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What You Need to Graduate

Here are the requirements, deadlines, and resources you’ll need to receive your graduate degree from Virginia Tech.

Graduation Requirements

Steps to completing your degree

Dates and Deadlines

Submission guidelines for graduating on time and participating in commencement

Plan of Study

Requirements, timelines, and approvals for submitting the courses you plan to take in your degree program

Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Templates, formatting guidelines, and information on submitting your thesis, dissertation, or major paper

Commencement Information

Guidelines for participating in graduate commencement ceremonies, including dates, requirements, and academic regalia

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common inquiries about degree completion, requirements, and timing