Dates and Deadlines

Make sure you’re ready to graduate by viewing the important dates and deadlines for your intended graduation term.

Spring 2021 Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2021

Graduation application opens for students September 24, 2020
Graduation application closes (Undergraduate students) February 8, 2021
Privacy settings update deadline* April 2, 2021
Graduation application closes (Graduate students) April 2, 2021
Official graduation conferral date May 15, 2021

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.

There is not a separate commencement ceremony for Summer graduates. Summer graduates are included in the official commencement program for the following Fall ceremony, and therefore should follow the Fall privacy settings deadline.

Summer 2021 Dates and Deadlines

Summer I 2021

Graduation application opens for students February 16, 2021
Graduation application closes (all students) May 17, 2021
Official graduation conferral date (Undergraduate students only) June 25, 2021
Privacy settings update deadline* October 22, 2021

Summer II 2021

Graduation application opens for students February 16, 2021
Graduation application closes (all students) July 6, 2021
Official graduation conferral date (all students) August 3, 2021
Privacy settings update deadline* October 22, 2021

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.

There is not a separate commencement ceremony for Summer graduates. Summer graduates are included in the official commencement program for the following Fall ceremony, and therefore should follow the Fall privacy settings deadline.

Fall 2021 Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2021

Graduation application opens for students March 1, 2021
Graduation application closes (Undergraduate students) October 22, 2021
Graduation application closes (Graduate students) October 22, 2021
Privacy settings update deadline* October 22, 2021
Official graduation conferral date December 14, 2021

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.

There is not a separate commencement ceremony for Summer graduates. Summer graduates are included in the official commencement program for the following Fall ceremony, and therefore should follow the Fall privacy settings deadline.