Students who are nearing completion of their course work are required to apply for graduation by filling out an application for graduation and submitting the form to the Office of Graduate Student Services by the posted deadlines . There are three graduation ceremonies each year (August, December, May) and the deadlines are posted below.
May 2015..........January 16, 2015
August 2015..........June 12, 2015
December 2015.....September 4, 2015
See additional important dates for students graduating this current semester.
Important Graduate Dates for Spring 2015
Spring 2015 classes begin
Last day for those hoping to graduate May 2015 Graduate graduation to file approved dissertation proposal & IRB statement of approval or thesis proposal or project proposal
Deadline to apply for graduate level May 2015 graduation - $200 non-refundable late application processing fee after this date
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Final date for oral defense of graduate level dissertation, thesis, or project
Last day to withdraw from any or all courses
Spring Recess (no classes, offices open)
· Submit dissertation electronically
· Submit thesis electronically
· Submit signature pages to 409 White Hall
Deadline for graduate level students graduating in May 2015 to have all incomplete grades from previous semesters cleared
Final deadline for all dissertation and thesis corrections
Final exam week
May 8 -9
Check commencement site for exact time and day for Graduate School of EHHS
Week of July 6
Spring 2015 diplomas mailed to students at permanents addressesStudents who submit a graduation application after the posted deadline will be subject to a $200.00 non-refundable late processing fee upon acceptance of the application.
Applying for graduation can be done in a number of ways.
1) Apply on Flashline under Student Tools & Courses tab
2) Apply in person in the Office of Graduate Student Services, 418 White Hall
3) Download the application from this web site and fax to 330-672-9162
4) Download the application from this web site and mail to:
Kent State University
College of EHHS
Office of Graduate Student Services
Rm 418 White Hall
Kent Oh 44242