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Timelines & Deadlines for Graduation and Commencement

Graduation and Commencement mark the culmination of graduate studies. Graduation is the completion of all graduation requirements and the conferring of a degree. Commencement is the ceremony celebrating students' successful degree completion.

Students must follow set procedures to complete a graduate degree and participate in the Commencement ceremony.

  Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018  Summer 2018
Application Open

December 12th, -Feb 17th, 2017

December 12th - February 17th, 2017 July 24th - Sept 22nd, 2017

Dec 10th, 2017 -February 16th, 2018

December 10th, 2017- February 16th, 2018
RSVP Open

January 23rd -April 21st, 2017

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Participation Policies

July 24th - Nov 30th, 2017 January 22nd - April 20th,   2018

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M3/S3/D4 Due April 28th, 2017 July 21st, 2017 Dec 1st, 2017 April 27th, 2018 July 20th, 2018
Thesis/Dissertation Due May 5th, 2017 July 21st, 2017 Dec 8th, 2017 May 4th, 2018 July 20th, 2018
Commencement

Doctoral Ceremony:

May 13th, 5:00pm

Jesse Auditorium

Ed.Sp./Masters Ceremony:

May 12th, 4:30pm

Mizzou Arena

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Commencement

Participation Policies

December TBA

May TBA

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Commencement

Participation Policies