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 (973-408-3410wparrinello@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 2014

May 2015

August 2015

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

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