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Graduation/ Comp Exams

1. Compete Graduation Application

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


MARCH 5, 2021

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. 


  • MARCH 5, 2021

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.


Graduation Deadlines

Requirement Spring 2021 Summer 2021
Last Day to Apply for Graduation March 5, 2021 June 25, 2021

OWLS Comprehensive Exam Application

March 5, 2021

June 25, 2021

Comprehensive Exam Website Opens

March 8, 2021

June 28, 2021

Comprehensive Exam- Written Portion Due April 15, 2021 July 21, 2021

Comprehensive Exam- Oral Portion Due 

April 26-30, 2021

July 26-29, 2021

Comprehensive Examination Paperwork* May 7, 2021 July 30, 2021