Hooding Ceremony for December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015 Graduates.
A GDR hooding ceremony has been scheduled for 11:00 am on Friday, May 15, 2015, in Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall. This will be followed by a graduation luncheon in the Atrium of Seminary Hall. Please RSVP by Monday, April 13, 2015 if you wish to attend (973-408-3410; email@example.com). Graduating students may bring one guest to the luncheon free of charge. The charge for additional guests is $25 per person, payable in advance by check to the Graduate Division of Religion. (Mail checks to: GDR Office, Seminary Hall, Room 102, Drew University, Madison, NJ 07940)
Note: Commencement exercises are no longer held in October. All August and December graduates may, at their election, participate in the Spring commencement exercises which are held in May.
|Last day to turn in defense copies of the dissertation. Oral defenses are generally scheduled two weeks after the defense copy is received in the GDR office, in order to allow readers time to properly consider the dissertation. Defense copies may be submitted, and defenses scheduled, prior to the listed deadline; however, the GDR office will not accept copies of the dissertation after this date.||Friday, October 3, 2014||Friday, March 6, 2015||Friday, June 5, 2015|
|Last day to defend the dissertation.||Friday, October 31, 2014||Friday, March 20, 2015||Monday, July 6, 2015|
|Final Dissertation submission (defended and edited) due, along with all other forms, fees, and documents listed on the graduation checklist.||Friday, November 28, 2014||Friday, April 17, 2015||Monday, July 27, 2015|
|Office of the Registrar confers degrees(commencement exercises held in May only)||Friday December 12, 2014||Friday, May 15, 2015||Friday, August 7, 2015|
Forms for Download:
- Graduation Checklist (revised 8/2014)
- Dissertation Guidelines (revised 7/2014)
- How to Submit Your Dissertation
- Release Form for Electronic Access to Dissertation
- Vita Form
- Survey of Earned Doctorates
- Purchase Regalia
- RentRegalia (select “Drew University” from the drop-down menu; Regalia rental form)
Please note: Due to extended production and shipment schedules, students planning to participate in May commencement exercises are strongly encouraged to place regalia purchase orders with the University Bookstore in January of the year in which they intend to participate in commencement.