Division of Graduate Medical Sciences Policy
MA, MS, and PhD degrees are awarded in September, January, and May. Commencement exercises are held in May only. Students planning to receive their degrees at the May commencement must submit diploma applications by February 1. Students must submit diploma applications by July 1 for September graduation, and by November 1 for January graduation. The diploma application is valid only for the graduation date specified; a new application must be filed if the student does not graduate as planned. Diploma applications and copies of the regulations on the preparation of theses and dissertations are available in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences.
Payment of Student Accounts
A student with an outstanding balance with Student Accounting Services will not receive a transcript, diploma, or other student services until payment has been made.