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Important Deadlines

Note: For University-wide deadlines (class start/end dates, add/drop dates, declaration of minor deadlines, etc.), please see the Office of the University Registrar's website or the Office of the Bursar's website.

August 2021

  • 11, Friday
    • Deadline for Summer 2021 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services (12:00 p.m.)
  • 11, Friday
    • Classes End
  • 13, Friday
    • Final Exams
  • TBA
    • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony

August 2021

  • 23, Monday
    • Classes Begin

September 2021

  • 6, Monday
    • Labor Day – No Classes
  • 7, Tuesday
    • Last day for a Fall 2021 graduate to apply to graduate on LionPATH

October 2021

  • 4, Monday
    • Last day for a Fall 2021 graduate to upload a draft of the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation to the eTD for format review
  • 11, Monday
    • Last date for a Fall 2021 graduate to pass final doctoral defense (department must return report to Graduate Enrollment Services immediately)

November 2021

  • 5, Friday
    • Last date for a Fall 2021 graduate to upload a final thesis or dissertation to the eTD for final review
    • Last date for a D.N.P. student to pass final oral presentation
    • Last date for a D.M.A. student to pass final performance
  • 12, Friday
    • Last day for committee members to approve final thesis/dissertation
  • 21, Sunday – 27, Saturday
    • Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes

December 2021

  • 10, Friday
    • Classed End
  • 10, Friday
    • Deadline for Fall 2021 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services (12:00 p.m.)
  • 13, Monday – 17, Friday
    • Final Exams
  • TBA
    • Graduate School Commencement
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