Flow Chart for Degree-Seeking Students
___1. The student submits application to Graduate School for admission to degree program.
___2. The student completes departmental admission requirements, if applicable.
___3. The student receives a letter of admission from the Graduate School.
- If conditional admission ‑ All conditions of admission must be met prior to filing the Graduate Degree Plan.
- If probationary admission ‑ Probationary status must be removed via petition prior to filing the Graduate Degree Plan.
___4. The department assigns a faculty advisor.
___5. The student meets with advisor for pre‑program planning and obtains specific departmental degree requirements.
___6. The student files a Graduate Degree Plan at the departmental level prior to the completion of 15 semester hours of course work.
___7. The student receives approval of Graduate Degree Plan from the Graduate School.
___8. The student applies for graduation by the following dates: Spring Semester, March 10; Summer Session, June 10; Fall Semester, October 10.
___9. The student completes course work.
___10. The student completes comprehensive exams, special projects, recitals, performances, etc., if applicable.
___11. The student completes thesis/dissertation, if applicable. Must be submitted by the Friday before Finals Week.
___12. All course revalidations, final grades, verification of thesis completion, official transcript for transfer work are complete and in the Graduate School by the last day of the student's final semester.