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Select your graduation to view the applicable deadlines. Click a specific event for more information.

December 2021
April 2022
June 2022
August 2022
Event Deadline
Deadline to Apply for Graduation September 15
Great Question Essay HONRS 320 After completing Unexpected Connection courses
Thesis Proposal Submitted April 30, 2021
Leadership Development Experience Semester following the completion of the experience or November 12
Thesis Defense Information Form November 12
Submit Preliminary Grad Names to University November 17*
Last Day for Thesis Defense December 10
Last Day to Submit Thesis Submission Form December 13
Thesis Poster December 13
Thesis Final PDF December 17
Thesis Publication (Poster, Printed & ScholarsArchive) December 17
Graduation Meeting
Exit Survey December 10
Honors Graduation Ceremony April 21, 2021
University Graduation Date December 17
Last Day to Submit Final Names to University December 28*

*University Deadline
Graduating in December 2021

Event Deadline
Deadline to Apply for Graduation November 15, 2021
Great Question Essay HONRS 320 After completing Unexpected Connection courses
Thesis Proposal Submitted September 30, 2021
Thesis Poster March 18, 2022
Leadership Development Experience Semester following the completion of the Leadership experience or February 18, 2022
Thesis Defense Information Form February 18, 2022
Last Day for Thesis Defense March 11, 2022
Last Day to Submit Thesis Submission Form March 14, 2022
Submit Preliminary Grad Names to University March 16, 2022*
Thesis Final PDF March 18, 2022
Thesis Publication (Poster, Printed & ScholarsArchive) March 18, 2022
Graduation Meeting March 28 - April 1
Exit Survey April 15, 2022 (prior to picking up your graduation regalia)
Honors Graduation Ceremony April 21, 2022
University Graduation Date April 21, 2022
Last Day to Submit Final Names to University April 25, 2022*

*University Deadline
Graduating in April 2022

Event Deadline
Deadline to Apply for Graduation February 15
Great Question Essay HONRS 320 After completing Unexpected Connection courses
Thesis Proposal Submitted December 3, 2021
Leadership Development Experience Semester following the completion of the experience or May 13, 2022
Thesis Defense Information Form May 13, 2022
Submit Preliminary Grad Names to University May 19*
Last Day for Thesis Defense June 3, 2022
Last Day to Submit Thesis Submission Form June 6, 2022
Thesis Poster June 10, 2022
Thesis Final PDF June 10, 2022
Thesis Publication (Poster, Printed & ScholarsArchive) June 10, 2022
Graduation Meeting
Exit Survey June 10, 2022
Honors Graduation Ceremony April 21, 2022
University Graduation June 16, 2022
Last Day to Submit Final Names to University June 17, 2022

*University Deadline
Graduating in June 2022

Event Deadline
Deadline to Apply for Graduation February 15
Great Question Essay HONRS 320 After completing Unexpected Connection courses
Thesis Proposal Submitted January 14, 2022
Thesis Poster August 5
Leadership Development Experience Semester following the completion of the experience or July 1
Thesis Defense Information Form July 1
Submit Preliminary Grad Names to University July 11*
Last Day for Thesis Defense July 29
Last Day to Submit Thesis Submission Form August 1
Thesis Final PDF August 5
Thesis Publication (Poster, Printed & ScholarsArchive) August 5
Graduation Meeting
Exit Survey August 5
Honors Graduation Ceremony
University Graduation Date August 12
Last Day to Submit Final Names to University August 12*

* University Deadline
Graduating in August 2021

Note: Honors Program deadlines are firm. Students submitting materials after these deadlines will be considered for graduation the following semester. Honors students may only extend graduation by one semester beyond completion of their major and other university requirements for the purpose of completing Honors requirements. Individual departments may have earlier thesis deadlines than our Program deadlines. Be sure to check with your faculty thesis advisor or Honors Coordinator.