MFA in Creative Writing: Graduation Deadlines

Assumes a two-year (six-term), full-time (nine-credit) course of study.
  Deadline Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Turn it in to:
Thesis Advisor Appointment Form By end of first year of study Spring 2020 Spring 2020 Spring 2020 Program Coordinator
GO-16M (Appointment of Thesis Committee)   09/21/20 11/30/20 03/08/21 Graduate School
Graduation Notification Due the last week of the term prior to your term of intended graduation By end of Spring 2020 By end of Fall 2020 By end of Winter 2021 Program Coordinator
Program Requirements Worksheet By the end of the 5th term of study       Program Coordinator
Application to Graduate Due the 1st Friday of your graduation term 10/02/20 01/08/21 04/02/21 Graduate School
Thesis Copy Due 2 weeks prior to oral defense       Exam committee
Written Exam Due 1 week prior to oral defense       Exam committee
Thesis Oral Defense   11/06/20 02/12/21 05/07/21 Oral exam committee
Final Thesis Submission   11/20/20 02/26/21 05/21/21 Graduate School
GO-17M (Recommendation for the Degree)   12/15/20 03/23/21 06/15/21 Form handled by committee faculty