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Important Dates

View the official Graduate College calendar for thesis, oral comprehensive exam, graduation application and other important deadlines. 

Fall 2020 



August 24

First day of classes

September 7 Labor Day Holiday
October 2 Fall graduation application due
October 11 Suggested deadline for submitting approved thesis draft to the committee
October 19 Registration for Spring 2021 Begins
November 3 Final Date for Thesis Defense
November 10 Thesis due to The Graduate College by 5:00 pm
November 24 Thesis must be approved by The Graduate College by 5:00 pm.
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
December 2 Comprehensive Examination Paperwork Due
December 3 Last day of classes
December 11-12 Commencement


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