Important Dates and Deadlines for Graduate Students
The deadlines for manuscript submissions via online submission through the ETD Administrator to the Graduate Arts and Sciences office are indicated below. Individual departments may have earlier deadlines for completion, so be sure to check with your department assistant.
|Semester||Term Dates||Online Application
for Degree Form Deadline
Graduate School Office
|Official Graduation Date|
|Fall 2023||Aug. 28 – Dec. 11, 2023||March 24, 2023||Dec. 12, 2023||Dec. 30, 2023|
|Spring 2024||Jan. 16 – Apr. 29, 2024||TBD||May 1, 2024||May 19, 2024|
|Summer 2024||May 21 – Aug. 16, 2024||TBD||Aug. 12, 2024||Aug. 30, 2024|
Graduate degrees are conferred three times during the academic year (August, December, and May). Students who receive their degrees in August and December and those enrolled for the spring semester who submit their completed dissertation or thesis to the Graduate Arts and Sciences office by the May deadline will be eligible to participate in Commencement in May. Commencement-related information will be emailed to student’s Clark email accounts in February.