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Academic Deadlines

Potential Graduate Degree Recipients

 

Deadlines for Graduation In

Degree Completion Activities

Fall (December)

Spring (May)

Summer (August)

Request Appointment for Defense of Thesis/Dissertation Examination Committee

3 – 4 weeks into fall the semester

3 – 4 weeks into the semester

May 1

Latest day to defend to qualify for degree

2 weeks before commencement

2 weeks before commencement

2 weeks before the first day of fall classes

MPS, MF and MLA students must notify The Grad School of their intent to complete the degree to be included in the commencement program.

1 month before the last day of classes

1 month before the last day of classes

Same as fall if intend to participate in December commencement

Submit a final version of document through your ESF Google account, and submit associated paperwork to Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies, 227 Bray.

Last day of classes

Last day of classes

First day of fall classes

 

Please note: Consult the Instructions for Completing a Thesis or Dissertation prior to submitting a final draft to your defense committee members. All committee members (Major Professor, Steering Committee, Readers/Examiners, and the Defense Committee Chair) must have a final draft at least two weeks prior to the defense. Students should notify the Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies via e-mail of the date, time, and location of the defense at least 2 weeks in advance of the defense or it may be rescheduled.

 

Revised: 09/13/2019