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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 2017 September 8, 2017 November 22, 2017 December 1, 2017 December 17, 2017 January 5, 2018
Spring 2018 January 26, 2018 April 13, 2018 April 20, 2018 May 6, 2018 May 8, 2018
Summer 2018 May 25, 2018 July 13, 2018 July 20, 2018 August 5, 2018 August 20, 2018
Autumn 2018 September 7, 2018 November 21, 2018 November 30, 2018 December 16, 2018 January 4, 2019

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