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Graduate College Deadlines for Fall 2015 Graduation

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Approved Plan of Study (POS) on file with the Graduate College No later than May 5, 2015
Semester begins Monday, August 17, 2015
Last day to submit Admission to Candidacy Form for fall dissertation enrollment Friday, August 14, 2015
Last day to submit Application for Degree to the Graduate College Friday, September 4, 2015
Last day to revise your approved POS (if needed)* Friday, September 25, 2015
Last day to submit doctoral dissertation electronically for complimentary review Monday, October 26, 2015
Last day to submit master's thesis electronically for complimentary review Monday, November 2, 2015
Last day to submit completed doctoral dissertation (printed on draft paper) to the Graduate College for approval. Signed signature page(s) printed on bond paper must be included with the dissertation along with Transmittal Memo. Monday, November 9, 2015
Last day to submit completed master’s thesis (printed on draft paper) to the Graduate College for approval. Signed signature page(s) printed on bond paper must be included with the thesis along with Transmittal Memo. Monday, November 16, 2015
Last day to submit final manuscript package to the Graduate College Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Last day to upload electronic thesis or dissertation (ETD) to the FAU library Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Commencement (9 a.m., 1p.m., and 5 p.m.) Thursday, December 10, 2015
Commencement (9 a.m. and 1p.m.) Friday, December 11, 2015


* Note: If your approved POS was submitted only through the MyPOS system, any revisions must also be submitted online. Please note that if you have an approved paper POS on file, you must use the paper form (Form 9) to modify your POS.

 Last Modified 8/17/15