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Jan. 12, 2014
Last Day to Submit Plan of Study for May Graduation


Details:
Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in May.


Jan. 17, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day for Departments and Registrar to Add Candidate Registrations


Details:
Last day for the departments and the Registrar to add CAND 991 registrations to graduate student registrations. All requests to add graduate students to the candidate roster after this date must be sent to the Graduate School Office as an email from the department to the gradweb email account.

All CAND 992 and CAND 993 registration requests must always be sent to the Graduate School for approval/processing.


Feb. 19, 2014
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for May Graduation


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for May graduation.


Mar. 07, 2014
Last Day to Complete Exam/Degree Only Requirements


Details:
Last day for Exam/Degree Only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) at a mandatory Thesis Deposit Appointment in the Thesis/Dissertation Office in Young Hall B-80 (basement level). If these forms are not received in the Graduate School, the departments will  revise the registration to the appropriate number of research credits. (Does not apply to non-thesis master's candidates.)
 

Long distance thesis deposit appointments are available.


 

Review the thesis final deposit checklist here


 

Schedule final deposit appointments here


 

A finalized version of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted through http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/home at least 24 hours before Thesis Deposit Appointment.


Apr. 07, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for May Graduation with Extenuating Circumstances


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for May graduation with extenuating circumstances and requiring payment of the Late Graduating Deadline Fee.


Apr. 25, 2014
Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Forms


Details:
Last day for students to pass the final examination. 

 

 

 

 

 

Final examination reports must be received for all graduating students by the Graduate School, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG). Students for whom a final report form is not received will not be able to graduate in May.

(Final examination report forms are not required for nonthesis master's students in graduate departments with approved alternative graduation criteria.)


Apr. 25, 2014
Reminder to Departments - Last Day to Return Signed Audit/Certification Forms


Details:
Signed candidate audit/certification forms should be returned back to the Graduate School as soon as possible, but no later than this date.


May. 02, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit


Details:
Last day for 698 and 699 registrants to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) at a mandatory Thesis Deposit Appointment in the Thesis/Dissertation Office in Young Hall B-80 (basement level).

Long distance thesis deposit appointments are available, but must be scheduled before April 18, at 5:00 PM EST.


Review the thesis final deposit checklist here


Schedule final deposit appointments here


A finalized version of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted through http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/home at least 24 hours before Thesis Deposit Appointment. <


May. 10, 2014
Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination


Details:
(Last day of Session)
Doctoral students must have passed preliminary examinations by this date to be eligible for Spring 2015 graduation (assuming student registered summer 2014 and fall 2014).


Jun. 12, 2014
Reminder to Doctoral Candidates - Preliminary Examination


Details:
To be eligible to schedule the doctoral final examination for the 2014 summer session, the preliminary examination must have been completed before or during the 2013 summer session.


Jun. 13, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day for Departments and Registrar to Add Candidate Registrations


Details:
Last day for the departments and the Registrar to add CAND 991 registrations to graduate student registrations. All requests to add graduate students to the candidate roster after this date must be sent to the Graduate School Office as an email to the gradweb email account.

 

All CAND 992 and CAND 993 registration requests must always be sent to the Graduate School for approval/processing.


Jun. 15, 2014
Last Day to Submit Plan of Study for August Graduation


Details:
Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in August. (This means that the plan of study must be submitted by the student, signed by all advisory committee members and all appropriate departmental staff, and is awaiting only Gradudate School processing by 11:59 p.m. on this date.)


Jun. 25, 2014
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for August Graduation


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for August graduation.


Jul. 11, 2014
Last Day to Complete Exam/Degree Only Requirements


Details:
Last day for exam/degree only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and the Thesis Receipt forms. If these forms are not received in the Graduate School, the registration will be revised to research credits. (Does not apply to nonthesis master's candidates.)

 

 

 

 

 

Regional campus students:  Please consult with your campus’s graduate office regarding format, deposit, and submission requirements there, before you submit your Electronic Thesis Deposit a the West Lafayette campus.

 


Jul. 14, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for August Graduation with Extenuating Circumstances


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for August graduation with extenuating circumstances and requiring payment of the Late Graduation Deadline Fee.


Jul. 25, 2014
Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Forms


Details:
Last day for students to pass the final examination.  

 

 

 

 

 

Final examination reports must be received for all graduating students by the Graduate School, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG). Students for whom a final report form is not received will not be able to graduate in August.

