Important Deadlines and Dates

Fall 2017
Date Event Name
August 28

First Day of Classes

November 1
November 3
November 10 Format check for PhD
November 17 Format Check for MA/MS
November 24 Upload to OhioLINK PhD
December 1 Upload to OhioLINK MA/MS
December 15 Fall Commencement Ceremony
Winter 2018
Date Event Name
December 15 Apply for January Graduation Deadline
December 22

Format check for PhD

January 2 Earliest starting date for classes
January 5 Format Check for MA/MS
January 5 Upload to OhioLINK PhD
January 12 Upload to OhioLINK MA/MS
Spring 2018
Date Event Name
January 29 First day of classes
February 15 Graduate School Scholar Assistantship nominations due
February 23 Apply for May Graduation Deadline
March 1

Grant-in-Aid application due

March 30 Plan of Study submission due to begin Certificate in College Teaching in Fall 2017
April 2
April 6

Dissertation Format Check

April 20

Thesis Format Check

April 20

Dissertation upload to OhioLINK

April 27

Thesis upload to OhioLINK

April 23
  • Final assessment due for students completing the Certificate in College Teaching 
  • GAs Receiving Summer Scholarships must be registered for summer classes
May 19 Spring Commencement Ceremony
Summer 2018
Date Event Name
May 22 First day of classes
July 6 Apply for August Graduation Deadline
July 13 Dissertation Format Check
July 20

Thesis Format Check  

July 27 Dissertation Upload to OhioLINK
August 3 Thesis Upload to OhioLINK
August 17 PhD Hooding Ceremony
August 21 New Graduate Student Orientation