Graduate School Degree and Dissertator Eligibility Deadlines

Spring 2016 (1164)

January 15 Dissertator Eligibility for Spring 2016
April 22 Request for all Masters and Ph.D. Degree Warrants
May 13 Degree Deadline
May 16–June 10 Summer Degree Window Period1

For all graduating students: If you want your name to be printed in the commencement program or if you plan to attend the commencement ceremony, you must sign up at My UW “apply to graduate” to attend the commencement ceremony.  If you are graduating with a Master’s degree and the “apply to graduate” application is not showing a Master’s option, your program should submit your warrant to the Graduate School before Friday, March 25th.

Summer 2016 (1166)

June 10 Dissertator Eligibility for Summer 2016
August 5 Request for all Masters and Ph.D. Degree Warrants
August 26 Degree Deadline
August 29–September 2 Fall Degree Window Period1

Fall 2016 (1172)

September 2 Dissertator Eligibility for Fall 2016

1 The “Window Period” is the time between the end of one degree period and the beginning of the next. You must have been registered for the previous semester (Fall, Spring, or Summer). If all degree requirements are met by the end of the window period, your degree will be granted for the following semester. However, you will not have to register or pay fees for the next semester.

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