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Important Dates

IMPORTANT DATES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS—2017

Spring Semester 2017
January 9Instruction Begins
January 9-March 10Preview must be scheduled and completed
March 31Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Spring graduation
April 1Application for Spring graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee and to ensure inclusion in the commencement booklet
May 5Final deadline for application for Spring graduation;

Notification of completion of research paper/comprehensive exams due from department to the Graduate College and Registrar’s Office
May 6Commencement
Summer Semester 2017
May 8Instruction Begins
May 8–June 2Preview must be scheduled and completed
June 23Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Summer graduation
July 1Application for Summer graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee
July 28Final deadline for application for Summer graduation

Notification of completion of research paper/comprehensive exams due from department to the Graduate College and Registrar’s Office;

Summer semester ends
Fall Semester 2017
August 21Instruction Begins
August 22-October 20Preview must be scheduled and completed
November 10Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Fall graduation
November 10Application for Fall graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee and to ensure inclusion in the commencement booklet
December 15Final deadline for application for Fall graduation;

Notification of completion of research paper/comprehensive exams due from department to the Graduate College and Registrar’s Office
December 16Commencement