February 15,  2010

To:	Graduate Students planning for Spring 2010 Graduation
cc:	Graduate Coordinators; Graduate Administrative Staff

RE:	 Only 10 days left until Midpoint of Term*****Thursday,  February 25, 2010***

Reminder... if you plan on graduating this term, you have 10 days left until the Midpoint of the Term to meet multiple published deadlines.

NO EXCEPTIONS to Graduate School published deadlines.

You must notify your academic unit of changes BEFORE Thursday, February 25.

Please review the checklist for students who are planning on graduating at the end of the term. <>

 (1) All changes to your degree program-including degree title, college, major, and, if applicable, minor and or concentration--must be entered into GIMS by your academic unit no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2010.    

(2)  All changes to your supervisory committee (including a change from thesis to nonthesis option) must be entered into GIMS by your academic unit no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2010.

(3) Credit Transfer Deadline: The Graduate School must receive all requests for transfer credit from academic units by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010.
(4) Submission of Concurrent and Nontraditional Doctoral/Master's Degree Program:  You must submit a complete packet of materials for participation in a concurrent and or nontraditional doctoral/master's degree programs, including up-to-date programs of study no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010.
(5) Grade Resolution Deadline: Review your transcript NOW for pending or punitive grades.  Problem grades, such as I (Incomplete) or NG (No Grade Reported), must appear on your transcript with a grade assignment by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2010.  Change of Grade forms "in process" will not satisfy this deadline.

(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, copy then paste the text into the URL address of your web browser to open the site.

Deadlines and Critical Dates:

Thesis and Dissertation Deadlines:

Dissertation Checklist:

Thesis Checklist:

Supervisory Committee Attendance Requirements:
Degree Award Requirements:

Graduate School Graduation Checklist

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