Candidacy and Graduation Deadlines

The deadlines provided here are University deadlines and must be met in order for you to graduate on time. You should contact your Graduate Advisor for departmental deadlines covering thesis, project, and/or comprehensive examinations.

 

Document Type

Instructions

Deadline for those planning to graduate    May 2020  

Deadlines for those planning  to graduate   August 2020 

Deadlines for  those planning  to graduate    December 2020

Departmental Request for Candidacy Form

 

Please submit this petition after you meet the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) and have completed at least 9 letter graded units in your program.    

 

                     Candidacy   Deadline:

   Oct. 1, 2019                                                     

 Candidacy  Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2020

Candidacy Deadline:

April 1, 2020

 

MySJSU Online Application (First-time applicants)
OR 
Graduation Date Change Request for Award of Master's Degree

 

Please submit this form    after your request for advancement to candidacy  has been  approved by the GAPE Office.

Graduation Application Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2020

Graduation Application Deadline:*

March 1,2020

 Graduation Application Deadline:          

Sept. 1, 2020

 

Thesis for review to Graduate Studies

 

Please submit after your thesis committee has 
approved your thesis work.

Thesis Review Deadline:

April 6, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

Thesis Review Deadline:

July 3, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

                                     Thesis Review  Deadline:

                TBD                                                              

Thesis for publication to Graduate Studies

 

Please submit your thesis for publication after the Graduate Studies Office 
has approved your thesis.

Thesis Publication Deadline: 

June 8, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. 

Thesis  Publication Deadline:   

September 9, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

Thesis Publication  Deadline:                                TBD                                                         

 

Ed.D. Dissertation for review to Graduate Studies

 

Please submit after your dissertation committee has 
approved your thesis work.

Ed.D. Dissertation Review Deadline:

April 24, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

Ed.D.  Dissertation Review Deadline:        

July 10, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. 

Ed.D.    Dissertation  Review    Deadline:                                                    TBD                                                                

Ed.D. Dissertation for publication to Graduate Studies

 

Please submit your thesis for publication after the Graduate Studies Office 
has approved your thesis.

Ed.D. Dissertation Publication Deadline:

June 8, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.    

Ed.D.  Dissertation Publication Deadline: 

September 7, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.

Ed.D.    Dissertation Publication Deadline:                                               

TBD                                        

 

Apart from the Plan A Thesis, all other documents listed above should be submitted to Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations in the Student Services Center by the posted deadline.

For a copy of the current University Thesis Guidelines, detailed instructions on how and where to submit the thesis, as well as general contact information regarding thesis related questions, please visit the Office of Graduate Studies website.