Policies and General Information
Conferral of Graduate Degrees
Degrees are conferred only in October, January, and May of each year. Diplomas are issued in January and in May.
It is the graduate student's responsibility to make sure that their name has been submitted by their department or program to the Graduate College dean's office for graduation by completing an Intent to Graduate form.
Departments with graduate programs must submit a "List of Potential Graduating Students" along with an "Intent to Graduate" form for each student by August 1st, November 1st, and February 1st for the October, January, and May graduation deadlines.