Graduation Deadlines

May 21, 2017 September 25, 2017  January 25, 2018
*Intent to Graduate Form January 30, 2017 May 31, 2017 September 30, 2017

Graduation Deadlines – with Thesis

All degree requirements are complete only when the master’s thesis has been certified as meeting the standards of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and of the Mugar Memorial Library
May 21, 2017 September 25, 2017 January 25, 2018
*Intent to Graduate Form January 30, 2017 May 31, 2017 September 30, 2017
Properly Formatted Draft of Thesis emailed as a .pdf to grsrec@bu.edu At least three weeks prior to the Thesis defense, no later than March 17th At least three weeks prior to the Thesis defense, no later than July 22nd At least three weeks prior to the Thesis defense, no later than November 17th
Last date for submission of Thesis to ETD, Thesis Processing Fee, and signed Approval Page to GRS Office, and Contact Information form April 7, 2017 August 11, 2017 December 8, 2017

*students in BA/MA and BA/MS programs only need to submit an Intent to Graduate form to the College of Arts & Sciences in accordance with their deadlines. GRS no longer requires BA/MA or BA/MS students to submit a second Intent to Graduate form to the GRS office. GRS will obtain tentative BA/MA and BA/MS graduation lists from CAS and review in the regular manner.