Graduation Deadlines

2021 Graduation Deadlines

Summer 2021

For Students NOT Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Tuesday June 1, 2021

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after June 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after June 1. Students applying for graduation after June 1 will be assessed a late fee.

Monday, Aug. 9, 2021

Last day to submit the Culminating Experience Results Form for students not completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project. All other required forms should be submitted prior to the submission of the Culminating Experience Results Form.

For Students Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after June 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after June 1. Students applying for graduation after June 1 will be assessed a late fee.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Last day to defend your thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Last day to submit the complete and formatted, committee-approved copy of your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College for format review. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details. Culminating experience results forms for students completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project must be submitted to the Graduate College by this date. All other required forms should be submitted prior to the submission of the Culminating Experience Results Form.

Monday, Aug. 9, 2021

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation format revisions to the Graduate College. All final, properly formatted theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects must be submitted to the Graduate College via email by the end of the day. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details.

Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Last day for electronic submission of final thesis/dissertation/doctoral project (with formatting pre-approved by the Graduate College) to ProQuest.

Spring 2021

For Students NOT Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Monday, March 1, 2021

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after March 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after March 1. Students applying for graduation after March 1 will be assessed a late fee.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Last day to submit the Culminating Experience Results Form for students not completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project. All other required forms should be submitted prior to the submission of the Culminating Experience Results Form.  

For Students Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Monday, March 1, 2021

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after March 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after March 1. Students applying for graduation after March 1 will be assessed a late fee.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Last day to defend your thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Last day to submit the complete and formatted, committee-approved copy of your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College for format review. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details. Culminating experience results forms for students completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project must be submitted to the Graduate College by this date.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation format revisions to the Graduate College. All final, properly formatted theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects must be submitted to the Graduate College via email by the end of the day. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Last day for electronic submission of final thesis/dissertation/doctoral project (with formatting pre-approved by the Graduate College) to ProQuest.

2020 Graduation Deadlines

Fall 2020

For Students NOT Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Thursday, October 1, 2020 → Monday, October 26, 2020

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on student accounts (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which they have applied to graduate; or, if registration has already opened, the fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after Oct. 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after Oct. 1. Students applying for graduation after Oct. 26 will be assessed a late fee.

Thursday December 3 → Monday, December 14, 2020

Last day to submit the Culminating Experience Results Form for students not completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project. All other required forms should be submitted prior to the submission of the Culminating Experience Results Form.

For Students Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Thursday, October 1, 2020 → Monday, October 26, 2020

Final day to apply and submit an application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on student accounts (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which they have applied to graduate; or, if registration has already opened, the fee will be applied within two business days. Students applying for graduation on or after Oct. 2 will need to email grad.rpc@unlv.edu to request the graduation application be added to their MyUNLV account, as the option will not be available automatically in MyUNLV after Oct. 1. Students applying for graduation after Oct. 26 will be assessed a late fee.

Sunday, November 15, 2020 → Monday, November 30, 2020

Last day to defend thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 → Monday, December 7, 2020

Last day to submit the complete and formatted, committee-approved copy of your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College for format review. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details. Culminating experience results forms for students completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project must be submitted to the Graduate College by this date.

Friday, December 4, 2020 → Monday, December 21, 2020

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation format revisions to the Graduate College. All final, properly formatted theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects must be submitted to the Graduate College via email by the end of the day. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 → Monday, December 28, 2020

Last day for electronic submission of final thesis/dissertation/doctoral project (with formatting pre-approved by the Graduate College) to ProQuest.

Summer 2020

For Students NOT Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Monday, June 1, 2020

Final day to apply and submit application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Last day to submit the culminating experience results forms for students not completing at thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project.

For Students Completing a Thesis, Dissertation, or Doctoral Project

Monday, June 1, 2020

Final day to apply and submit application for graduation through MyUNLV account.

Please note: A $75 graduation and commencement fee will be placed on your student account (one fee per degree/certificate) beginning the first day of registration for the semester in which you have applied to graduate, or, if registration has already opened, your fee will be applied within two business days.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Last day to defend your thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Last day to submit the complete and formatted, committee-approved copy of your thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College for format review. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details. Culminating experience results forms for students completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project must be submitted to the Graduate College by this date.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation format revisions to the Graduate College. All final, properly formatted theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects must be submitted to the Graduate College via email by the end of the day. Please see the Thesis/Dissertation Format Review page for more details.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Last day for electronic submission of final thesis/dissertation/doctoral project (with formatting pre-approved by the Graduate College) to ProQuest.