Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
Oklahoma State University - Tulsa

Important Dates Related to Graduation

The following Academic Calendar serves as a guide for OSU graduate students on the Tulsa campus. The OSU-Tulsa Graduate Student Services Center (Main Hall 1101) accepts documents on behalf of the Graduate College. The Graduate Student Services Center is open Monday – Thursday, 8-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-5 p.m.

Spring 2017

January 17, Tuesday

Class work begins

January 27, Friday

Admission to Doctoral Candidacy form due in Graduate College to be eligible for Summer graduation.

before March 10, Friday

Attend thesis/dissertation review workshop or watch online workshop webinar.

March 24, Friday

Last day to file 1) a revised plan of study (if needed), and 2) Graduation Clearance Form to Graduate College.

April 3, Monday

Last day to file a diploma application with the Office of the Registrar

April 15, Friday

Priority deadline to submit results of Thesis/Dissertation Defense forms to Graduate College

April 21, Friday

Last day to submit results of Thesis/Dissertation Defense forms to Graduate College to meet semester graduation deadline.

April 21, Friday

Priority deadline for online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis, signed approval page.

April 28, Friday

Online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis due, signed approval page due.

May 12, Friday

Spring semester ends

May 12, Friday

Graduate Commencement 

Summer 2017

May 22 , Monday

Class work begins (May session)

June 9, Friday

Admission to Doctoral Candidacy form due in Graduate College to be eligible for Fall graduation.

before June 9, Friday

Attend thesis/dissertation submission workshop or watch workshop video.

June 23, Friday

Last day to submit1) a revised plan of study (if needed) and 2) Graduation Clearance Form to Graduate College.

July 3, Monday

Last day to file a diploma application with the Office of the Registrar.

July 7, Friday

Priority deadline to submit results of thesis/dissertation defense forms to Graduate College

July 14, Friday

Last day to submit results of thesis/dissertation defense forms to Graduate College to meet semester graduation deadlines

July 14, Friday

Priority deadline for online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis, signed approval page

July 21, Friday

Online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis, signed approval page due

August 4, Friday

Summer semester ends

Fall 2017

August 21, Monday

Class work begins

October 20, Friday

Attend thesis/dissertation review workshop or watch online workshop webinar

October 27, Friday

Last day to file 1) a revised plan of study (if needed) and 2) Graduation Clearance Form to Graduate College

November 1, Wednesday

For name to appear in the commencement program, last day to file a diploma application with the Office of the Registrar

November 10, Friday

Admission to Doctoral Candidacy form due in Graduate College to be eligible for Spring graduation

November 22, Wednesday

Priority deadline to submit results of thesis/dissertation defense forms to Graduate College

December 1, Friday

Priority deadline for online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis, signed approval page

December 1, Friday

Last day to submit results of thesis/dissertation defense forms to Graduate College to meet semester graduation deadlines

December 8, Friday

Online submission of electronic dissertation or thesis due, signed approval page due.

December 15, Friday

Fall semester ends

December 15, Friday

Graduate Commencement