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2024 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 1 thru 5 is National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week!

024 Graduate and Professional Appreciation Events

Graduation Calendar

Select your expected graduation term below to see specific dates concerning when to apply for graduation, complete your examinations and reports, submit approved thesis and dissertation, commencement, and the end-of semester deadline.

Spring 2024 Graduation

Applications to Graduate Due: January 26, 2024

Examinations and Reports completed by2 : April 12, 2024

Approved thesis and dissertation submitted and accepted by3 : April 19, 2024

Commencement4 : May 5, 2024

End of Semester Deadline5 : May 6, 2024

Summer 2024 Graduation

Applications to Graduate Due: May 24, 2024

Examinations and Reports completed by2 : July 12, 2024

Approved thesis and dissertation submitted and accepted by3 : July 19, 2024

Commencement4 : August 4, 2024

End of Semester Deadline5 : August 19, 2024

Autumn 2024 Graduation

Applications to Graduate Due: September 6, 2024

Examinations and Reports completed by2 : November 22, 2024

Approved thesis and dissertation submitted and accepted by3 : November 27, 2024

Commencement4 : December 15, 2024

End of Semester Deadline5 : January 3, 2025

Spring 2025 Graduation

Applications to Graduate Due: January 24, 2025

Examinations and Reports completed by2 : April 11, 2025

Approved thesis and dissertation submitted and accepted by3 : April 18, 2025

Commencement4 : May 4, 2025

End of Semester Deadline5 : May 5, 2025

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

2Format reviews may occur electronically or in person at the Graduate School during announced business hours.  Both options require submitting a digital version of the dissertation or DMA document draft in a PDF format to grad-schoolformatreview@osu.edu.  

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

Graduate Community News

Job Search Strategies for the Professoriate Summer Program Applications Open

Are you interested in a career in higher education? 

The Graduate School is hosting its annual summer Job Search Strategies for the Professoriate. If you are interested in learning about faculty job postings; how to write a competitive cover letter and vita; DEIJ, Research, and Teaching Statement; as well as interview and negotiate your job offer; this workshop series is for you.

Highlights from the Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week Kick Off Events

The Graduate School and the Council of Graduate Students kicked off the 2024 National Graduate and Professional Appreciation Week April 1 to 5 with a series of events in University Hall. Read more about the Donuts with the Deans, Council of Graduate Student Giveaways and the Professional Portrait Sessions as part of an Ohio State News story below.


 

Share your graduate news with us!

In celebration of the achievements of the graduate community at Ohio State, the Graduate School invites submissions of success stories about graduate and professional students, student organizations, and graduate and professional program’s faculty and staff.  Learn more and submit your graduate news today!

Graduate News Submission Information


 

Other Graduate and Professional Student Events

Looking for more graduate and professional student events at Ohio State, visit the Graduate and Professional page of the Ohio Union Activities Board as part of the Office of Student Life.

Graduate and Professional Events by OUAB