Important Dates for Fall 2017


Students participating in Spring 2018 Commencement must have completed all requirements for the degree with no outstanding courses/credits to be completed beyond the Spring 2018 academic semester.

  • Contact your advisor concerning your degree program process.
  • Contact your department about early final examinations.
  • March 1-9, Mid-term Exams
  • March 12-16, Spring Break
  • March 19-20 Graduation Finale 
  • March 20, Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop
  • March 21, Thesis/Dissertation Workshop
  • March 22, ETD workshop
  • March 22, last Day to defend Thesis/Dissertation
  • April 5, last Day to Submit Thesis/Dissertation
  • April 22, Early Exams for Graduation
  • May 4, School of Graduate and Professional Studies Commencement   

Disclaimer: These dates are subject to change at any time prior to or during this semester due to emergencies or causes beyond the reason control of the institution. Corrections will be posted on the Graduate School website.