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Deadlines

Deadlines for Graduate Degree & Certificate Students

The Registrar maintains the official Academic Calendars, however, the Graduate College maintains an informal calendar specifically for graduate students. That calendar is provided below for your convenience; however, be aware that dates may change, so plan ahead!

Table of Graduation Deadlines

FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE PLANNING TO GRADUATE AUGUST 2016

Deadline

To Be Completed

January 26, 2016Start date to apply for graduation for Graduate Degree or Certificate.
February 16, 2016Registration begins for Summer 2015.
February 19, 2016Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy or Proposed Plan of Study.
June 3, 2016Last day to apply for graduation, using myBoiseState, for graduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in August. Late fees start 1 week after deadline. Add an additional $25.00 for degree for a total of $50.00. Add an additional $20.00 for certificate for a total of $40.00. Students may apply along with paying the late fee until the last day of class.
June 7, 2016Recommended day for final oral dissertation, thesis or project defense.
July 8, 2016Last day to submit review copies of dissertation or thesis with final reading approval form signed by supervisory committee chair to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.
August 1, 2016Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.

FOR STUDENTS PLANNING TO GRADUATE DECEMBER 2016

Deadline

To Be Completed

March 14, 2016Registration begins for Fall term
June 4, 2016Initial date to apply for graduation for Graduate Degree or Certificate.
June 24, 2016Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy or Proposed Plan of Study.
August 26, 2016Last day to apply for graduation for Graduate Degree or Certificate. Late fees start 1 week after deadline. Add an additional $25.00 for degree for a total of $50.00. Add an additional $20.00 for certificate for a total of $40.00. Students may apply along with paying the late fee until the last day of class.
September 30, 2016Last day to add graduate assessment, internship, independent study, directed research, practicum, readings and conference.
October 14, 2016Recommended day for final oral dissertation, thesis or project defense.
November 4, 2016Last day to submit review copies of dissertation or thesis with final reading approval form signed by supervisory committee chair to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.
December 9, 2016Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.

FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE PLANNING TO GRADUATE MAY 2017

Deadline

To Be Completed

August 29, 2016Start date to apply for graduation for Graduate Degree or Certificate.
October 7, 2016Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy or Proposed Plan of Study.
October 31, 2016Registration for Spring term 2016 begins
January 13, 2017Last day to apply for graduation for Graduate Degree or Certificate. Late fees start 1 week after deadline. Add an additional $25.00 for degree for a total of $50.00. Add an additional $20.00 for certificate for a total of $40.00. Students may apply along with paying the late fee until the last day of class.
January 23, 2017Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, or portfolio credit.
February 17, 2017Last day to add graduate assessment, internship, independent study, directed research, practicum, readings and conference.
March 3, 2017Recommended last day for final oral dissertation, thesis, or project defense.
March 17, 2017Last day to submit review copies of dissertation or thesis with final reading approval form signed by supervisory committee chair to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.
April 28, 2017Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Thesis and Dissertation Office.

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