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.

Spring (May graduation) 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Friday, April 12, 2019 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Saturday, May 11, 2019:
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, May 12, 2019:
University Commencement Ceremony
Degree Award Date for May graduates

Summer (August graduation) 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Thursday, July 25, 2019:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Tuesday, August 6, 2019:
Degree Award Date for August graduates

 

Past Terms

Fall (December graduates) 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Monday, November 26, 2018 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Sunday, December 16, 2018:
Winter Commencement for August and December graduates
Degree Award Date for December graduates

Summer (August graduation) 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Thursday, July 26, 2018:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Tuesday, August 7, 2018:
Degree Award Date for August graduates

Spring (May graduation) 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018:
Last day for Graduate Students to apply to graduate in ConnectCarolina
Friday, April 13, 2018 before 4pm:
Due date for submission of electronic doctoral dissertations and master's theses
Saturday, May 12, 2018:
Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, May 13, 2018:
University Commencement Ceremony
Degree Award Date for May graduates

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