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

Deadlines for those planning to graduate

December 2017

Deadlines for those planning to graduate

   May 2018

Deadlines for those planning to graduate

 August 2018

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:

April 1, 2017

Candidacy Deadline:

Oct. 1, 2017

Candidacy Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2018

 

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:

Sept. 10, 2017

Graduation Application Deadline:

Feb. 10, 2018

Graduation Application Deadline:

June 10, 2018

 

Thesis for review to Graduate Studies

 

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

Thesis Review Deadline:

Nov. 3, 2017      

Thesis Review Deadline:

April 2, 2018  by 11:59 pm

Thesis Review Deadline:

June 29, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Thesis for publication to Graduate Studies

 

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

Thesis Publication Deadline:

Jan. 14, 2018               

Thesis Publication Deadline:

June 11, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Thesis  Publication Deadline:

Sept. 17, 2018 by 11:59 pm

 

Ed.D. Dissertation for review to Graduate Studies

 

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

Ed.D. Dissertation Review Deadline:

Nov. 3, 2017      

Ed.D. Dissertation Review Deadline:

April 2, 2018  by 11:59 pm

Ed.D.  Dissertation Review Deadline:

June 29, 2018 by 11:59 pm

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: 

Jan. 14, 2018    

Ed.D. Dissertation Publication Deadline:

June 11, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Ed.D.  Dissertation Publication Deadline: 

Sept. 17, 2018 by 11:59 pm

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.