IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR FALL 2020

DATE

EVENT

August 27

Fall 2020 classes begin

September 4

Last day to apply for Fall 2020 Graduate graduation

September 4

Last day for those planning to graduate December 2020 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

September 7

Labor Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

October 15-16

Fall Break (No Classes, Offices Open)

October 30

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

(University Date may differ from College of Education, Health and Human Services date)

November 4

Last day to withdraw from classes

November 6

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Electronic Signature pages - all signatures complete

November 11

Veterans Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 20

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

November 26

Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes, Offices Closed)

November 27

Day after Thanksgiving (No Classes, Offices Closed)

December 4

All incomplete grades from previous semesters must be cleared

December 13

Fall 2020 Classes End

December 14-20

Final Exam Week

December 18-19

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

http://www.kent.edu/commencement

 

IMPORTANT GRADUATE DATES FOR SPRING 2021

DATE

EVENT

January 19

Spring 2021 classes begin

January 22

Last day to apply for Spring 2021 Graduate graduation

January 22

Last day for those planning to graduate May 2021 to file approved dissertation proposal and IRB statement of approval, thesis proposal, or project proposal

February 1

Last day to withdraw from classes

March 26

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

(University Date may differ from College of Education, Health and Human Services date)

Mar 29-April 4

Spring recess (no classes, offices open)

April 9

Deadline to:

  • Submit dissertation electronically

  • Submit thesis electronically

  • Electronic Signature pages - all signatures complete

April 9

All incomplete grades from previous semesters must be cleared
April 23

Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections

May 4

Classes End

May 6-12

Final Exam Week
May 14-15

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

http://www.kent.edu/commencement

June 24

Spring 2021 diplomas mailed to students at permanent address