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Degree Conferral Timetable

For degree conferral on  Feb. 1 June 1 Sept. 1
Student forwards completed Application to Candidacy to Department Aug. 15

Oct. 15

Mar. 15
Academic Dean forwards approved Application to Candidacy to Graduate School Oct. 1 Feb. 1 July 1 
Student submits ALL required material to Graduate School by Friday before Spring Classes  Last Day of Spring Exams  Friday before Fall Classes