Graduation Timeline for Doctoral Nursing Students | Kent State University

Graduation Timeline for Doctoral Nursing Students

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Summer 2017
Fall 2017
Spring 2018
Summer 2017 graduation timeline

Jun. 16, 2017

Apply for Graduation

Completed application for graduation is due the first Friday of the semester in which student plans to graduate (deadline is firm). Applications must be submitted on FlashLine.

Learn how to Apply for Graduation on FlashLine

Jul. 14, 2017

Oral Defense of Dissertation/Scholarly Project

Suggested last possible date is two weeks before final filing of dissertation or scholarly project. 

Note: It is better to allow more than two weeks for any major edits.

In special circumstances, permitted by committee and with the consent of the student, the oral defense may be closer to final filing date for dissertation/scholarly project.

Jul. 28, 2017

Dissertation and Abstract/Scholarly Project Filing

Three weeks before graduation, latest (firm deadline)

Ph.D. students, all dissertations and abstracts may be filed electronically free of charge

Please take advantage of the ETD workshops to learn how to file your dissertation electronically which are available through the library. To learn more about ETD, visit University Libraries' ETD resource page.

DNP students, please contact your faculty advisor for scholarly project filing instructions.

Aug. 12, 2017

Grades are Entered

Once oral defense has been passed and all other degree requirements have been met, all incomplete and in-process grades are changed to satisfactory.

Aug. 19, 2017

Commencement

Commencement is the university's graduation ceremony. You will receive information about Commencement as the date approaches. Visit the Commencement website for general information

Graduation timeline for fall 2017

TBD

Apply for Graduation

Completed application for graduation is due the first Friday of the semester in which student plans to graduate (deadline is firm). Applications must be submitted on FlashLine.

Learn how to Apply for Graduation on FlashLine

Nov. 3, 2017

Oral Defense of Dissertation/Scholarly Project

Suggested last possible date is two weeks before final filing of dissertation or scholarly project. 

Note: It is better to allow more than two weeks for any major edits.

In special circumstances, permitted by committee and with the consent of the student, the oral defense may be closer to final filing date for dissertation/scholarly project.

Nov. 17, 2017

Dissertation and Abstract/Scholarly Project Filing

Three weeks before graduation, latest (firm deadline)

Ph.D. students, all dissertations and abstracts may be filed electronically free of charge

Please take advantage of the ETD workshops to learn how to file your dissertation electronically which are available through the library. To learn more about ETD, visit University Libraries' ETD resource page.

DNP students, please contact your faculty advisor for scholarly project filing instructions.

Dec. 8, 2017

Grades are Entered

Once oral defense has been passed and all other degree requirements have been met, all incomplete and in-process grades are changed to satisfactory.

Dec. 15, 2017

Commencement

Commencement is the university's graduation ceremony. You will receive information about Commencement as the date approaches. Visit the Commencement website for general information

Graduation timeline for spring 2018

TBD

Apply for Graduation

Completed application for graduation is due the first Friday of the semester in which student plans to graduate (deadline is firm). Applications must be submitted on FlashLine.

Learn how to Apply for Graduation on FlashLine

Mar. 30, 2018

Oral Defense of Dissertation/Scholarly Project

Suggested last possible date is two weeks before final filing of dissertation or scholarly project. 

Note: It is better to allow more than two weeks for any major edits.

In special circumstances, permitted by committee and with the consent of the student, the oral defense may be closer to final filing date for dissertation/scholarly project.

Apr. 13, 2018

Dissertation and Abstract/Scholarly Project Filing

Three weeks before graduation, latest (firm deadline)

Ph.D. students, all dissertations and abstracts may be filed electronically free of charge

Please take advantage of the ETD workshops to learn how to file your dissertation electronically which are available through the library. To learn more about ETD, visit University Libraries' ETD resource page.

DNP students, please contact your faculty advisor for scholarly project filing instructions.

May 4, 2018

Grades are Entered

Once oral defense has been passed and all other degree requirements have been met, all incomplete and in-process grades are changed to satisfactory.

May 11, 2018

Commencement

Commencement is the university's graduation ceremony. You will receive information about Commencement as the date approaches. Visit the Commencement website for general information