Deadlines

Graduation and Dissertation/Thesis Deadlines

Requirement

August

2014

December

2014

May

2015

August

2015

Student submits Application for Degree form, updated Plan of Study and Exit Survey:  www.usm.edu/graduateschool

Monday,
March 17, 2014

Friday,
July 11, 2014

Friday, November 7, 2014*

 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Submit Dissertation Prospectus Approval Form to Graduate Degree Auditor

 Monday,
March 17, 2014

Friday,
July 11, 2014

Friday,
November 7, 2014

Monday, March 23, 2015

Submit Contact Graduate Reader Form www.usm.edu/graduateschool

Monday,
March 17, 2014

Friday,
July 11, 2014

Friday,
November 7, 2014

Monday, March 23, 2015

*E-mail title page to graduatereader@usm.edu for approval. Example thesis and dissertation title pages can be found in the Guidelines for Dissertations and Thesis on pages 26 and 27.

Monday,
March 17, 2014

Friday,
July 11, 2014

Friday,
November 7, 2014

Monday. March 23, 2015

*Last day to submit results of Oral Defense of Thesis or Dissertation Form to the Graduate School.

Monday,
June 23, 2014

Thursday,
October 9, 2014

Thursday,
March 19, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

*Last day to submit hard copy of thesis or dissertation to the graduate reader for proofing and final approval on regular paper. FINAL SIGNED TITLE PAGES DUE! Two (2) signed title pages are due to the graduate reader. Title page must be approved by the graduate reader beforeit is signed by the committee following the successful defense of dissertation or thesis. Final approval signatures must be in black ink.

Monday,
June 30, 2014

Wednesday,
October 15, 2014

Wednesday,
March 25, 2015

Monday, June 29, 2015

*Last day to submit final copies of dissertation to the graduate reader.

Wednesday,
July 30, 2014

Wednesday,
December 3, 2014

Friday,
April 24, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

*Last day to submit final copies of thesis to the graduate reader.

Friday,
August 1, 2014

Friday,
December 5, 2014

Wednesday,
April 29, 2015

Friday,   July 31, 2015

*Last day to submit comprehensive exam results form for master's and specialist's students NOT writing a thesis.

Submit change of grade forms for "I" grades.

Friday,
August 1, 2014

Monday,
December 8, 2014

Tuesday,
May 5, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

*Commencement Green Coliseum 10:00 or 2:30 pm (click here for more information)

No
Ceremony

Friday, December 12, 2014

 

Friday,
May 8, 2015

No Ceremony

* No exceptions to the deadlines will be permitted

** August graduates may participate in the December ceremony