Dates and Deadlines


Graduate School Dates and Deadlines - Summer 2014

April 1, 2014 - Deadline for receipt of completed graduate applications for summer 2014 admission and visa documentation (to the Office of International Student Services) however earlier application submission is encouraged. The applicant is encouraged to contact program(s) of interest as some programs have earlier deadlines and /or do not offer summer admission (International).

April 15, 2014 - Deadline for receipt of completed applications for summer 2014 graduate admission however earlier application submission is encouraged. The applicant is advised to contact program(s) of interest as some programs have earlier deadlines and do not offer summer admission (Domestic).

May 16, 2014 - Last day to satisfy conditions of Spring 2014 provisional admission  

May 23, 2014 - Last day for Graduate Students to file Committee and Candidacy forms and last day to submit comprehensive exam results to School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation.

May 30, 2014 - Deadline for Filing Applications & Audits for August 2014 graduation

June 6, 2014 - Last day to schedule thesis or dissertation defense with School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. All corrections must be reviewed and approved by the Committee Chair and Program Director prior to submission to the School of Graduate Studies for approval.

July 11, 2014 - Last day to defend theses or dissertations for August 2014 graduation. All corrections must be reviewed and approved by the Committee Chair and Program Director prior to submission to the School of Graduate Studies for approval.

July 18, 2014 - Last day to submit defense outcomes to the School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation. The Graduate School will not accept theses or dissertations for review if this documentation has not been received by the deadline date.

July 25, 2014* - Deadline for submission of final copies of theses or dissertations to the School of Graduate Studies and Research for August 2014 graduation.

August 1, 2014 - Graduate Orientation – All first time graduate enrollees are required to participate in this activity. Details will be posted at the School of Graduate Studies website: www.desu.edu/grad  by June 15, 2014.

August 8, 2014 - Last day for summer 2014 graduates to submit thesis or dissertation to the library for binding.