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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.

    January 2021

    February 2021

    • 8, Monday
      • Last date for a Spring 2021 graduate to upload a draft of the master’s thesis  or doctoral dissertation to the eTD website for format review
    • 9, Tuesday
      • Wellness Day – No Classes
    • 26, Friday
      • Last date for a Spring 2021 graduate to pass the final doctoral defense (department must return report to Graduate Enrollment Services immediately)

    March 2021

    • 11, Thursday
      • Wellness Day – No Classes
    • 22, Monday
      • Last date for a Spring 2021 graduate to upload final thesis or dissertation to the eTD website 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
    • 29, Monday
      • Last date for committee members to approve final thesis/dissertation

    April 2021

    • 7, Wednesday
      • Wellness Day – No Classes
    • 30, Friday
      • Classes End
    • 30, Friday
      • Deadline for Spring 2021 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services

    May 2021

    • 3 Monday – 7 Friday
      • Finals Week
    • TBA
      • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony

    May 2021

    • 17, Monday
      • Classes Begin
    • 31, Monday
      • Memorial Day (no classes)

    June 2021

    • 4, Friday
      • Last date for a Summer 2021 graduate to upload a draft of the master’s thesis  or doctoral dissertation to the eTD website for format review
    • 18, Friday
      • Last date for a Summer 2021 graduate to pass the final doctoral defense (department must return report to Graduate Enrollment Services immediately)
    • 18, Friday
    • 29, Tuesday
      • Last date for a Summer 2021 graduate to upload a final thesis or dissertation to the eTD website 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 the final performance

    July 2021

    • 5, Monday
      • Independence Day – No Classes
    • 6, Tuesday
      • Last date for committee members to approve final thesis/dissertation

    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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