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Graduate Degree Application and Conferral
Graduate and Professional Students
“Graduate students intending to graduate with degrees of PhD, MA, MS, ME, MARCH, MUP, MPH, MFA, MM, BA/MA, BS/MS, BS/ME, AuD must complete and submit the Application to Candidacy (PDF) to the Graduate School by the published deadlines.”
Graduate students intending to graduate with degrees of DPT, Ed.M, Ed.D, MBA, MLS, MSW and PharmD; BS/MBA, BA/MSW, BS/DDS; JD/MBA, JD/MLS, JD/MSW should contact their individual departments as additional paperwork may be needed.
Law students (JD and LLML candidates) must complete an application for degree to be able to graduate. As the Law School has different deadlines and forms than the Graduate School, please contact the Law School Records Office at 716-645-2060 for more information. For more Law School commencement information, visit the Law School website.
DDS students should contact the School of Dental Medicine Office of Academic and Student Affairs for Degree Conferral Information. The office is located in 315 Squire Hall, and may be contacted by telephone 716-829-2839.
Students intending to receive a combined degree (BS/MBA, BA/MSW, BA/MA, etc.) must also file for both degrees and may do so via their HUB Student Center. Combined degree candidates expecting to complete a minor associated with the undergraduate portion of the degree must file Graduation Information Change Form and indicate the minor in item #4.
Settlement of Obligations
All tuition, fees, late charges, and fines must be paid in order to receive diplomas or transcript services, including information about the student’s program completion in any form.
When to Apply
|Graduation Term||Application Deadline||Conferral Date|
|Fall||October 15||February 1|
|Spring||February 22||June 1|
|Summer||July 15||September 1|
Who to Contact with Your Concerns
Speak with your graduate advisor during your final two semesters specifically about your program completion.
Last updated: November 10, 2015 1:11 pm EST