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Deadlines for Graduate Degree & Certificate Students
The Registrar maintains the official Academic Calendars, however, the Department of Educational Technology maintains an informal calendar specifically for our graduate students. That calendar is provided below for your convenience; however, be aware that dates may change, so check back periodically and watch for announcements on Moodle News!

September 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Sept. 1 All. Last day to drop classes for Fall term 2017 w/ refund and NO “W”
Sept. 1 All Fall financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
Sept. 29 All Last day to submit thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, doctoral comprehensive exam or independent study application for Fall 2017
October 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Oct. 1 All The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be submitted beginning today.
Oct. 1 All Recommended last day to submit 2017-2018 FAFSA/FAFSA renewal for Spring 2018 financial aid (if you have not already done so) in order to have aid available to pay spring semester fees.
Oct. 6 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
Oct. 13 All Recommended last day for final oral dissertation or thesis defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
Oct. 30 All Registration opens for Spring 2018 classes.
November 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Nov. 3 Ed.D. Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
Nov. 30 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Spring 2018 term
December 2017 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Dec. 8 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in December 2017.
Dec. 8 All Fall term classes end.
Dec. 8 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Spring 2018 term
Dec. 16 All Fall 2017 Commencement
Dec. 19 All Grades due for Fall term 2017
Dec. 26 All Recommended date by which student course schedules for Spring 2018 be finalized for financial aid purposes.
January 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Jan. 5 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for Spring 2018
Jan. 8 All Spring 2018 classes begin
Jan. 12 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2018. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
Jan. 22 All Spring financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
Jan. 22 All Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis, or project credit.
February 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Feb. 2 Ed.D. Deadline for all application materials to be received by the graduate college for the Ed.D. program – summer 18 start. (The Graduate College must have received and entered information for all official transcripts and test scores. Any official materials received or entered after this date will not be considered and the application will be considered incomplete.)
Feb. 16 All Last day to submit thesis proposal, dissertation proposal, doctoral comprehensive exam or independent study application for Spring 2018
Feb. 16 All Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
Feb. 20 All Registration begins for Summer 2018
March 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Mar. 2 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
Mar. 15 All Application deadline for students who applied for financial aid for fall 2018 classes.
Mar. 16 Ed.D. Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
April 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
April 1 Ed.S. Last day to submit EdS applications for Summer Term
April 27 Ed.D. Last day to submit final version of dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Office for graduate degrees to be awarded in May 2018.
April 27 All Spring 2018 classes end.
May 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
May 5 All Spring 2018 Commencement
May 7 All Start date of 1st 7-week summer session
May 9 All Last day to add class for 1st 7-week summer session
May 10 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 1st 7-week summer session
May 11 All Drop fee begins for 1st 7-week summer session
May 26 MET Last day to enroll in Portfolio class for 10-week summer session
May 29 All Start date for 10-week summer session
May 31 All Last day to add class for 10-week summer session
June 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
June 1 All Last day to Apply for Graduation for degrees and certificates to be awarded in May 2018. Late applications will be accepted but a late fee will  be assessed. Students apply for graduation on myBoiseState.
June 3 All Drop fee begins for 10-week summer session
June 6 All Summer financial aid census date. Eligibility for financial aid determined by the number of credits for which enrolled on this date.
June 6 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week summer session w/ NO refund and a “W”
June 15 Ed.D. Recommended last day for final oral dissertation defense for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
June 25 MET Last day to add thesis proposal or graduate independent study for Summer term 2018
June 25 All Classes start for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 27 All Last day to add classes for 2nd 7-week summer session
June 28 All Last day to drop with a refund and no “W” from 2nd 7-week summer session
June 29 All Drop fee begins for 2nd 7-week summer session
July 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
July 6 Ed.D. Last day to submit adviser-approved version of dissertation or thesis with signed Final Reading Approval and Access Agreement for a Dissertation or Thesis to the Graduate College for degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
July 13 All Last day to drop classes for 10-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
July 25 Ed.S. Deadline for Ed.S. applications for Fall term
July 25 All Last day to drop classes for 2nd 7-week session w/ NO refund and a “W”
August 2018 Deadlines
Date Prog. Deadline for…
Aug. 3 Ed.D. Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to the Graduate College for graduate degrees to be awarded in August 2018.
Aug. 14 All Grade reports due for summer sessions

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