Subject to reader availability; work is completed in early August

Deadline Description
Monday, June 6 Deadline to file "Master's Paper Plans" with the department [provisional paper title, short description, and the names of your two readers]
Friday, June 17 Deadline to file the registrar's application for a master's degree
Friday, July 1 First full draft of master's paper is due to one or both readers
Friday, July 15 Faculty comments on master's papers due to degree candidates
Friday, August 12

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