Information for Graduating GDR Students.
A GDR hooding ceremony has been scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, The Concert Hall. This will be followed by a graduation luncheon in the Atrium of Seminary Hall. Please RSVP by Friday April 21, 2017 if you wish to attend – 973-408-3410; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 2016||May 2017||August 2017|
|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 7, 2016||Friday, March 3, 2017||Friday, June 2, 2017|
|Last day to defend the dissertation.||Friday, October 28, 2016||Friday, March 17, 2017||Friday, July 7, 2017|
|Final Dissertation submission (defended and edited) due, along with all other forms, fees, and documents listed on the graduation checklist.||Friday, November 25, 2017||Friday, April 14, 2017||Friday, July 21, 2017|
|Office of the Registrar confers degrees(commencement exercises held in May only)||Friday December 9, 2016||Friday, May 12, 2017||Friday, August 4, 2017|