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Graduate College Deadlines for Summer 2021 Graduation

Last day to submit  Form 9, Request for Change in a Dissertation or Thesis Committee Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Semester begins Saturday, May 15, 2021
Last day to submit Application for Degree (use the online form) Friday, June 4, 2021
Last day to submit defense announcement and signature page draft to the Graduate College (online submission here) Friday, June 11, 2021
Last day to submit completed doctoral dissertation (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with Transmittal Memorandum(Please Note: Extension requests must be submitted no later than July 5, 2021 via a Form 10) Monday, July 12, 2021
Last day to submit completed master’s thesis (submitted in PDF or Word format) to GraduateWriting@fau.edu along with Transmittal Memorandum(Please Note: Extension requests must be submitted no later than July 12, 2021 via a Form 10) Monday, July 19, 2021
Last day to submit Final Manuscript Package to the Graduate College, including electronic thesis or dissertation (ETD) to the FAU library and ProQuest Publishing Monday, August 2, 2021
Commencement Ceremonies (8:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.) Tuesday, August 10, 2021


Complimentary formatting reviews
 should be submitted early in the semester and are first come first serve. Complimentary formatting 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 6/23/21