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Graduate College Deadlines for Fall 2020 Graduation

Approved Plan of Study (POS) on file with the Graduate College No later than Friday, July 24, 2020
Semester begins Saturday, August 22, 2020
Last day to submit Admission to Candidacy Form for Fall dissertation enrollment Monday, August 31, 2020
Last day to submit Application for Degree to your Academic College Friday, September 11, 2020
Last day to revise your approved POS (if needed)* Monday, September 21, 2020
Last day to submit completed doctoral dissertation (submitted in PDF or Word format to GraduateWriting@fau.edu or a printed draft copy delivered to Building SU-80, Room 101) to the Graduate College for approval. Signed signature page(s) printed on bond paper must be included with the dissertation along with Transmittal Memorandum. Monday, November 16, 2020
Last day to submit completed master’s thesis (submitted in PDF or Word format to GraduateWriting@fau.edu or a printed draft copy delivered to Building SU-80, Room 101) to the Graduate College for approval. Signed signature page(s) printed on bond paper must be included with the thesis along with Transmittal Memorandum. Monday, November 23, 2020
Last day to submit Final Manuscript Package to the Graduate College, including electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the FAU library and ProQuest Publishing. Monday, December 7, 2020
Commencement (9 a.m., 1p.m., and 5 p.m.) Thursday, December 17, 2020
Commencement (9 a.m. and 1p.m.) Friday, December 18, 2020

Complimentary reviews should be submitted early in the semester and are first come first serve. Complimentary reviews should be emailed to graduatewriting@fau.edu and will take 1-2 weeks to process.

 

*Note: If your approved POS was submitted only through the MyPOS system, any revisions must also be submitted online. Please note that if you have an approved paper POS on file, you must use the paper form (Form 9) to modify your POS.

 Last Modified 5/22/20