Fall 2020

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically. If you plan to graduate during FALL 2020, please adhere to the following deadlines: If you have applied for Fall Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 310 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602 or email: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of 3 hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including the 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed.To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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September 4, 2020

Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2020 Graduation.

September 4, 2020

Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in December 2020. An Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

October 1, 2020

Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in December 2020. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to June 21, 2020, you must register for 10 hours Fall 2020.

October 9, 2020

Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in December 2020.

October 16, 2020

Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for December 2020 graduation.

November 2, 2020

Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2020 graduation.

November 25, 2020

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form & ETD Submission Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA, MAEE, MUPD) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation for December 2020 graduation (https://www.etdadmin.com/main/home?siteId=1003).

December 11, 2020

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for December 2020 graduation (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled).

December 18, 2020 Friday @ 2:30 pm (Virtual)

Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diplomas.

January 11, 2021

Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

Spring 2021

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically.If you plan to graduate during SPRING 2021, please adhere to the following deadlines: If you have applied for Spring Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 310 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602 or email: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of 3 hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including the 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed.To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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January 29, 2021

Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for graduation for May 2021.

January 29, 2021

Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in May 2021. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

January 29, 2021

Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in May 2021. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to October 1, 2020 you must register for 10 hours Spring 2021.

March 1, 2021

Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in May 2021.

March 12, 2021

Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for May 2021 graduation

March 29, 2021

Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for May 2021 graduation.

 

April 19, 2021

 

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form & ETD Submission Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA, MAEE, MUPD) and final corrected ETD for Spring 2021 graduation.

May 7, 2021

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for Spring 2021 graduation. (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled.)

May 14, 2021 

Friday at 9:30 AM

Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diplomas.

June 7, 2021

Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

 

 

 

Summer 2021

Note: All theses/dissertations must be submitted electronically.If you plan to graduate during SUMMER 2021, please adhere to the following deadlines: If you have applied for Summer Semester graduation and find you will not be able to meet one of these deadlines, you must notify the Graduate School prior to the deadline, or your file may be placed on inactive status. Write the Graduate School, 310 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602 or email: gradinfo@uga.edu.

Graduate students must register for a minimum of 3 hours in at least two semesters per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer), including the 3 hours of graduate credit that is required for registration during the semester in which degree requirements are completed. To review the Graduate Enrollment policy, please click here.

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June 18, 2021

Final date to apply for degree/certificate for Summer 2021 graduation.

June 18, 2021

Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in Summer 2021. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

June 18, 2021

Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in Summer 2021. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to January 29, 2021, you must register for 10 hours Summer 2021.

July 23, 2021

Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Fall 2021 Commencement program.

June 21, 2021

Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in Summer 2021.

July 5, 2021

Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for Summer 2021 graduation.

July 19, 2021

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form & ETD Submission Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA, MAEE, MUPD) and final corrected ETD for Summer 2021 graduation.

August 6, 2021

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).  The Graduate School must receive notification concerning removal of incompletes, final examinations, etc., for Summer 2021 graduation. (This does not include grades for courses in which students are currently enrolled.)

August 9, 2021

Date of degree conferral. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six to eight weeks after graduation. Address changes, if necessary, should be made with the Office of the Registrar to ensure receipt of diplomas. Students completing degree requirements during Summer 2021 will have the option to participate in Fall 2021 commencement ceremony.

August 30, 2021

Date the Graduate School will accept theses/dissertations for format checks for future graduations.

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