Graduate School Degree and Dissertator Eligibility Deadlines

Summer 2016 (1166)

June 10 Dissertator Eligibility for Summer 2016
August 5 Request for all Master's and Doctoral Degree Warrants
August 26 Degree Deadline
August 29–September 2 Fall Degree Window Period**

Fall 2016 (1172)

September 2 Dissertator Eligibility for fall 2016
November 28* Request for all Master's and Doctoral Degree Warrants
December 16 Degree Deadline.  Doctoral candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide
December 19 - January 13 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 4And you must sign up at MyUW “apply to graduate” to attend the commencement.

Spring 2017 (1174)

January 13 Dissertator Eligibility for spring 2017
April 21* Request for all Master's and Doctoral Degree Warrants
May 12 Degree Deadline.  Doctoral candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide
May 15–June 16 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 31, 2017.  And you must sign up at MyUW “apply to graduate” to attend the commencement.

Summer 2017 (1176)

June 16 Dissertator Eligibility for summer 2017
August 4 Request for all Master's and Doctoral Degree Warrants
August 25 Degree Deadline.  Doctoral candidates must complete all steps: grad.wisc.edu/currentstudents/doctoralguide
August 28 - Sept 1 Fall Degree Window Period**

 

**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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