Eligibility, Graduation Requirements, and Diplomas

Undergraduate Degree Candidate
Action Dec 11, 2020 Graduation Jan 23, 2021 Graduation May 15, 2021 Graduation Aug 13, 2021 Graduation
Review Degree Audit continuous continuous continuous continuous
Transfer Credits (if applicable) Jan 8, 2021 Feb 5, 2021 June 11, 2021 Sept 10, 2021
Apply to Graduate through Bannerweb* prior to May 1 prior to May 1 prior to Nov 1* prior to Mar 1*
Complete Ceremony Attendance Form Nov 12, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 May 7, 2021 Aug 6, 2021
Diploma Mailed 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date

Master's Degree Candidate
Action Dec 11, 2020 Graduation Jan 23, 2021 Graduation May 15, 2021 Graduation Aug 13, 2021 Graduation
Review Degree Audit continuous continuous continuous continuous
Transfer Credits (if applicable) Jan 6, 2021 Feb 5, 2021 May 28, 2021 Aug 27, 2021
Apply to Graduate through Bannerweb* prior to May 1, 2020 prior to May 1, 2020 prior to Nov 1, 2020* prior to Mar 1, 2020*
Complete Degree Requirements
(other than final exam)
Dec 1, 2020 Jan 1, 2021 Apr 23, 2021 July 23, 2021
MA/MS Thesis Format Check Nov 6, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 Apr 9, 2021 July 9, 2021
MA/MS Thesis Upload to OhioLINK Nov 20, 2020 Jan 8, 2021 Apr 23, 2021 July 23, 2021
Complete Ceremony Attendance Form Nov 12, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 May 7, 2020 Aug 6, 2020
Diploma Mailed 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date

Doctoral Degree Candidate
Action Dec 11, 2020 Graduation Jan 23, 2021 Graduation May 15, 2021 Graduation Aug 13, 2021 Graduation
Review Degree Audit continuous continuous continuous continuous
Transfer Credits (if applicable) Dec 10, 2020 Jan 22, 2021 May 14, 2021 Aug 12, 2021
Apply to Graduate through Bannerweb* prior to May 1, 2020 prior to May 1, 2020 prior to Nov 1, 2021* prior Mar 1, 2021*
Complete Degree Requirements
(other than final exam)
Dec 1, 2020 Jan 1, 2021 Apr 16, 2021 July 16, 2021
Ed.D/Ph.D Dissertation Format Check Oct 30, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 April 2, 2021 July 2, 2021
Ed.D/Ph.D Dissertation Upload
to OhioLINK
Nov 13, 2020 Jan 8, 2021 Apr 16, 2021 July 16, 2021
Complete Ceremony Attendance Form Nov 12, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 May 7, 2021 Aug 6, 2021
Diploma Mailed 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date 4-6 weeks from grad date

*Applying to Graduate - Deadlines

May/August degree candidates who apply to graduate on or before April 11, 2021, will be included in the May 2021 printed commencement ceremony program(s). The names/degree/honors of those who apply to graduate after April 11, will be printed in the December 2021 ceremony program(s).