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Spring 2020 Deadlines

Item Deadline
Enrollment registration begins Monday, November 5
Graduation application due in the Registrar's Office Friday, December 13
Submission of Graduate Paper Topic Approval Sheet Friday, March 6
Last day to hold an Oral Thesis Defense Monday, March 23
Complete and approved electronic thesis drafts due in the Office of the Provost
(may be sent electronically to
Monday, March 30
Last day to add GR698, GR699, or GR799 Friday, April 3
Last day to become an approved candidate for graduation Friday, April 10
Thesis reader returns comments to thesis chairperson for consideration Monday, April 20
Friday, April 24
MBA ‘Applied Research Project’ completed and submitted Friday, April 24
Last day to hold an Oral or Comprehensive Exam for programs not requiring a thesis Friday, April 24

** 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