Current Student Deadlines

Students at graduation ceremony

The table below is updated to reflect current deadlines for the academic year. Deadlines are subject to change based off the academic calendar . If you have questions about these deadlines please contact Graduate Studies at (415) 338-2234.

  Spring 2024 Graduation

Summer 2024 Graduation

Fall 2024 Graduation

Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Proposal for Culminating Experience (PCE)

10/2/2023 10/2/2023 4/1/2024

Priority Graduation Application Period Opens

*Applying on time for graduation will ensure a preliminary degree evaluation.

Visit Commencement Website for important notice regarding Commencement Ceremony.

1/29/2024 2/1/2024 TBD
Graduation Application Late Fee 2/16/2024 7/12/2024 TBD
Last day to apply for graduation to have your name included in the Commencement Booklet. 4/1/2024 4/1/2024 TBD

Preliminary Format Check

Graduate Studies will conduct preliminary reviews of theses, dissertations & written creative works past the dates listed. However, to allow for necessary format revisions, early submissions are encouraged. 

Review formatting and submission guidelines.

4/8/2024 7/12/2024 TBD

Final Format Check

Final and approved (by all parties) Thesis (898), Dissertation (998) and Written Creative Works (893) need to be submitted to the library by this day. Early submissions of completed & approved work are encouraged to allow for necessary format revisions.  

Review formatting and submission guidelines

5/17/2024 8/9/2024 TBD

Graduation Deadline (all coursework needs to be completed and submitted by this date).

Final Day to Apply for Graduation 

Proof of Completion 
(Report of Completion and/or library submission) 

5/17/2024 8/9/2024 TBD