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

20 February 2015

M4

M2 for Thesis

Application for Master’s Degree Graduation

Appointment of Thesis Committee

10 April 2015

M3 and one paper copy of thesis

Thesis in Essentially Final Form

24 April 2015

 

Last Day to Defend Thesis

15 May 2015
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

15 May 2015
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

20 February 2015

S-4

Applicatino for Specialist Degree Graduation

15 May 2015

S2CR

Report of Scholarly Paper Completion

Doctoral Deadlines/Last Possible Dates FAQ's

Deadline

Form/Item

Description

20 February 2015

 

Names of Doctoral Candidates (submitted by Program Director)

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

3 April 2015

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)

24 April 2015

 

Last Day to Defend Dissertation

8 May 2015

D-7

Report of Defense

15 May 2015
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 May 16th. 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.