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Important Dates

IMPORTANT DATES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS—2017-18

Summer Semester 2017
May 8 Instruction Begins
May 8-June 2 Preview must be scheduled and completed
June 23 Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Summer graduation
July 1

Application for Summer graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee 

July 28

Final 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 21 Instruction Begins
August 22–October 20 Preview must be scheduled and completed
November 10 Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Fall graduation
November 10 Application for Fall graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee and to ensure inclusion in the commencement booklet

December 15



December 16

Final 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

Commencement

Spring Semester 2018
January Instruction Begins
January 8-March 9 Preview must be scheduled and completed
March 30 Thesis/dissertation due in Graduate College to be eligible for Spring graduation
April 1 Application for Spring graduation due through Student Center to avoid late fee and to ensure inclusion in the commencement booklet
May 4

Final 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 5 Commencement