Graduate College Deadlines for Spring 2021 Graduation
|Approved Plan of Study (POS) on file with the Graduate College||No later than Friday, December 11, 2020|
|Semester begins||Saturday, January 9, 2021|
|Last day to submit Admission to Candidacy Form for Spring dissertation enrollment||
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
|Last day to submit Application for Degree to your Academic College||Friday, January 29, 2021|
|Last day to revise your approved POS (if needed)*||Monday, February 22, 2021|
|Last day to submit completed doctoral dissertation (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with the Transmittal Memorandum.||Monday, March 29, 2021|
|Last day to submit completed master’s thesis (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with the Transmittal Memorandum.||Monday, April 5, 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, April 19, 2021|
|Commencement TBA||Thursday, April 29, 2021|
|Commencement TBA||Friday, April 30, 2021|
Complimentary reviews should be submitted early in the semester and are first come first serve. Complimentary reviews should be emailed to email@example.com and will take 1-2 weeks to process.
*Note: If your approved POS was submitted only through the MyPOS system, any revisions must also be submitted online.
**Please 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.