Graduate Degree Deadlines

 

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Advancement to Candidacy

Last day to apply for advancement to candidacy to be eligible for graduation the following term. Advancement must be achieved no later than one semester prior to the term in which you wish to register for the culminating experience and/or apply for the degree to be granted. See Chart Below

Graduation Application Period

The filing period for the graduate degree to be granted is approximately the first two weeks of each semester or summer. Applications are available during the application period in the Division of Graduate Studies Harold Haak Administrative Center (4th floor of the Henry Madden Library)  or on-line at www.fresnostate.edu/gradstudies under the "Forms" link.  A $35.00 non-refundable graduation application fee is due at the  time of application.

Final Thesis (299) Submission Deadline

Final Thesis, fully edited and approved, must be submitted to the Dissertation/Thesis Office, Harold Haak Administrative Center (4th floor of the Henry Madden Library).  See Chart Below

Project (298)

Your department will assign a deadline and provide project procedures. See Chart Below

Comprehensive Exam

Contact your department for the test date and exam procedures. See Chart Below

Completion of Academic Work

All courses and requirements must be completed. All paperwork must be submitted to your graduate adviser or department office for processing. Contact your adviser or department concerning the submission of the required Graduate Degree Clearance form. See Chart Below

Departmental Clearance Deadline

Graduate Degree Clearance forms are due in the Division of Graduate Studies, on behalf of all graduating students. Grade reports for all "I", "RD", and "RP" graded courses (other than thesis and project) must be on file with the Records Office. Last day to submit paperwork to the Division of Graduate Studies for graduating students. See Chart below

Graduate Degree Deadlines for Spring 2014 - Spring 2015


  Graduation Dates

 

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

Fall 2014   

Spring 2015 

Advancement to Candidacy

Sep. 23, 2013 Feb. 24, 2014 Feb. 24, 2014 Sep. 22, 2014

Graduation Application

Jan. 16, 2014 - Jan. 31, 2014 May 19, 2014 - June 6, 2014 Aug. 21, 2014 - Sep. 5 , 2014 Jan. 15, 2015 - Jan. 30 , 2015

Final Thesis (299)Submission

Mar. 10, 2014 June 16 , 2014 Oct. 31, 2014 March 27, 2015

Project (298)

Your department will assign a deadline and provide project procedures.

Comprehensive Exam

Contact your department for the test date and exam procedures.

Completion of Academic Work

May. 7, 2014 (final day of instruction) Aug. 8 , 2014 (final day of instruction) Dec. 10, 2014 (final day of instruction) May 6, 2015 (final day of instruction)

Departmental Clearance

May. 16, 2014 Aug. 8 , 2014 Dec. 22, 2014 May 15, 2015

Important Notice:  Dates above are tentative and subject to change until the finalization of the University's Academic Affairs Calendar.