Graduation Deadlines - Melbourne Campus and ESD

The dates listed below are the deadlines by which the Registrar must receive your petition to graduate. If you miss the deadline, a late fee will be assessed.

Successful defenses or Final Program Exam (FPE) as well as Thesis/Dissertation Turn-In must be completed by the deadline indicated in order to graduate that semester.

Fall 2014

Last day to petition without a late fee March 28, 2014
Last day to re-petition (students who petitioned for SP/SU14) September 5, 2014
Complete Defense or Pass Exam December 1, 2014
Thesis/Dissertation Turn-In to OGP December 8, 2014
Graduation Date December 13, 2014 - Saturday ceremony 

Spring 2015 

Last day to petition without  a late fee September 12,  2014
Last day to re-petition (students who had petitioned for FA14) February 2, 2015
Complete Defense or Pass Exam April 27, 2015
Thesis/Dissertation Turn-In to OGP May 4, 2015
Graduation Date May 8, 2015 - Friday ceremony

Summer 2015

Last day to petition without a late fee  January 16, 2015
Last day to re-petition (students who had petitioned for SP15) June 19, 2015
Complete Defense or Pass Exam July 20, 2015
Thesis/Dissertation Turn-In to OGP July 27, 2015
  Graduation Date
July 31, 2015 - No ceremony