|Fall 2016 Deadline Dates|
|Advancement to Candidacy*||Tuesday, September 13th, 2016|
|Application for Graduation **||Friday, October 14th, 2016|
|Thesis/Dissertation Deadline ***||Wednesday, December 21st, 2016|
*Last day for Departments to submit Fall Advancement to Candidacy (G5 status) forms to the Graduate School.
**Last day for Graduate Students to apply for graduation online. Candidates should apply online www.grad.stonybrook.edu.
***Last day for Graduate Students to file theses/dissertations with the Graduate School Office.
NOTE: Extensions to this deadline are not granted.
Candidates for August diplomas must be registered in either Summer Session for a graduate-level course in order to graduate. Candidates for December and May diplomas must be registered for at least one graduate credit in the semester they are graduating. During the fall and spring zero credit courses do not constitute fulfillment of the registration requirement for graduation.
THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates who do not complete degree requirements must reapply for a subsequent degree awarding period. Degree applications are not carried forward.