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Make sure you're hitting important degree progress milestones and maintaining the academic standards necessary to stay in your graduate program. 

Fall 2022 Deadlines & Commencement

October 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
September 19: Graduation Application Deadline
November 1: 
Defense Deadline
November 15: 
Final Submission Deadline 
December 12: Commencement, 2:30 p.m., Colonial Life Arena 
December 12:
 Doctoral Commencement, 9:30 a.m., Koger Center 

Spring 2023 Deadlines & Commencement

March 1: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
March 10: Graduation Application Deadline
March 21: Defense Deadline
April 4:
Final Submission Deadline 
May 5:
Commencement, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena 
May 6: Doctoral Commencement, 1 p.m., Koger Center 
May 6:
 Commencement, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena 

Summer 2023 Deadlines

July 6: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
July 14: Defense Deadline
July 18:
Graduation Application Deadline
July 24: 
Final Submission Deadline 
August 15: Summer Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

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