Follow these steps toward the completion of your master's degree, preparing to meet milestones
from your first months on campus to graduation day.
Summer 2021 Deadlines & Commencement
July 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation July 15: Defense Deadline July 19:Graduation Application Deadline July 25: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation August 15: Summer Graduation (no ceremony)
March 1: Format Check Deadline March 21: Defense Deadline April 4: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation May 7: Commencement Exercises (Tentative, Details TBA) May 7: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, (Tentative, Details TBA)
Steps to Your Master's Degree
Your degree program may have additional requirements and deadlines, such as a language
proficiency exam or thesis defense. Check with your advisor about specific degree
requirements for your program of study.