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Graduation/ Comp Exams

1. Compete Graduation Application

Submit the Graduate College's Graduation Application by the deadline. 


Spring- March 4, 2022

Summer-  June 24, 2022 

2. Submit Department Application for Comprehensive Examination

After completing the online graduation submission for the Graduate College, you must submit the Comprehensive Examination application to the OWLS Department. 

The deadlines are FIRM. Once completed, the OWLS Department will contact you regarding the remaining steps. 


Spring- March 4, 2022

Summer-  June 24, 2022 

3. Complete your Comprehensive Examination

Your comprehensive examination is made up of two portions: Written and Oral portions. Once you submit your graduation and comprehensive exam applications, you will be added to a site where you will find instructions on completing each portion of the comprehensive examination.

4. Complete the Student Profile

After completing your written submissions, submit your student profile that comprises of information needed for your student record and graduation background.


Spring- May 6, 2022

Summer- July 29, 2022

Graduation Deadlines

Requirement Spring 2022 Summer 2022
Last Day to Apply for Graduation March 4 June 24
OWLS Comprehensive Exam Application March 4 TBA
Comprehensive Exam Website Opens March 7 TBA
Comprehensive Exam- Written Portion Due April 17 TBA
Faculty Review Period April 18-24 TBA
Comprehensive Exam- Oral Portion Due April 25-27 & May 3 TBA

Comprehensive Examination Paperwork* Due to The Graduate College by 5 p.m.

May 6 July 29