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Graduation Applications

Students who are nearing completion of their course work are required to apply for graduation by filling out an application for graduation and submitting the form to the Office of Graduate Student Services by the posted deadlines . There are three graduation ceremonies each year (August, December, May) and the deadlines are posted below.

May 2014..........January 17, 2014
August 2014..........June 13, 2014
December 2014.....August 29,2014

 

See additional important dates for students graduating this current semester.

       

                   

Important Graduate Dates for Spring 2014

A list of deadline dates for items such as graduation, oral defense of dissertation, oral defense of thesis, withdraw and exit from current semester, etc. Also, dates of when the semester begins and ends, graduation commencement ceremony, and dates for when the University is closed due to holidays.


April 18       Deadline for graduate level students graduating in May 2014 to have all incomplete grades from previous semesters cleared 

May 2          Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections 

May 4          Classes end 

May 5-        Final Exam Week

May 11

May 9-         Graduate School of EHHS commencement ceremony

Week of July 7, 2013 - Spring 2014 diplomas mailed to students at permanent addresses.

Important Graduate Dates for Summer 2014

 

May 19            Intersession begins

May 21-30       Dates for withdrawal from Intersession

June 9             Summer I and II classes begin

June 13-29      Dates for withdrawal from Summer I

Jun 16-July 13 Dates for withdrawal from Summer II

June 13             Last day for those hoping to graduate August 2014 to file approved dissertation  

                          proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis or project proposal

June 13             Deadline to apply for graduate level August 2014 graduation 

July 2                 Final date for oral defense of graduation level dissertation/thesis/project

July 14               Summer III classes begin

July 18-Aug 3     Dates for withdrawal from Summer II

July 18               Deadline to:

•Submit dissertation electronically

•Submit thesis electronically

•Submit signature pages to 409 White Hall

July 25             All incomplete grades from previous semesters must be cleared

Aug 8              Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

Aug 16            Commencement

 

Students who submit a graduation application after the posted deadline will be subject to a $200.00 non-refundable late processing fee upon acceptance of the application.

Applying for graduation can be done in a number of ways.

1) Apply in person in the Office of Graduate Student Services, 418 White Hall
2) Download the application from this web site and fax to 330-672-9162
3) Download the application from this web site and mail to:

Kent State University
College of EHHS
Office of Graduate Student Services
Rm 418 White Hall
Kent Oh 44242

Graduation- Ed.S., Masters

Graduation- Ph.D

Certificate