Graduate School Degree and Dissertator Eligibility Deadlines

Summer 2017

Friday, June 16th Dissertator Eligibility Deadline for Summer 2017
Friday, August 4th* Request for all Degree Warrants
Friday, August 25th Master's Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/mastersproc/
Sunday, August 27th Doctoral Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide/
Monday, August 28th - Tuesday, September 5th Fall Degree Window Period**


 

Fall 2017

Tuesday, September 5th Dissertator Eligibility Deadline for Fall 2017
Friday, December 1st* Request for all Degree Warrants
Friday, December 22nd Master's Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/mastersproc/
Sunday, December 24th Doctoral Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide/
Monday, December 25th - Monday, January 22nd Spring Degree Window Period**

*For graduating Master’s and Doctoral students: If you want your name to be printed in the commencement program, your department should submit your warrant request before Friday, November 3rd, 2017.  And you must sign up at MyUW “apply to graduate” to attend the commencement.

Spring 2018

Monday, January 22nd Dissertator Eligibility Deadline for Spring 2018
Friday, April 20th* Request for all Degree Warrants
Friday, May 11th Master's Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/mastersproc/
Sunday, May 13th Doctoral Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide
Monday, May 14th - Sunday, June 17th  Summer Degree Window Period**

 *For graduating Master’s and Doctoral students: If you want your name to be printed in the commencement program, your department should submit your warrant request before Friday, March 23rd, 2018.  And you must sign up at MyUW “apply to graduate” to attend the commencement.

Summer 2018

Friday, June 15th Dissertator Eligibility Deadline for Summer 2018
Friday, August 3rd* Request for all Degree Warrants
Friday, August 24th Master's Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/mastersproc/
Sunday, August 26th Doctoral Degree Deadline.  Candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide/
Monday, August 27th - Tuesday, September 4th  Fall Degree Window Period**

 

Fall 2018

Tuesday, September 4th Dissertator Eligibility Deadline for Fall 2018

 

**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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