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Graduation Deadlines for May 2020

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January 10, 2020

Early DeadlineTo 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.

 

The Early Deadline form cannot be used as an application for graduation. All students must submit an application for graduation online through WebAdvisor.

 

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 in thesis or dissertation only.*
  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 review.

April 24, 2020

Last day to submit all requirements for graduation: 

 

 

Please review the graduate catalog for more information for graduating students.

 

May 9, 2020

Last day to Roll-Over your graduation to a future date. TWU will not charge a roll-over fee for students who do not meet the graduation deadline for spring 2020.

 

Please submit the Graduation Rollover Application

 

May 2020 Commencement

All Spring Commencement ceremonies have been canceled.

 

Despite the cancellation of the May Commencement ceremonies, students who complete all requirements for degree completion will graduate in May.

 

NOTE: You may be wondering about the graduation fee. The $40 graduation fee is not associated with the commencement ceremony.  It is a fee that everyone pays, whether they attend commencement or not; and it is associated with the personnel and processing costs of conferring the degree, including the costs associated with the professional printing of the diplomas and shipping in special protective containers.  Since the graduation fee is not related to the commencement ceremony, it is not refundable.

 

Please the Registrar’s website for updates regarding commencement announcements.

 

 

Deadlines
For revised May 2020 Graduation Deadlines and other important graduation information, visit the Degree Completion page on the Graduate School website. For other important dates and deadlines please visit the Academic Calendar.

Commencement
Please visit the Registrar’s website for updates regarding commencement announcements.

 
Diplomas
Diplomas for May graduates will be mailed by the Registrar’s office approximately ten weeks after the date of the originally scheduled commencement ceremony (May 8, 2020).

 

 

Graduation Deadlines for August 2020

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Due DateRequired Forms and Important Information
May 29, 2020

Early Deadline: To be eligible for August graduation you must be enrolled at TWU for the Summer 2020 term, unless you submit all requirements for graduation to the Graduate School by Friday, May 29, 2020.

To meet Early Deadline, please submit the Early Deadline Form by May 29, 2020.

May 12, 2020 – SU 1
June 4, 2020 – SU 2
June 16, 2020 – SU
July 9, 2020 – SU 3
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 in thesis or dissertation only.*
  3. You must be a Texas resident.
* Capstone enrollment does not qualify for reduced tuition.
June 16, 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.

June 26, 2020 Summer deadline to submit defended thesis or dissertation to department chair for approval.
July 17, 2020

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

Please submit the Graduation Rollover Application

July 17, 2020 Last day to submit all requirements for graduation: Please review the graduate catalog for more information for graduating students.
  There is no commencement ceremony in August.
December 12, 2020
December 13, 2020
Denton Commencement ceremony dates.

NOTE: College ceremony dates and times will be determined during the month of October 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.

NOTE: Houston commencement ceremonies venue vary each semester. Ceremony dates and times will be determined during the month of October 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.

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