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Graduate Student Completion Dates

Choose below the circumstance that most accurately reflects the graduate student's final academic requirement.

Applied project

Applied project

Completion date is commencement date of final semester OR last date of session A if only enrolled in session A

Capstone

Capstone

Completion date is commencement date of final semester OR last date of session A if only enrolled in session A

Comprehensive exam

Comprehensive exam

Only requirement in final semester is comprehensive exam

Completion date is result date of comprehensive exam

Comprehensive exam plus coursework: Session A only

Comprehensive exam plus coursework: Session A only

Only taking session A coursework and comprehensive exam

Completion date is result date of the comprehensive exam OR last day of session A, whichever is later

Comprehensive exam plus coursework

Comprehensive exam plus coursework

Session C coursework or some combination of A & B and comprehensive exam

*Student cannot be enrolled in session B only

Completion date is commencement date of final semester

Coursework: Session A only

Coursework: Session A only

Completion date is last day of session A

Coursework

Coursework

Session C coursework or some combination of A & B

*Student cannot be enrolled in session B only

Completion date is commencement date of final semester

Dissertation: Defending in final semester

Dissertation: Defending in final semester

Completion date is commencement date of semester of defense

Dissertation: After Graduate College graduation deadline

Dissertation: After Graduate College graduation deadline

Student required to take 1 credit hour of continuing registration course in semester following defense

Completion date is commencement date of semester of defense or result date of defense, whichever is later OR, if defending after the commencement date but before the start of the next semester, the result date of defense

Graduate College graduation deadline

Portfolio and coursework

Portfolio and coursework

Completion date is commencement date of final semester OR last date of session A if only enrolled in session A

Thesis: Defending in final semester

Thesis: Defending in final semester

Completion date is commencement date of semester of defense

Thesis: After Graduate College graduation deadline

Thesis: After Graduate College graduation deadline

Student required to take 1 credit hour of continuing registration course in semester following defense

Completion date is commencement date of semester of defense or result date of defense, whichever is later OR, if defending after the commencement date but before the start of the next semester, the result date of defense

Graduate College graduation deadline