Important Doctoral Dates

Please be sure to apply for graduation online through your S.A.I.L account. Information regarding the graduation application deadlines and fees can be found online at http://registrar.tamucc.edu/Degrees_and_graduation/Apply_for_grad.html.


Fall 2017 Graduation

Date Activity
20 Oct 2017 Last day to submit form E-Preliminary Agreement to Schedule the Dissertation Defense (8 weeks prior to graduation)
25 Oct 2017 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
3 Nov 2017 Last day to defend: (6 weeks prior to graduation)
8 Nov 2017 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
17 Nov 2017 Last day to submit final version of dissertation, survey of earned doctorates (SED), and dissertation fee: (4 weeks prior to graduation)
16 Dec 2017

Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2018 Graduation

Date Activity
7 March 2018 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
16 Mar 2018 Last day to submit form E-Preliminary Agreement to Schedule the Dissertation Defense (8 weeks prior to graduation)
30 Mar 2018 Last day to defend: (6 weeks prior to graduation)
3 April 2018 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
13 Apr 2018 Last day to submit final version of dissertation, survey of earned doctorates (SED), and dissertation fee: (4 weeks prior to graduation)
12 May 2018 Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Summer 2018 Graduation

Date Activity
08 June 2018 Last day to submit form E-Preliminary Agreement to Schedule the Dissertation Defense (8 weeks prior to graduation)
20 June 2018 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
22 June 2018 Last day to defend: (6 weeks prior to graduation)
03 July 2018 Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Workshop, 12:00 pm, LIB 220
08 July 2018 Last day to submit final version of dissertation, survey of earned doctorates (SED), and dissertation fee: (4 weeks prior to graduation)
04 Aug 2018 Summer 2018 Commencement Ceremony