Commencement Caps

Important Dates and Deadlines

Thesis/Dissertation Deadlines

Graduation
Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline to Graduate
Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline to avoid registration and tuition for Continuation in subsequent term
2017
January
2016 - December 9
2017 - January 6 (for May 2017 graduation)
May
2017 - April 21
2017 - May 5 (for August 2017 graduation)
August
2017 - August 18
2017 - September 2 (for January 2018 graduation)
2018
January2017 - December 82018 - January 5 (for May 2018 graduation)
May2018 - April 202018 - May 4 (for August 2018 graduation)
August2018 - August 172018 - August 31 (for January 2019 graduation)

Commencement Ceremony Participation

PhD Graduates
Graduates must have their dissertations submitted by April 21, 2017 in order to be hooded and receive their diplomas at the Thursday, May 4, 2017 PhD Hooding and Commencement Ceremony.

August 2016, January 2017, and those who submit their dissertations by April 21, 2017 will be invited to participate in the Thursday, May 4, 2017 PhD Hooding and Commencement Ceremony .

Graduation
PhD Hooding and Ceremony
2016
August
2017 - May 4
2017
January2017 - May 4
May2017 - May 4
August2018 - May 3


Masters Graduates
January 2017, May 2017 and August 2017 graduates should plan to participate in the May 5, 2017 Masters Commencement Ceremony.

Graduation
Masters Ceremony
2017
January2017 - May 5
May2017 - May 5
August2017 - May 5
20182018 - May 4
January2018 - May 4
May2018 - May 4
August2018 - May 4