Graduation Information

 

If you plan to graduate this semester, please be sure to review the Graduation Checklist that applies to you. It is important to review this document carefully before applying for graduation.

Graduation Checklist for Thesis/Dissertation Students (PDF, 19KB)

Graduation Checklist for Non-Thesis/Thesis-Substitute Students (PDF, 46KB)

The ETD Coordinator is responsible for the Awarding of Degrees – confirming that students have met all degree requirements. The Dean’s Office of each College or School handles all Commencement Ceremony arrangements.

 

Thesis Students

All of the required activities listed below have specific date requirements and deadlines. Please review the Graduate Calendar.

  1. Apply for graduation.
  2. Submit a copy of your Master’s Exam Report (PDF, 38KB).
  3. Use the UMI/ETD website to submit your document for its mechanical check and continue with this process until your document receives final acceptance from an ETD Coordinator.
  4. Complete and submit an Intellectual Property Statement Form (PDF, 16KB) to the ETD Coordinator in the Central Library.

Dissertation Students

All of the required activities listed below have specific date requirements and deadlines. Please review the Graduate Calendar.

  1. Apply for graduation.
  2. Submit a copy of your Dissertation Defense Report (PDF, 22KB).
  3. Use the UMI/ETD website to submit your document for its mechanical check and continue with this process until your document receives final acceptance from an ETD Coordinator.
  4. Complete and submit an Intellectual Property Statement Form (PDF, 16KB) to the ETD Coordinator in the Central Library.
  5. Complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates and submit a copy of the Completion Certificate to the ETD Coordinator in the Central Library.