Graduate School Calendar

Calendar of Graduate School Deadlines and Events

Graduate School Deadlines and Events can also be found on the Calendar of Events.


Sunday, August 24

    Last Day for fully-departmental-approved Plan of Study to arrive in the Graduate office for December Graduation

    Details: Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in December.  Please contact your academic advisor.  (This means that the plan of study must be submitted by the student, signed by all  advisory committee members and all appropriate departmental staff, and is awaiting only Graduate School processing by 11:59 pm on this date.)


Wednesday, September 24

    Last Day to Declare Candidacy for December Graduation

    Details: Last day to declare candidacy for degree for December graduation. Please contact your academic advisor.


Friday, October 17

    Last Day to Complete Exam/Degree Only Requirements

    Details: Last day for exam/degree only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and the Thesis Receipt forms.


Wednesday, October 29

   Thesis Preparation Workshop

   Details:  Location:  CLO 334 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm


   Time will be given at the end of the workshop to answser questions and review individual documents.  Feel free to bring your work in progress either on paper or electronically.


Friday, December 5, 2014

    Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Forms

    Details: Last day for students to pass the final examination.

    Reminder to Departments – Last Day to Return Signed Audit/Certification Forms

    Last day to submit Thesis for first review (hard copy required)


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    Last day to have Thesis approved by Calumet Campus


Friday, December 12, 2014

 Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit to West Lafayette

Details: Please contact Janice Novosel, Thesis advisor at for details.


Saturday, December 20, 2014

Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination