Hooding Ceremony for December 2013, May 2014 and August 2014 Graduates.

A GDR hooding ceremony has been scheduled for 11:00 am on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall.  This will be followed by a graduation luncheon in the Atrium of Seminary Hall.  Please RSVP by Monday, April 14, 2014 if you wish to attend (973-408-3410wparrinello@drew.edu).  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)

Important Dates

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.


December 2013

May 2014

August 2014

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 4, 2013 Friday, March 7, 2014 Friday, June 6, 2014
Last day to defend the dissertation. Friday, November 1, 2013 Friday, March 21, 2014 Monday, July 7, 2014
Final Dissertation submission (defended and edited) due, along with all other forms, fees, and documents listed on the graduation checklist. Friday, November 29, 2013 Friday, April 18, 2014 Monday, July 28, 2014
Office of the Registrar confers degrees(commencement exercises held in May only) Friday December 13, 2013 Friday, May 16, 2014 Friday, August 8, 2014

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