Summer 2019 Deadlines

Item Deadline
Enrollment registration begins Monday, February 11
Graduation application due in the Registrar's Office Friday, February 15 to walk in Spring Commencement.
Thursday, May 9 to walk in Fall Commencement.
Last day to add GR698, GR699 or GR799 Friday, June 14
Submission of Graduate Paper Topic Approval Sheet Friday, June 14 (or one week prior to comps)
Last day to hold an Oral Thesis Defense Friday, June 21

Complete and approved electronic thesis drafts due in the Graduate Office
(may be sent electronically to

Friday, June 28
Thesis reader returns comments to thesis chairperson for consideration Friday, July 19

Thesis revisions due in the Graduate Office (permission to upload to ProQuest given after the Thesis Acceptance Sheet is signed by the Dean of Graduate Studies)

Friday, July 26
MBA 'Applied Research Project' completed and submitted Friday, July 26
Last day to hold an Oral or Comprehensive Exam for programs not requiring a thesis Friday, July 26

** Graduate Students must contact their Department Chairperson or Advisor for the date, time, and place of their examination.


Academic Hall 132
Graduate Studies
One University Plaza, MS 3400
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701