It is the student’s responsibility to file an application for the degree at the appropriate time. For spring graduation, the deadline is the fourth Monday of November. For summer graduation, the deadline is February 15. For degrees awarded in winter, the deadline is the second Monday of July. An additional fee of $25 is assessed for late applications. Late applications may be accepted until the deadline of the next graduation; however only those applications filed by the dates given can be guaranteed processing in time for the next conferral of degrees.
Once the application has been submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, a degree audit will be completed. The student will be informed in writing of the status of their application and any remaining degree requirements.