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A Big Day For Fall 2023 Graduates

December 1 is a major deadline for all students intending to graduate this fall. Final theses and dissertations are to be accepted to Trace by 5:00 p.m. In order for your thesis or dissertation to be accepted by this date be sure to submit it prior to the deadline. If you have any questions reach out to

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.