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Graduate College Deadlines for Fall 2021 Graduation

Last day to submit  Form 9, Request for Change in a Dissertation or Thesis Committee Friday, August 6, 2021
Semester begins Saturday, August 21, 2021
Last day to submit Application for Degree (use the online form) Friday, September 10, 2021
Last day to submit defense announcement and signature page draft to the Graduate College (online submission here) Friday, September 10, 2021
Last day to submit completed doctoral dissertation (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with the Transmittal Memorandum(Please Note: Extension requests must be submitted no later than November 1, 2021 via a Form 10) Monday, November 15, 2021
Last day to submit completed master’s thesis (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with the Transmittal Memorandum(Please Note: Extension requests must be submitted no later than November 8, 2021 via a Form 10) Monday, November 22, 2021
Last day to submit Final Manuscript Package to the Graduate College, including electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the FAU library and ProQuest Publishing. Monday, December 6, 2021
Commencement (TBA) Thursday, December 16, 2021
Commencement (TBA) Friday, December 17, 2021

Please note: These dates are tentative and subject to change.

Complimentary reviews should be submitted early in the semester and are first come first serve. Complimentary reviews should be emailed to graduatewriting@fau.edu and will take 1-2 weeks to process.

*Visit http://www.fau.edu/graduate/forms-and-procedures/degree-completion/thesis-and-dissertation/ for more information on electronic signature page routing and submission procedures in the event an in-person defense is not possible due to COVID-19.

 Last Modified 2/12/21