Graduate Degree Deadlines
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
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, 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
Your department will assign a deadline and provide project procedures. See Chart Below
Contact your department for the test date and exam procedures. See Chart Below
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
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
|Sep. 22, 2014||Feb. 23, 2015||Feb. 23, 2015||Sep. 21, 2015|
|Jan. 15, 2015 -Jan. 30, 2015||May 18, 2015 -June 8, 2015||Aug. 25, 2015 -Sep. 11, 2015||Jan. 19, 2016 - Feb. 5, 2016|
|Mar. 27, 2015||June 15 , 2015||Oct. 30, 2015||Mar. 18, 2016|
|Your department will assign a deadline and provide project procedures.|
|Contact your department for the test date and exam procedures.|
|May 6, 2015 (final day of instruction)||Aug. 7, 2015||Dec. 9, 2015||May 11, 2016|
|May 15, 2015||Aug. 7, 2015||Dec. 23, 2015||May 21, 2016|
Important Notice: Dates above are tentative and subject to change until the finalization of the University's Academic Affairs Calendar.