Dates & Deadlines

Important Dates for Graduate Students 2015-2016



Date and Time

Location of Event

​Graduate Student Orientation Anytime Online
Graduate Assistant Training Anytime
Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition (SRCEE) April 20, 2016
Finch Fieldhouse

Paperwork Deadlines

Applications for Graduate, Master's & Doctoral Fellowships for the 2016-17 year February 1, 2016
Applications for King/Chávez/Parks Future Faculty Awards for the 2016-17 year April 1, 2016
Graduation Application Deadline
      August 2015 Graduation
      December 2015 Graduation
      May 2016 Graduation

June 22, 2015
September 28, 2015*; October 26, 2015**
February 1, 2016*; March 7, 2016**
Graduate Student Research Grants
Application Deadlines
Fall:  October 14, 2015
Spring: February 10, 2016
Dissertation Research Support Grants
Application Deadlines

Fall: October 12, 2015
Spring: March 14, 2016

Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition Application March 14, 2016
Thesis Submission Deadlines
       August, 2015 Graduation
       December, 2015 Graduation
       May, 2016 Graduation

June 15, 2015

October 19, 2015

February 29, 2016

* At this deadline, you are assured of a listing in the Commencement Program IF your major requirements have been met.
** At this deadline, there is no guarantee of a listing in the Commencement Program.​​

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