Graduation Deadlines for Degree Candidates

Find your commencement date in the first row below. Each of your deadlines fall under that column.

Commencement Date




Last day to "Apply to Graduate" in MyMemphis Portal

6.07.2017 9.08.2017 2.02.2018
Last day to submit Master's, Doctoral, or Graduate Certificate Candidacy Form to College Director of Graduate Studies 6.07.2017 9.08.2017 2.02.2018
Last day to upload defended and corrected thesis or dissertation PDF copy to ETD (thesis) or ProQuest (dissertation) for review. 7.07.2017 11.17.2017 4.06.2018
Last day to submit final PDF version of thesis to ETD or dissertation to ProQuest. 7.19.2017 11.29.2017 4.30.2018
Last day for all academic departments to submit comprehensive exam results. Doctoral exams are due one week after grading. 7.21.2017 11.27.17 4.20.2018
Last day for doctoral students to submit the final approved PDF version of dissertation, receipt for graduation fees and required documents to Graduate School. 8.03.2017 12.11.2017 4.30.2018

Visit the Graduation Information page for specific information regarding graduation requirements.