(Final examination report forms are not required for nonthesis master's students in graduate departments with approved alternative graduation criteria.)


Jul. 25, 2014
Reminder to Departments - Last Day to Return Signed Audit/Certification Forms


Details:
Signed candidate audit/certification forms should be returned back to the Graduate School as soon as possible, but no later than this date.


Aug. 01, 2014
Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit


Details:

Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) must be completed before your thesis final deposit appointment. A hard copy of certificate of completion needs to be brought with you to your deposit appointment.


All master's and Ph.D. candidates must submit their thesis/dissertation via Electronic Thesis Deposit (ETD), at least 24 hours (48 hours recommened)  prior to their scheduled appointment. All required forms must be deposited at their mandatory, scheduled, final deposit appointment in the Thesis/Dissertation Office, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG).

Regional campus students:  Please consult with your campus’s graduate office regarding format, deposit, and submission requirements there, before you submit your Electronic Thesis Deposit at the West Lafayette campus.

Deposit appointments can be made by calling 765-494-2600 or visit Thesis/Dissertation Office Website.


Aug. 08, 2014
Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination


Details:
(Last day of Session)
Doctoral students must have passed preliminary examinations by this date to be eligible for August 2015 graduation (assuming student registered fall 2014 and spring 2015).


Aug. 18, 2014
Reminder to Doctoral Candidates - Preliminary Examination


Details:
To be eligible to schedule the doctoral final examination for the 2014 fall session, the preliminary examination must have been completed before or during the 2013 fall session.


Aug. 24, 2014
Last Day to Submit Plan of Study to the Graduate School for December Graduation


Details:
Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in December. (This means that the plan of study must be submitted by the student, signed by all advisory committee members and all appropriate departmental staff, and is awaiting only Gradudate School processing by 11:59 p.m. on this date.)


Aug. 29, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day for Departments and Registrar to Add Candidate Registrations


Details:
Last day for the departments and the Registrar to add CAND 991 registrations to graduate student registrations. All requests to add graduate students to the candidate roster after this date must be sent to the Graduate School Office as an email to the gradweb email account.

 

All CAND 992 and CAND 993 registration requests must always be sent to the Graduate School for approval/processing.


Sep. 24, 2014
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for December Graduation


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for December graduation.


Oct. 17, 2014 5:00 PM
(The Graduate School)
Last Day to Complete Exam/Degree Only


Details:
Last day for Exam/Degree Only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) at a mandatory Thesis Deposit Appointment in the Thesis/Dissertation Office in Young Hall B-80 (basement level). If these forms are not received in the Graduate School, the departments will  revise the registration to the appropriate number of research credits. (Does not apply to non-thesis master's candidates.)
 

Long distance thesis deposit appointments are available.


 

Review the thesis final deposit checklist here


 

Schedule final deposit appointments here


 

A finalized version of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted through http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/home at least 24 hours before Thesis Deposit Appointment.


Nov. 17, 2014
(The Graduate School)
Last Day to Declare Candidacy for December Graduation with Extenuating Circumstances


Details:
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for December graduation with extenuating circumstances, and requiring payment of the Late Graduation Deadline Fee.


Dec. 05, 2014
Reminder to Departments - Last Day to Return Signed Audit/Certification Forms


Details:
Signed candidate audit/certification forms should be returned back to the Graduate School as soon as possible, but no later than this date.


Dec. 05, 2014
Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Form


Details:
Last day for students to pass the final examination.

 

 

 

Final examination report forms must be received for all graduating students by the Graduate School, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG). Students for whom a final report form is not received will not be able to graduate in December.

(Final examination report forms are not required for nonthesis master's students in graduate departments with approved alternative graduation criteria.)


Dec. 12, 2014
Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit


Details:
Last day for 698 and 699 registrants to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) at a mandatory Thesis Deposit Appointment in the Thesis/Dissertation Office in Young Hall B-80 (basement level).
 

Long distance thesis deposit appointments are available.

Review the thesis final deposit checklist here


 

Schedule final deposit appointments here


 

A finalized version of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted through http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/home at least 24 hours before Thesis Deposit Appointment.


Dec. 20, 2014
Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination


Details:
(Last day of Session)
Doctoral students must have passed preliminary examinations by this date to be eligible for December 2015 graduation (assuming student registered spring 2015 and summer 2015).