The Graduate School has a set of requirements for each degree that must be submitted to our office in order to have your degree conferred. Let us help you on your journey to graduation.
For degree conferral on:
|Feb. 1, 2021||June 1, 2021||Aug. 31, 2021|
Application to candidacy due:
|Oct. 1, 2020||March 1, 2021||July 1, 2021|
All required conferral materials due:
|Jan. 15, 2021||May 14, 2021||Aug. 13, 2021|
For each degree type, there are specific requirements that must be submitted to the Graduate School, prior to set deadlines, in order to have your degree conferred. Find your degree below to determine what requirements you must submit.
Please review the Doctoral Degree Checklist for Graduation. The following items are required for conferral of a PhD degree:
Those pursuing an advanced certificate, any master’s degree, AuD, DNP or EdD, must “Apply for Graduation” through HUB by deadline listed below in order to become a candidate for degree conferral. Please refer to the step-by-step guide on applying for graduation in HUB.
|Graduation Term ||Application Deadline ||Conferral Date|
|Fall||Oct. 15||Feb. 1|
|Spring||Feb. 22||June 1|
|Summer||July 15 ||Aug. 31|
Students completing an exam, paper, project or portfolio: Before your conferral date your department must complete the appropriate culminating experience milestone in HUB.
Students completing a thesis: Submit completed M-Form for Master's Degrees With Thesis and All PhD Degrees and electronic submission of your thesis. Please see our Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines page for submission instructions.
The Graduate School does not handle your degree conferral. Please contact your academic department for the details about your graduation requirements.