Graduation Deadlines

Please click on the appropriate program name below for the degree or certificate you are applying.

Graduate Certificate / Master's Degree / Educational Specialist Degree / Doctoral Degree

Frequently Asked Graduation Questions


Graduate Certificate

Form/Item Description Summer 2017
Deadline
[Conferral only, 
no ceremony]
Fall 2017
Deadline
G10 Application for Graduate Certificate 9
June
2017
15
September
2017

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Master's Degree

Form/Item Description Summer 2017
Deadline
[Conferral only,
no ceremony]
Fall 2017
Deadline
M4
AND
M2 [if required for your degree, check with your advisor]

Application for Graduation
AND
Appointment of Thesis Committee

9
June
2017
15
September
2017
M3 and electronic copy of thesis
Master's Thesis in essentially final form
30
June
2017
3
November
2017
Last Day to Defend Thesis
21
July
2017
24
November
2017
M2CR for thesis
AND
final approval of thesis
[Submission info here]
Report of Thesis Defense
AND
Advisor approval in IRL@UMSL
[Approval info here]
28
July
2017
8
December
2017
M2CR for Exit Projects, Scholarly Papers and Comprehensive Exams
28
July
2017
8
December
2017

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Educational Specialist Degree

Form/Item Description Summer 2017
Deadline
[Conferral only,
no ceremony]
Fall 2017
Deadline
M4 Application for Graduation 9
June
2017
15
September
2017
M2CR Report of scholarly paper completion 28
July
2017
8
December
2017

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Doctoral Degree - Ph.D., Ed.D., D.N.P.

Form/Item Description Summer 2017
Deadline
[Hooding Ceremony
contact Grad School
for info]
Fall 2017
Deadline

Names of Doctoral Candidates
intending to graduate

Submitted by Program Director, via e-mail,
to GradSchoolFormsATumslDOTedu

9
June
2017
15
September
2017

Single Author Dissertations need this
D6 & D9
AND
Dissertation in essentially final form
[no highlights, notes in margins, etc.]

Co-Authored Dissertations need
the D6 [one for each co-author]
&
ONE co-authored D9 for all co-authors
[applies only to Ed.D.]

Details about Co-Authored Dissertations here

Committee verifies that dissertation is defensible and
agrees to date, time and location of defense
 AND
Oral Defense Announcement
30
June
2017
[must be submitted
3 wks prior to
defense date]
3
November
2017
[must be submitted
3 wks prior to
defense date]
Last Day to Defend Dissertation 21
July
2017
24
November
2017
D7 Report of Defense 24
July
2017
27
November
2017

Final dissertation submission
[Submission info here]
AND
SED Certificate of Completion [Ph.D. only]
AND
Confirmation of submission to ProQuest
AND
All Grades must be letter grades

Final Approval of the dissertation by the committee chair
[Approval info here]  
AND
All DL grades to be changed to letter grades
28
July
2017
8
December
2017

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