Dates, Deadlines and Notices

*Not all programs/departments offer Comprehensive Examinations in the Summer. Please check with your advisor, department chair, program director or academic college dean.

Activity Summer
2013
Fall
2013
Spring
2013
Graduate Classes Begin June 3 August tba Jan. 10
Graduate Student Orientation
4:30 pm. Graduate School,
1st Floor Administration Tower
June 4 August tba Jan. 15
Graduate Student Orientation
4:30 pm. Jackson Medical Mall, Room 147
June 5 August tba Jan. 16
Graduate Student Orientation
4:30 pm. Universities Center, Rm-tba
June 6 August tba Jan. 17
Application Deadline
for Graduate English Competency Examination (4:00 pm).
June 12 tba Feb. 14
Application Deadline
for Graduate Area Examination (4:00 pm).
June 12 tba Feb. 14
Application Deadline
for Doctoral Examination (4:00 pm).
June 12 tba Feb. 14
Graduate English Competency Examination, (8:00 am) June 29 tba March 9
Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, (8:00 am) *June 29 tba March 9
Doctoral Comprehensive Examination, (8:00 am) *June 29 tba March 9
Meet with Advisor for Initial “Degree Audit”
during your first semester of enrollment
X X X
Apply for Graduate Degree Candidacyandform Committee for Dissertation/Thesis/Project(For Masters & Specialist after 12 hours completed  and for doctoral students after 80% of coursework completed.) X X X
Start on-Line Graduation Clearance Process
(contact Registrar’s Office for Information)
Apply Apply Apply
Last Day to Submit the “Committee Report of Defense Results”
(4:00 pm)(for Graduation in Semester the Date is listed)
June 28 tba March 1
Last Day to Submit Copies for Binding to the Library July 12 tba March 15
Complete Graduation Clearance with Graduate School
for Graduation in Semester the Date is listed. (4:00 pm)
July 25 tba April 26
Summer Degree Conferral Aug. 3 . .
Commencement! .

Dec. 8

May 3
*Note:  Not all programs offer the Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE) in the Summer.  Please check with your advisor, department chair/program director or academic college dean.