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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
Autumn 2019 September 6, 2019 November 22, 2019 November 27, 2019 December 15, 2019 January 3, 2020
Spring 2020 January 24, 2020 April 10, 2020 April 17, 2020 May 3, 2020 May 5, 2020
Summer 2020 May 22, 2020 July 10, 2020 July 17, 2020 August 2, 2020 August 24, 2020
Autumn 2020 September 11, 2020 November 25, 2020 December 4, 2020 December 20, 2020 January 8, 2021
Spring 2021 January 29, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 23, 2021 May 9, 2021 May 11, 2021

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