Graduation Deadlines

Graduation Deadlines for Honors Students 2018-2019

These deadlines are firm.  Students submitting materials after these deadlines will be considered for graduation the following semester or term.

 

   April 2019     June 2019    August 2019    December 2018  
Deadline to Apply for Graduation November 15 February 15 April 15 September 15 Last day to apply for graduation. Go to byu.edu ➙ myBYU ➙ School ➙ Apply for Graduation
Great Question Essay (HONRS 320) By the end of junior year (at least two semesters prior to graduation).* Deadline to take the Great Question Essay class.
Thesis Proposal Submitted* September 28    November 9   January 11             May 4   Deadline to submit Thesis Proposal to our office (unless you will use your capstone project as your thesis, but you'll need to communicate that to Honors Advisement by this date).
Experiential Learning February 22 April 12 June 3 November 2 Last day to submit Experiential Learning Approval Form and typed evaluation to our office.
Great Works Portfolio February 22 April 12 June 3 November 2 Last day to submit Great Works Portfolio to our office.  *Applies only to students with GW pre-authorization.
Thesis Defense Information Form* February 22 April 12 June 3 November 2 Last day to schedule thesis defense and submit Thesis Defense Information Form to our office.
Thesis Submission Form* March 8 May 10 June 28 November 30 Last day to hold thesis defense and to submit completed Thesis Submission Form to our office. Title submitted on this form will be printed in the commencement program.
Thesis Final March 15 June 3 July 5 December 7 Last day for all completed agreed qualifications and email a PDF copy of your finalized thesis to our office.
Thesis Publication March 15 June 3 July 5 December 7 Last day to upload correctly formatted versions of your thesis to BYU Print and Mail Services.

 *Note: Individual departments may have set deadlines earlier than those listed above.  Please check with your thesis advisor or Honors Coordinator.