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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
Spring 2023 January 27, 2023 April 14, 2023 April 21, 2023 May 7, 2023 May 8, 2023
Summer 2023 May 26, 2023 July 14, 2023 July 21, 2023 August 6, 2023 August 21, 2023
Autumn 2023 September 8, 2023 November 22, 2023 December 1, 2023 December 17, 2023 January 5, 2024
Spring 2024 January 26, 2024 April 12, 2024 April 19, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 6, 2024
Summer 2024 May 24, 2024 July 12, 2024 July 19, 2024 August 4, 2024 August 19, 2024

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 complete a format review of their dissertation or DMA document draft with 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.  Format reviews may occur electronically by submitting a digital version of the dissertation or DMA document draft to or by submitting a paper copy in person to the Graduate School during announced business hours.

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