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Graduate Forms, Applications, and Deadlines


Spring semester time extensions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Due to the altered class schedule, changes in the commencement schedule, university cautionary measures, and potential medical reasons that can all affect a student’s ability to complete their degree requirements by the posted deadlines, The Graduate College is extending the deadlines as noted in the information below. If an additional extension is needed, beyond the revised deadlines, please contact our degree audit specialists at as soon as possible.

Requirements Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Graduation Application March 6, 2020 June 26, 2020
Final Date for Thesis Defense April 17, 2020 July 2, 2020
Thesis due to the Graduate College April 24, 2020 July 9, 2020
Thesis must be approved by the Graduate College by 5 pm May 8, 2020 July 23, 2020
Comprehensive Examination Paperwork May 8, 2020 July 27, 2020

For instructions on submitting the graduate application and supporting documents, see the Graduate College website.  Program deadlines can be found on the Graduate College's History Program page.

Please note that applications deadlines for international students may differ from standard deadlines.  Information regarding International Student Deadlines can be found on the Graduate College's Deadlines Page