2019-18 Deadlines for Academic Progress

Below are the 201-19 deadlines for completing degree requirements.

Master’s and EdS Students

2018-19 Deadlines

Term

Apply for Degree in HokieSPA

Final Exam

Submit ETD

Degree Awarded

Fall

Oct. 1

Dec. 13

Jan. 4

Feb. 8

Spring

Mar. 1

May 15

May 30

July 3

Summer I

Jun. 1

July 8

July 22

Aug. 18

Summer II

Aug. 1

Aug. 16

Aug. 30

Sept. 27

Ph.D. and Ed.D Students

Doctoral students receive diplomas during commencement; therefore, you must meet all requirements and have your degree officially awarded prior to the ceremony to participate.

2018-19 Deadlines for Participating in Commencement

Term

Apply for Degree in HokieSPA

Final Exam

Submit ETD

Degree Awarded

Fall

Oct. 1

Oct. 26

Nov. 9

Dec. 7

Spring

Mar. 1

Mar. 28

Apr. 11

May 9

Summer I

Jun. 1

July 8

July 22

Aug. 18

Summer II

Aug. 1

Aug. 16

Aug. 30

Sept. 27

 

2018-19 Deadlines If You Choose Not to Participate in Commencement

Term

Apply for Degree in HokieSPA

Final Exam

Submit ETD

Degree Awarded

Fall

Oct. 1

Dec. 13

Jan. 3

Feb. 8

Spring

Mar. 1

May 15

May 30

July 5

Summer I

Jun. 1

July 8

July 22

Aug. 18

Summer II

Aug. 1

Aug. 16

Aug. 30

Sep. 27

Graduate Certificate Students Not Earning a Degree

All certificate students are invited to participate in commencement.

2018-19 Deadlines

Term

Apply for Certificate Conferral 

Certificate Awarded

Fall

Oct. 1

Feb. 8

Spring

Mar. 1

July 5

Summer I

Jun. 1

Aug. 18

Summer II

Aug. 1

Sep. 27