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December 17, 2020

Autumn Quarter 2020: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations, Two-Week Extension for ETDs

ETD Extension From the Graduate Registration Fee Waiver page: The Graduate School is allowing a two-week extension for Autumn 2020 for the submission of electronic theses / dissertations (ETDs). Students who are registered for autumn quarter, have submitted a Master’s Degree Request for autumn quarter or passed their Final Exam during autumn quarter, and submit their ETD by January 2nd…


August 18, 2020

Summer Quarter 2020: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations, Two-Week Extension for ETDs

ETD Extension The Graduate School is allowing a two-week extension for Summer 2020 for the submission of electronic theses / dissertations (ETDs): Students who are registered for summer quarter, have submitted a Master’s Degree Request for summer quarter or passed their Final Exam during summer quarter, and submit their ETD by September 4th will be graduated Summer…


June 12, 2020

University Registrar: S/NS Grading for Spring 2020

This e-mail was sent to GPAs and GPCs on behalf of the Office of the University Registrar on June 10, 2020.  The University recognizes the impact these extraordinary times are having on students. To provide more flexibility, there are two new grading options for students in all graduate programs with the exception of the professional…


Spring Quarter 2020: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

Please share this information with your graduating students. These are extraordinary times, and we acknowledge it has been an extremely difficult period for all of us. To be responsive to the needs of students, especially those students who are members of the Black community, we want to support instructors making accommodations. Therefore, all students will…


May 12, 2020

Committee Approval Forms: Master’s and Doctoral Students

In March 2020, the Graduate School updated the committee approval process for both Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Students: Electronic Doctoral Dissertation Approval: Final Exams scheduled after March 3, 2020 include a link for Reading Committee Members to approve the dissertation online. Doctoral students can monitor the approvals via MGP or their e-mails. The Master’s Supervisory…


Two-Week Extension for Spring 2020 ETD Submission

The Graduate School is allowing a two-week extension for Spring 2020 for the submission of electronic theses/dissertations (ETDs). Students who are registered for spring quarter, have submitted a Master’s Degree Request for spring quarter or passed their Final Exam during spring quarter, and submit their ETD by June 26th will be graduated Spring 2020. They are not required to pay the…


March 17, 2020

Winter 2020 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

Students graduating Winter Quarter 2020 must complete all degree requirements on or before March 20, 2020. Please use the following checklist to assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students. Checklist Before you recommend a student for graduation in MyGrad, verify the following: the master’s degree request indicates the correct degree code; contact GEMS if the degree…


December 16, 2019

Autumn 2019 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

Students graduating Autumn Quarter 2019 must complete all degree requirements on or before December 13, 2019. Please use the following checklist to assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students. Checklist Before you recommend a student for graduation in MyGrad, verify the following: the master’s degree request indicates the correct degree…


November 22, 2019

2019-2020: Update to Master’s Request Deadlines

GEMS and CAIR have just released a new update to the Master’s degree request, which sets the deadline to file a Master’s request as the last day of the academic quarter (the last day of finals week). Previously, the Master’s request deadline was set as the last day of instruction, which created confusion for some…


August 21, 2019

Summer 2019 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

Students graduating Summer Quarter 2019 must complete all degree requirements on or before August 23, 2019. Please use the following checklist to assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students. Checklist Before you recommend a student for graduation in MyGrad, verify the following: the master’s degree request indicates the correct degree…



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