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Graduation

The Fall 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony will take place on December 12 at 4:30 p.m. If you are graduating fall 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.

Major Deadline for Summer 2019 Graduates - Tuesday, July 30, is a major deadline for all students intending to graduate in summer 2019. Final theses and dissertations are to be submitted to Trace, and be accepted by the Thesis/Dissertation Consultant by 5:00 p.m. All doctoral candidates must complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates by this date, as well. And the Pass/Fail form and Thesis/Dissertation Approval form (if you're in a thesis or dissertation program) must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. to the Graduate School. For more details, and links to the relevant forms, please check out our graduation deadlines.

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