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February 28, 2008

To:	Graduate Students Planning For Spring 2008 Graduation
cc:	Graduate Coordinators; Graduate Administrative Staff

RE:	Final Reminder -- Last Day to Apply for Spring 2008 Graduation 
	Final Reminder -- Last Day to Make Changes to Degree Program
	Final Reminder -- Last Day to Make Changes to Supervisory
Committee

If you intend to graduate at the end of Spring Semester 2008, you must
comply with the following deadlines:
 
(1) Final Graduation Application Deadline: 

The final degree application deadline for Spring Semester 2008 is 5:00
p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2008.  The application for graduation is
available at http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/pdf/latedegreeapp.pdf.  In an
effort to streamline this process, graduate students are no longer
required to submit the petition portion of the late degree application
packet.

It is your responsibility to verify that your degree program information
is correct with your academic unit.  Your degree program information is
available by selecting GIMS from the Quick Links menu on myUFL.edu.

Submit your degree application to UF Graduate School Student Records
(106 Grinter Hall).  There is no fee. 

NOTE: Late degree applications will not be accepted by the UF Graduate
School after this deadline.  
 
(2) Committee Change and Credit Transfer Deadline: 

All changes to your supervisory committee (including a change from
thesis to nonthesis option) and academic unit requests for transfer of
graduate credit (including combined degree program participants) must be
completed by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2008.

(3) Degree Program Change

All changes to your degree program-including degree title, college,
major, and, if applicable, minor and or concentration--must be completed
by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2008.

(4) Submission of Concurrent and Nontraditional Doctoral/Master's Degree
Program:

Complete packet of materials for participation in a concurrent and or
nontraditional doctoral/master's degree programs, including up to date
programs of study, must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6,
2008.
  
(5) Grade Resolution Deadline: 

Problem grades, such as I (Incomplete) or NG (No Grade Reported), must
be completely resolved by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2008.  Contact
your department to resolve any outstanding issues; they will work with
the Graduate School on your behalf.
 
(6) Grade Point Average Requirements: 

Students are required to have a 3.00 overall grade point average and
3.00 major (and minor, if applicable) grade point average to graduate.

(7) Additional Resources:

Please review these websites for more detailed information.  If
selecting the link results in an error message, please copy then paste
the text into the URL address of your web browser to open the site.

Deadlines and Critical Dates:
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/catalog/current-catalog/2007-2008-entire-c
atalog.pdf

Dissertation Deadlines and Checklist:
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/catalog/current-catalog/catalog-deadlines-
calendar.html#DeadlinesLonglist
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/pdf-files/checklist-dissertation.pdf

Graduating Semester Requirements:
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/students/faqs-graduation.html

Supervisory Committee Attendance Requirements:
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/archived-files/policy-manual-archived-copy
.html#8.1.13.0

Thesis Deadlines, Critical Dates, and Checklist:
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/catalog/current-catalog/catalog-deadlines-
calendar.html#DeadlinesLonglist
http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/pdf-files/checklist-thesis.pdf

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