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Summer 2021 Deadlines

Item Deadline
Enrollment registration begins Monday, February 15
Graduation application due in the Registrar's Office Friday, February 19 to walk in Spring Commencement.
Thursday, May 13 to walk in Fall Commencement.
Last day to add GR698, GR699 or GR799 Friday, June 18
Submission of Graduate Paper Topic Approval Sheet Friday, June 18 (or one week prior to comps)
Last day to hold an Oral Thesis Defense Friday, June 25

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

Friday, July 2
Thesis reader returns comments to thesis chairperson for consideration Friday, July 23

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 30
MBA 'Applied Research Project' completed and submitted Friday, July 30
Last day to hold an Oral or Comprehensive Exam for programs not requiring a thesis Friday, July 30

** 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