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Graduation Deadlines for May 2020

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Due DateRequired Forms and Important Information
January 10, 2020

Early Deadline: To be eligible for May graduation you must be enrolled at TWU for the Spring 2020 term unless you submit all requirements for graduation to the Graduate School by January 10, 2020.

To meet Early Deadline, please submit the Early Deadline Form by January 10, 2020.

January 16, 2020

Last day to file a Request for Reduced Tuition. To qualify to reduced tuition students must meet all three of the following conditions:

  1. Have unconditional admission status.
  2. Be enrolled (only*) in thesis, dissertation, or professional paper
  3. You must be a Texas resident.

* Capstone enrollment does not qualify for reduced tuition.

January 29, 2020

Last day to apply to graduate. File the online Application for May Graduation with the Graduate School. August graduates (excluding PhD. candidates*) desiring to participate in the May ceremony must apply by this deadline.

*PhD candidates must have their committee-approved dissertation submitted and must have completed ALL requirements for the PhD before they can participate in commencement.

March 20, 2020 Deadline to submit defended thesis or dissertation to department chair for approval.
April 10, 2020

Last day to submit all requirements for graduation:

Please review the Degree Completion page on the Graduate School website & the graduate catalog for more information for graduating students.

April 10, 2020

Last day to Roll-Over your graduation to a future date (fees may apply).

Please submit the Graduation Rollover Application

May 8, 2020

May 9, 2020

Denton Commencement ceremony dates.

NOTE: College ceremony dates and times will be determined during the month of April based on the number of students who have applied to graduate. Please review the commencement schedule from the office of the Registrar for more information.

May 10, 2020

Houston Commencement ceremony date.

NOTE: Houston commencement ceremonies venue vary each semester. Ceremony dates and times will be determined during the month of April based on the number of students who have applied to graduate and the selection of the venue. Please review the commencement schedule from the office of the Registrar for more information.

For complete graduation information, visit the Degree Completion page on the Graduate School website.

The commencement schedule will be available on the Registrar's website 6-8 weeks prior to graduation.

Diplomas are mailed approximately ten weeks after graduation. For a duplicate diploma or for issues regarding the delivery of your diploma, please contact the Registrar's office.

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