Graduation Deadlines

(for paperwork due to college graduate records office)


Date   Materials Due   Location
Jan 15, 2019   Online application for graduation will open   Accessible through Registrar
Mar 1, 2019   Deadline to apply for Spring graduation   You should apply before this date
Mar 28, 2019   Dissertation Defense Declaration Form
Dissertation Defense Calendar Submission Procedure
  This form must be submitted two weeks before the defense.
Dissertation Defense must be placed on the main WVU calendar
Apr 12, 2019   Thesis Signature Page   Reminder: Thesis and Dissertation Oral Defense forms must be signed and returned to department graduate liaison who will copy form and deliver to the
graduate records office within 48-hours after the defense
Apr 26, 2019   Last date for May graduation ETD accepted to the Wise Library   Reminder: In order to be eligible for Spring graduation the ETD must be accepted by Wise Library) *Follow the University Calendar and check the ETD website for submission deadline.


Date   Materials Due   Location
Mar 15, 2019   BANNER workflow   Please make sure all applications for graduation in the BANNER workflow are approved by the end of the business.
May 2, 2019   Tentative
graduation list will be sent to Department Chair for
their graduation certification review
May 13, 2019   Certify Student Degree Works   Deadline for Department Chair, Dept. Rep or Graduate Coordinator to certify students who are graduating in Degree Works by Noon (12pm).


Graduation Procedure
Thesis Submission