Graduation Deadlines

(for paperwork due to college graduate records office)


Date   Materials Due   Location
August 21, 2018   Online application for graduation will open   Accessible through Registrar
October 5, 2018   Deadline to apply for Fall graduation   You should apply before this date
November 15, 2018   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
November. 29, 2018   Thesis / Dissertation defense form   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 24-hours after the defense
December 7, 2018   Last date for May graduation ETD accepted to the Wise Library   Reminder: In order to be eligible for Fall 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
October 19, 2018   BANNER workflow   Please make sure all applications for graduation in the BANNER workflow are approved by the end of the business.
December 20, 2018   Tentative
graduation list will be sent to Department Chair for
their graduation certification review
December 28, 2018   Certify Student Degree Works   Deadline for Department Chair, Dept. Rep or Graduate Coordinator to certify students who are graduating in Degree Works by noon.


Graduation Procedure
Thesis Submission