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The Spring 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony will take place on May 9 at 7:30 p.m. If you are graduating spring 2019, and you intend to participate, please RSVP to let us know you’re coming.

After all of your hard work and dedication to honing your craft, it’s time to graduate and start the next stage of your life. The Graduate School wishes to help you navigate all of the stages of the graduation process, so that you are able to finish on time and with as little stress as possible. There are forms to complete that signify that each of the requirements of your degree have been met, and in order to help us process these documents, following the deadlines avoids unnecessary delays. And once everything is done, we hope you will join us for the hooding ceremony, where our graduates are celebrated before friends, family, and the university.

April 16th is an Important Deadline for Graduating Students - The major graduation deadline for doctoral and master's/specialist candidates intending to graduate spring 2019 is April 16. Many different things are due, depending upon your degree program. If you’re not sure what you need to do, you can visit the graduation deadlines, the Steps to Graduation, or contact the Graduate School (

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