Graduation Deadlines

Preparing for Graduation

To apply for graduation:

Complete the Graduation check-out page in ConnectCarolina's Self Service area:
Log in to ConnectCarolina → In your Student Center, under the "Academic" tab, choose "Apply for Graduation" in the drop-down box, and then click the double arrows.

Fall (December graduation) 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Wednesday, November 18, 2015:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Sunday, December 13, 2015:
Mid-Year Commencement for August and December graduates
Degree Award Date for December graduates

Spring (May graduation) 2016

TBD:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
TBD:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Saturday, May 7, 2016:
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, May 8, 2016:
University Commencement Ceremony
Degree Award Date for May graduates

Past Terms

Summer (August graduation) 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Friday, July 24, 2015:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Tuesday, August 4, 2015:
Degree Award Date for August graduates

Spring (May graduation) 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Monday, April 13, 2015 before 4 PM:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Saturday, May 9, 2015:
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, May 10, 2015:
University Commencement Ceremony
Degree Award Date for May graduates

Fall (December graduation) 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 before 4 PM:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Sunday, December 14, 2014:
Mid-Year Commencement for August and December graduates
Degree Award Date for December graduates

Spring (May graduation) 2014

Sunday, February 16, 2014:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Monday, April 14, 2014 before 4 PM:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Saturday, May 10, 2014:
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, May 11, 2014:
University Commencement Ceremony
Degree Award Date for May graduates

Summer (August) 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 before 4 PM:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Tuesday, August 5, 2014:
Degree Award Date for August graduates

Fall (December) 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Monday, November 18, 2013 before 4 PM:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Sunday, December 15, 2013:
Mid-Year Commencement for August and December graduates
Degree Award Date for December graduates

Please see the Office of the University Registrar website for additional information about graduation, as well as Future Term Registrar's Calendars.