Graduate Deadlines

General HK Graduate Office Deadlines

  • Notify the HK Graduate Studies office at least 2 weeks before your preliminary exam or final exam (presentation or thesis defense).
  • Notify the HK Graduate office at least 1 week before your thesis proposal to allow time for room reservations and to invite faculty and students.
  • Also, its critical that we be notified of any changes to the exam committee or your advisory committee.

Graduate School Deadlines for Spring 2021

Dec. 12, 2020

Last Day to Submit Plan of Study for May Graduation
Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in May 2021.


Feb. 12, 2021

Last Day to Declare Candidacy for May Graduation
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for May graduation.
Notify the HK Graduate Coordinator...they will add you to the list


March 12, 2021

Last Day to Complete as Exam/Degree Only Requirements
Last day for Exam/Degree Only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires. If these forms are not received in the Graduate School, the departments will revise the registration to the appropriate number of research credits. (Does not apply to non-thesis master's candidates.)


April 23, 2021

Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Forms
Last day for students to pass the final examination.
Final examination reports must be received for all graduating students by the Graduate School, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG). Students for whom a final report form is not received will not be able to graduate in December.
See HK Graduate Coordinator for Details.


April 30, 2021

Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit
Last day to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) during thesis/dissertation deposit.

The deposit process is outlined here:   https://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis/requirements.html 


May 8, 2021

Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination
(Last day of Session)
Doctoral students must have passed preliminary examinations by this date to be eligible for spring 2022 graduation (assuming student registered summer 2021 and fall 2021).


Graduate School Deadlines for Summer 2021

May 16, 2021

Last Day to Submit Plan of Study for August Graduation
Last day for a plan of study to be received by the Graduate School to graduate in August.


June 4, 2021

Last Day to Declare Candidacy for August Graduation
Last day to declare candidacy for degree for August graduation.
Notify the HK Graduate Coordinator...they will add you to the list


June 25, 2021

Last Day to Complete as Exam/Degree Only Requirements
Last day for Exam/Degree Only registrants to submit the appropriate Report of the Final Examination and to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires. If these forms are not received in the Graduate School, the departments will revise the registration to the appropriate number of research credits. (Does not apply to non-thesis master's candidates.)


July 23, 2021

Last Day to Pass & Return Final Examination Report Forms
Last day for students to pass the final examination.
Final examination reports must be received for all graduating students by the Graduate School, Room 170, Young Hall (YONG). Students for whom a final report form is not received will not be able to graduate in May.
See HK Graduate Coordinator for Details.


July 30, 2021

Last Day for Thesis/Dissertation Deposit
Last day to submit GS Form 9, GS Form 32, and certificate of completion of Exit Questionnaires (Master's and Doctoral) and of Survey of Earned Doctorates (Doctoral only) during thesis/dissertation deposit.

The deposit process is outlined here:     https://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis/requirements.html 


August 6, 2021

Last Day to Complete Preliminary Examination
(Last day of Session)
Doctoral students must have passed preliminary examinations by this date to be eligible for summer 2022 graduation (assuming student registered for fall 2021 and spring 2022).


 

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