Important Dates & Deadlines



Summer 2014

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically.

If you plan to graduate during SUMMER 2014, please adhere to the following deadlines:

If you have applied for Summer Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 279 Williams Street, Athens, GA 30602-1777 or e-mail: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of 3 hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including the 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed.

To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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June 13, 2014
Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for August 2014 Graduation.

Application for Graduation

June 13, 2014
Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in August 2014. An Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

Program of study forms

Advisory Committee forms

June 13, 2014
Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in August 2014. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to January 17, 2014, you must register for 10 hours Summer 2014.

Application for Admission to Candidacy

June 20, 2014
Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for August 2014 graduation

Doctoral Graduation Ceremony Information Form
(EdD, PhD, DMA, DrPH only!)

June 23, 2014
Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in August 2014.

Request for Transfer of Credit

July 7, 2014
Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for August 2014 graduation.

Format check

July 21, 2014
Final date for receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation.

Final Defense Approval Forms:
Doctoral, MA, MS, LLM, MHP, MLA)

July 25, 2014
Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for August 2014 graduation by July 25. (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled.)

 

August 1, 2014
Friday
Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diploma.

Office of the Registrar: Address changes

Graduation Information

August 18, 2014
Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

 

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Fall 2014

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically.

If you plan to graduate during FALL 2014, please adhere to the following deadlines:

If you have applied for Fall Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 279 Williams Street, Athens, GA 30602-1777, or e-mail: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of three hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed.

To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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August 29, 2014
Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2014 Graduation.

Application for Graduation

August 29, 2014
Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in December 2014. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

Program of study forms

Advisory Committee forms

October 1, 2014
Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in December 2014. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to June 13, 2014, you must register for 10 hours Fall 2014.

Application for Admission to Candidacy

October 16, 2014
Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in December 2014.

Request for Transfer of Credit

October 24, 2014
Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for December 2014 graduation

Doctoral Graduation Ceremony Information Form
(EdD, PhD, DMA, DrPH only!)

November 10, 2014
Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2014 graduation.

Format check

December 1, 2014
Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation for December 2014 graduation.

Final Defense Approval Forms:
Doctoral, MA, MS, LLM, MHP, MLA)

December 12, 2014
Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for Fall 2014 graduation. (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled.)

 

December 19, 2014
Friday @ 2:30 p.m.
Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diplomas.

Office of the Registrar: Address changes

Graduation Information

January 9, 2015
Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

 

 

Spring 2015

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically.

If you plan to graduate during SPRING 2015, please adhere to the following deadlines:

If you have applied for Spring Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 279 Williams Street, Athens, GA 30602-1777, or e-mail: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of three hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed.

To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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January 16, 2015
Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for May 2015 Graduation.

Application for Graduation

January 16, 2015
Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in May 2015. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

Program of study forms

Advisory Committee forms

January 16, 2015
Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in May 2015. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to October 1, 2014, you must register for 10 hours in Spring 2015.

Application for Admission to Candidacy

March 2, 2015
Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in May 2014.

Request for Transfer of Credit

March 13, 2015
Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for May 2015 graduation

Doctoral Graduation Ceremony Information Form
(EdD, PhD, DMA, DrPH only!)

April 6, 2015
Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for May 2015 graduation.

Format check

April 27, 2015
Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation.

Final Defense Approval Forms:
Doctoral, MA, MS, LLM, MHP, MLA)

May 1, 2015
Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for Spring 2015 graduation by May 2. (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled.)

 

May 8, 2015
Friday @ 10:00 a.m.
Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diplomas.

Office of the Registrar: Address changes

Graduation Information

June 1, 2015
Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

 

 

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