Graduate School

Forms and Deadlines

This page contains a listing of important forms and degree completion deadlines for graduate students, faculty, and staff. Completion of required forms and milestones is necessary for a current graduate student’s progress. Failure to meet submission deadlines could result in delayed completion of a student’s graduate degree. Current students should look to the student checklist in the Current Students area of MyMichiganTech for a time sensitive list of items they need to complete, and their personalized Degree Completion Timeline for a list of all items needed to complete their degree.

Also included on this page are forms for prospective students and graduate programs. For more information or for assistance in submitting a particular form, please contact the Graduate School

Forms

Academic Year 2019-20 Graduate School Deadlines

All deadlines are at 4pm on the day indicated in the table below. Refer to the Defenses, Theses and Dissertations FAQ to find answers to commonly asked questions regarding important degree milestones.

Fall 2019

Item
Deadline
Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School to the Graduate School to qualify for grace period submission for degree completion in fall.
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester. The Graduate School will enroll students in UN5951.  Students will pay the resubmission fee when their document is accepted.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.
Wednesday before classes start
August 28, 2019
Apply to walk in Fall commencement ceremony (required if you wish to participate)
Friday, Week 5
October 4, 2019
Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School for fall completion of degree
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester, pending Graduate School review. Please allow six business days for review of documents. Students will have until the Friday of Finals Week to complete any formatting changes required by the Graduate School.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will not be eligible to graduate this semester and will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.
Monday, Week 14
December 9, 2019
Submit all other degree completion paperwork (including applicable
certificate degree schedules) to Graduate School—check MyMichiganTech for items needed
Friday, Finals Week
December 20, 2019

Spring 2020

Item
Deadline
Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School to the Graduate School to qualify for enrollment in UN5951 and degree completion in spring.
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester. The Graduate School will enroll students in UN5951.  Students will pay the resubmission fee when their document is accepted.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.
Wednesday before classes start
January 8, 2020
Apply to walk in Spring commencement ceremony (required if you wish to participate)

Friday, Week 5

February 14, 2020

Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School for spring completion of degree
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester, pending Graduate School review. Please allow six business days for review of documents. Students will have until the Friday of Finals Week to complete any formatting changes required by the Graduate School.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will not be eligible to graduate this semester and will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.

Monday, Week 14

April 20, 2020

Submit all other degree completion paperwork (including applicable
certificate degree schedules) to Graduate School—check MyMichiganTech for items needed

Friday, Finals Week

May 1, 2020

Summer 2020

Item

Deadline

Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School to the Graduate School to qualify for enrollment in UN5951 and degree completion in summer.
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester. The Graduate School will enroll students in UN5951.  Students will pay the resubmission fee when their document is accepted.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.

Wednesday before classes start

May 6, 2020

Last day to submit committee approved post-defense dissertation, thesis, or report to the Graduate School for summer completion of degree
  • Students who meet this deadline will be eligible to graduate this semester, pending Graduate School review. Please allow six business days for review of documents. Students will have until the Friday of Week 15 to complete any formatting changes required by the Graduate School.
  • Students who do not meet this deadline will not be eligible to graduate this semester and will need to maintain continuous enrollment until they complete their degree.

Monday, Week 14

August 10, 2020
Submit all other degree completion paperwork (including applicable
certificate degree schedules) to Graduate School—check MyMichiganTechfor items needed

Friday, Week 14

August 14, 2020

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