Graduation Calendar

Visit the following links for more information on dissertations and thesesexams, your final semester.

Additional Information about Graduation Deadlines

  • Applications to graduate include current semester or End-of-Semester deadline. Applications must be received by close of business.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Students not attending commencement must complete the commencement section on the Application to Graduate to indicate how their diploma should be disbursed.
  • 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

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Dissertations & Theses

Doctoral Exams, Master's Examination, Graduation Requirements