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Important Dates

Fall 2017 

   
September 15 First day to apply for research support fellowships
October 6 Last day to apply for Fall 2017 graduation
October 23 First day to register for Spring 2018
November 1 First day to apply for scholarships offered by The Graduate College
November 6 Last day for thesis/dissertation defenses
November 7-8 International Research Conference
November 13 Last day to submit thesis/dissertations to The Graduate College
November 15 Last day to apply for research support fellowships
November 30 Final Thesis Approval Date
December 5 Last day to submit comprehensive exam paperwork to The Graduate College
December 15-16 Commencement
December 20 Last day to register for Spring 2018

To view the official Graduate College calendar for thesis/dissertation deadlines, please click here

Spring 2018 

   
January 15 Priority Fall application deadline (Applicants who plan to apply for IA/TA)
January 16 First day of classes
February 1 IA/TA application deadline (for current students)
March 9 Spring graduation application due
March 15 Suggested deadline for submitting approved thesis draft to committee
March 21 Thesis draft due to committees
March 26 Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 opens
April 3 Final date for thesis defense
April 10 Thesis due to The Graduate College
April 24 Thesis approval date
May 2 Comprehensive Exam paperwork due to The Graduate College
May 10 Spring 2018 graduation

To view the official Graduate College calendar for thesis/dissertation deadlines, please click here

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