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EHHS Graduate Student Services

Welcome to the Office of Graduate Student Services website. Our office is a full student service office which provides support for students' progress throughout their programs. This includes providing admissions support, maintaining student records, and clearing students for graduation in the College of Education, Health, & Human Services.

Our website has been designed to help current and prospective students find the information they need. If you cannot find the information you are seeking, please feel free to contact the staff in the Office of Graduate Student Services. We will be more than happy to help you.

The Associate Dean of Graduate Education is Dr. Stephen Mitchell. Associate Dean Mitchell can be contacted at the Office of Administrative Affairs & Graduate Education or by email at smitchel@kent.edu.

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR SPRING 2019

DATE

Event

Jan 14

Spring 2019 classes begin

Jan 18

Last day to apply for May 2019 Graduate graduation

Jan 18

Last day for those planning to graduate May 2019 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

Jan 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)

March 22

Final date for oral defense of graduation level dissertation, thesis or project  to college

March 24

Last day to withdraw from any or all classes

March 25-31

Spring recess (no classes, offices open)

April 12

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Submit signature pages to 407 White Hall

April 12

Deadline for all graduate level students graduating May 2019 to have all incomplete grades from previous semester cleared

April 26

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

May 5

Classes End

May 6-12

Final Exam Week

May 11

Check commencement site for exact time and day for Graduate School of EHHS

http://www.kent.edu/commencement

Week of

June 17, 2019

Spring 2019 diplomas mailed to students at permanent addresses

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR SUMMER 2019

DATE

Event

May 20

Summer 2019 Intercession classes begin

May 21-31

Last day to withdraw from Intercession

May 27

Memorial Day (No classes, Offices closed)

June 10

Summer I and II classes begin

June 13-30

Last day to withdraw from Summer I

Aug 31

Last day to apply for August 2019 Graduate graduation

Aug 31

Last day for those planning to graduate August 2019 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

June 16-July 14

Last day to withdraw from Summer II

June 28

Final date for oral defense of graduation level dissertation, thesis or project to college

July 4

Independence Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

July 15

Summer III classes begin

July 18-Aug 14

Last day to withdraw from Summer III

July 19

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Submit signature pages to 407 White Hall

Aug 7

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

Aug 8

Incomplete grades from previous semesters cleared

August 17

Commencement- Check website for exact time and day for Graduate School of EHHS

http://www.kent.edu/commencement

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR FALL 2019

DATE

Event

August 22

Fall 2019 classes begin

August 30

Last day to apply for Fall 2019 Graduate graduation

August 30

Last day for those planning to graduate May 2019 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

Sept 2

Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

October 10-11

Fall Break (No Classes, Offices Open)

October 30

Last day to withdraw from classes

November 1

Final date for oral defense of graduation level dissertation, thesis or project 

(University Date 11/15 but College needs prior to this date)

November 8

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Submit signature pages to 407 White Hall

November 11

Veterans Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 22

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

November 28

Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 29

Day after Thanksgiving (No Classes, Offices Closed)

December 6

All incomplete grades must be cleared

December 8

Classes End

December 9-15

Final Exam Week

December 13-14

Kent Campus Graduation Ceremonies.  Please check the commencement website for official information:

http://www.kent.edu/commencement

 

GUIDELINES FOR PREPARATION OF THESES AND DISSERTATIONS

"The Guidelines for Preparation of Theses and Dissertations are designed to assist students and typists maintain the high degree of accuracy and consistency, which are the hallmarks of well-written documents. Prior to the thesis/dissertation process, students should familiarize themselves with the procedures described in the guidelines. It is assumed that the guidelines will be used in conjunction with the approved style guide.

Theses and dissertations follow American Psychological Association, 6th ed. as their reference guide. The University Libraries provides an APA Cheat Sheet giving you some of the highlights of this edition. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Administrative Affairs & Graduate Education office at 330-672-0552.

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP APPLICATION

An appointment made by KSU to full-time graduates who display a high level of scholarship and academic excellence. The award is merit-based, not need-based, and includes stipend and tuition.

Last updated 4/19/2019

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Contact Information

Office of Graduate Student Services

Valorie Adkins - Special Assistant
Brenda Ellsworth - Administrative Clerk      
Cheryl Slusarczyk- Academic Program Director

M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
150 Terrace Drive
418 White Hall
330-672-2576 (phone)
330-672-9162 (fax)