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COMPLETION OF PROGRAM

Application to Graduate: Students must file formal written application for degree with the Office of the Registrar according to the published University Calendar during the term prior to the semester of completion.  After the application for degree is filed, the student's record is audited against his/her Program of Study.  Students will be notified by the Office of the Registrar of their graduation status.  All applicants for the degree must notify the Office of the Registrar in writing whether they will or will not participate in Commencement.  Students currently enrolled in courses that are completed prior to graduation exercises or who have only one course to complete in the Summer term can participate in May or December Commencement.

Thesis deadline: The thesis, as approved by the student's graduate committee, must be submitted to the Dean of Graduate Studies for review and approval at least three weeks before the end of the semester the student expects to complete degree requirements.