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Graduation Dates and Deadlines

Following are important deadlines during your last semester. If you are unable to meet these deadlines, your graduation may be delayed until the following semester.

Item Spring '15 Summer '15 Fall '15
Graduation Application February 7, 2015 June 1, 2015 September 17, 2015
Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Deadline April 27, 2015 July 27, 2015 November 30, 2015
Thesis or Dissertation Defense May 4, 2015 August 3, 2015 December 7, 2015
Thesis or Dissertation Submission May 11, 2015 August 10, 2015 December 14, 2015
Degree Conferred May 16, 2015 August 22, 2015 December 23, 2015

Diplomas mailed approximately 60 days after degree conferral.

No summer ceremony. August graduates may attend the fall commencement.

Commencement information

Contact the Office of the Secretary of the University for all commencement information, including caps/tassels, gowns, and regalia (http://www4.uwm.edu/secu/com_cer/, secofunv@uwm.edu, 229-4163).


Page last updated on: 02/26/2015