|File appropriate application for admission to graduate studies; International students who require an F- 1 Visa must also apply for an I-20 Form through the Office of International Programs
|For U.S. citizens with degrees from U.S. institutions, six weeks prior to deadline; Well in advance of deadline for international students
|File Application for Language Examination
|After completion of 12 credits; consult department*
|Record change of name or personal data
|When appropriate, file in Office of the Registrar, Students may update address and other information online using Student Self-Service
|Record change of major/concentration using Program change option within Banner Student Self-Service
|Student, adviser, receiving department
|To obtain advanced standing, forward to appropriate graduate office transcript showing courses requested for transfer
|Complete Transfer of Credit form
|File Application for Comprehensive Examination
|October 1 for Fall, February 1 for Spring, June 1 for Summer
|Schedule oral examination (for Asian language students only)
|See departmental adviser
|Successful defense of doctoral dissertation
|November 1 for Fall, March 15 for Spring, June 15 for Summer
|Submission of final copy of doctoral Dissertation to the Student University eRepository and to ProQuest
|Two weeks prior to degree date
|File a minimum of three/four copies of a thesis with a mentor (where applicable). File approved copies with the department office for binding and pick up student’s copy
|One week prior to degree date. See schedule involved.
|File online Application for Graduate Degree with the Office of the Registrar
|Summer: March 1 – May 25 Fall: March 15 – August 31 Spring: November 1 – January 25
Candidates for the M.A. in English are encouraged to take the language exam as soon as possible after matriculation.
Please note: All forms may be obtained from the appropriate college/school. See individual degree programs for procedure for doctoral degrees.
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