Please keep in mind that these are the Graduate School deadlines.

You must obtain signatures from your Advisor, Committee Members, and Graduate Program Director as indicated on the forms before submission to the Graduate School


Your academic unit may have internal deadlines you need to meet and other forms that need to be completed before your paperwork is forwarded to the Graduate School
 

 

Master’s Deadlines/Last Possible Dates FAQ's 

Deadline

Form/Item

Description

19 September 2014

M4*

M2 for Thesis

Application for Master’s Degree*

Appointment of Thesis Committee

7 November 2014

M3 and one paper copy of thesis

Thesis in Essentially Final Form

21 November 2014

 

Last Day to Defend Thesis

19 December 2014
12:00 p.m.

M2CR  for thesis and final Approval of Thesis

Report of Thesis Defense
Advisor approval in http://etd.umsl.edu
Paper copies for archiving option

19 December 2014
5:00 p.m.

M2CR for Exit Projects, Scholarly Papers and Comprehensive Exams

 

 

Educational Specialist Deadlines/Last Possible Dates FAQ's

Deadline

Form/Item

Description

19 September 2014

S-4

Intent to Graduate Form

19 December 2014

S2CR

Report of Scholarly Paper Completion

Doctoral Deadlines/Last Possible Dates FAQ's

Deadline

Form/Item

Description

19 September 2014

 

Names of Doctoral Candidates (submitted by Program Director)

No Later than: (must submit 3 weeks prior to scheduled defense date)

31 October 2014

D6 and D9

Dissertation in Essentially Final Form and Electronic Copy of the Oral Defense Announcement

(Submit 3 weeks prior to your scheduled defense with the last possible date to submit being 3 weeks before the Deadline of the Last Day to Defend below)

21 November 2014

 

Last Day to Defend Dissertation

12 December 2014

D-7

Report of Defense

19 December 2014
12:00 p.m.

D-8 (paper copies only)

Final Approval of the Dissertation by committee chair and submission of final copy (D8/paper, approval in http://etd.umsl.edu /electronic)

Confirmation of Submission from UMI/Proquest

Completed Survey of Earned Doctorates (Ph.D. only)

All Delayed Grades for Doctoral Candidates

 Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I get the forms?
All forms may be downloaded from our website.

How do I know if everything is O.K.? Your program director will be notified of your status periodically through the semester. You should be contacted if there are problems.

When is Graduation? Commencement ceremonies will take place on Saturday December 20th. Both ceremonies will be on the UMSL campus.  Information about the ceremonies can be found at www.umsl.edu/commencement

How do I get a cap and gown? Caps, gowns, and master's hoods will be available at the University Bookstore during and after the Grad Fair. You will receive information concerning the fair about midpoint during the semester.  Information is also available on the commencement web page.

I won't be at commencement, how do I get my diploma? All diplomas are mailed to students 6 to 8 weeks after the ceremony regardless of participation.