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Graduating Students

Congratulations! If you’re looking at this page, you’re almost ready to wrap up a successful graduate career at Binghamton University.

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The Graduate School Manual

 

Use the deadlines and instructions below to ensure a smooth and successful final semester. These deadlines are important. If the deadlines are not met, you will have to register for the next semester and receive your degree then.

International students: If you do not graduate by the completion date listed on your I-20, you must apply for a program extension with ISSS.

 

 

  

Deadlines Spring 2014 Summer 2014

File a Graduate Application for Degree (GAFD) Form

Recommended Deadline
Compliance with this deadline is strongly recommended to allow for timely completion of degree paperwork by The Graduate School and individual programs.

    April 4

    June 27

Deadline for your name to appear in the printed graduation program

    April 7        N/A

Absolute Deadline for submitting GAFD

    May 5     August 8

Submit Thesis/Dissertation to The Graduate School (view instructions)

   

Recommended Deadline (electronic submission)

    April 18     July 30

Absolute Deadline (electronic submission)

    May 12     August 8

For Departments: Submit Recommendation for Award of Degree forms to The Graduate School

   

For students completing dissertations/thesis:

    May 12

    August 8

For students completing projects/exams:

    May 14

    August 8

Attend Commencement Ceremony and Celebrate

   

Degree Conferral Date

    May 18     August 15

Commencement Ceremony

    Various     December 14
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Last Updated: 2/26/14