GRADUATE SCHOOL ACADEMIC CALENDAR



REGISTRAR'S OFFICE : DEADLINES

Information on Specific Deadline Dates is available in the Registrar's Office.

The Official University Calendar is available at the University site.


GRADUATE SCHOOL DEADLINES 

 

  TO ALL DEPARTMENTS WITH GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND DEGREE CANDIDATES FOR

     FALL 2016 DIPLOMAS THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES ARE IN EFFECT

 

Fall 2016 Deadlines
DATE
 

Last day for the Graduate School to receive Fall Advancement to Candidacy (G5 status) forms from Departments.

These forms must be submitted no later than 2pm on September 13th.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


End of Late Registration.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Last day to complete full-time registration OR file a 

Leave of Absence in order to maintain continuous matriculation.  No later than 4 pm.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Defense Committee Requests due to the Graduate School from Departments.                                                  

Four weeks before the defense

Last day for Graduate Students to apply for graduation online and be included in the December Commencement program. The online form can be found here: Application for Graduation (Masters students should apply via SOLAR)  The SOLAR application for graduation will be available until Friday, October 14, 2016.  All candidates that apply for graduation after October 14th will NOT BE included in the publication.

Friday, October 14, 2016

 

Last day for Graduate Students to file theses dissertations with the Graduate School. NOTE: Extensions to this deadline are not granted.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

 

Last day for Departments to submit completion statements for candidates who have completed all requirements for the degree.  

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

 

 

  TO ALL DEPARTMENTS WITH GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND DEGREE CANDIDATES FOR

     SPRING 2017 DIPLOMAS THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES ARE IN EFFECT

 

Spring 2017 Deadlines
DATE
 

Last day for the Graduate School to receive Spring Friday Advancement to Candidacy (G5 status) forms from Departments.

Friday, February 3, 2017


End of Late Registration.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Last day to complete full-time registration OR file a Leave of Absence in order to maintain continuous matriculation. No later than 4 pm.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Defense Committee Requests due to the Graduate School from Departments.

Four weeks before the defense

Last day for Graduate Students to apply for graduation online and be included in the May Commencement program. The online form can be found here: Application for Graduation (Masters students should apply via SOLAR) The SOLAR application for graduation will be available until Wednesday , March 1st, 2017. All candidates that apply for graduation after March 1st will NOT BE included in the publication.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Last day for Graduate Students to file theses/dissertations with the Graduate School. NOTE: Extensions to this deadline are not granted.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Last day for Departments to submit completion statements for candidates who have completed all requirements for the degree.

Friday, June 2, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Candidates for May diplomas must be registered for at least one graduate-level credit in the Spring 2017 semester in order to graduate.  During the Fall and Spring zero credit courses do not constitute fulfillment of the registration requirement for graduation.

December diplomas must be registered for at least one graduate-level credit in the Fall 2016 semester in order to graduate.  During the Fall and Spring zero credit courses do not constitute fulfillment of the registration requirement for graduation.

THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates who do not complete degree requirements must have their program submit an approved change of graduation date form for a subsequent degree awarding period.  This form is submitted to our gradgraduation@stonybrook.edu email account.  Please do not reapply for graduation through SOLAR or our website.  Degree applications are not carried forward.

Amended 11/21/16