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.

  Fall 2022 Graduation Spring 2023 Graduation Summer 2023 Graduation

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

If on a weekend is due the following business day. Forms are submitted the semester prior to enrollment and beginning research.

4/1/2022 11/1/2022 11/1/2022

Deadline to Apply for Graduation

*Applying on time for graduation will ensure a preliminary degree evaluation and your name in the commencement booklet for the annual Commencement Ceremony held in Spring.

Visit Commencement Website for important notice regarding Commencement Ceremony 2023

9/23/2022 2/17/2023 3/24/2023
Final Deadline to Apply for Graduation 12/9/2022 5/19/2023 8/11/2023

Preliminary Format Check

NOTE: Preliminary format check dates listed are flexible. Graduate Studies will review theses/dissertations/written creative works past the dates listed. However, to allow for necessary format revisions, early submissions are encouraged.

11/18/2022 4/7/2023 7/14/2023
Final Format Check 12/9/2022 5/19/2023 8/11/2023

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

12/9/2022 5/19/2023 8/11/2023