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Submission Deadlines

To be cleared for graduation in a specific semester, you must complete the following by close of business on the deadline dates listed below. In the event the deadline date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or recognized University holiday, the submission deadline automatically moves to the next business day. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these deadlines, please contact your graduate school ETD Administrator.

1. Upload the final and approved manuscript to the ProQuest ETD Administrator site and complete all requested formatting revisions.

2. Complete and turn in your ETD Approval Form and other required forms to your ETD School Administrator.

3. Met all the other requirements for graduation 

Please see the Steps in Submission page for a list of steps and items to be completed by the submission deadline.

Dissertation

Spring Graduation

Summer Graduation   

Fall Graduation 

Submission Deadline

April 1

August 15 

January 15

Date Degree Conferred  

Date of University
Commencement
Ceremony

(See Academic Calendar)

August 31

January 31

 

Master's Theses

Spring Graduation

Summer Graduation   

Fall Graduation  

Submission Deadline

May 15

August 15 

January 15

 

Date Degree Conferred  

Date of University
Commencement
Ceremony

(See Academic Calendar)

 

August 31

 

January 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Administrator: Gelman Library 2130 H Street NW Washington DC 20052 etds@gwu.edu