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.

Apart from the Plan A Thesis and Dissertation, all other documents listed below must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations by the posted deadlines.

Plan A Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines

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

 

Document Type

Instructions

Deadlines for  those planning  to graduate   December 2020

Deadline for those planning to graduate    May 2021

Deadlines for those planning  to graduate  August 2021

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, 2020

 Candidacy   Deadline:

 Oct. 1, 2020    

Candidacy  Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2021

 

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. 1, 2020

Graduation Application Deadline:

Feb. 1, 2021

Graduation Application Deadline:

March 1,2021

 

Thesis for review to Graduate Studies

 

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

                                    Thesis Review  Deadline:

                November 9, 2020                                                        

Thesis Review Deadline:

 

TBD

 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:     

January 11, 2021                               

Thesis Publication Deadline:        

TBD

 

 Thesis  Publication Deadline: 

TBD

 

 

Ed.D. Dissertation for review to Graduate Studies

 

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

Doctoral    Dissertation  Review    Deadline:                                November 20, 2020                                                                               

Doctoral Dissertation Review Deadline:

TBD                 

 

Doctoral 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.

Doctoral Dissertation Publication Deadline:                                               January 11, 2021                                        

            Doctoral Dissertation Publication Deadline:

TBD

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation Publication Deadline: 

TBD