NEW PROCESS REGARDING APPLICATIONS FOR GRADUATION [M4/G10] COMING MID-AUGUST 2017
Please keep an eye on your UMSL email for more information about the process and open workshops in the coming days.

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
NEW PROCESS COMING MID-AUGUST 2017
Application for Graduate Certificate 9
June
2017
1
October
2017

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Master's Degree

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

Application for Graduation
AND
Appointment of Thesis Committee

9
June
2017
1
October
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
NEW PROCESS COMING MID-AUGUST 2017
Application for Graduation 9
June
2017
1
October
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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