Graduate Degree Calendar

The Graduation Application for Fall 2022 is now open for PhD and Research Master's students: apply here

Preliminary December 2022 Calendar

The December 2022 graduation calendar is still being developed; check back soon for more information. 

Names are purged from the Degree System after each degree cycle. A student who misses the degree deadlines must sign up again for the following degree cycle.

Action Date
Sign up begins September 13
Begin accepting dissertations September 12
Last day to defend for tuition waiver* October 7
Last day to deposit for tuition waiver* November 7
Last day to defend   November 21
Last day to sign up for graduation application and deposit appointment November 28
Peak deposit window *special rules apply November 21-December 5
Last day to deposit December 5
Degree conferral date December 22**

*Tuition waiver policies vary by school.

** Degrees are posted after the conferral date. It may take approximately 6 weeks or longer for degrees to be posted on transcripts. 


May 2023 Calendar

Dates will be announced in Fall 2022. 


August 2023 Calendar

Dates will be announced in Fall 2022. 


Updated September 14, 2022