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 2019  

Deadlines for those planning  to graduate   August 2019 

Deadlines for  those planning  to graduate  December 2019

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, 2018

 Candidacy  Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2019

   Candidacy    Deadline:

April 1, 2019

 

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, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline:*

March 1,2019

Graduation Application Deadline:

Sept. 1, 2019

 

Thesis for review to Graduate Studies

 

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

Thesis Review Deadline:

April 2, 2019 by 11:59 pm

Thesis Review Deadline:

July 1, 2019  by 11:59 pm

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 10, 2019 by 11:59 pm

Thesis  Publication Deadline:

Sept. 16, 2019 by 11:59 pm

 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 29, 2019 by 11:59 pm

Ed.D.  Dissertation Review Deadline:

July 1, 2019  by 11:59 pm

 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 20, 2019 by 11:59 pm

Ed.D.  Dissertation Publication Deadline: 

Sept. 16, 2019 by 11:59 pm

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.