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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER FOR PERSONS PLANNING TO GRADUATE TO GRADUATE ON MAY 11, 2014

January 7th-February 3rd

Submit application to the comprehensive examination or to defend the master’s project and dissertation thesis. (Only persons who were advanced to candidacy by the October 18, 2014, deadline are eligible to apply). Persons writing a thesis should have thesis topic cards on file already. If not, file card immediately.

February 21st

Last day to file Application for Graduation on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

March 28th

Last day on which oral defense of thesis, dissertations, master’s project, or departmental oral/written comprehensive examinations can be given.

April 14th

The thesis and dissertation defense should be scheduled early enough to allow time for corrections, etc., so that the final thesis can be turned in by Monday, April 14, 2014 to the Graduate School Office                (2 copies).

May 9th

Grades due in BANNER for courses candidates are enrolled in. Transcripts for any transfer credit must be received by this due date also. It is not recommended that students take a course elsewhere for transfer credit during the semester in which the degree is to be awarded (Graduate Catalog, p. 14).

May 9-11th

Commencement Activities 

May 11th 

Commencement Exercises 

 

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