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Graduation Calendar

  Applications to Graduate Due1 Examinations and Reports completed by2 Approved thesis and dissertation submitted and accepted by3 Commencement4 End-of-Semester Deadline5
Summer 2020 May 29, 2020 July 17, 2020 July 24, 2020 August 9, 2020 August 24, 2020
Autumn 2020 September 11, 2020 November 25, 2020 December 4, 2020 TBD January 8, 2021
Spring 2021 January 29, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 23, 2021 May 9, 2021 May 11, 2021
Summer 2021 May 28, 2021 July 16, 2021 July 23, 2021  August 8, 2021 August 23, 2021
Autumn 2021 September 10, 2021 November 24, 2021 December 3, 2021 December 19, 2021 January 7, 2022

1 Applications to graduate include current semester or End-of-Semester deadline. Applications must be received by close of business.

2 Doctoral degree candidates must submit a complete paper dissertation draft to the Graduate School, and the Application for Final Examination must be approved by all committee members at least two weeks prior to the defense date.

3 Approved documents must be submitted via OhioLINK and accepted by the Graduate School by the close of business before the Report on Final Document will be processed.

4 Students not attending commencement must complete the commencement section on the Application to Graduate to indicate how their diploma should be disbursed.

5 A degree applicant who does not meet published graduation deadlines but who does complete all degree requirements by the last business day prior to the first day of classes for the following semester or summer term will graduate the following semester or summer term without registering or paying fees