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Graduation


March 21, 2019

Winter 2019 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

Students graduating Winter Quarter 2019 must complete all degree requirements on or before March 22, 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 code; contact GEMS if the…


December 10, 2018

Planning for Autumn 2018 Graduation

Because many faculty and advisors take time off and travel during the holiday season, we ask departments to plan ahead to ensure a successful and timely graduation for students graduating in December. Grades are due from faculty on Tuesday, December 18, and the department should submit degree recommendations no later than December 19th. Students must have…


July 24, 2018

Summer 2018 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Summer Quarter 2018. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before August 17, 2018. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by August 22nd at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have been completed:…


April 12, 2018

New Thesis/Dissertation and Graduation Web Resources

We’re excited to share our new and improved thesis/dissertation and graduation web pages. We believe these updates will assist your students as they prepare to graduate. You may have already noticed some website restructuring on the Graduate School‘s Students & Postdocs tab. Please review the new “Degree Requirements” link. Within this section, you’ll find “Thesis/Dissertation Information,” “Dates…


March 16, 2018

Planning for Winter Quarter 2018 Graduation

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Winter Quarter 2018. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before March 16, 2018. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by Wednesday, March 21st at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have been completed:…


November 16, 2017

Planning for Autumn Quarter 2017 Graduation

Because many faculty and advisors take time off and travel during the holiday season, we ask departments to plan ahead to ensure a successful and timely graduation for students graduating in December. Grades are due from faculty on Tuesday, December 19, and the department should submit degree recommendations no later than December 20. Students must…


August 18, 2017

Summer Quarter 2017 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Summer Quarter 2017. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before August 18, 2017. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by Wednesday, August 23 at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have…


March 30, 2017

June 2017 Commencement Deadline

Please pass on this important message regarding commencement to your students. Students who graduated Summer 2016, Autumn 2016, or Winter 2017 are eligible to walk in commencement and their names will appear in the Commencement Bulletin. Students who plan to graduate Spring 2017 are eligible to walk in commencement and have their names appear in…


December 14, 2016

Graduation Reminders

To graduate Autumn Quarter 2016, students must complete all degree requirements on or before the last day of the quarter, Friday, December 16. The deadline to submit candidacy and degree recommendations in MyGrad is Wednesday, December 21. Please ensure the following steps have been completed before you submit candidacy and degree recommendations in MyGrad: Verify the master’s request…


May 3, 2016

Graduation: Submit Candidacy and Degree Recommendations

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students. Students must complete all degree requirements on or before June 10, 2016. Before you recommend graduation in MyGradProgram, please ensure the following steps have been completed: Verify the master’s request indicates the correct degree code. Assign…