Information for Current Grad Students

Advancement to Candidacy and Graduation

Learn about the prerequisites, forms and procedure for advancing to candidacy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Thesis or Project Format Requirements

Thesis or Project Help

Learn about using thesis/project templates.

Thesis or Project Final Steps

Learn how to request a thesis or project format review and submit your final document for archiving.

Commencement News

Grad Fair - Wednesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 10
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Karshner Lounge (outside the KBR)

Master's Hooding Instructions (PowerPoint)
Learn what to do before and during the commencement ceremony. Get  PowerPoint Viewer 

Master's Hooding Instructions (pdf)

Spring 2014 Graduation Deadlines

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 deadline for required format review

Monday, May 12, 2014 deadline to submit final version of thesis or project and approval form with original signatures (May 10th falls on a weekend, the deadline is extended to Monday, May 12th)

Summer 2014 Graduation Deadlines

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 deadline for required format review

Friday, July 25, 2014 deadline to submit final version of thesis or project and approval form with original signatures

New Limits for GA/TA waivers

Effective 2014-15 AY GA/TA waivers have the same unit limit as the State University Grant, no more than 125% of the published minimum units of the Masters' program and 2 years (4 semesters) maximum.

New Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 18, 2014 from 2:30 to 3:30 in Goodwin Forum

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