Graduation Dates and Deadlines

If you do not turn in applications/forms by these deadlines, please contact your college advisement center.

Undergraduate Deadlines


December

2016

 April

2017

June

2017

August

2017

Graduation application due           Sep 15, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Feb 15, 2017 Apr 15, 2017

Deadline to complete
grade changes, challenges,
transfer, special exams, etc.

Nov 18 Mar 31 May 26 July 21

Complete Independent Study
coursework necessary for
graduation (including final exam)

Nov 23 Apr 5 Jun 1 July 27

Graduation Fair - 1st floor of
BYU Store to order cap and
gown (or order online)

Feb 28 + Mar 1
Feb 28 + Mar 1
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Order
at a discounted rate

Feb 1 - Mar 6
Feb 1 - Mar 6
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Order
at the regular rate

 Mar 7 - Apr 14
Mar 7 - Apr 14
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Pre-order
pickup (at BYU Store only)

Apr 25
Apr 25
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Regular order
pickup (at BYU Store only)

Apr 26 - 28
Apr 26 - 28
TBA TBA

Cap and gown - Return (at BYU
Store only)

Apr 28
Apr 28
TBA TBA
Official graduation date Dec 15 Apr 27 Jun 22 Aug 17
Commencement exercises Apr 27, 2017 Apr 27 Aug 17 Aug 17
College convocations Apr 28, 2017 Apr 28 Aug 18 Aug 18


Graduate Deadlines

These deadlines are firm. Graduate students submitting materials after these deadlines will be considered for graduation the following semester. 
Individual departments may have set deadlines earlier than those listed below.


December

2016

April

2017

June

2017

August

2017

Graduation application due Oct 21 Jan 27
May 5 May 26

Last day for departments
to accept graduation
applications in AIM

Nov 4 Feb 10 May 19 Jun 9

Last day to schedule oral
exams
 and submit documents 
to graduation committee¹

Nov 17 Feb 24 May 26 Jun 16
Last day for final oral exams* Dec 1 Mar 10 Jun 9 Jun 30

Last day to submit Approval
for Submission of Dissertation
or Thesis form (ADV Form 8d)

to Graduate Studies (105 FPH)
once the ETD status shows
'Grad Office Review'

Dec 14 Mar 16 Jun 16 Jul 7

Last day to complete any
remaining graduation requirements
 
​for a degree***

Dec 14 Mar 24 Jun 22 Jul 14
Commencement exercises Apr 27, 2017 Apr 27 Aug 17 Aug 17
College convocations Apr 28, 2017 Apr 28 Aug 18 Aug 18

¹All students in dissertation or thesis programs must use ADV Form 8c to schedule the final oral examination at least two weeks before the exam. Final examinations may not be held during the interim period between semesters or terms. 

*Ample time should be allowed to make corrections in your dissertation or thesis after the final oral examination and before the deadline for submitting the ETD.

**Upon receipt of the signed ADV Form 8d, the ETD must then be submitted for electronic format approvals through the ETD submission website. After the department has approved the ETD, the dean’s office will review and approve the ETD.

***Including: payment of fees, submitting grade changes (for I's, T's, etc.), prerequisite independent study courses, and for departments to enter examination results (oral or written) in AIM.